NSA Scandal: Keep Fighting for Civil Liberties

The American people are in an uproar over the revelation that the National Security Agency (NSA) has gathered billions of phone and Internet records from millions of American citizens. In response, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has now

NSA Scandal: Keep Fighting for Civil Liberties

Immigration Bill Riddled with Pork

Lobbyists for resorts, au pair agencies, and the seafood industry successfully slipped special-interest perks into the Senate immigration bill, reports USA Today. And Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) successfully fought to include in the bill a $1.5 billion taxpayer-funded set aside

Immigration Bill Riddled with Pork

Senators Introduce Bill to Declassify FISA Court Rulings

Eight senators sponsored a bill on Tuesday that would declassify rulings made by courts that operate under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) were joined by Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Dean

Senators Introduce Bill to Declassify FISA Court Rulings

Senate committee takes up immigration bill

(AP) Senate committee takes up immigration billBy ERICA WERNERAssociated PressWASHINGTONA bill to enact dramatic changes to the nation’s immigration system and put some 11 million immigrants here illegally on a path to citizenship is facing its first congressional test. The

Senate committee takes up immigration bill

Gay Rights Amendment May Kill Immigration Bill

A gay rights provision Democrats want to insert in the Senate’s immigration bill may ultimately kill the legislation.According to Politico, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has told gay rights groups that he will introduce an amendment next week

Gay Rights Amendment May Kill Immigration Bill

Progress Kentucky Accuser Backs Off One Target

The Democratic Party official who accused two Progress Kentucky activists of recording a conversation between Sen. Mitch McConnell and campaign aides is now retracting his allegations against one of the two men, saying his memory may have been faulty, according

Progress Kentucky Accuser Backs Off One Target

RNC Chief Apologizes to Grass-Roots

Breitbart News has exclusively obtained an email, sent by RNC Chief of Staff Mike Shields on Monday. The email, to the leadership of the RNC, apologizes for any misunderstanding about remarks Shields made last week to a meeting of the

RNC Chief Apologizes to Grass-Roots

Levin On GOP: 'Clean It Out'

On his radio show Friday, conservative host Mark Levin praised a Breitbart News article by Michael Patrick Leahy titled “RNC Declares War on Conservative Grassroots”

Levin On GOP: 'Clean It Out'

Seanators Kirk, Durbin Working On Bipartisan Gun Control

Senator Kirk Press Release: WASHINGTON – Illinois’ two Senators, Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), along with Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), unveiled a new bill today to combat straw purchasing and gun

Seanators Kirk, Durbin Working On Bipartisan Gun Control

US Senate Gun Bill Addresses Mental Health

Republicans teamed up with Democrats Wednesday to introduce gun control legislation in the US Senate that aims to keep firearms out of the hands of the mentally ill. It is one of a handful of new bills, including a beefed-up

US Senate Gun Bill Addresses Mental Health

DOJ Memo Undercuts Gun Trafficking Bill Justification

A bipartisan group of Senators are coalescing around a bill against gun trafficking, but the reasoning they present for supporting the legislation has been undercut by an internal DOJ memo uncovered two weeks ago. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Dick Durbin

DOJ Memo Undercuts Gun Trafficking Bill Justification

Democrats Double Down on Universal Background Checks

On Feb. 28, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) will bring up four pieces of gun control legislation for a vote–an “assault weapons” ban, a “high capacity” magazine ban, a measure against gun trafficking, and a universal expansion of the current background

Democrats Double Down on Universal Background Checks

Campaign Finance Shenanigans Uncovered In Maine Senate Race

Watch this at WRKO Three Wall Street billionaires, Michael Bloomberg, Peter Ackerman, and John Burbank III, have funded Americans Elect, an organization that has spent more than $800,000 in the past three weeks in support of Independent Angus King’s campaign

Campaign Finance Shenanigans Uncovered In Maine Senate Race

Why CNN Is Failing

CNN published an article by Shannon Travis yesterday,“Has the Tea Party ‘Sold Out’ to the Mainstream GOP?,” that illustrates why that once dominant media company is now failing. I received a phone call from Mr. Travis at 11 pm Saturday night

Why CNN Is Failing