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Friday | All Points Blog

Congressman Ruppersberger on Long-term Space Plan, FISA, STEM and UAVs

Congressman C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger, , the ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence opened his morning address with a discussion of U.S. long-term plans for space.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Switched

Democratic Congressman Wants Federal Investigation Into ALEC-Backed Laws

APRIL 11: A sign sits at the beginning of a road that goes into thousands of acres of Bureau of Land Management land that has been temporarily closed to round up illegal cattle that are grazing south of Mesquite Nevada.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Raul Grijalva, Democrat, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Senator Angus King

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Truthdig

What the Proposed NSA Reforms Wouldn't Do

All the plans purport to end the bulk phone records collection program, but there are big differences - and a lot they don't do.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Privacy Protection: Is Major Reform on US Spy Programmes Impending?

Republican Congressman Mike Rogers of Michigan's 8th district recently announced his decision to step down at the next election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, John McCain, Democrat

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hill

Waiting for Goodlatte

The President recently announced his intention to reform telephone metadata collection under Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act.

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Related Topix: US News, Patriot Act, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Republican, Mike Rogers

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Pelosi: Cheney is 'proud' of Bush-era CIA that misled public

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said former Vice President Dick Cheney "set a tone and attitude for the CIA" that allowed for the controversial techniques used by the agency in the Bush-era detention and interrogation program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dick Cheney, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, State of the Union

Juan Cole

The Limitations of Washington's Proposed NSA Surveillance Reforms

All the plans purport to end the bulk phone records collection program, but there are big differences 2013 and a lot they don't do.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Liberal Political News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Daily Star

White House defends 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

WASHINGTON: The Obama administration defended its creation of a Twitter-like Cuban communications network to undermine the communist government, declaring the secret program was "invested and debated" by Congress and wasn't a covert operation that required White House approval.

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Related Topix: US News, Twitter, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Stuff.co.nz

Secret 'Cuban Twitter' built to stoke unrest

The Obama administration has defended its creation of a Twitter-like Cuban communications network to undermine the communist government, declaring the secret programme was "invested and debated" by Congress and wasn't a covert operation that required White House approval.

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Related Topix: Twitter, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, US Senate

ProPublica

What the Proposed NSA Reforms Wouldn't Do

President Barack Obama, Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Media Matters for America

Fox Kept Cutting Away From Democrats During Benghazi Hearing

Former deputy CIA director Michael Morell testified on April 2 before the House Intelligence Committee about the 2012 attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Paul Ryan

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Hill

Contentious Congress to take up Obama's NSA reform proposal

President Obama has set the stage for a high-stakes legislative battle over his plan to end the government's collection of Americans' phone records.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, James Sensenbrenner, Jerrold Nadler, Mike Rogers

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Erie Times News

House to vote next week on aid to Ukraine

Aid to cash-strapped Ukraine and sanctions on Russia remain on track in Congress, but it will take a few days longer before the legislation gets to President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Democrat, The National, Entertainment, Television

Politico

Mike Rogers to retire at end of term - Comcast's Cohen:...

BREAKING: MIKE ROGERS TO RETIRE AT END OF TERM - POLITICO's John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman have report this morning: "Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers is not seeking re-election to Congress, ending a 14-year career in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, 2012 Presidential Election, Democrat

Thu Mar 27, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Obama: Government shouldn't hold phone data

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Related Topix: Social Software, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Democrat

WAPT-TV Jackson

Obama: Government shouldn't hold phone data

The federal government must get out of the business of collecting bulk data about Americans' telephone calls, President Barack Obama said Thursday, saying the information should instead be held by phone carriers who would then provide the material to counterterrorism agencies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Salon

NSA reform bill to take concerning route

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., right, accompanied by the committee's ranking member Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Mike Rogers, US News, Democrat

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Patch.com

Ruppersberger Proposes Changes to NSA Data Collection

By Ilana Shulevits, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Maryland Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger , D-Cockeysville, joined House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers , R-Mich., Tuesday to unveil a bipartisan bill that would end the government's mass collection of metadata and instead allow the government to order communication companies to search their files for ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Mike Rogers

ABC News

Obama says it will take time to regain trust after spying revelations

ELEANOR HALL: The US president Barack Obama has declared that he is determined to win back the trust of citizens who are disgusted by revelations of America's spying activities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Netherlands, World News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Mar 25, 2014

National Journal

Why Obama and His NSA Defenders Changed Their Minds

It was a legislative deadline, not a religious conversion, that changed the president's posture.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mike Rogers, Republican, Privacy, Patriot Act

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