Rep. Bob Goodlatte

The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: Warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products -- a measure being applauded by tech companies and privacy advocates. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

House Passes Bipartisan Bill Blocking Warrantless NSA Searches, Tech ‘Backdoors’

The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products.

06/20/2014

House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said he is ready to “move now” on legislation, saying that “immigration reform needs to be done.” (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Goodlatte: ‘I’m Ready To Move Now’ On Immigration Reform

House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said he is ready to “move now” on amnesty legislation, saying that “immigration reform needs to be done.”

06/18/2014

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Obama: Child Migrants ‘Urgent Humanitarian’ Issue

The flood of migrant children trying to cross the Mexican border alone has become an “urgent humanitarian situation” that is likely to cost the government more than $1 billion more than the Obama administration thought.

06/03/2014

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GOP House Panel Chairman Will Consider Gun Bills

The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Friday that he’s interested in writing legislation this year improving background checks for gun buyers and cracking down on illegal firearms sales.

02/22/2013

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