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  • New anti-piracy bill gets a thumb down from Hollywood

     
    U.S. lawmakers introduced new anti-piracy legislation Thursday that would give the U.S. International Trade Commission authority to crack down on foreign websites offering bootleg movies and other counterfeit goods....
  • The bipartisan breakthrough on Medicare

     
    When House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan proposed replacing Medicare in the future with subsidies for seniors to buy private insurance, even some of his fellow Republicans got antsy. Newt Gingrich notoriously called the idea “right wing social...
  • Medicare: Saving it is the only option [Most commented]

     
    Medicare needs a makeover before it implodes, and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) may have just devised a way. If, of course, you're willing to make some concessions. The unlikely pair, as......
  • SOPA and PIPA opponents warn the bills are not dead yet

     
    A day after a widespread Internet blackout, key opponents of SOPA and PIPA warned Thursday that the controversial online piracy bills are not dead yet and called for lawmakers to slow down and start over....
  • Going for broke on Medicare

     
    If Mitt Romney loses this election, it might well be because he chose a running mate, Paul Ryan, who dared  put his name on a plan to reform Medicare. Polls show Ryan's premium support-voucher approach hasn't been playing well with many voters,...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • Oregon finds, removes foreign marine organisms from Japanese tsunami dock

    Oregon finds, removes foreign marine organisms from Japanese tsunami dock
    Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officers and volunteers were removing foreign marine organisms Thursday from a 66-foot-long dock that washed ashore on an Oregon beach after it was ripped from Japan in the 2011 tsunami. The dock, which is 7 feet...
  • Lawmakers examining options as tsunami debris problem grows

    Lawmakers examining options as tsunami debris problem grows
    The economic impact of tsunami debris floating across the Pacific Ocean could reach far beyond the cost of cleanup. Oregon lawmakers believe the debris could be a threat to the fishing and shipping industries. Oregon senator Ron Wyden (D) says he is...
  • Ron and Rand Paul want Internet independence

    There must be something about July that makes people think about life, liberty, and the pursuit of, well, Internet happiness. Lake Jackson congressman and presidential wannabe Ron Paul has teamed up with his son and Kentucky senator Rand Paul to come...
  • Websites Go Dark to Protest SOPA

    Websites Go Dark to Protest SOPA
    Dozens of websites are going dark Wednesday, including popular sites like Wikipedia in protest of a bill called SOPA or Stop Online Piracy Act, an Internet legislation some say goes too far. Among the sites going dark for 24 hours Wednesday includes:...
  • Cardin, Mikulski urge Obama to speed withdrawal from Afghanistan

    Sens. Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski urged President Barack Obama on Wednesday to speed the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan. The Maryland Democrats joined a group of 24 senators in declaring the mission in Afghanistan...