Following up on last year’s congressional efforts to audit the Federal Reserve, Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has re-introduced a bill that would subject the Federal Reserve to a full audit. A similar bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives by Republican Congressman Thomas Massie of Kentucky.
A new congressional caucus,started by nine Republicans, promises to defend freedom in a hostile environment: the Congress of the United States.
The fallout from the House Republican leadership’s decision to cancel a vote on a controversial abortion bill on Thursday continues, with conservative activists warning that Republicans who moved to scuttle the bill may face primary challenges in 2016.
House Republicans passed one abortion bill Thursday after abruptly dropping another one earlier in the day.
A vote on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is likely to come up in March as Senator Mitch McConnell, Representative Paul Ryan, and Senator Orrin Hatch line up Republican votes to push for Obama’s U.S.-Atlantic-Pacific merger pacts.
The IRS, claiming hardship after a small budget cut, says it won't be able to help taxpayers navigate the treacherous waters of ObamaCare this year.
Congressional Republicans are eyeing the budget process to enact tax reform. Senator John Thune of South Dakota is leading the push for Republicans to utilize budget reconciliation to ultimately overhaul the corporate tax code.
Conservative members of Congress are frustrated with House Speaker John Boehner’s leadership and are expected to opt for a change on January 6, when the official speaker’s election is held. While this vote is typically just a formality, conservative lawmakers are hoping to use the opportunity to remove the Ohio Republican, who has served as speaker since 2011.
The Internal Revenue Service has been reeling from the fallout over the scandal involving the agency’s targeting of conservative groups, and a new report is sure to intensify the agency’s growing problems. The report, released December 23 by the Republican-led House committee, reveals a number of significant findings, including that a top official with the IRS had considered going public with the agency’s targeting of conservative groups prior to the 2012 presidential elections, but decided against it.