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6 Jun 2012, 10:33 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
National Journal Daily on June 6, 2012 released the following: “By Sara Sorcher Many lawmakers were incensed—for differing reasons—by the recent New York Times report detailing how President Obama attempted to derail Iran’s nuclear program by secretly ordering cyberattacks on computer systems that run its enrichment facilities. Some accused the Obama administration of leaking the information for political gain ahead of an election. Others worried that the attack, apparently the first time… [read post]
14 Feb 2013, 8:59 am by By BEN PROTESS
Secretary of State John Kerry -- married to Teresa Heinz Kerry, an heir to the Heinz ketchup fortune -- held $3 million worth of shares in the company last year. [read post]
16 Jun 2010, 4:15 pm by By DEALBOOK
Representative John A. Boehner, the Republican leader, bought stock in BP last year, while other lawmakers sold off BP stock before the oil spill caused the environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. [read post]
13 Apr 2011, 4:59 am by Jim Harper
Every lover of liberty and the Constitution should be offended by the moniker “Privacy Bill of Rights” appended to regulatory legislation Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and John McCain (R-AZ) introduced yesterday. As C|Net’s Declan McCullagh points out, the legislation exempts the federal government and law enforcement: [T]he measure applies only to companies and some nonprofit groups, not to the federal, state, and local police agencies that have adopted high-tech surveillance technologies… [read post]
29 Jun 2011, 7:37 am by Raffaela Wakeman
In connection with Harold Koh’s testimony regarding American intervention in Libya yesterday–which Bobby discussed here and here–NPR’s Carrie Johnson reported on Koh’s path to his current views here. The New York Times‘ Jennifer Steinhauer, meanwhile, reports on the Senate Foreign Relation Committee’s successful vote authorizing American intervention in Libya (it passed 14-to-5), as well as on Koh’s testimony before the committee. Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule have this article… [read post]
15 Sep 2011, 3:08 pm by jarogeti
This post is part of an ACSblog Constitution Week Symposium. By Doug Kendall, President, and Judith Schaeffer, Vice President, Constitutional Accountability Center   As ACS members know, our Constitution is under attack from tea partiers and other self-professed “constitutional conservatives” who have claimed the document as their own and distorted it to support their ideological agenda. Over the past two years, they have made increasingly extreme, and in some cases absurd, claims about our… [read post]
30 Jun 2011, 1:51 pm by Hunton & Williams LLP
On June 29, 2011, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation convened a hearing entitled “Privacy and Data Security: Protecting Consumers in the Online World.”  In opening remarks, Committee Chair Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) highlighted that the hearing would consider both privacy and data security and discussed three bills focused on these issues.  First, Senator Rockefeller noted S. 917, the Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2011, a bill he introduced that would allow consumers… [read post]
21 Apr 2011, 7:00 am by Jonathan Frieden
Last Tuesday, Senators McCain and Kerry announced the introduction of their Internet privacy "Bill of Rights."  Three days before the announcement, I appeared on the Blueprint for Wealth radio show to discuss the need for an omnibus federal Internet privacy statute.  Obviously, I didn't discuss the Kerry-McCain bill, since it hadn't yet been announced, but I did discuss some of the very problems which that bill seeks to address.  Among other things, I pointed out that: Our existing Internet… [read post]
4 Feb 2010, 7:35 am by Larry Cox
Originally posted on Politico.com By Sen. John F. Kerry, Rep. Bill Delahunt, Kerry Kennedy & Larry Cox Rita Mahato, a mother of three, works as a health adviser for the Women’s Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC) in Nepal, counseling rape victims and registering cases of domestic violence routinely dismissed by the local police. In June 2007, a mob of more than 60 men surrounded her offices, threatening to rape and kill Rita and her colleagues – demanding that they end their work.… [read post]
23 Nov 2013, 4:14 am by Peter Tillers
John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov &  Hassan Rouhani may yet end up winning the Nobel Peace Prize. &&& The dynamic evidence page Evidence marshaling software MarshalPlan [read post]
17 Mar 2011, 4:37 pm by By EVELYN M. RUSLI
A group of lawmakers and prominent technology investors are trying to ease bureaucratic hurdles for thousands of foreign-born entrepreneurs. [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 3:03 am by Jason Poblete
Controlling the growth of the regulatory super-state – local, state, and federal – has become a perennial challenge. It will not be tamed in my lifetime, but every effort must be made to do so (I’m in my early forties and looking forward to another four decades plus with you all). Political leaders from both [...] [read post]
15 Mar 2011, 6:11 am by By DEALBOOK
Senator John Kerry, the Massachusetts Democrat, is likely to introduce a bill to start a national infrastructure bank, reports Heidi Moore of Marketplace. The government would provide the startup funds with the hope that banks and other large investors would pick up the tab for roads, bridges and the like. Read more » [read post]
21 Jun 2011, 3:32 pm by Jack Goldsmith
Senators Kerry and McCain, and eight other prominent Senators, introduced a Resolution on Libya today.  The Resolution authorizes the President “to continue the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in Libya,” for one year.  It also states that Congress “does not support” ground forces.  And it requires the President to “consult frequently” with Congress, and in particular to provide a “full and updated explanation of the President’s legal and constitutional rationale for… [read post]
13 Apr 2011, 10:36 am
Senators Introduce Proposed “Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act”This posting was written by Thomas A. Long, Editor of CCH Privacy Law in Marketing.A new comprehensive regulatory framework to protect consumers’ personal information would be established by a Senate Bill unveiled by Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) on April 12. If enacted, the proposed “Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011” (S. 799) would regulate the collection, use, and dissemination of… [read post]
15 Apr 2013, 9:07 am by By BILL BISHOP
The numbers of reported infections and deaths from the H7N9 bird flu virus grows, while the economy shows signs of sputtering. [read post]
10 May 2010, 8:57 am by Michael Niren
A Bill that’s currently in the United States Senate will add another category to the list of American visas available for foreign nationals. The Bill, called the Start-Up Visa Act, was introduced by Republican Senator Richard Lugar and former presidential candidate John Kerry in February. This new visa would stimulate the American economy while creating jobs [...] [read post]
4 Feb 2013, 7:04 am by By BILL BISHOP
Those who say China has too many railroads and roads should travel in the country this week, when the annual Spring Festival migration by hundreds of millions of people gets under way. [read post]
23 Jul 2010, 9:57 am by On the Net
How do these people continue to get reelected to office the ruling class?  See “Sen. John Kerry skips town on sails tax,” which reports that “Sen. John Kerry, who has repeatedly voted to raise taxes while in Congress, dodged a whopping six-figure state tax bill on his new multimillion-dollar yacht by mooring her in Newport, R.I. . . . Sources say Isabel [the Vietnam vet's new yacht] l sold for something in the neighborhood of $7 million, meaning Kerry saved approximately $437,500 in… [read post]
24 Mar 2011, 2:52 pm by Hunton & Williams LLP
On March 16, 2011, at a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee hearing, Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) announced his intention to introduce privacy legislation that would create “a common code of conduct that respects the rights of both the people sharing their information and legitimate organizations collecting and using it on fair terms and conditions.”  Kerry indicated that he had “reached out to our colleagues on both sides of the aisle, to privacy experts at firms, in academia, and in the advocacy… [read post]