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Reconciling Senator Leahy's Independent Commission Proposal

By Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office & Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office at 4:41pm

(Originally posted at Huffington Post.)

Yesterday Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, floated the idea of a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate Bush administration policies — and…

Reconciling Senator Leahy's Independent Commission Proposal

By Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office & Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office at 4:41pm

(Originally posted at Huffington Post.)

Yesterday Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, floated the idea of a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate Bush administration policies — and…

Mr. Rove: Nobody is Above the Law

By Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office & Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office at 5:47pm

(Originally posted on Huffington Post.)

House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers has subpoenaed former presidential advisor Karl Rove to testify twice on his role in the Bush administration’s politicization of the Department of…

Mr. Rove: Nobody is Above the Law

By Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office & Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office at 5:47pm

(Originally posted on Huffington Post.)

House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers has subpoenaed former presidential advisor Karl Rove to testify twice on his role in the Bush administration’s politicization of the Department of…

This Equal Pay Day, It’s Time to Get Even!

By Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office & Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office at 1:56pm

(Originally posted the Hill's Congress Blog.)

Let’s get even, not mad, this Equal Pay Day.

Equal Pay Day — this year, April 28th — marks the day a woman, on average, has to work into 2009 to make the same as a man…

This Equal Pay Day, It’s Time to Get Even!

By Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office & Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office at 1:56pm

(Originally posted the Hill's Congress Blog.)

Let’s get even, not mad, this Equal Pay Day.

Equal Pay Day — this year, April 28th — marks the day a woman, on average, has to work into 2009 to make the same as a man…

Crack the Disparity Today

By Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office & Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office at 11:21am

(Originally posted on Huffington Post.)

It's time for Congress to take the unjust, unwarranted laws for crack sentencing off of the books.

Right now, federal law mandates an automatic five-year prison sentence for possession of five…

Crack the Disparity Today

By Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office & Caroline Fredrickson, Washington Legislative Office at 11:21am

(Originally posted on Huffington Post.)

It's time for Congress to take the unjust, unwarranted laws for crack sentencing off of the books.

Right now, federal law mandates an automatic five-year prison sentence for possession of five…

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