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ReutersBy Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) - The head of a newly revived federal privacy oversight board pledged on Wednesday to be "as transparent and public as possible" as the board reviews recently exposed U.S. government secret surveillance...
Pete Snyder, who lost his bid for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor in May, has joined Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's gubernatorial campaign as finance committee co-chairman, according to a Cuccinelli campaign press release. "Pete...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of more than 170 U.S. lawmakers joined with a coalition of U.S. business groups on Tuesday to demand increased U.S. pressure on India to change policies that they said threaten American exports, jobs and...
The cash-fueled partisan elections that put some state Supreme Court justices in office around the country give interest groups an advantage when they get their day in court, according to a study released last week. Court watchers in Pennsylvania say...
Reuters* Time running out for legacy movement on climate * Any NEPA move at least a year away, officials say * Washington, Oregon governors want it applied to coal export terminals By Patrick Rucker and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) -...
Tags: Conservation, Coal, China, Justice System, Ecosystems
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Finance Committee leaders on Friday urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to press India to reverse government actions they said threaten millions of U.S. jobs in pharmaceutical, information technology and creative...
ReutersJune 14 (Reuters) - The European Union will try to overcome French resistance to free-trade talks with the United States on Friday and keep alive plans for a deal that could boost their struggling economies by dramatically increasing transatlantic...
The Center for Public IntegrityWASHINGTON Nonprofits and other interest groups spent more than $11.7 million in 10 high-profile state Supreme Court elections in 2012 and 2013, with more than a third of the money coming from outside state lines. Out-of-state influence likely helped...
WASHINGTON — Desperate to avoid another Massachusetts special-election debacle, Democrats are pulling out all the stops for Rep. Edward J. Markey in the contest to keep the Senate seat formerly held by Secretary of State John F. Kerry in...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON State supreme court justices are favoring the corporate interests that finance their election campaigns, a comprehensive new study concludes. With more judicial elections now awash in dollars, the study of several thousand court decisions...
Tags: Judges, Politics, Justice System, Anthony Kennedy, Voting
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON A backlash against the Common Core educational standards for grade school has hit the radio talk shows and Internet blogs in recent weeks. The tea party has taken it up as a new rallying cry against what it claims is a government takeover of...
ReutersBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) - A federal district judge on Friday questioned whether U.S. regulators could have narrowed a sweeping new rule that aims to shed more light on the payments that oil, gas and mining companies make to foreign...
Tags: Judges, Human Rights, Politics, Justice System, Washington, DC
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