Ron Paul’s ‘Audit the Fed’ bill passes the House
For Paul, the journey to acquiring his bill approved in the House has been a long, and typically lonely one. He first introduced the bill to a skeptical House a decade ago. While his efforts were ignored at the time, the call to "audit the Fed" has gained assistance from mainstream Republicans and Democrats.
On the presidential campaign trail in 2008, Paul spoke usually about the need to make much more of the Federal Reserve's activities public, a trigger that became a rallying cry of his supporters.
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A bill introduced by Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) to audit America's central bank, the Federal Reserve, passed the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly Wednesday afternoon by a 327-98 vote. Paul's ongoing efforts to call for increased transparency in the Federal Reserve have become a hallmark of his tenure in Congress and of his current campaign...
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