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White House: Obama wants to admit more Syrian refugees

...and a congressional aide who requested anonymity to discuss a private meeting.Kerry said after meeting with Senate Judiciary Committee members that the U.S. would increase the number of refugees it is willing to accept. He did not provide...
Nation and World reflects "the care and the scrutiny with which we are scrutinizing this email traffic."Also Monday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said he has asked Clinton's long-time lawyer, David Kendall, about...
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For Clinton, Biden, a long, tangled friendship

...Their alliance dates to Bill Clinton's presidency in the late 1990s, when Biden used his perch atop the Senate Judiciary Committee to help pass legislation targeting crime, gun violence and domestic abuse. Years later, when Hillary Clinton...
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Clinton says private email was a mistake, says sorry

...any prosecution. Pagliano was paid to maintain Clinton's personal server while she was secretary of state.Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson - both Republicans...
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My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...John Coghill represents District B as Majority Leader of the Alaska Senate. He is the Vice-Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a member of the Senate Health and Social Services Finance Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Alaska...
Obama calls for shorter sentences for nonviolent convicts

...Democrats.Republicans in particular have spoken with growing enthusiasm about the need for structural change. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has been working on legislation that could reduce some mandatory minimums...
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Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate, FBI says

...Surveillance Act, but determined that they lacked evidence tying Moussaoui to a foreign power. But a 2003 Senate Judiciary Committee report said FBI agents and lawyers had misunderstood the law and failed to use powers they already had.Hinnen...
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House committee plans new draft of marijuana crime bill

...R-Anchorage, said the new draft expected to come before her committee will be based more on the work done in the Senate Judiciary Committee, which would have removed marijuana from the state's list of controlled substances.But LeDoux said the...
Three things to watch

...expansion.The budget is one of the things to watch for this week. Here are two others: Confirmation hearingsThe Senate Judiciary Committee plans to hold a confirmation hearing Friday for Attorney General Craig Richards. Richards and Walker are former...
State | AK legislature
Board to meet on marijuana emergency regulation

...said he didn't see a bill passing both houses by Feb. 24. A rewrite of a bill is expected this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, he said Monday during the Senate majority's weekly news conference.
State | AK legislature


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