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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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Telecoms and Bush Administration Talked About Keeping Their Surveillance Program Under Wraps.

"One court declaration, for example, confirms the existence of notes showing that a telecom representative called an Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) lawyer last ...

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War and Workers' Rights Highlight U.S. May Day Celebrations!

Workers around the globe today are celebrating International Labor Day, better known as May Day, to make it clear they want to live in a world where people live in peace and prospe...

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The FISA Amendments Act: Protecting Our Country and Civil Liberties!

"On Friday, the House of Representatives adopted H.R. 3733, the FISA Amendments Act. This carefully crafted legislation gives our intelligence agencies all the tools they need to p...

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