We list the congressional candidates who are taking money from the same big insurance company that insured Auschwitz and funded Adolf Hitler’s rise to power.
Fight For The Future joined Popular Resistance to protest Ron Wyden’s support for “fast track” negotiation powers for the President of the United States in arranging for free trade agreements such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Democrat Mark Warner voted against Ron Wyden’s amendment to prevent the privatization of Social Security. Republicans Dean Heller, John Hoeven, Mark Kirk, John McCain, and Rob Portman supported the measure.
The draft bill revealed yesterday – but not yet introduced in the U.S. Senate – falls far below the standard set by the Surveillance State Repeal Act.
What we need in a presidential candidate is a leader who has actually already put his or her political career on the line in order to actively oppose NSA spying against Americans. Two Democratic senators come to mind.
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.
As time passes, the usefulness of the party labels “Democrat” and “Republican” as a reliable shorthand for policy preference seems to be falling away. Bipartisan coalitions for bills are there in the 113th Congress, if you look beyond the headlines for them. Consider the Geolocation
As you may know, eight days ago Director of National Intelligence James Clapper acknowledged to Senator Ron Wyden that the actions of the government to spy on Americans had exceeded the limits set by the FISA Amendments Act and the United States Constitution. At the
There is no public evidence that the FISA Amendments Act is being conducted constitutionally, or even that it is genuinely targeting terrorists. The time has come for the FISA Amendments Act to expire. Years have passed in which reforms of the law could have been crafted. Yet, no reforms are even being proposed by the White House or Congress. Therefore, the only responsible vote for any member of Congress on any legislation that extends the FISA Amendments Act in any way is NO.
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
Federal News Radio seems to be the only journalistic enterprise in the nation to have picked up on this exchange, in which the nominees for the Department of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis (Caryn A. Wagner) and the Assistant Secretary of State for