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Feinstein, Grassley Introduce Bill to Expand Research into Medical Benefits of Cannabidiol and Marijuana

Washington, May 25, 2017 - Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), leaders of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, today introduced...

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block on Muslim Ban

May 25, 2017 - Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld an injunction against President Trump’s highly contested travel ban...

AG Ferguson’s statement on 4th Circuit travel ban ruling

OLYMPIA, WA May 25, 2017 - Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement today after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth...

US congressional candidate in Montana charged with assaulting reporter

May 25, 2017 -- The alleged assault of Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs by a candidate competing in today's special congressional election in Montana sends...

US military admits failures to monitor over $1 billion worth of arms transfers

May 24, 2017 - The US Army failed to keep tabs on more than $1 billion worth of arms and other military equipment in...

CBO cost estimate for the American Health Care Act of 2017, as passed by...

May 24, 2017 - CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have completed an estimate of the direct spending and...

Harris, Carper Question Census Bureau on Removal of “Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” from...

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 23, 2017 - U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.), both members of the Senate Homeland Security and...

SF City Attorney Herrera blasts Trump’s effort to secretly change federal immigration law

SAN FRANCISCO (May 23, 2017) — City Attorney Dennis Herrera today released the following statement after learning that President Trump was covertly trying to...

Intel Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Testimony of Former CIA Director Brennan

WASHINGTON, DC, May 23, 2017 - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the...

Appeals Court Allows Wikimedia Challenge to NSA Internet Surveillance to Go Forward

RICHMOND, VA, May 23, 2017 -  A federal appeals court today unanimously reversed a part of a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit challenging...

White House 2018 Budget Proposal Devastates U.S. Science and Technology, AAAS Says

May 23, 2017 - The White House’s 2018 budget plan, if it were to become law, would devastate America’s science and technology enterprise and...

Lawsuit Targets Trump’s Climate-change Censorship

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration to uncover public records showing that federal employees have been...

SPLC Lawsuit Accuses Mississippi of Violating its Binding Obligation to Provide a ‘Uniform’ System...

JACKSON, Miss. May 23, 2017 - Mississippi has repeatedly violated a nearly 150-year-old, legally binding obligation to operate a “uniform system of free public...

American College of Physicians: Time to move away from debate over repealing and replacing...

May 23, 2017 - The American College of Physicians today released a set of recommendations aimed at providing a forward-thinking agenda for health care...

SWAMP Act introduced to ensure Trump reimburses taxpayers for trips to his commercial properties

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2017– Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after introducing the Stop Waste And...

Becerra & Schneiderman: Trump’s Delay Already Harming Those Who Need Health Care

SACRAMENTO, May 22, 2017 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued the following statement after the Trump...

Legal Action Challenges Nation’s Largest Liquefied Natural Gas Project

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2017 - The Center for Biological Diversity today moved to intervene in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proceedings on the state of...

U.S. Supreme Court Affirms ‘Soft Money’ Ban of the 2002 McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Law

May 22, 2017 - The U.S. Supreme Court today affirmed a lower court decision upholding the ban on corporate contributions to the national political...

White House Blocks OGE’s Ability to Enforce Ethics Rules

May 22, 2017 - The White House move to block the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) from collecting waivers granted by Trump Administration nominees...

Groups Sue FDA to Protect Food Safety

WASHINGTON May 22, 2017 - Today, consumer, health, and food safety groups challenged a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule that undermines the integrity...