After a stunned, fumbling response to Edward Snowden’s leaks, a clearer defense of NSA and FBI programs.
The CBO found that that the bill would decrease federal budget deficits by $197 billion over the 2014–2023 period and by an estimated $700 billion over the 2024–2033 period.
The talks open the possibility that by the time the U.S. formally ends its combat missions in 2014 there will at least be some “de-escalation” in the conflict.
Championed by Arizona Rep. Trent Franks, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is symbolic.
Tea Party Heroine doesn’t share the libertarian view of NSA spying.
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The “We Are Watching You Act” has been introduced in response to reports that companies are exploring technology that would record the activities of TV consumers.
Iran’s President-elect is an insider, a moderate and a mystery.
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Both men suggest that much, if not all, American spying abroad is wrong, including the spying on allies and foreign leaders that perhaps every government has practiced for decades, if not centuries.
Lawmakers on Sunday pressed for President Obama to put a “no-fly zone” in place over Syria, even as U.S. military officers have expressed doubts over its effectiveness.
Organizing for Action is spending more than a million dollars on this new ad highlighting the ways the Affordable Care Act already helps Americans
Watching Gov. Rick Perry pitch the wonders of Texas to an audience is a little like sitting in the front row of a ’50s Broadway musical…
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If you want more detail on the various National Security Agency surveillance programs there’s plenty out there, but clarity from the government is in short supply.