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How Article V can restore federalism (video)

In the video below, Texas State Director Tamara Colbert gives a fantastic report on the Convention of States Project's activities at the ALEC conference last week and explains how an Article V Convention can restore the federalist system our Founders envisioned.

(Starts at 4:00)

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Over 200 legislators unite against DC

The Convention of States Caucus -- an organization of state legislators committed to limiting D.C. with an Article V Convention -- officially launched on July 24th, when the initial draft of the rules for the first ever Convention of States was presented. State legislators from across the nation eagerly signed on to the Convention of States Caucus to be a part of this historical process!

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Feds gave low income housing to millionaires

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gave low-income housing to millionaires, according to a recent audit.

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IRS used instant messaging system to hide internal communications

The IRS will stop at nothing to hide the extent of its targeting of conservative non-profits...

The IRS used a “wholly separate” instant messaging system that automatically deleted office communications, according to documentation released by the House Oversight Committee on Monday. The system appears to have been purposefully used by agency officials responsible for the targeting of conservative non-profits, in order to evade public scrutiny.

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What will a Convention of States look like? Our Florida team may have an answer

The Convention of States team in Florida recently held a Convention of States simulation to educate and inform grassroots supporters about how an Article V Amendments Convention would operate. The following report is from Florida State Director Brenda MacMenamin. 

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NEW Convention of States Handout highlights endorsers, media hits

Have you seen our new one-page handout? It's a great resource for anyone looking to spread the word to their friends, family, and community!

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New Poll: Only 30% of Americans feel represented by Washington

A CNN poll released today found that only 30% of registered voters believe their views are well represented by the government in Washington, while 40% believe their views are not represented at all.

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Tom Coburn: A deficit of debt discussion

The following article originally appeared on USA Today.

The 2016 presidential race is beginning in earnest with new candidates entering the crowded field weekly. The Republican Party boasts a host of compelling and well qualified aspirants, many of whom I have known and served with for years. They bring a wealth of experience and policy savvy to a nation sorely in need of a rebound following the many failures of the federal government during the Obama presidency.

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Feds spend $77,563 studying how parents talk to their kids about food

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is spending nearly $80,000 to study how parents talk to their kids about food.

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Convention of States Project launches legislator caucus and website at American Legislative Exchange Council meeting July 23-24

The Convention of States Project announces the launch of the Convention of States Caucus, a union of state legislators from around the country committed to stopping the runaway train in Washington, D.C., with an Article V Convention of States. The first order of business—and something that hasn’t been accomplished by other Article V groups, the COS Caucus will be discussing and finalizing a set of rules for a Convention of States, the first draft of which will be announced on Thursday, July 23rd, at an evening reception during the upcoming American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) meeting in San Diego, California.

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In the News: "Grassroots group gathers support to amend U.S. Constitution"

A grassroots group is organizing in hopes of stopping what they call the runaway power of the federal government.

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In the News: Concerned Women for America hosts Convention of States forum (video)

Concerned Women for America (CWA) hosted a Convention of States forum last week, where Keith Carmichael -- the Missouri State Director -- was interviewed by KOMU Channel 8 News. 

Click the link below to watch the full coverage.

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FCC commissioner "outraged" at fraud, waste, abuse in free phone program

The FCC Commissioner may be outraged, but the rest of America isn't surprised... Keep reading for more details on CBS Denver's investigation.

Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai says a CBS4 probe of a government cellphone program revealed fraud, waste and abuse in the government’s Lifeline cellphone program that he called “shocking.”

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Time to get to work

The following article originally appeared on The American Spectator.

To echo President Obama, we are indeed experiencing a time of “fundamental transformation” in America. Yet the vast majority in this country is not happy with the transformation and the growth of government into every aspect of our lives.

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Obama admin looks to ban some Social Security recipients from owning guns

Today in federal overreach...

The Obama administration wants to keep people collecting Social Security benefits from owning guns if it is determined they are unable to manage their own affairs, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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Americans favor Supreme Court Term limits

Most Americans would support imposing a term limit on the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices, who now serve for life, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll has found in the aftermath of major rulings by the court on Obamacare and gay marriage.

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Mark Meckler reviews Mark Levin's new book, Plunder and Deceit

I just finished a galley copy of Mark Levin's new book, Plunder and Deceit; Big Government's Exploitation of Young People and the Future. He's done it again. It's an easy and compelling read, written specifically for what he calls "The Rising Generation."  It's a call to younger Americans to wake up and face reality. 

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How the IRS, FBI and Justice Department are agents of modern American tyranny

Imagine having a vision for your country.

You worked hard to start an organization to promote the ideas and values that you believe can fix our nation.

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Fantastic new video! "Convention of States: The Plan to Restore America"

Check out this amazing new video produced by Convention of States volunteer Garrett Humbertson! It's truly inspiring to watch, and we hope you'll share it with all your friends.

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Convention of States volunteers show their Moxie in Maine!

Convention of States volunteers were showing their moxie at the annual Moxie Day Parade in Lisbon, Maine! Supporter Isaiah Lary and the entire Lary family worked very hard to design this awesome float for the event to spread the word about the best way to return power to the states and the people: a Convention of States.

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