Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 114th Congress.

S. 2295 - Liberty Through Strength Act

Armed forces and national security. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to extend the termination date for the authority to collect certain records and make permanent the authority for roving surveillance and to treat individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Liberty Through Strength Act

S. 2295 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to extend the termination date for the authority to collect certain records and make permanent the authority for roving surveillance and to treat individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to extend the termination date for the authority to collect certain records and make permanent the authority for roving surveillance and to treat individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Liberty Through Strength Act
  • Liberty Through Strength Act
Sponsor
Tom Cotton
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Armed forces and national security
  • Business records
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Government information and archives
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Terrorism
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced11/17/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced11/17/2015
11/17/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
11/17/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$0
$45,000
$750
$45,750

opposed this bill

0 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Liberty Through Strength Act

0 organizations supported this bill

2 organizations opposed this bill

American Civil Liberties Union
Guliani, Neema Singh (2015, November 19). Renewed Calls for More Surveillance Aren’t Based in Reality. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Cohn, Cindy (2015, November 19). Baseless Calls to Expand Surveillance Fit Familiar, Cynical Pattern. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$250
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$400
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$250
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$250
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,000
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$750
Tom CarperDDE$0$250
Bob CaseyDPA$0$750
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$750
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$250
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$4,750
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$500
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$5,400
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$0$5,900
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$500
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$700
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,250
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,100
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$950
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$2,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$1,250
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$250
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$10,150
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$5,400

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$250
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$400
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$250
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$250
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,000
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$750
Tom CarperDDE$0$250
Bob CaseyDPA$0$750
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$750
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$250
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$4,750
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$500
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$5,400
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$0$5,900
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$500
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$700
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,250
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,100
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$950
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$2,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$1,250
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$250
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$10,150
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$5,400

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750
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