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The Weekly Fix: How Democrats and Their Families Get Richer

The fix is in. The 2018 midterm elections are quickly approaching, which means congressional Democrats are fundraising like crazy to expand their influence in the House and Senate. We can predict whose bidding congressional Democrats will do in the next session, based on where their …

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John Cornyn Holding Up Key Trump Nominee

FreedomWorks Vice President of Advocacy Noah Wall released the following statement about the news that Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) is holding up the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s nominee Russell Vought. “A member of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s ‘leadership team’ is blocking a key nominee of …

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FreedomWorks Urges House to Pass Senate Budget, Move to Tax Reform

Vice President of Legislative Affairs Jason Pye released the following statement on the Senate’s passage of their budget: “The passage of this budget is a step toward fundamental tax reform. We need to get tax reform done, and get it done fast, before the end …

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Pruitt Acts to End EPA Sue and Settle Practices

The fight for deregulation and transparency in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), spearheaded by Administrator Scott Pruitt, charged on this week in an agency-wide directive on Monday. Aiming to terminate the regulation-through-litigation practice known as “sue and settle,” Pruitt’s directive opens up this formerly closed …

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NAFTA Reform Must Better Protect Intellectual Property

As the Trump administration seeks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico, a key issue for U.S. trade negotiators is better and more enforceable protections of intellectual property (IP) rights. This must include more legally binding protections of patents, copyrights, …

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FreedomWorks on Sen. Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wa.) Bailout Deal

FreedomWorks Vice President of Legislative Affairs made the following statement about the capitulation to Democrats by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.): “Sen. Alexander is not the ideal lead for this effort. He told us before that he wanted to repeal ObamaCare, but he went back on …

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Key Vote YES on FY 2018 Budget Resolution, S.Con.Res. 25

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and ask them to vote YES on the FY 2018 budget resolution, S.Con.Res. 25. The budget resolution contains reconciliation instructions that allow the House Ways and Means Committee to produce legislation for …

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Key Vote YES on FY 2018 Budget Resolution, S.Con.Res. 25

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and ask them to vote YES on the FY 2018 budget resolution, S.Con.Res. 25. The budget resolution contains reconciliation instructions that allow the House Ways and Means Committee to produce legislation for …

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Airband Will Close Rural Broadband Gap

Microsoft recently unveiled its plan to close the rural-urban broadband gap with “Airband,” a technology that delivers broadband through empty radiofrequency. Airband will bring internet service to rural communities in six different states, a move widely seen as the first major investment in TV white …

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FreedomWorks Foundation on ‘Sue and Settle’ Crackdown: Finally!

Director of FreedomWorks Foundation’s Regulatory Action Center Ken Cuccinelli released the following statement on the news that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is ending the EPA’s ‘sue and settle’ tactic: “It is fantastic news that this EPA under Administrator Scott Pruitt will abolish its end-around that …

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