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Retaliating against the United States Supreme Court's ruling in favor of the Hobby Lobby, Democratic Senators have are pushing a new bill nicknamed the "Not My Boss's Business Act." The intent of the bill is to restore the contraceptive mandate under the Affordable Care Act despite the Supreme Court's finding that business owners should not have to compromise their own religious beliefs to adhere to a policy set forth by the federal government.
The latest Internet security bill passed out of committee this week and could be headed for the body of the Senate.
Operation Choke Point, the use of government agencies to cut off banking services to industries the Obama administration doesn't like, is coming under fire from Congress and others.
The primary victory of Randolph-Macon College Economics Professor David Brat over sitting House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will make the voting pattern of the district more constitutionally oriented, but David Brat's public pronouncements reveal it's still too early to tell how much better he will be.
Export-Import Bank President Fred Hochberg will be grilled Thursday by a House committee over charges of corruption at the agency.
In response to President Obama's controversial decision to swap five Taliban leaders for one American soldier without any input from the U.S. Congress, Republican Senator Ted Cruz has introduced legislation that would block any further releases or transfers of Guantanamo detainees. According to Cruz, the president cannot be trusted to make any further decisions on prisoner releases until he explains the release of the "Taliban Five."
An amendment offered by Senator Rand Paul would protect gun and ammunition manufacturers from federal attempts to financially destroy them.
Michigan Congressman Justin Amash has introduced two amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2015 that would ban bulk NSA surveillance of Americans.