Corporations that will benefit from passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) bribed senators to vote for fast-track authority.
Latest WikiLeaks release of secret TPP texts confirms critics’ charges of Big Pharma “crony capitalism” corruption in ObamaTrade process.
Senator Rand Paul and a bipartisan coalition of congressmen are calling for the release of the redacted portion of the 9/11 report.
The Senate battle for and against renewing expired parts of the PATRIOT Act — that the National Security Agency (NSA) has used to justify the collection of phone records — continued on June 1, after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) blocked extension of those powers during a special session of the upper house the previous day.
Over the last four years, the fight to protect innocent life has become more intense, with states across the country passing 200 abortion-restricting laws. In particular, laws focused specifically on late-term abortions have gained traction since 2010, when the first 20-week abortion ban was passed. Since then, thirteen states have outlawed abortions after 20 weeks, and the movement continues as the U.S. House of Representatives approved a late-term abortion ban earlier this month, and legislatures in Wisconsin and South Carolina are considering similar measures.