Republican Liberty Caucus

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The Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC) was founded in 1990 "to promote the principles of limited government, free markets and individual liberty within the Republican Party."

The RLC includes a mix of laissez faire Republicans who want to see elected Republicans push more strongly for tax cuts and ex-Libertarians who are not interested in crazier Libertarian ideas like legalizing drugs.

The RLC has similar goals to and overlapping membership with the Club for Growth. Like the Club for Growth, the RLC claims to be principally concerned with economic issues but its membership includes social conservatives like Congressman Paul.

The RLC claims to be a national organization by virtue of having members in every state. It has chartered state organizations in a dozen states, including California, Florida, Georgia, New Hampshire, New York and Texas. Congressman Ron Paul of Texas is the honorary national chairman of the organization.

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