Although the Senate Majority Leader has managed to extend his fight longer than pretty much anyone anticipated, come May 31, he loses, and Snowden wins.
The crackdown is part of a wave of anti-Muslim persecution in the Buddhist country, this time under the cover of the U.S. war on terror.
Former Sen. Mary Landrieu will help run a lobbying practice she “worked closely with” during her years in the Senate.
It is outright bizarre for a paper purporting to report on excessive U.S. restraint to completely omit data on civilian deaths.
Echoes of American wars reverberate in the latest documentary about Indonesia from the acclaimed director of The Act of Killing.
The “largest energy infrastructure company in North America” paid tens of thousands of dollars to a Pennsylvania police department for cops to keep protesters away from a pipeline construction site.
Scammers pose as insurance agents and offer cheap policies — and then victims are doubly punished when police accuse them of being in on the ruse and seize their vehicles.
Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., says his office is getting deluged with phone calls in support of his colleague Sen. Rand Paul’s, R-Ky., campaign to end dragnet surveillance enabled by the Patriot Act. But in an interview on Friday with radio station KTOK in Oklahoma City, Inhofe dismissed his constituents, claiming that privacy advocates don’t understand>>
Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Md., issued a press release on Friday declaring that he vetoed six pieces of legislation, including major reforms to Maryland criminal justice law. The governor, who campaigned on a promise to limit government overreach to win his upset victory last November, vetoed legislation designed to rein in law enforcement abuse of power,>>
The report, issued by the ATF last July, includes investigations into the Bandidos and Cossacks, whose bloody clash last weekend left nine dead in Waco, Texas.
The three-day conference included current or former spy chiefs from seven countries, including the U.S. and U.K., plus academics and journalists.
Sen. Maria Cantwell engaged in a very public maneuver on the Senate floor Thursday, withholding her vote in favor of the big trade bill until she got assurances that there would be a vote on renewing the Export-Import Bank. Afterward, explaining the fervency of her support for the Ex-Im Bank, she told such a howler>>
Chris Christie took a trip to New Hampshire this week, where he explained it would be a horrendous mistake for Congress to impose new restrictions on the National Security Agency. What he said may sound to you like standard, boring politican-speak, but read it anyway: We lost a friend of ours in our parish [on September 11, 2001].>>
At least one slice of the American public looks forward to the sleazy presidential election ads: media executives.