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On the Agenda: May 12 - 16

If you tuned into John Oliver’s new show last Sunday, you were reminded of one indisputable truth of the internet age: the

By Rachel Nusbaum
May 12, 2014

What the House is Really Doing on Immigration Today

No one knows when, or if, House leadership will take up immigration reform.

By Georgeanne M. Usova
May 8, 2014

Dear Senate, Demand to Read Drone Memos Before Voting on Barron Nomination

The ACLU wrote today to the full Senate membership urging senators to read key memos on the drone targeted killing program

By Zak Newman
May 5, 2014

On the Agenda: May 5-9

Ladies and gentleman, the tinsel has left the town. Last Saturday was the one event in D.C.

By Meghan Groob
May 5, 2014

Victory! Title IX Protects Transgender Students

Good news for transgender students was hidden in the White House's

By Ian S. Thompson
May 1, 2014

Speed Over Fairness: Deportation Under the Obama Administration

When removing individuals from this country – permanently severing them from their homes, families, and community—which is

By Joanne Lin
May 1, 2014

Everybody Wants to Reform ECPA - So Where's the White House?

A coalition of over 70 organizations sent

By Sandra Fulton
April 29, 2014

On the Agenda: April 28 – May 2

Remember that feeling on the very last night of summer vacation or spring break, when it begins to slowly dawn on you that

By Rachel Nusbaum
April 28, 2014

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