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Latest Freedomworks Items
Tea party challenges to Republican senators are fizzling across the country, leaving Mississippi as the only state where a longtime Republican officeholder is seriously endangered by a primary threat from his right.
Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul filed a class-action lawsuit Wednesday to halt the NSA's phone-records collection program, and invited millions of Americans to sign up as co-plaintiffs to block overbearing government searches.
Sen. Rand Paul, a possible Republican presidential candidate, sued the Obama administration Wednesday over the National Security Agency's mass collection of millions of Americans' phone records.
Lofty rhetoric with a lofty price: the National Taxpayers Union has conducted a line-by-line analysis of President Obama's lengthy State of the Union address to discover that the actual price tag for all those words would add $39.995 billion a year to the deficit.
Conservative superPac FreedomWorks has endorsed the primary challenger to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in the upcoming Republican primary in Kentucky.
Mammoth legislation with a stupefying price always draws close scrutiny. Such is the case with the 1,532-page, $1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act, as the lumbering bill that will fund federal agencies and assorted programs through September 30 has been christened. Though it has not yet begun to smell, the big bill is already offending those of a more frugal mindset.
Tea party groups are rallying their troops for a fight over the new rules the IRS is carving out on how to regulate tax-exempt groups that participate in political activities.
On Tuesday night, the House and Senate Budget Committees reached a bipartisan budget deal. Congress hasn't passed a budget in five years, but this new deal is hardly good news.
Supporters of the misnamed Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) claim they have momentum in Congress, but pesky facts still stand in their way: widespread public dislike for the scheme and massive opposition from the conservative community ("Backers of tax on Web sales renewing push," Web, Oct. 17).