The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee doesn’t plan to give a hearing to a bill that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in federal jury service, his spokesperson said this week. More…
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For U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, online piracy has given birth to online warfare. His sponsorship of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA–ultimately failed legislation More… that vocal critics saw as a form of Web censorship– has led to an Internet-based campaign to unseat him.
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As political campaigns in Texas shift into high gear after a court ruling finally set the date of the Texas primaries More…, candidates will continue to raise millions of dollars in campaign cash to add to the millions that have already been raised. However, much of the campaign cash is
More…It is among several bills that are introduced during every session of Congress, but it never receives a committee hearing much less makes it to a vote by the full House or Senate. However, a bill to make English the official language of the United States might get a hearing
The U.S. Department of Justice stepped up its criticism of Texas’ redistricting plans in court filings late Tuesday night, writing there’s “ample circumstantial evidence of a discriminatory purpose with regard to both the State House and Congressional plans,” TPMMuckraker reported More… this morning.
An open letter More… from leaders of the groups Take Back Washington, Tea Party Nation, Downsize DC, GOProud, the D.C. Tea Party and other conservative groups calls on members of Congress to reject the Legal Workforce Act, a bill sponsored by U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) that would mandate
Last month, Onyango Obama, half-brother to the President Obama’s father, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and then held by authorities due to an outstanding deportation last month. More …