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What we see almost daily in the news is some kind of whining or complaining by the national Democrats and their minions about the evils of too much money being spent across the country to influence political campaigns.
Hundreds of Christian families fled their homes in Mosul Saturday before a jihadist ultimatum threatening their communityA s centuries-old presence in the northern Iraqi city expired.
A unanimous vote Friday by the U.S. Sentencing Commission will let more than 46,000 federal inmates imprisoned for drug offenses apply to reduce their sentences retroactively.
Vermont's two U.S. senators paid tribute to former Governor Phil Hoff Friday in honor of his 90th birthday.
In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.
Politics and pessimism on Thursday overtook any possibility of a swift congressional response to the flood of unaccompanied, undocumented children at the U.S.-Mexico border, as the House and Senate continued moving toward dramatically different approaches.
Supporters of campaign finance laws have been apoplectic since the Supreme Court struck down a ban on corporate political ads in Citizens United.
This April 1, 2014 file photo shows students behind a business looking for a Internet signal for their smart phones in Havana, Cuba.
WHITE HOUSE PETITION: Ask President Obama to Reverse USDA Coup Undermining Organic Governing Board and Shifting Power to Agribusiness Lobbyists When Congress passed the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 , they created a unique and powerful citizen advisory panel, with statutory authority, to assist the Secretary of Agriculture in implementing ... (more)
The USA Freedom Act, the Hill's preeminent measure to curb NSA authority in the wake of Edward Snowden's leaks, cleared the House and has been waiting to see movement in the Senate as advocates in and out of Congress try to navigate a tough negotiating landscape.
Alex Byers writes that the leading proposal in Congress to limit NSA authority is languishing in the Senate and advocates are running out of time to pass long-sought measures in the wake of the Edward Snowden leaks.
In a speech urging his Senate colleagues to accept the thousands of unaccompanied minors crossing the border, Sen. Patrick Leahy reminded his colleagues of a time when the United States turned back Jews fleeing the Holocaust.
Sen. Patrick Leahy , chairman of the Judiciary Committee, has scheduled the first-ever Senate hearing on how to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers.
A Senate panel voted unanimously on Thursday to allow consumers to "unlock" or keep their cellphones when switching between carriers like Verizon and AT&T once their contract is up.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:35 am
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