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Michael McAuliff

Feinstein: Administration Is Hiding Key Facts In Senate's CIA Torture Report | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee is stalling the release of its detailed investigation of the CIA's use of torture, allegin...

Obama Administration Significantly Redacted Torture Report

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics

The release of a highly anticipated Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's interrogation tactics has been delayed due to "significant redac...

REPORT: CIA's Harsh, Bush-Era Torture Was Unnecessary

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee report will conclude that the CIA's use of harsh interrogation...

The Country Has Big Trouble

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
Greta Van Susteren

The two guys at the top of national security (the Director of National Intelligence and the director of the CIA) have both been caught lying to the American people and to the U.S. Senate -- they have no right to lie.

Igor Bobic

Democratic Senator Calls For CIA Director To Resign | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following reports that Central Intelligence Agency employees improperly accessed computers used by U.S. Senate staff to investigate the ...

CIA Director Apologizes For Hacking Of Senate Computers

AP | KEN DILANIAN | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA officers improperly accessed Senate computers, read the emails of Senate staff, and exhibited a "lack of candor" when intervie...

For At Least A Few Hours, California Has Its First Gay Governor

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

California has never elected a woman or LGBT individual as governor. But on Wednesday, one state politician will make history -- albeit for only a few...

Counting Homeless Kids, the Right Way

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
Kevin M. Ryan

Children don't vote. They rely on us to protect them. The ones who are the most vulnerable, those who are homeless and at risk of being prostituted, need us more than ever.

The National Park Service Tells an Oyster Farm to Shuck Off

David Sheff | Posted 09.21.2014 | Green
David Sheff

The highest court was the last hope for Drake Bay Oyster Company (DBOC) to stay in business; after almost a decade of political and legal wrangling, the family-run farm has been evicted from its home of 70 years.

2008 Immigration Law Stalls Congressional Action On Border Crisis

AP | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an int...

Obama 'Has Tools In His Toolbox' To Fix Flood Of Immigrant Kids, Lawmakers Say

AP | By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama admin...

Friday Talking Points -- Meet Brian Schweitzer

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The news media showed without a shadow of a doubt that they have not learned from their coverage in the run-up to the Iraq war, as pretty much everyone who got Iraq fundamentally wrong before we invaded was invited to share their views.

Colorado Republican Calls Brian Schweitzer A 'Sexist Scumbag'

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) has spurred plenty of Internet buzz as of late over some comments he made about Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Cali...

Former Governor: Eric Cantor Sets Off My 'Gaydar'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

A new profile of former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer reveals the Democrat doesn't have much of a filter, as he vilifies Southerners and the gay commu...

Dianne Feinstein's Unsettling Victory

Peter Getty | Posted 08.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Peter Getty

Why should special provisions be made to ensure plentiful water for surprisingly well-heeled nut farmers when our steelhead and salmon populations are facing collapse?

Jennifer Bendery

Dianne Feinstein Not Ready To Oppose Michael Boggs, Cites Support In Black Community | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) offered a rare reprieve Sunday for President Barack Obama's beleaguered judicial pick Michael Boggs, sa...

Top Dem Calls Benghazi Committee 'Hunting Mission For A Lynch Mob'

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

Senate Intelligence Chair Dianne Feinstein (D) on Sunday called the House's new Benghazi committee "a hunting mission for a lynch mob," and dismissed ...

California Primary: Republican Fight to Lose to Jerry Brown Still Unsettled One Month Out

William Bradley | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

In the absence of big initiative battles or high-profile, big money candidates slugging it out, we are left with, what we are left with. Primarily, that's the question of which little known Republican will emerge from the open primary into the November run-off with Governor Jerry Brown.

Samantha Lachman

Gabrielle Giffords: 'Strong Women Get Things Done' | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- EMILY's List, an advocacy group dedicated to electing Democratic women to office, hosted an awards dinner Tuesday night where a distinct...

Twisting Honor, Twisting Human Rights: America and Torture

Jack Healey | Posted 06.22.2014 | Politics
Jack Healey

The Bush presidency involved running riot over international agreements and the very foundations of the U.S. and virtually nothing happened. The Obama presidency has seen these policies continued or extended with both implicit and explicit statements that there would not be any pursuit of justice against those who offended it so deeply.

The CIA Must Remain a Secret Agency

Matthew Dunn | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Matthew Dunn

As a former British MI6 field operative who worked hand-in-glove with incredibly brave CIA officers, I don't understand why the U.S. Senate Intelligen...

Report: CIA Misled Everyone On Torture

McClatchy | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

A still-secret Senate Intelligence Committee report calls into question the legal foundation of the CIA’s use of waterboarding and other harsh inter...

CIA's 'Harsh Interrogations' Exceeded Legal Authority, Report Finds

Reuters / The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - A classified U.S. Senate report found that the CIA's legal justification for the use of harsh interrogation techniq...

Andrew Perez

Rand Paul May Have Been Right That Congress Was 'Complicit' In Torture | Andrew Perez | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) applauded Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) last month after she spoke out against the CIA for allegedly spying on...

Dianne Feinstein Asks White House To Edit Torture Report

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee appealed to President Barack Obama to reconsider his administration's decision to ta...