Grover Norquist and Sens. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Rand Paul (R., Ky.) joined a group of Republican House members to refute assertions that the Marketplace Fairness Act would stifle growth and unduly harm small business owners.
Sens. Ted Cruz (R., Texas), Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa), Jeff Sessions (R. Ala.), and Mike Lee (R., Ariz.) sent a letter to their colleagues on Tuesday opposing the immigration reform legislation proposed by the Gang of Eight after the Senate Judiciary Committee rejected their amendments.
The Senate will vote on expanding background checks for firearm sales Wednesday afternoon, but what was once considered Democrats’ most viable option for gun control legislation does not appear to have the necessary 60 votes to proceed.