Senators Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Wednesday introduced a bill that would require companies that manufacture mobile devices to receive express consent from consumers before sharing information about those users’ locations with third parties.
The Wisconsin State Senate recently passed a law that will allow citizens to more effectively exercise their 2nd Amendment right to bear arms.
In what is being called a major victory for Republicans in Wisconsin, the State’s Supreme Court voted to uphold a law that will take away many collective bargaining privileges from public employees in the State.
The sexting scandal surrounding Representative Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) may soon die out, as reports emerge that he will, indeed, step down. “Representative Anthony D. Weiner has told House leaders and friends that he plans to resign his seat after coming under growing pressure from his Democratic colleagues to leave the House, said a top Democratic official and two people told of Mr. Weiner’s plans,” reported The New York Times, which broke the story Thursday morning.
Embattled Representative Anthony Weiner (D-NY) will resign, according to published reports.
A recent report from iWatch News found that many prominent donors to Barack Obama during his 2008 Presidential campaign have received lofty government appointments and their companies have received millions of dollars from the stimulus.
On Wednesday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), along with Federal, State and local agencies, conducted a scheduled security exercise designed to increase security in the Kentucky-Ohio-West Virginia area.
Mammals have two types of fat, one of which burns calories. Researchers recently discovered the beneficial fat can be grown in a lab.
Police officers across the United States are testing the boundaries of the Fourth Amendment, routinely conducting warrantless searches of arrestees’ cell phones. Despite public outcry against it, many State courts are upholding the practice.
Representatives Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Walter Jones (R-N.C.) led a bipartisan group of 10 Congressional lawmakers filing a suit in Federal court against President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, challenging the commitment of the United States to war in Libya without the Constitutionally required approval of Congress.