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This is the big "New Deal" of the 21st century. And it shows how rapidly we forget the lessons and the history of the Real New Deal of FDR and the last century.
The European Union is targeting cheese made in America, and Vermont's Congressional delegation is ready for the fight.
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Earlier this week, Sen. Diane Feinstein dropped the bombshell accusation that the CIA hacked her intelligence committee's computers while the committee was investigating the CIA's Bush-era post-9/11 interrogation methods.
THE LEDE: The Senate is moving forward with its effort to reform the patent litigation system, led by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy , who has taken aim at patent trolls, or companies that bring and threaten to bring frivolous infringement lawsuits in the hopes of extracting settlements.
Under the proposal from Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, the phone companies, not the NSA, would hold the phone data.
Kerry says U.S. and Europe will respond if Crimea ...: Secretary of State John Kerry warned that the U.S. and Europe would be forced to take 'serious series of steps' against Russia if a referendum on Crime goes forward.
Secretary of State John Kerry insisted Thursday that the U.S. would be sending the wrong message to Ukraine if it failed to include International Monetary Fund reform in an aid package.
The Burlington Free Press is reporting that Vermont Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Crawford and Burlington lawyer John Pacht are expected to be interviewed by U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy before one name is then passed on to President Barack Obama.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Comcast 's plan to merge with Time Warner Cable in April and another on retransmission issues in late March, the committee said on Wednesday.
A marathon Senate investigation into allegations of CIA torture during the Bush-era war on terror is veering toward partisan political territory and possibly the federal courts after unusually pointed accusations against the spy agency CIA, including potential criminal wrongdoing.
Buried deep within the massive Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 , which was signed into law by President Obama on 17 January 2014, lies a provision, reportedly sponsored by Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the United States Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, that requires the Secretary of ... (more)
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., left, accompanied by the committee's ranking Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa.
Monday night, 29 Democratic senators and 2 Independents took to the Senate floor for a 15-hour talkathon on climate change .
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the CIA today of criminal activity in improperly searching a computer network set up for lawmakers investigating allegations that the agency used torture in terror investigations during the Bush administration.