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House Lawmakers Can Now Purchase Menstrual Products With Office Funds
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) said she ordered that tampons be available for purchase at the House supply store with office funds.
Lawmaker Urges Trump's Cabinet To Have Him Undergo Mental Health Evaluation
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) isn't a psychiatrist, but she wants the president to see one.
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House Democrats To Fight Donald Trump's Refugee, Travel Ban By Defunding It
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) plans to introduce the bill on Monday.
Congresswoman Responds To Transphobic Comments During House Hearing
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) proved she has no tolerance for transphobia. Lofgren criticized the submitted testimony of Gail Heriot, of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, who spoke as a witness during a Wednesday House Judiciary Committee hearing on regulatory overreach.
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Congresswoman Shuts Down Transphobic Woman: 'You're A Bigot, Lady'
"I cannot allow that kind of bigotry to go into the record unchallenged."
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House Republicans Want To Strip Power Over Refugees From Obama
One lawmaker claimed the president is "vindictive" and might send Syrian refugees to states as punishment.
U.S. Expands Visa Waiver Restrictions For Recent Travelers To Libya, Somalia, Yemen
But dual nationals of these three countries maintain their travel eligibility.
The Controversial Law At The Heart Of The Cardinals' Hacking Case
The hack involves a database -- built by Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, who worked for the Cardinals until 2011 -- that
Friday Talking Points -- Run, Bernie, Run!
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Bernie Sanders deserves the Most Impressive Democrat award this week, because he threw his hat in the ring. No, he is not Elizabeth Warren. But, more importantly, he is running to become president, which she is not.
Cory Booker Weighs In On Net Neutrality Fight
A nationwide poll released Wednesday by Vox Populi Polling, a firm launched by Republicans, found in a survey of 868 active
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Democrats, Tech Experts Slam Obama's Anti-Hacking Proposal
"This law would essentially make everything I do a criminal offense," Rogers said. "It will take a broken law and make it
Zoe Lofgren Midterm Election Results: Democratic Rep. Wins Re-Election Bid
Longtime Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren has been re-elected to represent California's 19th District, defeating fellow Democrat
The Year Hacktivists And The Government Went To War
Peter Ludlow, a philosophy professor at Northwestern University, wrote in The Nation that the prosecution of hacktivists
A Case of Conviction: Many Troubling Aspects of the Manning Verdict and Snowden Saga
Political Analyst, former presidential campaign advisor and sp...
Bradley Manning stands convicted, though not of the biggest charge. Edward Snowden is out of Moscow's main airport, his latest revelation of NSA surveillance echoing loudly. Two cases of conviction, though imperfect, with only one convicted, bringing mixed tidings and mixed reactions.
Obama's Willing Executioners of the Fourth Amendment
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It's now painfully clear that the president has put out a contract on the Fourth Amendment. And at the Capitol, the hierarchies of both parties are stuffing it into the trunks of their limousines, so each provision can be neatly fitted with cement shoes and delivered to the bottom of the Potomac.
Aaron Swartz Honored With Proposed Reform To Controversial Anti-Hacking Law
Previous efforts this year to reform the CFAA have been contentious. In April, House Republicans were forced to cancel a
Telephone Records Protection Act Introduced In Wake Of AP Phone Record Seizure
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Mulvaney said he was “honestly surprised to learn that the government could get this sort of private, personal information
CFAA: Internet Activists Win First-Round Victory In Fight Over Anti-Hacking Law
Swartz' death has focused attention on the CFAA and changed the political dynamic around the law. "Prior to six months ago
Lawmakers Introduce New Online Privacy Bill
Organized Labor Can Protect Workers by Supporting 'Aaron's Law'
Like many activists before him, Aaron fell prey to a criminal justice system that entrenches the standing of the already powerful, and which has been used so many times to break unionists and stymie their organizing efforts.
Subpoenas For Drone Memos From House Judiciary Committee Has 'Bipartisan Interest'
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) told The Huffington Post that such discussions had been "very preliminary," but several committee
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