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DC Radio Station Must Register As Russian Agent, Judge Rules Media
DC Radio Station Must Register As Russian Agent, Judge Rules
2019-05-21 21:46:30
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- A Washington, D.C. radio station must register as a foreign agent because of its persistent broadcasts of Russian news and information that critics describe as propaganda, a federal judge ruled last week. This week, the Justice Department hailed... Read More

After A Day of Briefings on Iran, House Democrats Decry Trump's Lack of a 'Coherent Strategy' Foreign Affairs
After A Day of Briefings on Iran, House Democrats Decry Trump's Lack of a 'Coherent Strategy'
2019-05-21 21:38:28
by Dan McCue

As tension continues to mount here and in the Persian Gulf over a potential armed conflict between the United States and Iran, members of New Democrat Coalition in the House of Representatives say they are "deeply concerned" over the Trump... Read More

Blue Dogs Call for Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill to Expand Broadband Internet Access Infrastructure
Blue Dogs Call for Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill to Expand Broadband Internet Access
2019-05-21 21:33:02
by Dan McCue

Representatives Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., and Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on Infrastructure and Job Creation, joined with Representatives Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., and Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M., their counterparts on the Blue Dog Task Force on... Read More

Federal Judge Agrees to Keep Seal in Place in Cohen Campaign Finance Probe Law
Federal Judge Agrees to Keep Seal in Place in Cohen Campaign Finance Probe
2019-05-21 21:28:50
by Dan McCue

A federal Judge in New York agreed to continue to seal search warrant materials related to an investigation of campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen. The decision by U.S. District Judge William Pauley III... Read More

McGahn Defies Subpoena, No-Show at House Hearing Political News
McGahn Defies Subpoena, No-Show at House Hearing
2019-05-21 21:20:38
by Dan McCue

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., on Tuesday opened the panel's hearing on Russia interference in the 2016 election by warning the visibly absent former White House Counsel Don McGahn that he will be held in contempt for failing to... Read More

US Census Vulnerable to Russian Meddling, Top Official Warns Cybersecurity
US Census Vulnerable to Russian Meddling, Top Official Warns

ATLANTA — The U.S. Census Bureau is concerned the Russian government could hack into data collected in the 2020 Census, in a similar way to how it interfered in the 2016 presidential election, a top bureau official said. “Most of... Read More

ICE Looked to Hire Transport Provider to Move Unaccompanied Minors and Migrant Families Immigration
ICE Looked to Hire Transport Provider to Move Unaccompanied Minors and Migrant Families

MIAMI — Two days before two Florida counties expressed alarm that thousands of migrants could be dropped off in Florida, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement solicited a transportation provider to arrange ground and air transport for unaccompanied minors and migrant... Read More

Long Before College Admissions Scandal, Universities Saw Signs of Fraud on Campus Education
Long Before College Admissions Scandal, Universities Saw Signs of Fraud on Campus

More than a year before the college admissions scandal investigation began, Georgetown University “discovered irregularities” in the athletic credentials of two tennis recruits, initiated a secret investigation and eventually forced coach Gordon Ernst to resign, court records show. University officials... Read More

Judge Sides With Congress in Subpoena Fight Over Trump Records Law
Judge Sides With Congress in Subpoena Fight Over Trump Records

WASHINGTON — A federal district court judge in Washington on Monday sided with Congress in President Donald Trump’s lawsuit to block lawmakers from getting eight years of his financial records from an accounting firm. The 41-page ruling from U.S. District... Read More

George Washington to Citizens United: A History of Campaign Finance Reform Campaign Finance
George Washington to Citizens United: A History of Campaign Finance Reform
2019-05-21 12:48:25
by Dan McCue

From the very beginning of the Republic, campaign finance has been a hard subject to discuss in polite company. In a capitalist society, things, including access to whatever serves as the public megaphone of the era, simply cost money. And... Read More

New Legislation Allows Free Primary Care Visits for Individuals with High-Deductible Plans Health
New Legislation Allows Free Primary Care Visits for Individuals with High-Deductible Plans
2019-05-20 20:13:59
by Sean Trambley

This week, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider, D-Ill., and Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., announced the introduction of new bipartisan legislation to improve primary care options for individuals with high-deductible health insurance plans. H.R. 2774, the Primary Care Patient Protection Act of 2019,... Read More

Analysis of Ransomware Used in Baltimore Attack Indicates Hackers Needed ‘Unfettered Access’ to City Computers Cybersecurity
Analysis of Ransomware Used in Baltimore Attack Indicates Hackers Needed ‘Unfettered Access’ to City Computers

BALTIMORE — Officials in the eastern North Carolina city of Greenville arrived to work one morning in early April to find the files on some 800 of their computers locked up. More than five weeks later, they’re still recovering from... Read More

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