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U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • House and Senate to butt heads over funeral protests

     
    TALLAHASSEE–A bill to create a safe zone around funerals and memorials to allow families to grieve without facing protesters is causing tensions between the House and Senate for the second year in a row. The House Judiciary Committee unanimously...
  • Protecting schools from shooters vs more guns on the street

     
    Yo! I got a Harrisburg-style democracy for yous about violence and guns. In one section of the Capitol on Wednesday, state and local police joined with teachers to discuss school safety before the state Senate Education and Veterans Affairs and......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Specter battling cancer again.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Usually we like to kick things off with a brief joke or gag to get your morning started right. But this morning all we're going to do is offer our thoughts and best wishes to......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Former Sen. Jane Orie appeals her sentence.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're on the road today and blogging from one of our Commonwealth's finer Green Cup chain coffee establishments. As is so often the case in these instances, we're running late and severely under-caffeinated, so we'...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: #VoterID, the morning after.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a rainy morning here at Capitol Ideas World HQ and we're severely undercaffeinated, so we'll dispense with the usual pleasantries and just dive right into a quick-hit roundup of the rest and the best......
  • Protesters want pathway to citizenship

    Protesters want pathway to citizenship
    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...
  • McManus: Head-in-the-sand Congress

    McManus: Head-in-the-sand Congress
    Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) , a former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, is hopping mad. Sensenbrenner considers himself the father of the Patriot Act, the 2001 law that gave the federal government new powers to investigate potential...
  • Young Illegal Immigrants Can Seek Deportation Reprieve

    Young Illegal Immigrants Can Seek Deportation Reprieve
    WASHINGTON -- Starting Wednesday, people who arrived in the United States as children and without documentation can apply to work without fear of deportation, the director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said Tuesday. "This afternoon,...
  • The Nixon false equivalence

    The Nixon false equivalence
    "The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know," said Harry Truman, who made it his task to absorb a lot of it. Many people who have not followed his example are not averse to using what little they do know, with the inadvertent effect...
  • Undocumented immigrants being released from Deerfield detention center in advance of sequester

    Undocumented immigrants being released from Deerfield detention center in advance of sequester
    Agustín Morales walked out of the Broward Transitional Center in Deerfield Beach on Tuesday, one of the scores of undocumented immigrants being released from South Florida detention facilties this week by federal officials who say they can no longer...
  • Assault weapons ban debate starts in Springfield

    Assault weapons ban debate starts in Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD --- Illinois lawmakers today opened a heated debate on whether an assault weapons ban should be approved, a discussion that featured an early clash between a sheriff's association that opposes the measure and the Chicago police and the Quinn...
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District: Bob Goodlatte (Republican, incumbent)

    U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District: Bob Goodlatte (Republican, incumbent)
    Name: Bob Goodlatte Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District (incumbent) Party: Republican Birthday: September 22, 1952 Official websites: http://goodlatte.house.gov/ and http://bobgoodlatte.com/splash Biography: In 2011 Goodlatte...