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Despite the uproar over reductions to defense funding, less than 1 percent of the Pentagon's beefy $550 billion budget will be cut this year.
Robert MacLean, a US Air Marshal fired for allegedly leaking sensitive government documents, is just trying to get his job back. For the rest of us, his case has much more profound implications.
This 100-year-old antique is undemocratic, too close to elite banking interests and often blind to the economic conditions that affect most Americans.
Only continued pressure from grassroots activists will force Washington to do the right thing.
Amy Treptow came to Washington to tell her story of climbing out of poverty. Some elected officials were more interested than others.
E-mails obtained through a FOIA request reveal the extraordinary access SIFMA had to Federal Housing Finance Administration officials.
The deepening crisis today demands an effort as ambitious as the one launched fifty years ago this week.
There’s more work to be done, but this was a big win for democracy.
And it’s a bipartisan effort.
A bipartisan bill would end the NSA’s bulk data collection as we know it.