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Judge Rejects Bush's View on Wiretaps !

WASHINGTON - A federal judge in California said Wednesday that the wiretapping law established by Congress was the "exclusive" means for the president to eavesdrop on Americans, an...

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07/2/08- Democrats Capitulate on FISA!

Democrats are trying to rationalize capitulating on surveillance and telecom immunity in the new FISA bill by calling it a compromise. It isn't. A "compromise" usually involves par...

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McCain Supports at$t Telecom Immunity!

Senator John McCain's presidential campaign has strong connections to the high-powered lobbyists employed by AT&T and other telecommunications companies to escape from responsibili...

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(FISA) Biden Assails McCain On Warrantless Wiretapping!

In his statement, Biden wrote that the FISA statute, which he helped draft, "made clear the exclusive legal steps the President must take in order to conduct national security surv...

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Statement of Larry Cohen President, Communications Workers of America- The "TRADE Act of 2008"

" In our nation corporate management is hollowing out our economic capacity. Our good jobs in manufacturing are disappearing. The manufacturing deficit alone is $500...

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The "TRADE Act of 2008"

"To require a review of existing trade agreements and renegotiation of existing trade agreements based on the review, to set terms for future trade agreements. to express the sense...

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Labor Leaders & Fair Trade Activists Unveil The "TRADE Act of 2008"!

WASHINGTON - "United States Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today was joined by Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND), Congressman Mike Michaud (D-ME), Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (D-Lakewood),...

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CWA President Larry Cohen Pledges His Super Delegate Vote to Senator Barack Obama !

"For your information, attached is a press statement that I am releasing today, as a Democratic super delegate, announcing my personal endorsement of Senator Barack Obama for the ...

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Act Now: Stop Secret FISA Spying Deal!

House leadership is on the precipice of caving in and handing over everything the President has demanded: expanded surveillance powers, and immunity for big phone companies that br...

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U.S. Wiretaps, Secret Warrants On the Rise!

The debate over a new surveillance authorization is likely to be complicated by figures showing sharp increases in the government's electronic eavesdropping on U.S. citizens. One r...

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