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Posts From Sen. David Vitter

    VITTER: Continuing The Fight To Keep The Feds Out Of Our Schools

VITTER: Continuing The Fight To Keep The Feds Out Of Our Schools

This week, Harry Reid and his cronies in the Senate blocked my legislation to strengthen local control of education. My legislation would prohibit the federal government from mandating, incentivizing, or coercing

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    VITTER: I’m Still For Standards, But I’m Changing My Mind On Common Core

VITTER: I’m Still For Standards, But I’m Changing My Mind On Common Core

Four months ago, I said that I supported strong standards like the Common Core standards Louisiana has adopted.  But I said that we had to put a lot more effort

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    VITTER: If We Want To Grow Our Economy, We Should Do Something About Ports And Waterways

VITTER: If We Want To Grow Our Economy, We Should Do Something About Ports And Waterways

As we work to grow jobs and the economy, we should always remember the importance of trade and maritime commerce as well as the infrastructure necessary to support it modern,

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    VITTER: Dodd-Frank Has Continued ‘Too Big To Fail’ For Four Years

VITTER: Dodd-Frank Has Continued ‘Too Big To Fail’ For Four Years

Four years ago today, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial reform act into law. It was passed through the then-Democratically controlled House and Senate on a wave of frustration–even anger–at

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    VITTER: Help Me Keep Illegals Out Of Louisiana

VITTER: Help Me Keep Illegals Out Of Louisiana

We need to do everything conceivable to ensure that illegal immigrants are not brought to Louisiana. I have a bill in the Senate that will fix the crisis now, and

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    VITTER: The IRS And The ‘Dog Ate My Homework’ Excuse

VITTER: The IRS And The ‘Dog Ate My Homework’ Excuse

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been having some real problems lately. First they came under scrutiny for specifically targeting conservative groups and preventing them from getting a tax-exempt status.

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VITTER: Protecting Red Snapper Fisheries

  VITTER: Protecting Red Snapper Fisheries

Like many of you, I was born and raised in Louisiana. And when you grow up in such a beautiful

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VITTER: Why I’m Running For Governor

  VITTER: Why I’m Running For Governor

Editor’s Note: What follows is Sen. David Vitter’s speech given yesterday at the Baton Rouge Press Club, the question-and-answer session

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VITTER: The ‘Vitter Amendment’ Isn’t Going Away

  VITTER: The ‘Vitter Amendment’ Isn’t Going Away

I get it. My legislation to end Washington’s Obamacare exemption or subsidy doesn’t make me popular in Washington. But if

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VITTER: An Important Decision To Make

  VITTER: An Important Decision To Make

Wendy and I certainly hope your family had a great Thanksgiving. We did, with plenty of time to enjoy each

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VITTER: Show Your Exemption, Washington!

  VITTER: Show Your Exemption, Washington!

Americans are struggling with the ongoing Obamacare train wreck every day. They’re losing the coverage they liked, seeing their premiums

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VITTER: Make Washington Live By The Law

  VITTER: Make Washington Live By The Law

Do you remember when President Obama told us “if you like your plan, you can keep your plan,” over and

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VITTER: It’s Good To Be The King

  VITTER: It’s Good To Be The King

This week President Obama put a veto threat on my No Obamacare Exemption for Washington legislation. In addition to eliminating

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VITTER: Washington Is Fixing Obamacare, All Right…For Itself

  VITTER: Washington Is Fixing Obamacare, All Right…For Itself

After intense and, sadly, bipartisan lobbying and scheming in Washington, the Obama Administration announced that it is creating out of

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VITTER: Fighting Amnesty

  VITTER: Fighting Amnesty

Editor’s Note: Today there’s a Public Policy Polling survey out, sponsored by Alliance for Citizenship, Partnership for a New American Economy

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VITTER: The Hidden Costs Of The Endangered Species Act

  VITTER: The Hidden Costs Of The Endangered Species Act

At least you have to give President Obama high marks for creativity in his latest attempt to curtail freedom and

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VITTER: Finally, An End To Legacy Lawsuit Abuse

  VITTER: Finally, An End To Legacy Lawsuit Abuse

In Louisiana, we understand the challenge to increase offshore oil and gas production often gets the spotlight in the media.

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VITTER: Dodd-Frank’s Heavy Hand But Slight Value

  VITTER: Dodd-Frank’s Heavy Hand But Slight Value

A little more than two years ago President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank bill, promising to end taxpayer-funded bailouts. Of course

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VITTER: How The White House Delivered A Crushing Blow To The Gulf Economy

  VITTER: How The White House Delivered A Crushing Blow To The Gulf Economy

Here’s the book-jacket teaser: A major U.S. environmental disaster strikes. As Coast Guard and other heroes struggle to contain the

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