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Omnibus Spending Bill Passes in the Senate – Casey “Yes,” Toomey “No”

The allure of recess won out Thursday as senators sped up the timeline and cleared a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. Passage completes the process on Capitol Hill of keeping the government funded through the end of the fiscal year … Continue reading

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How One Bill Cost Taxpayers $1.1 Trillion

Over the past several decades, big-government lawmakers and lobbyists have developed a wide array of techniques they have used to successfully advance their own interests, usually to the detriment of our nation.  If conservatives are to be successful in changing … Continue reading

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Move Made to Prohibit DOJ From Using Funds to Defend Obamacare

The GOP-led House of Representatives approved an amendment to a 2013 appropriations bill on Wednesday that would prohibit the Department of Justice (DOJ) from using its departmental funds to defend against legal challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care … Continue reading

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