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This Week in, uh, History?

ON JUNE 22, 2004, THEN-VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY TOLD SENATOR PATRICK LEAHY (DEMOCRAT, VERMONT) TO GO FUCK HIMSELF.

IF MEMORY SERVES, IT WAS A TUESDAY.

USA Lies in Aryan Hands

While it has gained some popularity within conservative circles, originalism remains outside the mainstream of modern constitutional jurisprudence. It has been 25 years since an originalist has been nominated to the Supreme Court.

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History

Benefits, Drawbacks of EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Debated Before House Judiciary Committee

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) were the key witnesses in a congressional hearing that questioned the efficacy and management of the program… 1,147 more words

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Investigations Into Russian Involvement In 2016 Election

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he is recusing himself from the federal investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election.

“I have now decided to recuse myself from any existing or future investigations of any matter relating in any way to the campaigns for president of the United States,” he said. 1,096 more words

News

Trump Day

It is very early morning here in Vermont and I have a busy day planned.  I don’t intend to watch the transfer of power from Barack Obama to Donald Trump, but will spend time dealing with local school budgets for the Town Finance Committee and having lunch with some women from my mystery book group,  281 more words

Politics

Your Members of Congress Need to Hear from You on Jeff Sessions' Confirmation as Attorney General

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama), President-elect Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, had the opportunity last week to appear in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to convince the Committee and the American people that he can be trusted to serve as the nation’s chief law enforcement officer. 886 more words

Changing Policy