News Walter Jones: 'No Hope for America's Future' Without Declassification of 9/11 Secrets
"In an interview with the Ron Paul Channel on VoicesofLiberty.com, Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC) shares his thoughts on the 28 pages redacted from the 9/11 Commission report.
News Let Congress Vote on Iraq War III
Last week, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain facing starvation if they remained there, and slaughter by ISIS if they came down.
News How Congress Helped Create Ferguson's Militarized Police
Since 2006, the Pentagon has distributed 432 mine-resistant armored vehicles to local police departments. It has also doled out more than 400 other armored vehicles, 500 aircraft, and 93,000 machine guns.
News Now Congress Wants to Ban Body Armor
http://www.dailypaul.com, by ThereIsNoSpoon
Banning assault rifles isn't going so well so now they want to try their hand at banning something that can ONLY be used in a defensive fashion.
News What Congress Edited on Wikipedia Today: Snowden, Manning, Cato, More
And one person, who has made about 30 edits in the last 48 hours, has been focusing on some politicized topics, like Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, the Cato Institute, and many others.
News Former Obamacare Boss Admits She Deleted Emails Sought By Congress
On the bright side, Marilyn Tavenner - appointed by President Obama to take over CMS within the Department of Health and human Services in 2013 - did not suffer a hard-drive crash.
News Laws, loopholes can test private, public ties
Lawmakers have families, too, and when issues come before them that affect those families, they're often conflicted.
Just ask Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., who opposes corporate tax inversions even as Mylan, the pharmaceutical company where his daugh
News Eric Cantor Is Resigning From Congress Early
http://www.businessinsider.com, Colin Campbell
Just hours after stepping down as House majority leader, the once-powerful Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) announced he won't even complete his term as a rank-and-file lawmaker.
News CIA Admits to Hacking Senate Computers
CIA Director John Brennan has determined that employees "acted in a manner inconsistent with the common understanding" brokered between the CIA and its Senate overseers in hacking into computers used by Senate staffers.
News Congress Warns Obama Not to Push Israel for Ceasefire
http://news.antiwar.com, Jason Ditz
Efforts to negotiate a ceasefire in Israel's ongoing invasion of the Gaza Strip aren't sitting well with Israeli hawks, and by extension that means they aren't sitting well with the US Congress.
News D.C. congresswoman says 'you don't have a right to know' what's going on in governme
She angrily sputtered during a congressional hearing Friday that the White House should not be held up to scrutiny, saying that there was no right to know what it was doing behind closed doors.
News Congress brings socialism to America with this proposed law
http://www.sovereignman.com, by Simon Black
Sadly today I am reporting to you yet another development that seems as if we are all living within the pages of Ayn Rand's seminal work Atlas Shrugged.
News Senate Goes Into Containment Mode With Appearance of Bed Bugs
And I would have thought that there would be some professional courtesy shown to an ancient bloodsucker on Capitol Hill. After all, they have some familiar attributes with other denizens of Capitol Hill moving through the halls from office to office.
News Why Congress Must Reopen the TWA 800 Investigation
http://www.lewrockwell.com, Jack Cashill
On July 2, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced that it would not reopen the investigation into the destruction of TWA 800.
News Ever wanted to see when the US Congress anonymously edits Wikipedia? Well now you can.
The US Congress does more than pass your laws and spend your tax money. It also edits Wikipedia "anonymously." The twitter freed above tells you what wiki articles they have edited and how they have edited them
News New anti-patent-troll bill advances, but some say it hurts more than helps
Less than two months after Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) killed a comprehensive anti-patent-troll bill which had been passed by the House of Representatives, a much more modest bill taking aim at trolls has passed through a key subcommittee.
News Congressional Panel Accused Of Leaking Insider Information, Refuses To Comply With Probe
It was back in April 2013, when the WSJ reported of a peculiar surge in various health insurance stocks that came moments after a report from Height Securities, a Washington-based investment-research firm that ferrets out policy news....
News Journo: Opposition to Taxes and Spending Is Racist
David Cay Johnston, the board president of Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc., blamed racism and "fixed ideology that has no support in the empirical data" for opposition to increased taxes and spending.
News Immigration advocates stack demands for Obama
President Barack Obama faced immediate demands for bold action to stem deportations Tuesday, a day after declaring immigration legislation dead and announcing plans to act on his own.
News Obama To Use Executive Action To Override Hobby Lobby Decision
According to reports, President Obama is already weighing whether or not he can swing the executive hammer and take unilateral action regarding the Supreme Court ruling against the contraception mandate in Obamacare.
The Hill reports that on Monda
News Tell the Imperial President: No More Wars!
Barack Obama has asked Congress for $500 million to train and arm rebels of the Free Syrian Army who seek to overthrow the government.
News There Is At Least One Independent-Thinking State Senator
Lew Rockwell blog
Sen. Black makes a number of notable statements about US support of terrorists in Syria, about their atrocities, about the media acceptance of State Dept reports, about the false statements of Ambassador Ford, and about the ignorance of
News Is Congress About to Reduce Funding for Bioterrorism Vaccines?
In 2004, Congress passed the Project BioShield Actâa ten-year, $5.6 billion fund for purchasing vaccines to use in the event of a bioterrorist attack.
News A Look at The Senate's Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014
The Senate Intelligence Committee recently introduced the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014. It's the fourth time in four years that Congress has tried to pass "cybersecurity" legislation.