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  • Bids to shorten prison terms get bipartisan support (and opposition)

    WASHINGTON — For decades the Republican Party prided itself for being tough on crime, often putting Democrats on the defensive by pushing for longer, mandatory sentences for convicts.
  • Senators plan all-nighter to spotlight climate change

    WASHINGTON-- You could look at it as a filibuster without the bill. After the last round of votes concludes Monday night, 28 senators plan to talk the night away in series of speeches delivered on the chamber floor, focused on climate change. Although...

    Lawmakers want to outlaw tax deductions for government settlements

    Lawmakers want to outlaw tax deductions for government settlements
    WASHINGTON -- Two senators introduced legislation Wednesday to outlaw tax deductions by companies for penalties paid as part of government settlements, responding to concerns that JPMorgan Chase & Co. could end up with a huge write-off if it settles civil...

    Concerns about NSA surveillance persist despite release of files

    WASHINGTON — After weeks of mounting controversy and doubts in Congress, the Obama administration made its most detailed effort yet to reassure the public about the National Security Agency's massive collection of Americans' telephone records,...

    Senator Says God won't Save Us from Climate Change Doom

    Senator Says God won't Save Us from Climate Change Doom
    Michael McAuliff writes for the Huffington Post about Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's rebuttal to those who contend God would never allow mankind to destroy the planet:  Although Whitehouse did not name names, some of his Senate colleagues could be counted as...