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Sen. Cardin Resumes His Fight Against Leaks

February 17, 2011 - by Donny Shaw

Wikileaks may have moved few notches lower in the headlines recently, but members of Congress haven't forgotten. Sen. Ben Cardin [D, MD], the former Chairman of the Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee, has reintroduced a bill from late last session that would make it a felony for government employees and contractors to disclose any information in violation of their nondisclosure agreements, regardless of whether or not the discloser was trying to help a foreign government or harm the U.S. Needless to say, whistleblower right advocates are worried.

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Schumer and Cardin Play Senate

August 12, 2010 - by Donny Shaw

Acting on behalf of the full United States Senate, two senators took the afternoon out of their August recesses and returned to the Capitol this afternoon to pass a $600 billion border security bill, honor the late Sen. Ted Stevens, and advance legislation to protect guns from being taken by claimants in bankruptcy proceedings. You can watch the full 30-minute session and find more info about the legislation that inspired this mid-August-recess session by clicking through to read this post...

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Bills Aim To Undo Bush Coal Mining Ruling

February 11, 2010 - by Eric Naing

Complementary bills in the House and Senate seek to re-redefine what kind of “fill material” can legally be dumped in lakes and rivers.

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Congress Links

February 4, 2010 - by Eric Naing

Congress is clearing out ahead of an expected snow storm today but lawmakers did manage to accomplish a few things before skipping town. Here are a few articles and blog posts on note from today:

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