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1 hr ago | Bradenton.com

Health groups say FDA 'vaping' rules fail to protect children

The Food and Drug Administration's move to regulate e-cigarettes drew criticism Thursday from some public health advocates, who said the regulations do not go far enough to protect young consumers.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Smoking, Health

4 hrs ago | National Journal

Congress Offers Creative Solution to College Rape Epidemic

This fall, as high school seniors prepare to apply to college, many will scan the rankings provided by U.S. News & World Report.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Princeton University, Republican, Representative Patrick Meehan

8 hrs ago | Patch.com

New $17 Million Wharf Lets Big Cargo Ships Dock at Redwood City

By Bay City News Service: Officials in Redwood City Wednesday snipped a thick, red ribbon signifying the completion of the Port of Redwood City's $17 million modernized wharf, the first wharf built in the Bay Area to accommodate projected rising sea levels.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA, Bay City News, Media, IT Services, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Fox News

States move to criminalize 'revenge porn'

Dozens of states are joining the push to crack down on so-called "revenge porn" -- the posting of X-rated photos or videos online meant to embarrass or blackmail someone.

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Related Topix: Colorado, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, California Government

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KQED

Speier Demands Accountability for Campus Sexual Assaults

Rep. Jackie Speier spoke with military sexual assault survivors during a House Veteran Affairs Subcomittee on Capitol Hill.

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

Ms. Magazine

NEWSFLASH: Congresswoman Announces Plan for New Campus Rape Legislation

Sexual assault is rampant on college campuses across the U.S. As we wrote in the winter/spring 2014 issue of Ms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Should Revenge Porn Be a Crime?

That's exactly what Nicole Coon, a 25-year-old Virginia nursing student, experienced last November when she found a sexually explicit video of herself on the Internet.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Robesonian

US still has some growing up to do

I spent the past couple of weeks at Beth Israel Hospital, flat on my back and getting all kinds of tests that led to the discovery of what is known as an ablation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Darrell Issa, Louie Gohmert, Opinion

Forbes.com

Debunking the First Amendment Myths Surrounding Revenge Porn Laws

Disclosing someone's nude image in violation of trust and confidence is a destructive invasion of privacy that can cause irreversible harm to a person's physical and emotional well-being, professional reputation, and financial security.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Outside the Beltway

Why Is Revenge Porn Legal?

Writing in The Guardian, Mary Anne Franks and Danielle Citron declare, " It's simple: criminalize revenge porn, or let men punish women they don't like ."

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Conservative Political News

ThinkProgress

Senators Who Tackled Military Sexual Assault Now Turn Their Attention To College Campuses

The lawmakers who spent the past year pushing for military sexual assault reform are now setting their sights on college campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, California, California Government, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Fremont Bulletin

Bay Area airport workers learn how to identify human trafficking victims

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee , left, speaks to the media at a training session at Oakland International Airport to offer airport employees tips on how to spot victims of human trafficking, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Oakland, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oakland, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SFGate

Oakland airport workers trained to spot sex traffickers

TSA workers waited for the instruction to begin at Oakland International airport Tuesday April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, US Politics, US News, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

SFGate

CA lawmakers target e-cigs

California lawmakers called Monday for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate electronic cigarettes, especially the marketing of the nicotine devices to young people.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Republican, Darrell Issa, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing

ThinkProgress

Lawmakers Want College Rankings To Reflect How Schools Are Handling Sexual Assault

A group of lawmakers is pressuring U.S. News & World Report to update its influential college ranking system to indicate which universities have come under fire for failing to adequately handle sexual assault cases on campus.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dartmouth College, Liberal Political News

New York Daily News

America's perpetual adolescence

The last couple of weeks were spent at Beth Israel Hospital, flat on my back and getting all kinds of tests that led to what is known as an oblation, then finishing my hospital run with a stent inserted in my wrist.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Darrell Issa, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Government Can't Say No

The Social Security Disability Insurance program is in big trouble. In 2016, the program's trust fund is expected to run out of money.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Hill

Union threatens retribution for House Dems opposing Keystone

A top building trades union is launching a midterm-election assault on House Democrats who oppose construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Kerry, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Zoe Lofgren

The Huffington Post

U.S. News & World Report Pressed To Include Campus Safety In College Rankings

A group of lawmakers sent a letter to U.S. News & World Report this week urging the magazine to include information about campus safety in its highly influential college rankings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ted Poe, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Activism, Democrat, Barbara Lee

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hill

House Dems urge Obama to quickly declassify CIA report

Forty House Democrats are urging President Obama to quickly declassify portions of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the government's use of enhanced interrogation techniques.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, Anna Eshoo, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat

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