Madeline Rainwater - November 15th, 2016
As is often the case, top-down government solutions often spawn problems for the very people they are attempting to help. The most recent example of this can be found in policies that could instigate a trade war with China.
In an attempt to restore manufacturing jobs in the United States, it’s been suggested that America set up more trade barriers with China, but these policies could prove economically devastating, particularly for blue-collar workers.
The Wall Street Journal runs through some of the disastrous effects in this video
Madeline Rainwater - October 25th, 2016
The name “Affordable Care Act” is becoming a misnomer more and more. In more than 20 states, people will likely be seeing a very steep increase in premiums, and in one instance, The Kaiser Family Foundation released data that found the cost of a benchmark plan will more than double for an average 40-year-old living in Phoenix, Arizona.
Time and time again, Obamacare has proven to be an untenable policy. It’s long overdue for a repeal!
More on this story here.
Madeline Rainwater - September 29th, 2016
Good afternoon, snackers! Today’s menu includes a legislative update and a word from our President:
- Club for Growth President David McIntosh interviewed regarding renewed focus on downballot races, CNN
- The Club for Growth issued a key vote alert on the stopgap spending bill that passed this week, which means the Club will be incorporating lawmakers’ votes on the measure when assessing their score for next year’s annual scorecard. The Hill
Stacy French - September 07th, 2016
The Republican Primary in Arizona’s 5th Congressional District was held on August 30. Nearly 86,000 votes were cast and Club PAC-endorsed candidate Andy Biggs holds a 9-vote lead over Christine Jones. That margin will trigger an automatic recount once the election is certified. All indications from recent recounts in Arizona show that the electoral system there is extremely accurate and the final tally isn’t likely to change.
9-12-16 UPDATE – Biggs’ lead widens to 16 votes
Stacy French - September 06th, 2016
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