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The Times has an editorial Friday about legislation proposed in the aftermath of the suicide of Aaron Swartz, the computer prodigy who was being prosecuted by the federal government for allegedly gaining unauthorized access to an online repository of...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Laws, Judges, Justice System, Matthew Shepard
L.A. NOWAB 1081, known as the Trust Act, passed the state Legislature last month. The California State Sheriffs' Assn. opposes the bill, arguing that it forces sheriffs to put state law above federal law. Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has said he would defy...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bill that would require U.S. businesses to use a government database to verify that new workers are in the country legally is giving the agriculture industry a slight break. The Legal Workforce Act would give the agriculture...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill that would require U.S. businesses to use a government database to verify that new workers are in the country legally is giving the agriculture industry a slight break. The Legal Workforce Act would give the agriculture...
Opinion L.A.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer confirmed Sunday that Democrats can be just as cranky as Republicans when being made fun of on their own turf. According to the New York Daily News: Even some Democrats thought Stephen Colbert's Capital Hill routine was...
Opinion L.A.The House Ethics Committee has recommended that Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.) be "censured" for ethical lapses, including failing to declare rental income from a Dominican villa, improper solicitation of donations on congressional letterhead and...
Congresswoman calls for investigation of enforcement program that screens for illegal immigrants in jailsL.A. NOWA California congresswoman Friday called for an investigation into the actions of federal immigration officials, saying they lied about whether counties and states had the right to opt out of a controversial nationwide enforcement program that screens for...
L.A. NOWA California congresswoman Thursday called for an investigation into "misconduct, including possible violations of criminal law,” by federal immigration officials who misled local governments about a sweeping enforcement program that purported to...
Opinion L.A.Homeland Security Department officials got some bad news Wednesday when Illinois officials announced they are dropping out of Secure Communities, a controversial program created in 2008 to track and deport dangerous criminals. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn said...
wpix.comSaying that "fifty years of public service is on the line," Rep. Charles Rangel, the longest-serving New York member of congress, implored a House ethics panel Monday to postpone his ethics trial. In a dramatic statement, he said he needed to get a new...
Associated Press WriterRep. Charles Rangel wants to tell House colleagues that censures are for corrupt politicians and he's not one of them. The House ethics committee voted 9-1 on Nov. 18 to recommend a censure of the 80-year-old Democrat from New York's Harlem. Rangel...
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