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House Tees Up Surveillance Reform for Senate

For the second time in just one month, late last night the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation – th

By Neema Singh Guliani
June 20, 2014

The Majority Has Spoken: Email Privacy Reform Possible Right Now

Something remarkable happened last night: A bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives agreed on something.

By Chris Calabrese
June 18, 2014

On the Agenda: June 9-13

Whether you spent your weekend watching the Tony Awards, the Belmont Stakes, or the NBA finals, the important thing to kee

By Rachel Nusbaum
June 9, 2014

"Guantánamo North" – NDAA Indefinite Detention Coming Soon to a Town Near You?

Top senators thought you wouldn't notice.

By Chris Anders
June 6, 2014

On the Agenda: June 2-6

Friday was a slow news day in DC. Said absolutely no one.

By Meghan Groob
June 2, 2014

A Platform to Build Real NSA Reform

The pi

By Gabe Rottman
May 27, 2014

Net Neutrality Rally Rocks the FCC

Last week I spoke at a rally at the Federal Communications Commission as its commissioners considered new rules regarding

By Sandra Fulton
May 23, 2014

Anti-Backpage.com Bill Will Shut Down Free Speech

The House of Representatives is set to take up a bill this morning that would result in severe unintended consequences for

By Gabe Rottman, Sandra Fulton
May 20, 2014

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