| Dec 5, 2013
— History will record that on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary met to consider the impeachment of Barack Hussein Obama.
They didn't use that word, of course. Republican leaders frown on such...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:17 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A congressional panel on
Wednesday took up a bill targeting patent "trolls," companies
that buy or license patents from others and then aggressively
pursue licensing fees or file infringement lawsuits.
The House of...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:41 PM
By Diane Bartz
WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Two leading U.S. senators
introduced a bill on Monday aimed at making it harder for
"patent trolls" to file frivolous infringement lawsuits.
Patent assertion entities (PAEs), called patent trolls by
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:29 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Congress should take action to
crack down on "patent trolls" - companies in the business of
buying and asserting patents - which often demand royalties from
stores and restaurants for alleged infringement of high-tech...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:19 PM
WASHINGTON — After months of insisting the House should take up the comprehensive immigration bill that passed the Senate in June, President Obama changed tactics Thursday and said he might consider GOP proposals to overhaul separate parts of the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) drew cheers from brick-and-mortar retailers this week when he laid out seven principles to "guide discussion" of online sales taxes and "spark creative solutions." To the retailers, Goodlatte's...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Mornings for Bruce Frasier, an onion and cantaloupe grower in southwest Texas, are tinged with anxiety over whether enough day laborers will arrive in vans to harvest his crops.
"It's a heck of a way for a businessman to start his day,"...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Contrary to what it claimed Thursday, the libertarian advocacy group Generation Opportunity hasn't killed a Senate-passed bill to compel most online retailers to collect sales taxes. But the group seems to have done its best to mislead and confuse the...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill Wednesday that would legalize cellphone unlocking.
The bill was sponsored by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and would let consumers change their wireless provider while keeping the same phone.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:14 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a heated confrontation over domestic spying, members of Congress said Wednesday they never intended to allow the National Security Agency to build a database of every phone call in America. And they threatened to curtail the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:21 PM
More than 100 people demonstrated Monday morning outside the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach to push for inclusion in federal immigration reform legislation of a pathway to American citizenship.
The protesters spent nearly two hours outside the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is using his presidential pulpit to press the Republican-controlled House to embrace a path to citizenship for all 11 million people living illegally in the U.S., while a top Republican says those brought...