Senate Commerce Committee urged to pass clean version of STELA

By ALG Staff Americans for Limited Government president Nathan Mehrens today urged Senator John Thune (R-SD) to, “join the Senate Judiciary Committee in passing a clean version of STELA reauthorization.” The STELA reauthorization which is scheduled to expire this year, governs the relationships between broadcasters and cable providers. Mehrens describes the law in his letter saying, “Congress has recognized broadcasters’ […]

McCarthy’s victory a testimony to his hard work not ideology

By Rick Manning House Leadership races are difficult to pin down.  Nothing makes this point more clearly than the elevation of Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy to Eric Cantor’s vacated House Majority Leader slot. Those who want to make this internal election into an establishment versus tea party battle have a hard time explaining away Rep. Tom Graves’ nomination of McCarthy […]

If the Redskins have to change their name, the Senate should rename the Russell Senate Office Building

By Robert Romano Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens on June 18 in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) urged the Senate to change the name of the Russell Senate Office Building. The building was named after Georgian Democrat Senator Richard Russell, Jr. who Mehrens noted “filibustered civil rights legislation, actively supported segregation, and even co-authored […]

Race for House Majority Leader Narrows to Two

At the end of the week, the House Republican conference will select a new Majority Leader to replace the ousted Eric Cantor. To date, two Representatives have thrown their hats into the ring, vouching for the second highest position in the House. The first was Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of California. Well-liked and considered a popular member of the current […]

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Congressional calendar winding down on STELA

By Rick Manning The clock is rapidly expiring on the 113th Congress. While in the rest of the world, the beginning of June signals a nearing to the midpoint of the year, in Congress during an even-numbered election year, when the calendar flips to June, it signals a mere 10 workweeks until the end of the federal government’s fiscal year. […]

Primaries show Tea Party winning the ideological fight in the GOP

By Tom Toth Four years after the remarkable advent of the “Tea Party,” many are wondering whether the Conservative grassroots’ response to the Obama administration’s domestic policies still has the political punch it demonstrated with 2010′s landslide midterm elections victories for the then-rejuvenated Republican party. That evidence is now rolling out in the heart of the Republican’s electoral infrastructure—and news […]

House moves against Obama’s Internet Giveaway

A version of this article was published on Breitbart.com.   By Rick Manning and Robert Romano For years conservative activists have prodded the House of Representatives to use their unique Constitutional power of the purse to rein in Obama Administration excesses.  This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is doing just that through a series of amendments that will be […]

Rep. Frank Wolf’s efforts on Benghazi investigation finally pay off

By Tom Toth House Speaker John Boehner announced today that the House of Representatives will appoint a House Select Committee to investigate the September 11, 2012 attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi, which resulted in the tragic deaths of four American citizens. The House Select Committee comes in the wake of new e-mails indicating a White House cover-up of […]

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