The National Security Agency called for a "top secret" meeting with members of the House on Tuesday to lobby against the first House amendment to challenge the agency's authority to cull broad swaths of communications data........
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that Republicans must confirm at least seven presidential appointees they've been blocking if they want to avoid a controversial change in Senate rules as early as this week.
Colorado state senators and representatives avoid photo radar tickets because of special treatment given to lawmakers when they get license plates. Most license plates are issued to specific vehicles. But license plates for lawmakers are
The proposed national park on the moon will have to compete with Idaho's lunar park.
Last week, in a very, very quiet release, the US Federal Court system published its annual Wiretap report to Congress.
More than 7 million students will see interest rates on their student loans double from 3.4 to 6.8 percent on Monday, after the failure of Congress to pass legislation to prevent the automatic rate hike that they successfully deferred for a year last
The threat of a solar flare wiping out our electric grid is probably something that most people have never even heard of, but the fact is, the threat is very real and has happened in the past.
In this remarkable conversation, Sibel Edmonds reflects on Russ Tice's recent revelations to Boiling Frogs Post and The Corbett Report that the NSA has wiretapped top government officials for years.
At a speech at Georgetown University, he laid out the basics for how the country will combat climate change--whether or not Congress helps.
The Republicrats in the U.S. Congress have once again betrayed their constituents by voting down an amendment to the upcoming Farm Bill that would have openly recognized the right of individual states....
A draft authorization bill from the House Science space subcommittee would cap NASA spending at about $16.87 billion for the next two years, prohibit a proposed asteroid retrieval mission, overhaul the agency’s........
The Huffington Post has obtained talking points instructing members of Congress on how to defend two controversial surveillance programs operated by the National Security Agency.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted again Thursday to allow the indefinite military detention of Americans, blocking an amendment that would have barred the possibility.
Rep. who supported terrorists calls for jailing reporters in America
The name card at the Senate hearing read, “Hon. General Keith B. Alexander,” but layering on the extra honorific title was not enough to change the sad reality that the National Security Agency’s director — a proven prevaricator — was not “honorable.
It has been public information for a decade that the US government secretly, illegally and unconstitutionally spies on its citizens.
The federal surveillance programs revealed in media reports are just "the tip of the iceberg," a House Democrat said Wednesday.
“The White House talking points that you’re using are completely misleading and false."
The top lawmakers on the Senate Intelligence Committee sought to tamp down the uproar over revelations that the National Security Agency swept up millions of Verizon telephone records, reminding their colleagues that Congress has approved laws granti
Verizon has given the U.S. National Security Agency information on all its telephone calls for months. But it's not the calls' content the government is looking at—it's their context.
As the nation's lawmakers continue to bore through the details of the upcoming federal farm bill revision, a number of forward-thinking members of Congress are simultaneously pushing for the antiquated and indefensible prohibition on hemp farming to
The judge said he'd like to know who in the Department of Justice gave the okay on the military-style raid. "The raid was unjustifiable. The use of force in the raid was criminal."
This is how liberty dies 2012 Obama vs Amadala
Just when you think Congress can't get any dumber, it crafts a $1tn farm bill that harms the poor and promotes unhealthy food
Board of Governors The Board of Governors of the World Bank, consisting of 188 member countries,.....
Turns out the wealthy didn’t lose the 2012 election; rather, the Republican rich lost to the Democratic rich.
"Many (threats) are coming out of the Middle East but one of the bigger threats I talk about is the narrative being spun out of this administration that the war against Al Qaeda and radical Islam is over," McCaul said. "After bin Laden was killed,
Human rights groups wary after president asks Congress to establish special court or board to authorise legal drone action
OMG this was just priceless to see Rep. Jim Jordan from Ohio NAILS that IRS thug. Watch as he starts to sweat and squirm and change his answers.
When the U.S. Senate held an investigatory hearing on “Offshore Profit Shifting and the U.S. Tax Code” recently, a subcommittee summoned an Apple corporation spokesman to appear.