Catherine Mortensen

Catherine Mortensen is the Vice President of Communications at Americans for Limited Government. She can be reached at [email protected].

Mortensen is a former TV news anchor in New Mexico, elected official in Southern Colorado, and Capitol Hill communications director for Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05). She also served as a spokesperson at the National Rifle Association. She has bachelor’s degrees in journalism and political science from Boston University and a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and son. In her spare time, she enjoys reading books on American history, and exploring museums and historical sites.


Catherine Mortensen

OK state senator introduces ‘Kyle’s Law’ to hold ‘malicious’ prosecutors accountable

“The right to self-defense is paramount.  This bill will ensure that what happened to Kyle Rittenhouse cannot happen to the people of Oklahoma.” – State Sen. Nathan Dahm  By Catherine Mortensen Oklahoma state Sen. Nathan Dahm has filed legislation to ensure Oklahomans who use self-defense won’t have […]


Forecast Calls for Strong Holiday Shopping Season

As Americans try to wake up from the authoritarian Fauci nightmare that has dashed the hopes and dreams of many a small business over the past 20 months, economists have some good news: this year’s holiday shopping season looks to be a bright one. By […]


Biden’s Shameful Blame Game

The Left’s default position is always to blame the private sector and look to government for a solution, when just the opposite approach is needed. By Catherine Mortensen Joe Biden, suffering from abysmal poll numbers, is trying to blame others for the results of his failed policies, […]


House and Senate Conservatives Introduce Parents Bill of Rights

“It’s time to give control back to parents, not woke bureaucrats, and empower them to start a new era of openness in education.” – Sen. Josh Hawley By Catherine Mortensen Senator Josh Hawley introduced the  Parents’ Bill of Rights Act  to defend parents’ fundamental rights against efforts to shut them out of […]


Biden’s ‘Bank Cop’ nominee faces uphill battle

Moderate senate Democrats could sink nomination, problems include a history of shoplifting and being a communist. By Catherine Mortensen Saule Omarova, President Joe Biden’s nominee for the office of the Comptroller of the Currency, is under scrutiny for her advocacy of a more dominant role for government […]


Conservative senators threaten to defund Biden’s vaccine mandates

“President Biden is waging a cruel campaign to punish unvaccinated Americans—depriving them of their ability to provide for their families.” – Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kans.) By Catherine Mortensen Following last week’s federal appeals court ruling putting a hold on President Joe Biden’s COVID vaccine mandates, OSHA has […]


The U.S. military: Greatest force for good the world has ever known

“Freedom is not free. If we did not have the goodness of the American military, the world would be a much less pleasant place, not just for Americans but for billions of folks. We’ve got a great thing going.” – Jeff Gottesfeld   By Catherine Mortensen This […]


Biden’s Build Back Better Plan Full of Middle-Class Tax Hikes

Under Biden’s Build Back Better plan, the nation’s lowest wage earners can expect to pay 4 percent higher taxes than in 2021, while the top 0.1 percent of earners will see a 6 percent drop in their taxes. By Catherine Mortensen President Joe Biden’s massive social welfare […]


Under Biden’s woke Justice Department Crime Pays

“Who says crime doesn’t pay?  Under Biden it apparently pays very well indeed.” Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) By Catherine Mortensen Representative Tom McClintock (R-CA), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, has introduced legislation that would prevent the Attorney General from making settlement […]


What a Soldier Sees

“What a soldier sees on the ground is different than what a general says in front of Congress and different than what a politician tells the American people.” – LtCol. Jonathan P. Myers, USMC (Ret.) By Catherine Mortensen In honor of Veteran’s Day, Americans for Limited Government […]


Exposing The Democrats’ Plan to Spy On Your Bank Account

Democrats won’t give up. They want to pass their radical, big government agenda before the American people have the chance to know what’s in it, including mass amnesty, higher gas prices, and higher heating costs. By Catherine Mortensen House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has been exposing in the “The Leader’s Roundtable,” that Democrats […]


Top 3 Takeaways from Tuesday’s Election

If you are a candidate, run on a positive message and listen to and address voter concerns. If you are a voter, do your job, and vote! By Catherine Mortensen In politics, as in life, we often overcomplicate things. Consider last week’s off-year elections in New Jersey […]


Bongino returns to the airwaves, but for how long?

“Yeah, I am a troublemaker. I’ll always be a troublemaker. You’re damn right I’ll be a troublemaker from now until the day I go six feet under because trouble matters.” – Dan Bongino By Catherine Mortensen Dan Bongino returned to broadcast Wednesday despite his “ugly” fight with […]


Absentee ballots hold potential for ‘significant’ voter fraud in VA election

“We need to tighten up the system to restore sanity to our voting.” – Mark Lloyd, Virginians for America First By Catherine Mortensen Virginians for America First (VFAF) has released a report showing the potential for significant absentee ballot fraud in the Virginia elections. Americans for Limited Government (ALG) […]


Fauci: A monster hiding in plain sight?

Fauci has lied to Congress and the American people about taxpayer funding of gain-of-function research in at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. What else is he lying about? Fauci may well be a monster hiding in plain sight. We have lost confidence in him and […]

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