15 hrs ago
DC area police spying on cell phone data
It's not just the NSA - local cops are mining the cell phone data to reveal the location, identity and call information of hundreds of people at a time -- whether they're suspected of criminal activity or not.
Could the Sympathy Card Help Trey Radel Keep His Job?
Weeks after the news broke of his cocaine bust , Rep. Trey Radel continues to cling to his seat in Congress in what could ultimately become a testament to the changing mores on Capitol Hill.
How Congress Could Derail a Nuclear Deal with Iran
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a news conference at the International Conference Centre in Geneva, on Nov. 24 When Secretary of State John Kerry joined the nuclear negotiations at the Intercontinental Hotel in Geneva last Saturday, he employed the oldest negotiating trick in the book, evoking Congress as the bad cop to the Obama ... (more)
The Washington Post
Radel didna t tell Boehner about arrest until Tuesday
Rep. Trey Radel did not vote Wednesday afternoon on a series of procedural matters hours after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine in D.C. Superior Court.
U.S. Representative Ross Issues Statement on Charlie Crist's Campaign Announcement
U.S. Representative Dennis Ross: "When Charlie Crist abandoned the governor's office to run for the U.S. Senate, he should have been focused on improving Florida's economy and creating jobs for the more than one million Floridians who were unemployed.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Congress exploiting loopholes to personally profit
While nine out of 10 Americans think members of Congress are doing a lousy job in Washington D.C., there's one area lawmakers continue to excel: fundraising.
FEMA Chief: Means-Test Flood Insurance Subsidies; Cautions on Delaying Rate Hikes
The Obama administration's top emergency management official told a congressional panel on Tuesday that, if subsidies are restored to federal flood insurance policies, they should be means-tested, a solution that could mean insurance might still be unaffordable for some coastal residents.