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    Have Your Members of Congress Signed the "Defund ObamaCare" Letter? Find Out Here!

    Scroll down to see signers lists.

    The Continuing Resolution (CR) that allows funding for the federal government expires on September 30th and must be renewed in order for the doors to stay open in Washington. The CR is the best chance we will get to withdraw funds from ObamaCare. This can be done by attaching bills by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) or Congressman Tom Graves (R-GA) to the CR, which will totally defund ObamaCare.

    But for the Cruz/Graves effort to have teeth, Republicans in both chambers of Congress must all be committed to absolutely refusing to vote for any spending bill that contains funding for ObamaCare.  Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC) are leading the charge to get their colleagues to commit to this approach, by putting their signatures to a letter affirming that they will refuse to vote for a CR that contains ObamaCare funding.

    Support for the Cruz/Graves bills is absolutely meaningless without also signing the Lee/Meadows letter. Harry Reid and his Democrats will have no incentive to compromise unless they know the Republicans are willing to take a hard stance - even allowing the government to be shut down, if necessary - in order to stop the catastrophically unworkable and unaffordable health care law from taking effect this January.

    But Republican leadership is either afraid or unwilling to defund ObamaCare, and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is personally leading the effort to keep senators away from Lee's letter. He has even succeeded in convincing five Republicans who had signed to take their names off the letter. In the House, Congressman Meadows' letter is getting no support from Republican leadership, and only about a third of the Republican House Members have signed his letter.

    This cannot stand.  Republicans have spent the last three years working to get rid of this unpopular, unaffordable, unworkable law, and there is no excuse for giving up now. Accordingly, FreedomWorks has taken the extraodrinary position of issuing a Key Vote on the letter - signatories will be scored on our online scorecard.

    Below is the list of Republican Senators and where they stand on the Cruz bill and the Lee letter. 14 Senators have signed the Lee letter thus far, while five others have signed the letter but then taken their names off.   (Updated: 8/22)

    Co-Sponsored Ted Cruz Bill to Defund ObamaCare NameState Mike Lee Letter
    Co-SponsorAlexanderTN 
    Co-SponsorAyotteNHWITHDREW
    Co-SponsorBarrassoWY 
    Co-SponsorBluntMO 
    Co-SponsorBoozmanARWITHDREW
    Co-SponsorBurrNCOPPOSED
    Co-SponsorChamblissGA 
     ChiesaNJSigner
     CoatsIN 
     CoburnOKOPPOSED
     CochranMS 
     CollinsME 
     CorkerTN 
    Co-SponsorCornynTXWITHDREW
     CrapoIDSigner 
    SponsorCruzTXSigner
    Co-SponsorEnziWYSigner
    Co-SponsorFischerNESigner
     FlakeAZ 
    Co-SponsorGrahamSCOPPOSED 
    Co-SponsorGrassleyIASigner
     Hatch UT 
    Co-SponsorHellerNV 
     HoevenND 
    Co-SponsorInhofeOKSigner
    Co-SponsorIsaksonGA 
    Co-SponsorJohannsNE 
     JohnsonWI 
     KirkILWITHDREW
    Co-SponsorLeeUTAuthor
     McCainAZOPPOSED
    Co-SponsorMcConnellKYOPPOSED
    Co-SponsorMoranKS 
     MurkowskiAK 
    Co-SponsorPaulKYSigner
    Co-SponsorPortmanOH 
    Co-SponsorRischIDSigner
    Co-SponsorRobertsKSSigner
    Co-SponsorRubioFLSigner
    Co-SponsorScottSC 
     SessionsAL 
     ShelbyAL 
    Co-SponsorThuneSDSigner
    Co-SponsorToomeyPA 
    Co-SponsorVitterLASigner
    Co-SponsorWickerMSWITHDREW

    And below is the list of Republican Congressmen, and where each stands on the Tom Graves bill and the Meadows letter. So far 80 Representatives have signed the Meadows letter:

    Co-Sponsored Tom Graves Bill NameDistrict Mark Meadows Letter
     Bob Aderholt AL-4 
      Co-sponsorRodney Alexander LA-5 
      Co-sponsorJustin Amash MI-3 Signer
      Co-sponsorMark Amodei NV-2 
      Co-sponsorMichelle Bachmann MN-6 Signer
     Spencer Bachus AL-6 
     Lou Barletta PA-11 
      Co-sponsorAndy Barr KY-6 Signer
      Co-sponsorJoe Barton TX-6 Signer
      Co-sponsorDan Benishek MI-1 Signer
      Co-sponsorKerry Bentivolio

     MI-11

     Signer
      Co-sponsorGus Bilirakis FL-12 Signer
      Co-sponsorRob Bishop UT-1 Signer
     Diane Black TN-6 Signer
      Co-sponsorMarsha Blackburn TN-7 
     John Boehner OH-8 
      Co-sponsorCharles Boustany LA-3 
     Kevin Brady TX-8 
      Co-sponsorJim Bridenstine OK-1 Signer
      Co-sponsorMo Brooks AL-5 Signer
      Co-sponsorSusan Brooks IN-5 
      Co-sponsorPaul Broun GA-10 Signer
     Vern Buchanan FL-16 
      Co-sponsorLarry Bucshon IN-8 
      Co-sponsorMichael Burgess TX-26 
     Ken Calvert CA-42 
     Dave Camp MI-4 
     John Campbell CA-45 
     Eric Cantor VA-7 
     Shelley Moore Capito WV-2 
     John Carter TX-31 
      Co-sponsorBill Cassidy LA-6 Signer
      Co-sponsorSteve Chabot OH-1 Signer
      Co-sponsorJason Chaffetz UT-3 
     Howard Coble NC-6 Signer
     Mike Coffman CO-6 
     Tom Cole OK-4 OPPOSED
     Chris Collins NY-27 
      Co-sponsorDoug Collins GA-9 Signer
      Co-sponsorMike Conaway TX-11 Signer
     Paul Cook CA-8 Signer
      Co-sponsorTom Cotton AR-4 
     Kevin Cramer ND-AL 
      Co-sponsorRick Crawford AR-1Signer 
     Ander Crenshaw FL-4 
      Co-sponsorJohn Culberson TX-7 
      Co-sponsorSteve Daines MT-AL Signer
     Rodney Davis IL-13 Signer
     Jeff DenhamCA-10  
     Charlie Dent PA-15 
      Co-sponsorRon DeSantisFL-6  Signer
      Co-sponsorScott DesJarlais TN-4 
     Mario Diaz-Balart FL-25 
      Co-sponsorSean Duffy WI-7 
      Co-sponsorJeff Duncan SC-3 Signer
     John Duncan TN-2 Signer
     Renee Ellmers NC-2 
      Co-sponsorBlake Farenthold TX-27 Signer
      Co-sponsorSteve Fincher TN-8 
     Mike Fitzpatrick PA-8 
      Co-sponsorChuck Fleischmann TN-3 Signer
      Co-sponsorJohn Fleming LA-4 Signer
      Co-sponsorBill Flores TX-17 Signer
     Randy Forbes VA-4 
     Jeff Fortenberry NE-1 
     Virginia Foxx NC-5 
      Co-sponsorTrent Franks AZ-8 Signer
     Rodney Frelinghuysen NJ-11 
      Co-sponsorCory Gardner C0-4 
      Co-sponsorScott Garrett NJ-5 
     Jim Gerlach PA-6 
      Co-sponsorBob Gibbs OH-7 
     Chris Gibson NY-19 
      Co-sponsorPhil Gingrey GA-11 Signer
      Co-sponsorLouie Gohmert TX-1 Signer
      Co-sponsorBob Goodlatte VA-6 
      Co-sponsorPaul Gosar AZ-4 Signer
      Co-sponsorTrey Gowdy SC-4 
      Co-sponsorKay Granger TX-12 
     Sam Graves MO-6 Signer
     SPONSORTom Graves GA-9 Signer
      Co-sponsorTim Griffin AR-2 Signer
     Morgan Griffith VA-9 
      Co-sponsorMichael Grimm NY-11 
      Co-sponsorBrett Guthrie KY-2 
      Co-sponsorRalph Hall TX-4 Signer
     Richard Hanna NY-22 
      Co-sponsorGregg Harper MS-3 
      Co-sponsorAndy Harris MD-1 
      Co-sponsorVicky Hartzler MO-4 
      Co-sponsorDoc Hastings WA-4 
     Joe Heck NV-3 
      Co-sponsorJeb Hensarling TX-5 
     Jaime Herrera Beutler WA-3 
      Co-sponsorGeorge Holding NC-13 Signer
      Co-sponsorRichard Hudson NC-8 Signer
      Co-sponsorTim Huelskamp KS-1 Signer
      Co-sponsorBill Huizenga MI-2 Signer
      Co-sponsorRandy Hultgren IL-14 Signer
     Duncan Hunter CA-50 
      Co-sponsorRobert Hurt VA-5 
     Darrell Issa CA-49 
      Co-sponsorLynn Jenkins KS-2 
      Co-sponsorBill Johnson OH-6 
      Co-sponsorSam Johnson
     TX-3 
      Co-sponsorWalter Jones NC-3Signer 
      Co-sponsorJim Jordan OH-4 Signer
     David Joyce
     OH-14 
     Mike Kelly PA-3 
     Pete King NY-2 
      Co-sponsor Steve King IA-4 Signer
      Co-sponsor Jack Kingston GA-1 Signer
      Adam Kinzinger IL-16 
      John Kline MN-2 
      Co-sponsor Raul Labrador ID-1 Signer
      Co-sponsor Doug LaMalfa CA-1 Signer
      Co-sponsor Doug Lamborn CO-5 Signer
      Leonard Lance NJ-7 
      Co-sponsor James Lankford OK-5 
      Tom Latham IA-3 
      Co-sponsor Bob Latta OH-5 
      Frank LoBiondo NJ-2 
      Co-sponsor Billy Long MO-7 
      Co-sponsor Frank Lucas OK-3 
      Co-sponsor Blaine Luetkemeyer MO-3 
      Co-sponsor Cynthia Lummis WY-AL Signer
      Co-sponsor Ken Marchant TX-24Signer
      Co-sponsor Tom Marino PA-10 Signer
      Co-sponsor Thomas Massie KY-4 Signer
      Kevin McCarthy CA-23 
      Co-sponsor Michael McCaul TX-10 
      Co-sponsor Tom McClintock CA-4 Signer
      Patrick McHenry NC-10 
      Buck McKeon CA-25 
      David McKinleyWV-1  
      Cathy McMorris Rodgers WA-5 
      Co-sponsor Mark Meadows NC-11 Author
      Pat Meehan PA-7 
      Co-sponsor Luke Messer IN-6 Signer
      John Mica FL-7 
      Candice Miller MI-10 
      Gary Miller CA-31 
      Co-sponsor Jeff Miller FL-1 WITHDREW
      Co-sponsor Markwayne MullinOK-2  
      Co-sponsor Mick Mulvaney SC-5 Signer
      Tim Murphy PA-18 
      Co-sponsor Randy Neugebauer TX-19 Signer
      Co-sponsor Kristi Noem SD-AL 
      Richard Nugent FL-11 
      Devin Nunes CA-22 
      Co-sponsor Alan Nunnelee MS-1 
      Co-sponsor Peter Olson TX-22 
      Co-sponsor Steven Palazzo MS-4 Signer
      Erik Paulsen MN-3 
      Co-sponsor Steve Pearce NM-2 Signer
      Co-sponsor Scott Perry PA-4 Signer
      Tom Petri WI-6 
      Co-sponsor Robert Pittenger NC-9 
      Joe Pitts PA-16 Signer
      Co-sponsor Ted Poe TX-2 Signer
      Co-sponsor Mike Pompeo KS-4 Signer
      Co-sponsor Bill Posey FL-8 Signer
      Co-sponsor Tom Price GA-6 
      Co-sponsor Trey Radel Fl-19 
      Tom Reed NY-23 
      Dave Reichert WA-8 
      Co-sponsor Jim Renacci OH-16 
      Co-sponsor Thomas Rice SC-7 
      Scott Rigell VA-2 
      Martha Roby AL-2 
      Co-sponsor Phil Roe TN-1 Signer
      Hal Rogers KY-5 
      Mike D. Rogers AL-3 
      Mike J. Rogers
     MI-8 
      Dana Rohrabacher CA-48 
      Co-sponsor Todd Rokita IN-4 Signer
      Co-sponsor Tom Rooney Fl-17 
      Ileana Ros-Lehtinen FL-27 
      Pete Roskam IL-6 
      Dennis Ross FL-15 
      Co-sponsor Keith Rothfus PA-12 Signer
      Co-sponsor Ed Royce CA-39 
      Jon Runyan NJ-3 
      Paul Ryan WI-1 
      Co-sponsor Matt Salmon AZ-5 Signer
      Mark Sanford SC-1 
      Co-sponsor Steve Scalise LA-1 Signer
      Aaron Schock IL-18 Signer
      Co-sponsor David Schweikert AZ-6 Signer
      Co-sponsor Austin Scott GA-8 
      Jim Sensenbrenner WI-5 Signer
      Co-sponsor Pete Sessions TX-32 
      John Shimkus IL-15 
      Co-sponsor Bill Shuster PA-9 
      Mike Simpson ID-2 
      Co-sponsor Adrian Smith NE-3 
      Chris SmithNJ-4  
      Co-sponsor Jason Smith MO-8 Signer
      Co-sponsor Lamar Smith TX-21 
      Co-sponsor Steve Southerland FL-2 
      Co-sponsor Chris Stewart UT-2 
      Co-sponsor Steve Stivers OH-15 
      Co-sponsor Steve Stockman TX-36 Signer
      Co-sponsor Marlin Stutzman IN-3 Signer
      Lee Terry NE-2 
      Glenn Thompson PA-5 
      Co-sponsor Mac Thornberry TX-13 
      Co-sponsor Pat Tiberi OH-12 
      Co-sponsor Scott Tipton CO-3 
      Michael Turner OH-10 
      Fred Upton MI-6 
      David Valadao CA-21 
      Co-sponsor Ann Wagner M0-2 
      Co-sponsor Tim Walberg MI-7 Signer
      Greg Walden OR-2 
      Co-sponsor Jackie Walorski IN-2 Signer
      Co-sponsor Randy Weber TX-14 Signer
      Daniel Webster FL-10 
      Co-sponsor Brad Wenstrup OH-2 Signer
      Co-sponsor Lynn Westmoreland GA-3 
      Ed Whitfield KY-1 
      Co-sponsor Roger Williams TX-25 
      Co-sponsor Joe Wilson SC-2 Signer
      Co-sponsor Rob Wittman VA-1 
      Frank Wolf VA-10 
      Co-sponsor Steve Womack AR-3 
      Co-sponsor Rob Woodall GA-7 
      Co-sponsor Kevin Yoder KS-3 
      Co-sponsor Ted Yoho FL-3 Signer
      C.W. Bill Young FL-13 
      Don Young AK-AL 
      Co-sponsor Todd Young IN-9 

     

    TAKE ACTION and tell your Members of Congress to promise that they will commit to defunding ObamaCare by signing the Lee/Meadows letters HERE.

    9 comments
    Sanjai
    09/28/2013

    Wow I would suggest looking up the term: "Socialism". It does not mean stand for an automatic answer to anything that the GOP doesn't happen to agree with.

    Monica Bellucci
    09/23/2013

    my roomate's step-mother makes $60 hourly on the laptop. She has been out of a job for 10 months but last month her pay was $19797 just working on the laptop for a few hours. about his JOBS70.ℂOM

    Scotland McFall
    09/20/2013

    Dear Congress and Senate members,
    We appreciate your service and strength in protecting us. I'm requesting that Obamacare is defunded and that IF ANY member of the Senate or Congress votes to fund Obamacare. That you must receive Obamacare and not receive the Congress or Senate healthcare. This will show that you are equal not better than the American public. Government needs to treat the American public with respect and protect their rights. Thank you God Bless America

    guinness blaine
    10/05/2013

    I made an account just to provide you with some better information. Search for the full text text of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare. You should be able to find it on gpo.gov.

    If you hit Ctrl-F and type in 1312, click down a couple, you'll get to Section 1312. In Section 1312, Subsection d, point 3, Part D (a segment titled "Members of congress in the exchange."), you'll find the following text:

    Requirement.--Notwithstanding any other
    provision of law, after the effective date of this
    subtitle, the only health plans that the Federal
    Government may make available to Members of
    Congress and congressional staff with respect to
    their service as a Member of Congress or
    congressional staff shall be health plans that
    are--
    (I) created under this Act (or an
    amendment made by this Act); or
    (II) offered through an Exchange
    established under this Act (or an
    amendment made by this Act).

    To put it simply - Congress will no longer get the insurance plans they currently receive, and will have to go through the ObamaCare insurance exchange market or buy their own private insurance, i.e. the options open to everyone else.

    Wish granted!

    Melody Warbington
    09/16/2013

    Senator Jeff Sessions has signed on to defund Obamacare.

    stonestone's picture
    stone stone
    09/19/2013

    Like that will do any good. Sorry folks, but you all lost this debate a long time ago. Obamacare passed. Get used to it.

    stonestone's picture
    stone stone
    08/18/2013

    I think its about time that "grass roots" organizations like this and others that were from the start purposely engineered and started by umbrella groups and the various lobbys, industry representatives and individual wealthy conservatives whom have a business interest in seeing such pieces of legislation like Obamacare, energy policy, environmental regulations, and social programs be less effective come forward and make the origins of this financial backing evident, front and center.Most of us know anyway.
    The truth of the matter is that many of us- and when I say us- I speak in terms of the growing demographic of voters who see right through tactics such as these know that the this movement was clearly created by those aforementioned outside interests to try and influence government to their liking. This is not the way the US government was meant to be influenced.
    Luckily for the majority of us, its rather clear that this movement is not only failing, but the GOP it loves to support is also having an identity crisis: On one hand they lost the last election because the demographics are working against them: Younger voters, minorities, and immigrants all favor the Democratic party by a huge margin over the GOP. At the same time the core base of the GOP is not only shrinking in size, but their numbers- even if they voted in full- aren't enough to win elections. The GOP of course realizes they will have to change and appeal more to the demographic they need in order to win but at the same time, since they went after their core base for so long and decided to become so grossly, over-the-top conservative they have more or less painted themselves into a corner. They can't please both sides because they have gone too far down one path and too far to turn things around.

    As far as Obamacare, this- as well as all of the other tactics that came before it will also fail. We will have public healthcare. That is a fact.

    stonestone's picture
    stone stone
    09/19/2013

    I would suggest looking up the term: "Socialism". It does not mean stand for an automatic answer to anything that the GOP doesn't happen to agree with.

    Cindy Thompson
    09/10/2013

    If we fund Obamacare our debt will skyrocket...oops, that's right it's already in the stratosphere and our grandchildren's grandchildren will be paying for our "representatives" greed and arrogance!

    I'm with Thomas Sowell - only an intellectual (be they liberal or RINO) has the arrogance to believe they can make socialism work, when throughout history it has failed every time it has been tried!

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