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07.19.21

Dems Take ‘Big Lies And Fake Outrage’ On The Road To Georgia

Senate Democrats Will Hold A Hearing In Georgia This Week To Continue Their 'Shameless Effort To Manufacture An Air Of Crisis To Help Democrats Ram Their Election Takeover Bills Through,' Which Dem Leaders Have Admitted Is Mainly About Ensuring Democrats Win Elections SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This spring, the state of Georgia passed a mainstream election law that expanded early voting and made drop boxes permanent for the first time. The left responded with a total melt… Continue Reading


05.18.21

Markup Recap: Democrats Vote To Retain All The Most Egregious, Partisan Provisions Of Their Power Grab Over American Elections

During Last Week's Markup Of S.1, Democrats' Partisan Proposal To Rewrite Election Laws In All 50 States, Democrats On The Senate Rules Committee Voted To Spend Public Money On Their Own Campaigns, Mutate The FEC Into A Partisan Cudgel, Police Core Political Speech While Supercharging Political Intimidation And Cancel Culture, And Eviscerate State Voter ID Laws SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "A one-party takeover of our political system. That's what Senate Democrats brought t… Continue Reading


05.11.21

All Of The Worst Provisions Remain In Democrats’ Partisan Election Takeover

As Democrats Prepare To Mark Up S.1, The Democrat Politician Protection Act, It Still Would Funnel Public Money To Politicians' Campaigns, Turn The FEC Into A Partisan Weapon, Unconstitutionally Regulate Core Political Speech And Encourage Political Intimidation, And Consolidate Control Over Elections In Washington While Undermining Voter ID Requirements And Imposing Ballot Harvesting On States "The Senate is headed for a showdown over Democrats' sweeping voting rights and election overhaul … Continue Reading


03.24.21

The Democrat Politician Protection Act’s Assault On America’s State-Run Elections

Democrats' Partisan Bill 'Usurps States' Authority Over Elections' Forcing One-Size-Fits-All Dicta From Washington On Everything From Mandating Use Of Technology That Doesn't Yet Exist To Gutting Voter ID Laws To Compelling States To Allow Ballot Harvesting To A New Unaccountable Redistricting Process SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "In this country, states and localities run elections. Those of us in the federal government do not get a stranglehold over the ways in which vote… Continue Reading


03.16.21

Democrat Politician Protection Act: Dems Use The Law To Fund Their Campaigns And Intimidate Their Opponents

The Democrat Politician Protection Act Passed In The House Allows Democrats To Use Public Money To Pay For Their Political Campaigns, Transforms The FEC Into A Partisan Weapon With Dramatically Expanded Powers To Police Americans' Political Speech, And Forces Private Donor Disclosures That Would Invite Public Political Attacks And Intimidation SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[Democrats are] recycl[ing] failed legislation that would have Washington Democrats grab unprecedent… Continue Reading


11.16.20

Win Or Lose, Democrats’ Answer Is Always A Washington Election Takeover

After Speaker Pelosi's Electoral Humiliation, Democrats Are Once Again Pushing Her Far-Left Plan To Federalize Our Elections SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "By every indication, the 2020 election appears to have been free from meaningful foreign interference. There is no suggestion that our foreign adversaries were allowed to undermine the integrity of this process…. The Trump Administration and the Senate spent four years supporting the state and local election authoriti… Continue Reading


10.07.20

Democrats Keep Making Judge Barrett’s Religion An Issue

Democrats And The Media Keep Attacking Judge Barrett's Religious Beliefs And Baselessly Suggesting That She Would Rule Based On Her Religion Instead Of The Law SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The ongoing attacks by Senate Democrats and the media on Judge Barrett's faith are a disgrace. They demean the confirmation process, disrespect the Constitution, and insult millions of American believers…. Our coastal elites are so disconnected from their own country that they tre… Continue Reading


12.20.19

Senate Accomplishments In The 116th Congress So Far

Accomplishments Of The 116th Senate Include: HISTORIC TRANSFORMATION OF THE COURTS: Confirmed 20 of President Trump's circuit court nominees and 80 of his district court nominees for a total of 50 and 133 since 2017, respectively. "[T]he Senate has confirmed 102 judges for the year … It's the second-highest confirmation total in a single year in American history." FISCAL YEAR 2020 DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION: Passed the bipartisan annual defense policy bill providing for $750 billi… Continue Reading


03.08.19

Dems Protect The Worst Of The Democrat Politician Protection Act

Democrats Voted Along Partisan Lines To Retain The Most Outrageous Provisions Of The Democrat Politician Protection Act SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This bill is a target-rich environment … I would give you some of the highlights that I think are particularly offensive to average voters. Number one, using government money to subsidize campaigns. In effect, money collected from all of us … and given, in effect, to candidates, to finance campaigns, that we may … Continue Reading


03.06.19

McConnell Prescient On Democrat Politician Protection Act

The ACLU Agrees That Democrats' Bill Would Chill Protected Speech, A Key Dem Committee Chair Agrees It Will Federalize Control Of Elections, And Reporting Agrees That Handing Taxpayer Money To Political Campaigns Would Produce A 'Candidate Bonanza' "The American Civil Liberties Union, on behalf of its 3 million members, supporters and activists, opposes H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2019 as it was reported out of the House Administration Committee." (Ronald Newman and Kate Ruane, ACLU, … Continue Reading


01.30.19

The ‘Democrat Politician Protection Act’

House Democrats' First Major Initiative Is A Power Grab Designed To Tilt Elections In Their Favor And Consolidate Authority In Washington SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This week, Democrats in the House of Representatives are beginning the committee process for a bill they're saying is their party's signature priority for this Congress. They are so focused on this legislation that they've given it the ceremonial designation of H.R. 1. But I think it's more accurately describ… Continue Reading


09.21.18

Democrats’ ‘Mysterious’ Money

Senate Democrats Continue To Complain Of 'Dark Money,' While 'Mysterious' Money Flows From Their Super PACs SEN. CLAIRE McCASKILL (D-MO), on her Supreme Court nomination vote: It's based "on his positions on several key issues, most importantly the avalanche of dark, anonymous money that is crushing our democracy." (Springfield [MO] News-Leader, 9/19/2018) 'Mysterious' Super PACs Spending Millions On Senate Races Are Funded By 'Super PAC[s] Aligned With Senate Democrats' ARIZONA: "A m… Continue Reading


07.24.18

Democrats Embrace ‘Dark Money’

Democrats Decry 'Big Special Interests' Dark Money' While Plotting 'Behind Closed Doors' With A Special Interest Group Whose 'Funding Is Arguably Even More Opaque' SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE (D-RI): "Now you see the confirmation process underway, and you see big special interests' dark money already out, campaigning … Somebody spent nearly $18 million in political ads … We don't know who that person was because of the dark money protections that are such a scourge in our democracy… Continue Reading


10.30.17

‘No Religious Test Shall Ever Be Required’

SEN. MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "President Trump has done a terrific job of nominating judges who are already helping to restore the courts to their intended function in our system of government. … Amy Barrett is a professor of law at one of our nation's premier law schools. Notre Dame happens to be a Catholic university. Amy Barrett happens to be a nominee who is Catholic--and who speaks freely and openly about her faith and its importance to her. For some on the Left, that seems to be a di… Continue Reading


04.11.17

Repealing Regulations That ‘Kill Jobs, Raise Prices, Depress Wages, And Lower Opportunities’

The Congressional Review Act Has Already Been Used '11 Times To Strike Down Obama-Era' Midnight Regulations SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Regulations aren't issued in a vacuum; they have real economic consequences that can harm the middle class. They can kill jobs, raise prices, depress wages, and lower opportunities. And yet, the Obama Administration went on a regulatory rampage at a time when we should've been looking to do just the opposite. … Fortunately, we now hav… Continue Reading


03.21.17

Citizens United: Elena Kagan & Pamphlet Banning

Solicitor Elena Kagan's Office Argued The U.S. Government Could Ban Books Before She Personally Revised The Position… To Argue The Ban Would Only Apply To Pamphlets FLASHBACK: "It isn't often that a government lawyer stands before the Supreme Court and acknowledges that yes, it would be constitutional to ban a book. But that is what happened on Tuesday, as Deputy Solicitor General Malcolm Stewart defended a campaign-reform law that treated an anti-Hillary Clinton movie in 2008 as an elec… Continue Reading


01.20.16

‘Audacious Executive Action’

White House Looking to Force Political Test for Federal Contracts In Spite Of Explicit Ban On Such Action By Congress WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF DENIS McDONOUGH: "We'll do audacious executive action throughout the course of the year - I'm confident about that." ("President Obama May Require Federal Contractors to List Campaign Gifts," The New York Times, 1/19/2016) SEN. McCONNELL: "Apparently, President Obama is again considering imposing his Enemies List regulation by executive order - jus… Continue Reading


12.18.15

‘Strengthening The First Amendment’

'Cheer On These Restraints Against Government Harassment' SEN. MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The legislation before us … will help advance other important conservative priorities too, like strengthening the First Amendment..." (Sen. McConnell, Floor Remarks, 12/17/15) "…cheer on these restraints against government harassment of political donors." (Editorial, "Free Speech and the Freedom Caucus," The Wall Street Journal, 12/18/15) 'First Amendment Wins In Congressional Deal' "… Continue Reading

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