Today, the 114th Congress of the United States of America begins its business, with the opening session of the House of Representatives. Yes, already. One voice in the U.S. House will be especially conspicuous in its absence: That of New Jersey’s Rush Holt, who has
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Rush Holt announced that he will not be running for re-election to his seat in Congress. Every member of the U.S. House of Representatives must seek re-election or retire this year – and Holt is calling it quits. This retirement is a
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.
A Republican Congressman attends a classified briefing on NSA spying, and emerges declaring that Americans need more protection from Big Brother surveillance. Still, Congress is failing to take concrete action to deal with the NSA scandal. What can you do while D.C. dithers?
The Darwin Day resolution withered and died without ever having the opportunity to conduct the equivalent of a mating ritual.
Cory Booker won, with 59 percent of the vote. Voters in the Democratic Party are a big part of the problem. They’re choosing power over liberty.
Of all the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate in New Jersey, only Rush Holt has a record of consistent, strong, specific action to confront the growth of the military’s anti-American electronic surveillance network.
U.S. Representative and Senate candidate Rush Holt has introduced the Surveillance State Repeal Act, to repeal the Patriot Act and the FISA Amendments Act. He deserves our help.
This morning, I wrote about the vote by 18 (or 19) Democrats to help the Republicans give a special exemption from environmental protections just to the builders of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. This afternoon, I want to take note of an even larger group
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.
In October, Representative Peter Stark introduced the Save Our Climate Act, H.R. 3242, which would create a carbon tax. Only a handful of Democrats are supporting the legislation.