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The Electronic Privacy Information Center recently announced that it has obtained documents from the Transportation Security Administration, which raise new questions about the safety of the TSA’s full-body scanners.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee recently voted to approve a resolution backing President Barack Obama’s use of United States forces in Libya.
On June 27, the City Council of Eugene, Ore., caused controversy when it voted down a proposal to say the Pledge of Allegiance before its meetings. Instead, the Council approved a measure to allow the Pledge to be recited four times a year, around the major patriotic holidays: Independence Day, Veterans Day, Memorial Day and Flag Day.
Legislators have introduced 18 pieces of legislation during this Congress to try to cut or freeze their pay for 2013.
A U.S. Department of Justice investigation is intensifying the scrutiny of Arlington National Cemetery, which in already enduring ongoing Congressional inquiries. The Justice Department is conducting a broad criminal inquiry into the alleged mishandling of remains, fraud and falsification of records.
A new, $56 billion budget, which contained massive policy changes for the state, was signed by Ohio Governor John Kasich just moments before the midnight deadline June 30, The Associated Press reports.
The Minnesota State government shut down June 30 after Democratic Governor Mark Dayton was unable to make a budget deal with the Legislature.
The U.S. Senate recently held its first hearing on a proposal that would allow illegal aliens to gain U.S. citizenship.
The DREAM Act would allow those who were brought into the country illegally while they were minors to apply for citizenship if they spend two years in college or in the military.