WASHINGTON, DC - The Republican Liberty Caucus has urged Senate Republicans to oppose a bill introduced by Senator Mitch McConnell Tuesday night to extend through 2020 Section 215 of the Patriot Act which governs the NSA’s authority to surveil Americans’ phone records. The current bill governing NSA phone record surveillance expires on June 1st.
SAINT CHARLES, MO -- U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas won a presidential preference straw poll conducted by the Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC) this weekend at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Missouri.
Cruz topped a long list of potential Republican candidates with 38 percent of the first place votes, just edging Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, who finished second with 35 percent.
The Republican Liberty Caucus is a 527 voluntary grassroots membership organization dedicated to working within the Republican Party to advance the principles of individual rights, limited government and free markets. Founded in 1991, it is the oldest continuously-operating organization within the Liberty Republican movement.