At the beginning of the 114th Congress, Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative James McGovern introduced the Cluster Munitions Protection Act for consideration by the U.S. Congress (as S. 28 and H.R. 157, respectively). If passed, the legislation would forbids the United States government from spending money to use,
While Ted Cruz skipped work, these members of Congress introduced a bill to cut spending and reduce the threat created by America’s nuclear weapons arsenal.
If you’ve been following changes to American surveillance law since 2001, you’ll know that most of the U.S. government’s surveillance activities are propped up by two laws: the USA Patriot Act and the FISA Amendments Act. The Patriot Act authorized agents of the United States
Before they vote on Election Day, Bob Goodlatte’s constituents need to ask themselves why their U.S. Representative opposed anti-torture legislation, and whether they are willing to endorse that action.
Speculation over the potential 2016 presidential candidacy of former senator and secretary of state Hillary Clinton is interesting up to a point. It certainly carries the will she/won’t she element of drama, and there’s little question that some portions of the Democratic rank-and-file would be
H. R. 881, the Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act, prevents the expenditure of money in the federal budget for the use of cluster bombs unless it is certified that fewer than one percent of the bomblets distributed by U.S. cluster bombs fail to explode, and unless the policy dictating the use of cluster bombs specifies that the cluster bombs will only be used against military targets, not in areas where civilians are likely to go.
This is a story about a Big Brother spying program that targets law-abiding Americans, and about executions of American citizens, without trial, ordered not by a judge but by President Obama, but the story begins with a crisis in water.
163 Democrats in Congress couldn’t work on a jobs bill this week because they were too busy helping Republicans pass a resolution pushing Christian religion onto everybody.