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New House Bill Should Be Priority for Attorney General

Julie Stewart | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics
Julie Stewart

Representatives Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) today introduced a bill to authorize federal judges to depart below a mandatory minimum prison term in cases where the minimum sentence is not necessary to protect public safety.

Senator And ... 'Dark Knight Rises' Star

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | Entertainment

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont is renewing his fascination with Batman with a cameo appearance in "The Dark Knight Rises," whic...

Patrick Leahy Defeats Cow-Riding Primary Challenger Daniel Freilich

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MONTPELIER, Vt. - U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy has easily won a spot on Vermont's general election ballot. The 70-year-old handily defeated political newc...

Kennedy May Have Called Coakley Outcome

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Scott Brown has the audacity to run for a seat held by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy for 47 years and by a member of the Kennedy family for 53 years. He just might win.

Time for the U.S. to Promote Travel

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Unlike most other developed nations, the U.S. doesn't promote tourism to attract visitors. The Travel Promotion Act could serve as a much-needed stimulus for this depressed industry.