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1 hr ago | ABA Journal

Lawyer's blog posts could be an issue in judicial confirmation bid

Kansas City lawyer Stephen Bough last posted commentary on a political blog in 2009, but he now has some new readers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CNN

5 Medical Institutions Identified in Secret Testing in Senate...

Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Charles Grassley is still "monitoring" an FDA investigation he reopened in 2014 after it was brought to his attention that important documents were withheld from him by Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University regarding consent to test the Myxo ETlogix prototype heart valve device in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Northwestern University, Embrella Cardiovascular, Biotech, Medicine, Edwards Lifesciences, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Irvine, CA

WOWT-TV Omaha

Grassley Fall Internships Application Deadline August 1

Applications for internships in Sen. Chuck Grassley's Washington, D.C., office as well as his offices in Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City and Waterloo are due August 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Family Research Council

Rights Gone Wrong in the Senate

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has a dubious name.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Slashdot

Compromise Struck On Cellphone Unlocking Bill

NotSanguine writes The U.S. Senate has passed a bill today, allowing users to unlock their phones when moving to another provider.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte

National Review Online

Iowan Boy Scouts Allegedly Harassed by Border Patrol at the Canadian Border into Alaska

While the Obama administration has begun looking into ways to ensure safe passage to the United States for Honduran children, federal officials have reportedly harassed an Iowa Boy Scout Troop seeking to enter Alaska through Canada.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Leahy and Other Leaders of Senate and House Judiciary Committees Hail ...

WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The office of Sen. Patrick S. Leahy, D-Vt., issued the following news release: The House on Friday unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would restore the ability of consumers to more easily transfer their cell phones to other wireless carriers, just one week after the Senate approved the same measure.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, John Conyers

Russia Taday

Legislation allowing US consumers to unlock their cell phones clears Congress

The US House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation on Friday that would allow consumers to "unlock" their cell phones in order to switch wireless networks.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Wireless, Emerging Technology, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, DMCA News

Star-Telegram.com

After CIA gets secret whistleblower email, Congress worries about more spying

The CIA obtained a confidential email to Congress about alleged whistleblower retaliation related to the Senate's classified report on the agency's harsh interrogation program, triggering fears that the CIA has been intercepting the communications of officials who handle whistleblower cases.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Politico

Wheeler may have his chance to move on muni broadband - USA Freedom...

IS THIS WHEELER'S MOMENT FOR MUNI BROADBAND? Government-backed broadband networks in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Related Topix: US News, AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

WHO-TV Des Moines

AGRIBUSINESS: Highway Funds Running Out, Lawmakers Look At Short-Term

Next month, the money that comes from the federal gas tax and provides 50 percent of state highway funding will run out.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

KCRG

Agribusiness Report: July 25

On the July 25 Agribusiness Report: Federal funding from the Federal Gas Tax that provides 50% of state highway funding will run out next month.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Lawmakers await Senate Nsa bill

THE LEDE: Anticipation is building for Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy to unveil his new bill for reforming the National Security Agency.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, The National, Entertainment, Television, US House of Representatives, Representative Martin Heinrich, Senator Martin Heinrich, Ron Wyden, Republican

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa Juvenile Home group wants to house immigrant children

The Toledo group that that fought to keep the now-closed Iowa Juvenile Home open says they'd like to see the facility re-purposed to house immigrant children from Central America.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Toledo, IA, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Immigration Reform

GPB.org

Iowa Mayor Calls For 'Caring Cities' To Take In Young Immigrants

Bill Gluba, the mayor of Davenport, is trying to find appropriate sites that could serve as shelters for Central American minors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Iowa, Des Moines, IA, Terry Branstad

Power Line

Bruce Braley couldn't be bothered with VA oversight hearings

Rep. Bruce Braley, the Democratic candidate for the Senate in Iowa, landed in hot water when video emerged of a fundraiser with trial lawyers at which he ridiculed Sen. Chuck Grassley for being an Iowa farmer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Life, Veteran Affairs

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Sen. Grassley reacts to border incident with Iowa Boy Scout

Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley told KCCI on Wednesday that his office is following up on the report of an officer pointing a gun at an Iowa Boy Scout at a border crossing.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Iowa

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KIMT

139 immigrant children make their way to Iowa

KIMT News 3 - The number of undocumented children in the country continues to grow, but the recently released figures in Iowa are shocking even area politicians.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Iowa Government, Iowa, George Bush

WHO-TV

An Iowa Insider's Challenge for the Candidates

One of the "most interesting races to watch." That is how longtime Iowa Democratic activist Jerry Crawford describes the state's battle for the Third Congressional District between Staci Appel and David Young.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Washington Post

Intelligence security initiatives have chilling effect on federal whistleblowers, critics say

In early April, Sen. Charles E. Grassley summoned FBI officials to his Capitol Hill office.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US Military, US Navy, Liberal Political News

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