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Impoundment

Nixon's Clean Water Act Impoundment Power Play

Robin Madel | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green
Robin Madel

You might know that the Clean Water Act was passed by Congress in 1972, with much credit given to Richard Nixon. You might not know that it almost didn't happen because, after it was passed by Congress, Nixon vetoed it.

No More Dissappearing Cars

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 02.24.2012 | Latino Voices

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — Police in California will soon stop towing cars from unlicensed drivers at sobriety checkpoints. A state law that takes eff...

What the President Should Say If Congress Misses the Debt Ceiling Deadline

Peter M. Shane | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics
Peter M. Shane

My Fellow Americans: Today, for the first time in American history, the Congress of the United States has effectively prohibited the government fr...

Car Impoundment Measure Aimed At Illegal Immigrants Flops In Denver

The Denver Post | John Ingold and Jessica Fender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A ballot initiative requiring police to impound the vehicles of drivers without valid licenses failed tonight after more than two-thirds of voters opp...

Denver City Council Condemns Automatic-Impoundment Law Aimed At Immigrants

Denver Daily News | Peter Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Denver City Council voted 12-1 yesterday evening to oppose a ballot initiative that would require police to impound cars driven by unlicensed dri...

Denver police crush sex offender's car

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Denver police have crushed a car belonging to a man who pleaded guilty to attempting to sexually assault a child. Police destroyed the...