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1 hr ago | JD Supra

Senate Intelligence Committee Approves Cybersecurity Bill

S. 2588, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act , would essentially remove the legal restrictions that currently bar companies from sharing information with the government.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

5 hrs ago | Advocate-News

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

ABC's "This Week" - Dan Pfeiffer, White House senior adviser; Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; Stephan Monroe, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Joaquin Castro, Democrat, US Senate

5 hrs ago | Government Executive

Obama Defends CIA Chief After Senate Computer Hacking Scandal

President Obama said Friday he stands by CIA Director John Brennan despite an admission this week that the spy agency had improperly accessed computers used by Senate staffers to review the agency's Bush-era "enhanced interrogation" techniques.

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

5 hrs ago | Government Executive

Obama Defends CIA Chief After Senate Computer Hacking Scandal

President Obama said Friday he stands by CIA Director John Brennan despite an admission this week that the spy agency had improperly accessed Senate staffers' computers used during a review of the agency's Bush-era "enhanced interrogation" techniques.

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

9 hrs ago | The Nation

With Confirmation of CIA Spying on Senate, It Is Time for Serious Oversight

With due respect to congressional Republicans who want to hold President Obama to account for supposedly exceeding his executive authority, and to congressional Democrats who want to hold House Republicans to account for failing to live up to their legislative responsibilities, members of both parties should be focusing now on the question of how ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Patrick Leahy, Senator Angus King, Maine

13 hrs ago | Political Wire

David Perdue, Then and Now

"My answer is no." -- Georgie U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue , quoted by the Atlanta Journal Constitution in May, when asked if he would support Mitch McConnell as Senate Majority Leader.

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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Republicans turn out to vote in primary runoff

The runoff for the candidate for Georgia's U.S. Senator appears to have gotten the attention of Jones County Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Georgia

McClatchy

CIA improperly accessed Senate computers, agency finds

Findings of the investigation by the CIA Inspector General’s Office “include a judgment that some CIA employees acted in a manner inconsistent with the common understanding reached between SSCI and the CIA in 2009,” CIA spokesman Dean Boyd said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Evan Bayh, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Breitbart.com

11 Senate Republicans Vote to Advance Debate on Democrat Border Bill

A total 11 Senate Republicans-including Sen. Marco Rubio -crossed the aisle to vote to advance Senate Democrats' border spending bill.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Mary Landrieu, Senator Kelly Ayotte

MarketWatch

Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Political dynasties at work in this year's Senate races

Here's the good news: you don't have to wait until the 2016 presidential race to see political dynasties in action.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Mitch McConnell

Tue Jul 29, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Great Blue Hope: Michelle Nunn Tries The Improbable In Ga.

Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn greets campaign volunteers at South DeKalb Community Achievement Center in Decatur, Ga., on May 13. The U.S. Senate race in Georgia is one of the most closely watched in the country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Georgia, Georgia Government, Barack Obama

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Only 10 percent vote in runoff election

Henry County's July 22 runoff election turnout topped out at 10 percent between advance and Election Day voting, with 11,759 ballots cast from a voter pool of 117,327.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jack Kingston, Representative Paul Broun, Nathan Deal, US Senate

GPB.org

Georgia Voting Out Veteran Lawmakers, And Their Seniority

The race for Georgia's open U.S. Senate has been costly. And not just in dollars.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Paul Broun, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, University of Georgia

Slate

What's the Real Consultant Scandal in Georgia?

One day after it was leaked, the story about Michelle Nunn's December 2013 campaign memo has been simplified.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Georgia, Georgia Government, Non-Profit, Life, Charity

Bryan County News

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Results from Tuesday's primary runoff races are in, but have not been certified.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bryan County, GA, Richmond Hill, GA, US Senate

Athens Banner-Herald

Grimes: Trading Broun for Hice in Congress would be trading thorns for scorpions

During the past four years I've often wondered exactly what tea party members want.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Linder, US Senate, Georgia, Opinion

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: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, San Luis Obispo, CA, Republican

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Eyes on Leahy for new Nsa reform bill

THE LEDE: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy is expected to unveil his bulked-up version of the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday, which would place new limits on the National Security Agency and reform the secretive federal surveillance court.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Republican, Senator Patrick Toomey, ACLU

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Leaked Nunn campaign memo reveals concerns over liberal reputation,...

An internal memo outlining Michelle Nunn 's campaign strategy has been leaked to the public.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Georgia, Terrorism, Israel, World News, Middle East

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

Business Sense Needed in Government

July 28-- State Senator Tommie Williams of Lyons believes the best person to succeed Saxby Chambliss in the U.S. Senate is Republican candidate David Perdue.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Dollar General, Retail

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