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  • 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...
  • Atty. Gen. Holder accuses critics of politicizing 'Fast and Furious' case

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., under fire for his Justice Department's Operation Fast and Furious, accused his Republican congressional critics of politicizing the failed gun-tracking program and warned that many of the more than 2,000 lost firearms...
  • Bills Before State House Would Close PA Megan's Law Loopholes.

     
    The state House is set to vote this week on legislation that would make sure Pennsylvania meets national standards to register and track sex offenders -- or risk the loss of federal grant money if it does not. But juvenile justice advocates are protesting...
  • With attention on Sandusky, Legislature to take up child abuse bills next week.

     
    From Clara Ritger: The state Senate will consider legislation early next week to mandate reporting suspected child abuse. Sen. Kim Ward, R-Westmoreland, is pushing a bill that would increase the penalties for not reporting suspected child abuse. The...
  • Anti-abortion group backs Adams — and Mica too

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams told supporters in a mass e-mail today that she recently received an endorsement from the National Right to Life, an anti-abortion group whose support can help in a Republican primary — such as the one that...
  • Committee sends first updates to PA wiretap statute since 1998 to the House floor.

     
    The first updates to Pennsylvania's wiretapping statute in 14 years -- including language that would legally allow crime victims to record acts perpetrated against them -- are headed to the House floor and backers are hoping for a vote before......
  • SOPA sent back to the drawing board in wake of Internet protests

     
    The SOPA online piracy bill that helped spark this week's unprecedented Internet protests will be redrafted, its lead sponsor said Friday. The move came not long after the Senate postponed a key vote on the companion PIPA bill scheduled for next week....
  • Tom Feeney is new AIF Chief

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Former U.S. Rep. Tom Feeney is the new head of Associated Industries of Florida, replacing Barney Bishop, who was ousted from the job earlier this year. Feeney is also a former Speaker of the Florida House. Here's the release from AIF....
  • Dogs Deserve Better

     
    While most of us were comfortably air-conditioned or at least free to get out of the sun, a group of animal advocates spent several hours Monday chained to dog houses at the state Capitol. Led by the national group Dogs......
  • Today in Tallahassee: Budget, divorce, and speed-reading of bills

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House is slated to take up its proposed $69.2 billion budget today, while the Senate is inching closer to producing one of its own. Welcome to Day 30 of the 2012 legislative session — the official midpoint, if you...