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by Russ Feingold
Comment Count 632 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2006 at 07:58 AM PST with 894 Recommends
Glenn Greenwald nailed it today: Few things could reflect better on Panetta's selection than the fact that ...
by ryeland
Comment Count 548 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2009 at 10:06 PM PST with 886 Recommends
I just called Senator Obama's office. A very courteous staffer answered the phone immediately. I mentioned that I was a precinct captain for the Obama campaign in California, that I was a caucus ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 830 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2008 at 02:42 PM PDT with 849 Recommends
Congressman Wexler Statement on the FISA “Compromise”: I cannot in good conscience support the so-called FISA “compromise” bill, as the only thing that is really ...
by Wexler For Congress Campaign
Comment Count 362 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2008 at 11:16 AM PDT with 781 Recommends
This afternoon, the White House confirmed that a quickly contained blaze isolated to a storage room utility closet on the third floor of the Eisenhower Executive Office building destroyed the ...
by Reality Bites Back
Comment Count 387 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2007 at 11:54 AM PST with 660 Recommends
Over at Wired , bloggers Ryan Singel and David Kravets just finished liveblogging the U.S. 9th Circuit Appeals court ...
by Night Owl
Comment Count 229 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2007 at 05:45 PM PDT with 592 Recommends
I did a quick search and haven't seen anything yet on this very important story, which former dKos superstar Armando/BTD highlighted ...
by packerland progressive
Comment Count 586 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2008 at 07:51 AM PST with 577 Recommends
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 375 comments on Tue Aug 22, 2006 at 03:52 PM PDT with 574 Recommends
Today's Washington Post reports: Vice President Cheney told Justice ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 321 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2007 at 01:36 AM PDT with 566 Recommends
Thank you for standing up for Civil Liberties. Thank you for leaving the campaign trail and coming to Washington to fight for our Constitution. Thank you for representing America and Americans ...
by drational
Comment Count 232 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2007 at 04:45 AM PST with 551 Recommends
Suffice to say, it was an exciting week! While I was expecting Olbermann and Maddow's report on April Fool's Day about Mukasey's verbal ...
by danger durden
Comment Count 243 comments on Sat Apr 05, 2008 at 01:55 PM PDT with 543 Recommends
The FISA update was specifically pushed before the Congressional Summer Recess to generate exactly the reaction it has: 1. Remove Pressure from the Administration on purely domestic spying. 2.
by drational
Comment Count 623 comments on Thu Aug 09, 2007 at 05:25 AM PDT with 536 Recommends
The FISA revision passed last year gave immunity to those who participated in illegal wiretapping. But the question remains as to whether it is constitutional to deny recourse to those who suffered ...
by drational
Comment Count 171 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2009 at 08:35 AM PST with 526 Recommends
According to the WSJ (sub. required) (h/t TPM ), the House has reached a deal in allowing spying on all of us. Critical to sealing the deal ...
by LostInTexas
Comment Count 422 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2008 at 08:45 AM PDT with 518 Recommends
by Congressman John Conyers
Comment Count 375 comments on Thu May 11, 2006 at 10:38 AM PDT with 506 Recommends
The FISA bill we considered today would compromise the constitutionally guaranteed rights that make America a beacon of hope around the world. Today's vote was not easy. I stood up to leaders of my ...
by Tom Udall for Senate
Comment Count 361 comments on Fri Jun 20, 2008 at 11:09 AM PDT with 504 Recommends
Reid pulled the bill and tabled it till next year! Keep pushing your Senators folks...this is not totally over yet. . . . . . Harry Reid called for a cloture vote today and ...
by kimoconnor
Comment Count 605 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2007 at 07:54 AM PST with 489 Recommends
Select members of Congress have been briefed, at least in part, on the Bush Administration Warrantless Wiretapping Program since 2001. The "Gang of Eight" and other Congressional leaders briefed on ...
by drational
Comment Count 292 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2007 at 07:45 AM PDT with 480 Recommends
In December, 2003, Jack Goldsmith replaced Jay Bybee as the head of the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC), the DOJ office charged with ensuring that Presidential Policy conforms to legal limitations. ...
by drational
Comment Count 168 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2007 at 06:57 AM PDT with 468 Recommends
"treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors." Yesterday's speech by Sheldon Whitehouse (...
by drational
Comment Count 413 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2007 at 08:57 AM PST with 447 Recommends