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House Democrats Demand Answers from Obama about Drone Killings

•, Jon Queally
 Key members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus have sent a letter to President Obama demanding more transparency and a "full, unclassified release of information" regarding his ongoing and highly controversial drone and targeted assassination programs.
Reminding the executive branch of their congressional oversight authority, the Democratic members of the House -- including CPC co-chairs Reps. Keith Ellison (MI) and Raul Grijalva (AZ), Barbara Lee (CA), John Conyers (MI), Donna Edwards (MD), Mike Honda (CA), Rush Holt (NJ), and Jim McGovern (MA)--say that though they appreciate the recent release of pertinent memorandum to members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, more is required.

"Every American has the right to know the underlying legal rationale that ensures due process," the members said in their letter. And continued:

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