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BGSP Faculty Member Dr. Stephen Soldz Featured in Several Media Outlets Regarding CIA Torture Report

By the Editorial Team

BGSP professor Stephen Soldz has been busy in the wake of last week’s release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s torture report. Dr. 1,433 more words


Bennet, Udall, and Perlmutter Watch 12-15-14: Recent and Upcoming Votes

From MegaVote at Congress.org:

Recent Senate Votes Fiscal 2015 Omnibus Appropriations – Motion to Concur – Vote Agreed to (56-40, 4 Not Voting)
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US Senate confirms Indian-American Mehta as a federal judge

His nomination was cleared late in the night by a voice vote along with over a dozen pending judicial nominations.

Nominated by President Barack Obama in July this year, Mehta has been a partner at Zuckerman Spaeder since 2010, where he represents clients in civil and criminal matters before state and federal courts. 46 more words


The Mexican Kickapoo

“The Mexican Kickapoo,” Andrae Marak reminds us in the Fall 2014 World History Bulletin:

an Algonquin-speaking indigenous group, lived in Nacimiento, Coahuila, and practiced hunting, gathering, and a limited amount of agriculture.

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Senate Passes $1.1T Spending Bill

The U.S. Senate on Saturday passed a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill for 2015, averting the closure of some parts of the government despite significant pushback against a contentious measure repealing much of the Dodd-Frank Act’s “swaps push-out” rule. 613 more words

Duane Morris Government Strategies

US Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

The U.S. Senate has passed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill after several days of political maneuvering and the threat of a federal government shutdown if it failed to pass. 327 more words