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20 hrs ago | The Hill

Clock ticking fix to the Voting Rights Act

This is the first in a four-part, weekly series on voting in America. Time is running out for Congress to fix the Voting Rights Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Sean Duffy, John Lewis, Democrat, Fred Upton, Steve Chabot

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Town Talk

Obama: Right to vote under threat in the U.S.

In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions of black Americans and other minorities.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, African-American, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, US House of Representatives

Fri Apr 11, 2014

USA Today

Rep. Tom Petri will not seek re-electionRep. Tom Petri will not seek...

Rep Tom Petri, R-Fond du Lac, announced Friday that he does not plan to run for re-election, bringing an end to his more than 30-year career in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Thomas Petri, Neenah, WI

Politico

Goodlatte: NSA reform can't dodge Judiciary Committee

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte declared Thursday that he'll fight any effort to move National Security Agency surveillance reform legislation to the House floor without going through his panel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Patriot Act, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, John Conyers

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Obama to call for fewer voting restrictions in second civil rights address in 2 days

President Barack Obama - a day after hailing the Civil Rights Act as a lasting legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency - is using another civil rights forum to issue an election-year warning against erosion of the Voting Rights Act, the landmark 1965 law that helped pave Obama's path in politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, African-American, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Hill

Who still uses a typewriter? Sensenbrenner does

Forget iPads and PCs, when it comes to writing letters, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner likes to keep his communication mode pretty retro.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Paul Ryan, US News

RedState

Eric Holder's Hissy Fits

The irony was just too much. Last night Attorney General - and unindicted co-conspirator in the death of a US Border Patrol agent and a few hundred Mexican civilians - Eric Holder addressed a meeting of the ongoing RICO conspiracy founded by the "Reverend" Al Shaprton, the National Action Network.

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Related Topix: Eric Holder, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louie Gohmert

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Politico

Holder pressed on Clapper testimony

A senior House Republican pressed Attorney General Eric Holder Tuesday to prosecute Director of National Intelligence James Clapper for perjury over testimony he gave to a Senate committee last year denying that U.S. intelligence agencies were gathering data on large numbers of Americans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louie Gohmert, Representative Doug Collins, James R. Clapper, John Conyers, Democrat

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Germantown

Give 'Em a Raise

I have a Facebook friend, "Manny", whose politics are very far right. Manny defends the Duck Dynasty racist guy.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Miller, US House of Representatives, Republican

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Instapundit

the Hill: Doj silent on spy chief investigation. Months after...

Months after requesting an investigation into Director of National Intelligence James Clapper for lying to Congress, lawmakers have yet to get an update from the Justice Department.

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Related Topix: James R. Clapper, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Patriot Act

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Examiner.com

Can personal privacy be restored?

Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner discusses the USA FREEDOM Act with Judy Woodruff on PBS.

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Related Topix: Privacy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, University of Minnesota, Q Care, Patriot Act

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Jacob Sullum on Why Obama Changed His Mind About the NSA's Phone Record Dragnet

Judging from the changes that President Obama recommended last week, he has decided that looking for a needle in a haystack might not be the smartest way to prevent terrorist attacks.

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Related Topix: Privacy, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Apr 01, 2014

CBS Local

'Getting Better Every Day': Mondale Makes 1st Public Appearance In 7 Weeks

Steady and strong sounding, he's back to teaching a class at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and he still has an edge.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Weird

The Hill

Groups tell Congress to go big on NSA overhaul

Dozens of privacy, technology and political organizations are calling on Congress to radically overhaul surveillance programs at the National Security Agency and other government offices.

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Related Topix: Activism, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Huffington Post

Republican Lawmaker Attempts To Use Bill Maher's Insults To His Advantage

In an email titled "The Liberals Are Coming," Rep. Michael Grimm warned against the " anti-Catholic, leftist propaganda" pushed by comedian Bill Maher and urged supporters to donate to his reelection campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, Mac Thornberry, Representative Markwayne Mullin

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, Jerrold Nadler, Dutch Ruppersberger, Mike Rogers

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Common Dreams

Obama NSA Reforms Must Be 'Beginning Not End': ACLU

As a major critic of the Obama administration over the NSA's bulk surveillance programs, the ACLU responded to the president's Thursday announcement regarding reforms to mass collection of telephone records by saying it was a welcome first step, but that much more would be needed before they and other rights groups would be satisfied.

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Related Topix: ACLU, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Patriot Act, Liberal Political News

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Hill

Amash skeptical of new NSA proposals

Rep. Justin Amash is not ruling out pushing his amendment to end the National Security Agency's bulk data collection, but he said he is waiting first to see how other legislative efforts play out.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Patriot Act

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Hill

Intel panel seeks to end NSA data storage

The Obama administration and top lawmakers on Tuesday took steps to rein in the National Security Agency's telephone surveillance program.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, McAfee, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Dutch Ruppersberger, Democrat

The Hill

Snowden hails 'turning point' on NSA

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is cheering President Obama's plans to end the agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, calling it a "turning point" in the fight over government surveillance.

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Related Topix: ACLU, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

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