Recent Votes

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Recent Senate Votes Military Construction-VA Appropriations, FY2012 – Vote Passed (97-2, 1 Not Voting) The Senate passed its version of the military construction and Department of Veterans Affairs appropriations bill for the upcoming fiscal year. The $144 billion bill differs slightly from the House version that passed on June 14. A conference committee will work out a final…

Hatch: Senate Democrats Block Common-Sense Debt Solution

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Senate Democrats threw common sense out the door today by refusing to even take a vote on Cut, Cap and Balance. This debt crisis demands we take serious action to stop Washington’s out-of-control spending, and to put us back on the path to prosperity. It’s unfortunate that some are not taking this call seriously: “I…

Just say NO to "phoney deals" on the debt

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Whether it’s in our fight to Audit the Fed, our battle to End the Mandate, or our work to protect civil liberties, you and I have seen first-hand the impact Campaign for Liberty members can have in support of constitutional government. And it’s vital that C4L members take action immediately to stop the impending sellout…

Sen. Mike Lee sets the record straight on the 14th Amendment

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Senator Mike Lee (R, Utah) sets the record straight on what the 14th Amendment says, and what it means for the Secretary of the Treasury (who has recently threatened to default on the debts of the United States). I can’t help but think we wouldn’t be having all these arguments and disagreements — and could…

Cap the Debt = Instant End to Deficit Spending

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Before this message is through, we’ll be announcing DownsizeDC.org’s NEW Agenda campaign. It’s a campaign that is so important that it will join, in priority, the Read the Bills Act and the One Subject at a Time Act. But first, let me tell you about the greatest opportunity we’ve ever had, in our lifetimes, to…

Orrin Hatch on Fighting Tax Increases

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Fellow Utahns, It has now been over 800 days since Senate Democrats have passed a budget. Since that time, our national debt has risen over $3.2 trillion. America has now accumulated about $14 trillion worth of debt.  What is the White House’s solution to our debt crisis? Raise Taxes! Raising taxes isn’t the solution; it’s the…