Catherine Mortensen

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

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

Biden administration calls for ‘whole of society approach’ to fighting political opponents

Backs up calls for crack down on opponents with $100 million in new spending for FBI, DHS, DoJ By Catherine Mortensen Attorney General Merrick Garland called for a “whole of society approach” to fighting domestic  terrorism  in a speech Tuesday, going along with the administration’s national strategy for stamping out violent extremism. […]


Five troubling things we learned from the G7 Summit

Biden sold America out and offered concessions and niceties. This isn’t leadership, it is surrender. By Catherine Mortensen President Joe Biden showed his true colors while meeting with the Group of Seven wealthy democracies last week. Instead of fighting for American interests, as President Donald Trump did, […]


Sen. Blackburn Calls on Fauci to ‘Step Aside’

There is growing momentum on the Hill to hold bureaucrats, Big Tech, and China responsible for Covid virus origins and potential coverup. By Catherine Mortensen Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) is calling for Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to step aside […]


Like Father, Like Son? Where did Hunter Biden Learn that Using the N-Word Was Okay?

It is outrageous that President Biden and the Woke left lecture America on a daily basis about our “systemic racism,” when in fact, the president’s own son appears to be an actual racist. By Catherine Mortensen Just days after President Joe Biden in a graduation speech chastised Americans for our “systemic […]


Meet the Black father teaching his daughter to reject Critical Race Theory

“My baby is going to know that no matter what she wants to be, all she has to do is work hard. We need to stop CRT point blank.” By Catherine Mortensen Kory Yeshua, an advocate for freedom and individual liberty, is making waves on social media […]


Graham on Biden Budget: This tax and spend budget will break the back of our economy

“This budget, in my view, will destroy the ability to create new jobs in this country.” By Catherine Mortensen Today, Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) made an opening statement at a hearing on President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal in which he warned […]


Americans (especially conservatives!) lose faith in so-called government and media experts

“Conservatives are predisposed to trust authority and trust the Constitution, the Bible, rule of law, police, and so forth. So, this tells me there is something else going on. People are beginning to see that authority is being abused.” By Catherine Mortensen Americans are increasingly losing faith […]


Most Americans now believe the coronavirus originated from a laboratory in China

The more we learn about the research at the Wuhan lab and America’s funding of it, the more questions we have. Ultimately, we need to know who to hold accountable for the events of the past 15 months. By Catherine Mortensen As the evidence mounts that the deadly Covid […]


Biden’s plan to kill the American Dream

Buried inside Biden’s $2.3 Trillion infrastructure plan, is a measure that would destroy American suburbs. By Catherine Mortensen As part of President Joe Biden’s  $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan , the Biden administration wants to incentivize local governments to eliminate zoning for single family home lots to make way for apartment buildings. […]


Biden-Harris Border Disaster Goes from Bad to Worse

Harris dodges responsibility, Biden Ends Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy By Catherine Mortensen President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris can’t get their act together when it comes to protecting our nation from illegal immigrants. Biden is exacerbating his border crisis by canceling the Migrant Protection […]


ALG Joins Coalition Fighting Price Controls on American Medical Innovation

Far-left politicians are committed to imposing socialist policies on the entire American healthcare system. Price controls on medicines are just the first step.  By Catherine Mortensen As millions of Americans enjoyed a Memorial Day weekend with backyard barbecues and trips to the beach, many took time to […]


Three brothers left for war, only two returned home

On Memorial Day we remember and honor that one brother who gave his all for his country. Augustine “Augie” Leonardi, 1918-1944 By Catherine Mortensen To paraphrase Gen. Douglas MacArthur, I do not know the dignity of my great uncle’s birth, but I know the glory of his […]


How the establishment media failed to follow the facts in the Wuhan lab-leak story

By Catherine Mortensen The Daily Caller has posted a story chronicling how the establishment media either ignored or downplayed the facts regarding the origins of the Covid-19 virus. Many in the establishment media are now “suddenly” (as the Washington Post puts it) saying the lab-leak theories are credible. This reversal comes […]


Biden playing politics with investigation into origins of deadly Covid origins

Biden calls for “full, transparent” investigation into Covid origins just months after he shut down a Trump-era State Department investigation. By Catherine Mortensen President Joe Biden is playing politics when it comes to investigating the origins of the deadly Covid-19 virus that has now killed more than […]


Rand Paul Stops Gain-of-Function Research Funding in China

By Catherine Mortensen This week the U.S. Senate passed Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) amendment that would permanently ban all funding of gain-of-function research in China. This is following much back-and-forth with Dr. Fauci, and continually defending against the use of American taxpayer dollars in funding gain-of-function research, […]

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