GOP bill would block political robo-calls

"Every campaign season, like clockwork, families are bombarded by an endless stream of political robo-calls," she said in a statement to The Hill.

"There is little voters can do to stop the annoyance, which all too often comes right in the middle of family dinners and bedtimes," she added. "The Robo COP Act will solve this problem for the American people by allowing them to opt out of these calls by signing up for the federal government's 'Do Not Call' list."

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Her bill would direct the Federal Trade Commission to revise regulations to prohibit pre-recorded campaign calls from being sent to people on the national registry.

Foxx, who says she does not use robo-calls in her campaigns, has introduced the bill in the last few Congresses, but the bill has failed to advance out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.