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  1. Stamford rep pushes For "Ashanti alert system"Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | News Times

    There's an Amber Alert system for children, a Silver Alert for senior citizens over the age of 65, but there's an "egregious gap" for missing adults ages 18 to 64. Ashanti Billie, Miller's second cousin, was abducted in Virginia in 2017. She was 19 years old at the time and missing for 11 days before her body was discovered in North Carolina.


  2. The Ideas PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Nation

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  3. Wells Fargo won't be allowed to grow unless problems fixed: Fed's PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: The Wells Fargo name is shown on an office town in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo In February, the Fed ordered Wells Fargo to freeze its balance sheet, keeping its assets below $1.95 trillion, until it put new checks on senior managers and gave the board new powers to sniff out abuses.


  4. Sen. Rand Paul - Concerned' About William Barr's Support of Patriot ActRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Cybercast News Service

    Sen. Rand Paul expressed concern Sunday with President Donald Trump's pick to head the DOJ William Barr, because the former attorney general for President George H.W. Bush is "a big supporter of the Patriot Act, which lowered the standard for spying on Americans." "It's been noted that he has an expansive view of executive power.


  5. FCC to investigate accuracy of map used to determine wireless taxpayer subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Federal Communications Commission says it's committed to producing an accurate map that will guide spending for wireless broadband over the next decade. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced last week an investigation into the data provided by telecom carriers that will help develop the map for the FCC's Mobility Fund Phase II reverse auction.


  6. Personal Finance Daily: This is how much credit-card debt makes you...Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | MarketWatch

    I'm 81 and signed over my life savings to my son to manage my finances, but now he's keeping all my money 'I thought that my son, whom I always put before me and financially supported, would not be such a heartless and greedy person.' Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that Mark Calabria, Vice President Mike Pence's economist, may be named head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the regulator of the two giant mortgage liquidity companies.


  7. NY Times Study: Apps Are More Intrusive in 'Spying' on PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | News Max

    As smartphones have become so commonplace and technology more accurate, an industry of snooping on people's daily habits has become widespread and grown more intrusive, The New York Times reported on Monday. At least 75 firms receive anonymous, precise location data from apps whose users enable location services to get, for example, weather reports, according to a study conducted by The Times.


  8. Commentary: Kelly and the myth of the 'adult in the room'Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Post-Standard

    In this June 21, 2018, photo, White House chief of staff John Kelly listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a lunch with governors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump says chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year.


  9. Tragedy turns into a push to fill law enforcement gapRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | WTNH

    The kidnapping and murder of a young woman in Virginia has shaken members of her family here in Connecticut , and prompted a push for a new nationwide law. State Representative Pat Billie Miller of Stamford joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal Monday in calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to move in the next two weeks on the ' Ashanti Alert Act .'


  10. Hirsen: GOP Must Step Up Game for 2020 WinRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | News Max

    Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi once famously said, "It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up." Some of Republican rank and file may be feeling a bit punchy at the present.


  11. ICE Is Getting Legal Advice From South Florida's Private-Prison Giant, Emails ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Miami New Times

    Before the federal government sued California in an attempt to open the state to private-prison contractors, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sought the advice of GEO Group, the Boca Raton-based, multibillion-dollar private-detention-facility corporation. of the close ties between GEO and ICE's legal team this past Friday.


  12. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    46 min ago |

    Energy Security: Last week, the U.S. exported more oil than we imported, for the first time in 70-plus years. And it happened not because of decades of federal "energy policies," but despite them.


  13. Stamford rep pushes For "Ashanti alert system"Read the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Darien News-Review

    There's an Amber Alert system for children, a Silver Alert for senior citizens over the age of 65, but there's an "egregious gap" for missing adults ages 18 to 64. Ashanti Billie, Miller's second cousin, was abducted in Virginia in 2017. She was 19 years old at the time and missing for 11 days before her body was discovered in North Carolina.


  14. Cornyn opens door to including criminal justice bill in government funding measureRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The Hill

    John Cornyn GOP tensions running high on criminal justice bill US-Saudi relationship enters uncharted territory Senate edges closer to rebuking Trump on Saudi Arabia MORE said Monday there could be a "path" to linking a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill to year-end spending bill talks if more Republicans come on board. "I think we still have a window," Cornyn told reporters when asked about the chances of passing the legislation this month.


  15. 12/10/2018Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Digby

    James Comey told the House Intelligence Committee on Friday that he had opened an investigation into Rudy Giuliani's apparent knowledge of the Weiner laptop issue before it became public but has no idea what happened to it. CREW is suing to find out: The FBI is in violation of the law for failing to turn over documents related to the FBI's investigation into the leak of information to Rudy Giuliani in October 2016 that then-FBI Director James Comey was going to reopen the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email system, according to a lawsuit filed today by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington .


  16. Sen. Lindsey Graham to Trump: 'Dig in' on the Border WallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

    Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that President Donald Trump needs to "dig in" on getting the entire $5 billion for border wall funding and tie that to the legalization of DACA recipients. In an interview with "Sunday Morning Futures," Graham was asked why the Senate can't "get on board with the president's border wall funding."


  17. From Beyonce to Sting to J.Lo: When Grammy winners turn wedding singersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    Maybe you've seen BeyoncA a at an arena show. Perhaps you were a lucky concertgoer at one of her standout Coachella appearances.


  18. Paul to the people: Tell McConnell to allow sentencing voteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WMC-TV Memphis

    Seeking to stir support for a federal criminal justice bill, Sen. Rand Paul on Monday called on voters in the hometown of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to prod him to hold a vote on the measure. Paul said during an appearance at the Louisville Urban League that the measure would pass overwhelmingly if it received a Senate vote during Congress' lame-duck session.


  19. GM Fights Government to Retain Tax Credit for Electric CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker contends with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers. Preserving the $7,500 tax incentive for buyers is crucial for GM as the company pivots from internal combustion engines in favor of building cars powered by batteries or hydrogen fuel cells.


  20. Congress finally enacts "Paroline fix" that should improve victim...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... this new legislation: Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), the senior Republican and President Pro Tempore of the US Senate, released the following statement after the President signed the Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act into ...