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Revised House Farm Bill: See How Your Reps. Voted Here
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Revised House Farm Bill: See How Your Reps. Voted Here

Today, the House Republican leadership pushed through a new version of the Farm Bill, just a few weeks after an earlier version of the bill failed spectacularly on the floor. It succeeded in passing, 216-208, attracting the majority of Republicans in spite of the fact that it contained no reforms at all that actually improved the bill or reduced its abundance of waste and corporate welfare. You can see the roll call vote HERE.

07/11/2013
Splitting the Farm Bill is Only the First Step Towards Reforms
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Splitting the Farm Bill is Only the First Step Towards Reforms

Leading up to the fortunate failure of the Farm Bill on the floor of the House in June, conservatives have been urging Congress to separate the agricultural parts of the bill from the food stamp programs so that each major program could be debated and reformed on its own merits. The House leadership has responded by actually splitting the bill and offering an agriculture-only bill, which is an excellent move on their part.

07/10/2013
Capitol Hill Update, 8 July, 2013
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Capitol Hill Update, 8 July, 2013

Hill Update, 8 July 2013Schedule: The House and Senate are both back in town for four weeks.  They will then go into their long August recess, starting August 2nd.

07/09/2013
Desperate Congress Realizes They're Getting ObamaCare, Seeks a Waiver
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Desperate Congress Realizes They're Getting ObamaCare, Seeks a Waiver

For years, Congress has enjoyed a fantastic health benefits program, better than that of most Americans.

07/02/2013
See How Your Reps. Voted on the House Farm Bill Here!
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See How Your Reps. Voted on the House Farm Bill Here!

Today, the House of Representatives voted on the so-called "Farm Bill", H.R. 1947. This bill, which is 80% food stamps and 100% fiscally irresponsible, failed 195-234. FreedomWorks is scoring NO votes on this bill on our online Congressional Scorecard.

06/20/2013
Senate Farm Bill: See How Your Senators Voted Here!
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Senate Farm Bill: See How Your Senators Voted Here!

After several weeks of deliberation, the Senate has finally passed its version of the Farm Bill.  FreedomWorks strongly opposes this bill - you can read our Key Vote HERE. Among the "accomplishments" of this bill:

06/11/2013
Capitol Hill Update, 10 June, 2013
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Capitol Hill Update, 10 June, 2013

FreedomWorks Capitol Hill Update, 10-14 June, 2016House & Senate/Schedule: This is week two of a four-week stretch for both chambers.  Congress’ next recess will be for the week of July 4th.

06/10/2013
FreedomWorks Capitol Hill Update, 3 June, 2013
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FreedomWorks Capitol Hill Update, 3 June, 2013

Capitol Hill Update: June 3rd, 2013

06/04/2013
An Illustrated Timeline of the IRS Targeting Scandal
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An Illustrated Timeline of the IRS Targeting Scandal

With new details emerging every day about the extent of the IRS targeting of conservative groups, FreedomWorks Creative Manager Matt Battaglia breaks down the timeline of events. Click 'read more' for images!

05/24/2013
Harvesting Reforms from the Farm Bill: The Senate Amendments
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Harvesting Reforms from the Farm Bill: The Senate Amendments

The Senate is considering the Farm Bill this week, a nearly-trillion-dollar bundle of corporate welfare, wasteful spending, and food stamps.  FreedomWorks has issued a Key Vote NO against this bill.However, there are a number of amendments that are being offered to the Farm Bill that would achieve significant, measurable reforms.FreedomWorks encourages Senators to vote YES on all of the following amendments. Any of these amendments (or those similar) that come up for a vote may be scored on FreedomWorks' scorecard for 2013.

05/23/2013

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