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.
Democrats Vote to Confirm Stalling, Anti-Transparency, Surveillance-Happy FBI Counsel as US District Judge
In 2009, we learned that of a newly-expanded FBI program in which its agents spy, often secretly, on American people and groups who are suspected of no crime whatsoever. Rather, people are targeted by the FBI for surveillance on the basis of their political opinions,
A bipartisan U.S. Senate bill would limit the spying powers granted under the Patriot Act, bringing them closer to what is required under the 4th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America.
At least in terms of labor issues and gender equality, the Senate is strongly out of balance. While the Republicans in the Senate are promoting a hard right wing position that’s far beyond popular American opinion, the Democrats are not counterbalancing the GOP agenda. The Senate Democrats are occupying a centrist position, not a position that’s to the left of American opinion.
18 votes against the reformless reauthorization of the USA Patriot Act weren’t enough to stop the legislation from moving forward in the Senate, but the 13 Democrats, 4 Republicans and 1 Independent who made a stand to halt the reauthorization process on May 26 2011
In a speech on the floor of the Senate yesterday, Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon spoke in support of amendments to reform the Patriot Act, just before Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made a sudden move to forbid all such amendments and force the reauthorization
I’ve never seen any, but animal crush videos sound like a hideous form of entertainment. That said, isn’t it animal cruelty itself, and not videos of animal cruelty, that are the problem?