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Fighting for freedom in our nation's capital

On the Agenda: June 2-6

Friday was a slow news day in DC. Said absolutely no one.

By Meghan Groob
June 2, 2014

A Platform to Build Real NSA Reform

The pi

By Gabe Rottman
May 27, 2014

Net Neutrality Rally Rocks the FCC

Last week I spoke at a rally at the Federal Communications Commission as its commissioners considered new rules regarding

By Sandra Fulton
May 23, 2014

Anti-Backpage.com Bill Will Shut Down Free Speech

The House of Representatives is set to take up a bill this morning that would result in severe unintended consequences for

By Gabe Rottman, Sandra Fulton
May 20, 2014

Playing Politics with the World War II Memorial

Today, a subcommittee in the House of Representatives will hold a hearing on a bill to require that an inscription of a D-

By Ian S. Thompson
May 20, 2014

On the Agenda: May 19-23

One week until the unofficial start of summer, folks.

By Meghan Groob
May 19, 2014

The 40th Anniversary of an LGBT Milestone in Congress

Forty years ago today, "Battling Bella" Abzug, a member of Congress from New York and a trailblazer for women, introduced

By Ian S. Thompson
May 14, 2014

Transgender Military Ban Takes Center Stage

In an interview with Martha Raddatz on ABC's This Week on Sunday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that he beli

By Ian S. Thompson
May 12, 2014

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