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Mitch McConnell Flip-Flops on Defund Strategy

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently said that if Republicans win a Senate majority, he will attach conservative riders to must-pass spending bills to stop President Obama's agenda -- a 180-degree reversal from his position last year. If he serious, he can start by fighting in September to defund President Obama's executive amnesty.

Washington Loves Lame Ducks

In the coming weeks, congressional leaders in both parties will set the stage for another “lame duck” session after the November elections. Rather than addressing issues now or postponing them until the next Congress, they will cut a short-term deal that expires before the new year.

Let the Export-Import Bank Expire

Senate Democrats plan to bring up legislation later this month that will give new life to a corporate welfare program called the Export-Import Bank. The Ex-Im Bank is a loan guarantee program that forces American taxpayers to subsidize foreign companies. Congress should allow it to expire.

Portman Must Lead on Ex-Im Bank

Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF) President Ken Cuccinelli, released the following statement today in response to news reports that Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), is considering a presidential run:

SCF Releases Second TV Ad In Nebraska

The Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF) released a new, 30-second television ad Tuesday urging Nebraska Republicans to support Midland University president Ben Sasse in the May 13th Republican primary election for U.S. Senate.

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