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Backpage Not Complying With Requests to Help Stop Sex Trafficking

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 06.02.2012 | Impact
Conchita Sarnoff

Nicholas Kristof reported in Sunday's New York Times Magazine that Goldman Sachs owns a 16% stake of Village Voice Media.

Key Senate Democrat: We Will Cut Off Aid If Mubarak Does Not Step Down

Alyson Krueger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, the body that ov...

Senator Mark Kirk, World Banker

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Chacko

Senator Mark Kirk, who won President Obama's Senate seat, is the only Senator who has been on the staff of the World Bank Group. In the broadcasted Q...

Sam Stein

Pat Leahy Throws Cold Water On Obama's Hope For Miranda Fix (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-V.T.) on Sunday threw a bit of cold water on chatter that the administration would seek a legisla...

Veterans: Banished and Betrayed

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

President Obama constantly pays lip-service to his respect for the men and women of our armed forces, but does his concern extend to this forgotten class of soldiers?

Wise Women Unite! What Sotomayor Should Have Said

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
C. Nicole Mason

Racial and ethnic minorities and women are the only groups asked to check their identity at the door. It is assumed that once given access to power, they will try to funnel those resources to their own kind.

A Tale of Two Houses: Congress Debates the Peace Corps

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

Sen. Leahy detailed how, during the Bush years, the Peace Corps had arrogantly ignored his repeated requests for information. I told him it was a new administration and a new time, but that didn't seem to matter.

Senator Leahy Holds the Future of the Peace Corps in His Hands

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

Thursday, Leahy will have the power to give birth to a bold new Peace Corps or possibly to destroy that dream forever.

Senator Leahy's Letter to the G.A.O., the Investigative Arm of the U.S. Congress

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Chacko

The letter to the G.A.O., the investigative arm of the U.S. Congress, now over a year old, was sent by U.S. Senators Leahy, Bayh and Lugar following the disappearance of the Bayh Amendment.

Chris Dodd's Peace Corps: "The Ambitious Sense of the Possible"

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

Dodd's bill was born not in his office in the Russell Building but in the tiny village of Moncion in the Dominican Republic more than forty years ago.

Clinton Says Release Of Detainee Photos Could Endanger U.S. Diplomats

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I noted here yesterday that at a press conference, Senator Lindsey Graham disclosed that Hillary Clinton had privately confided to him that she worrie...

I.O.U. Who?

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Judith Ellis

The documentary, I.O.U.S.A, was recently brought to my attention and it will probably be the most sobering clip that you will ever see about the state of the economy.

G-7, G-14 and G-20: Yet Another Tardy Call

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Chacko

First the years-late call on the global food crisis. Now, Robert Zoellick, current World Bank president, has done it again on the international financial crisis.