1 hr ago | PC World
A telephone records surveillance program run by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency raises serious privacy concerns and should be reined in, some U.S. senators said Wednesday.
1 hr ago | Log Cabin Democrat
FBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday urged Congress to move carefully before making any changes that might restrict the National Security Agency programs for mass collection of people's phone records and information from the Internet.
5 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
Two U.S. Senators, the winner of a Nobel Prize for peace, a labor leader and the owner of a professional tennis team are among the people being honored with a national prize for public service.
Glen Goodall served in the South Pacific during World War II, now the Williamstown vet is in Washington D.C. for two very special honors.
Try as we might, we've yet to be able to muster more than a squinty-blur of possible Christian Bale self-immolating attraction to Sen. Marco Rubio, though, given his recent flamboyant flare-ups in the face of the gay question, maybe we ought to give ol' eyes-too-wide a second glance? He doth protest a bit too much, after all.
Some Democratic senators are discussing legislation to counter the possibility the Supreme Court will overturn a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
Vermont's congressional delegation is pushing proposals that would limit the government's surveillance powers and reveal authorities' rationale in deciding when to use those powers.
Received two fundraising e-mails from two Senators I admire who are supporting Congressman Ed Markey's U.S. Senate bid.
Already a social media star, Sen. Bernie Sanders is taking on a new platform: Reddit.
'Seeking equal protection under our laws for the LGBT community is the right thing to do,' Leahy said in a statement.
One of the more darkly entertaining things about the whole VerizonBusinessGate story is how "PATRIOT" Act author Jim "Tex" Sensenbrenner is trying oh so hard to run away from the results of a law he not only wrote, but has protected from even the tiniest civil-liberties-oriented revisions over the years.
NEWSCHANNEL FIVE'S LAUREN VICTORY IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WITH MORE. LAUREN? STEPH -- ERNIE POMERLEAU SENT A LETTER TO LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS TITLED " F-35 WILL BENEFIT VERMONT COMMUNITIES."
Attorney General Bill Sorrell confirmed his office was looking into the matter this week on the Mark Johnson Show on WDEV radio.
Dir.: We've all gotten more than a snoot-full the past couple weeks of our unelected betters in high and secretive places and their jolly fat friends in Fairfax County, VA, the intelligence contractors.