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6 hrs ago | Switched

Senate CIA 'Torture' Report Summary To Be Declassified

The White House in the next few days is expected to declassify the long-awaited summary of a U.S. Senate committee study of a CIA program that used "enhanced interrogations" and secret prisons to extract information from captured militants, several officials familiar with the matter said.

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Related Topix: US News, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

10 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Colorado's Experience Soundly Refutes Common Anti-gun Talking Point

Last month, while addressing a group of Colorado sheriffs , Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper spoke on the topic of the state's 2013 measure outlawing almost all private transfers of firearms.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Guns, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Conservative Political News

14 hrs ago | News Max

Report: US-Russia Trade Increased After Sanctions

The Obama administration's economic sanctions aimed at punishing Russia for its involvement in the Ukrainian conflict may be having the opposite effect.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin

18 hrs ago | Roll Call

Trent Lott: Happiest Man Alive Over Return of Senate Seersucker Day

The man who created Seersucker Day back in the late 1990s has been on a bit of a tear ever since the Senate ditched the tradition two years ago.

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Related Topix: Trent Lott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Roger Wicker, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Yesterday | The Hill

First Latina Senate chief of staff banks on Hispanic turnout to oust Valadao

The first Latina chief of staff in Senate history, Amanda Renteria, is hoping she can convince voters her government experience and personal background are enough to pick her over a tough GOP incumbent.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative David Valadao, Agriculture, Science, Debbie Stabenow

Yesterday | Wired

Personal Privacy Is Only One of the Costs of NSA Surveillance

There is no doubt the integrity of our communications and the privacy of our online activities have been the biggest casualty of the NSA's unfettered surveillance of our digital lives.

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Related Topix: Privacy, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Computers

Yesterday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Obamacare at center of debate over California health insurance initiative

As state insurance commissioner, Dave Jones has the power to regulate rates for car and homeowner insurance.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Jul 28, 2014

JD Supra

Advertising Law - July 2014 #3

According to a new complaint filed in California federal court against Express Fashion Apparel, LLC, the retailer's collection of a customer's phone number and e-mail address during a credit card transaction violates the state's Song-Beverly Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, San Luis Obispo, CA, Republican, Saxby Chambliss

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Some in a torturea report denied chance to read it

About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Terrorism, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

East Bay Express

Re: Oakland to Feds: Stop Pot Raids; Feinstein: Keep Raiding

The Oakland City Council threw its support behind efforts to end the three year-long federal medical marijuana crackdown in California.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Viewpoints: Money can't buy love in politics

Norton Simon is more than a museum in Pasadena. The late millionaire and philanthropist for whom the museum is named once was a California political candidate, spending freely of his own fortune to win a seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Pasadena, CA, California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown, avoiding immigration debate, heads to Mexico

California First Lady Anne Gust Brown and Gov. Jerry Brown speak with Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, during a luncheon at The California Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, Commerce, CA

Holtville Tribune

President Signs Boxer Legislation Honoring Nation's Top Military Aviators

President Obama today signed the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act, legislation sponsored by Senator Barbara Boxer that designates the Distinguished Flying Cross Memorial at the March Field Air Museum in Riverside, California, as a national memorial to recognize members of our Armed Forces who have distinguished themselves by heroism ... (more)

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ken Calvert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Takano, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

San Mateo Daily Journal

Opportunities

One never knows when an opportunity will present itself. Sometimes it falls in one's lap, other times, it takes scratching and clawing so that "luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity" holds true.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Barbara Boxer, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Opinion

The Hill

Ethnic political hacks snub their own

Some years ago, Hispanic Republican state legislators reached a high water mark of five members in the California State Assembly .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, California, California Government, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

SFGate

New racketeering charges for Yee

Suspended California state Sen. Leland Yee and attorney James Lassart leave the Phillip Burton Federal Building and United States Courthouse after Yee's arraignment on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif.

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Related Topix: Chinatown (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Russia Taday

Congress alarmed by possible CIA access to confidential whistleblower emails

The CIA obtained a legally protected, confidential email between whistleblower officials and Congress this spring, raising questions over whether the agency illegally has access to other communications regarding whistleblowers, McClatchy reported.

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Related Topix: US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, Mark Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Republican, Chuck Grassley

Tri-cityherald.com

Former CIA officials can't see 'torture' report

Some of them were furious, while Democratic Senate aides were angry that they were given the chance in the first place.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Sydney Morning Herald

Conflict with Putin looms

The physical conditions - recovering 298 bodies from the MH17 crash site in a war zone - verge on the impossible.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Switched

Counting Homeless Kids, the Right Way

Homeless kids count. And they need to be counted accurately. So I am encouraged that Senators Dianne Feinstein and Rob Portman introduced legislation yesterday [7/24] to fix a long-standing injustice in the way our nation counts homeless kids, that has kept about 900,000 children and families from federal assistance programs designed to help them.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Miller, US House of Representatives, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, Representative Steve Stivers, Ohio, Ohio Government

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