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  • GOP seeks to oust head of probe into IRS audits of conservative groups

    GOP seeks to oust head of probe into IRS audits of conservative groups
    WASHINGTON — The head of a criminal probe into allegations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups and tea party supporters personally donated a total of $6,750 to President Obama's election campaign and the Democratic...
  • Federal government to recognize Utah same-sex marriages

    Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Friday that the federal government would recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that took place in Utah over the past three weeks, two days after Utah announced it did not consider the marriages to be legal....
  • Federal agencies to recognize Utah gay marriages

    WASHINGTON — In the three weeks since a federal judge told Utah gays they had a constitutional right to marry, the issue of whether such a right exists in the state has pingponged from a federal appeals court to the U.S. Supreme Court, the state...
  • Obama to put new controls on NSA phone surveillance

    Obama to put new controls on NSA phone surveillance
    President Obama will modify the way the government uses a vast database of American phone records so that officials must have judicial permission before examining the data, a senior administration official said.  In a speech Friday morning, Obama will...
  • Repairing the Voting Rights Act

    Repairing the Voting Rights Act
    When the Supreme Court struck down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act last year, it seemed impossible that a divided Congress would be able to agree on new legislation that would satisfy the court's concerns and restore robust enforcement of the...
  • NSA data gathering appears likely to continue for time being

    NSA data gathering appears likely to continue for time being
    WASHINGTON — In the week since President Obama called for ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone data "as it currently exists," telephone carriers have uploaded customer calling records to NSA computers just as...
  • U.S. Attorney General: 'No bank 'too big to indict'

    U.S. Attorney General: 'No bank 'too big to indict'
    WASHINGTON -- Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Friday that no bank is "too big to indict" and that the Justice Department has more cases coming involving "significant financial institutions" as it continues to investigate Wall Street misconduct. "I...
  • Internet firms allowed to disclose details of U.S. data requests

    Internet firms allowed to disclose details of U.S. data requests
    WASHINGTON — After legal action and months of lobbying, Internet and telecommunications companies won permission from the Obama administration Monday to disclose broad details about the data requests they have been secretly complying with under...
  • Slain TSA agent recalled for bravery and valor

    Slain TSA agent recalled for bravery and valor
    Eleven days after he was killed in an airport shooting, TSA Agent Gerardo I. Hernandez was hailed as a devoted family man, a dedicated worker and, on more than one occasion, a hero. Scores of law enforcement officers and a few top federal officials,...
  • Burnadette Norris-Weeks, principal, Burnadette Norris-Weeks PA

    Burnadette Norris-Weeks, principal, Burnadette Norris-Weeks PA
    Looking ahead: Nearly three years after Governor Scott took office, Florida's economy is still struggling to achieve “long-term, good paying jobs” promised by candidate Scott. A Florida International University “State of Working Florida&...
  • Mary Riedel, president, Women in Distress of Broward County

    Mary Riedel, president, Women in Distress of Broward County
    Last week: The 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on our country was a day of somber remembrance, yet hopeful. It's estimated that some 35 million Americans participated in some type of service project on Sept. 11, which speaks to the spirit of our...
  • Unfair and unjust

    Before Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department move forward with a lawsuit to block vouchers for thousands of low-income students trapped in failing Louisiana public schools, he ought to speak to parents whose children benefit from the...