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Philly.com
FBI officials' text message about Hillary Clinton said to be a cover story for romantic affairhave declined to comment, were involved in both. At a congressional hearing th
Philly.com / Posted an hour ago
have declined to comment, were involved in both. At a congressional hearing this week, several Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee seized on one message in particular, a text Page sent to Strzok in April 2016. At the time, both played... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trump ratchets up FBI criticismin our nation, and the president's comments this morning are gravely concerning
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
in our nation, and the president's comments this morning are gravely concerning," Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., a member of the Judiciary Committee, said in an email in response to questions. "American law enforcement officers, including those serving... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Trump escalates criticism of FBIin our nation, and the president’s comments this morning are gravely concerning
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
in our nation, and the president’s comments this morning are gravely concerning,” Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., a member of the Judiciary Committee, said in an email response to questions. “American law enforcement officers, including those serving at... Read more
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Breitbart
Chuck Grassley Demands More Transparency from Robert Mueller as Pressure GrowsSenate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) increased the pressur
Breitbart / Posted 6 hours ago
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) increased the pressure on FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller Thursday, calling on him to be more transparent amid questions over anti-Trump text messages from a top FBI investigator. “I’ve... Read more
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The Examiner
Bob Buckley: Lifetime judicial appointments should not be lightly madeby his or her colleagues, but the appointment by the President must be approved
The Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
by his or her colleagues, but the appointment by the President must be approved by a vote of all senators. The Senate Judiciary Committee screens the candidates and then forwards the candidate to the full senate if the candidate receives a... Read more
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ABC News
Trump set record with appeals judge appointeesset a record Thursday for the most appellate judges confirmed in a president’s
ABC News / Posted 7 hours ago
set a record Thursday for the most appellate judges confirmed in a president’s first year in office. Proud to say the judiciary committee + the senate made history 2day by confirming the 12th circuit judge this year. the MOST in the 1st yr of... Read more
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Boston Globe
FBI officials’ text message about Clinton said to be a cover story for romantic affairhave declined to comment, were involved in both. At a congressional hearing th
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
have declined to comment, were involved in both. At a congressional hearing this week, several Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee seized on one message in particular, a text Page sent to Strzok in April 2016. At the time, both played... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
FBI officials' text message about Hillary Clinton said to be...have declined to comment, were involved in both. At a congressional hearing th
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 hours ago
have declined to comment, were involved in both. At a congressional hearing this week, several Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee seized on one message in particular, a text Page sent to Strzok in April 2016. At the time, both played... Read more
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Business Insider
DOJ inspector general says department did not consult him before releasing FBI agents' textsU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a House Judiciary Committe
Business Insider / Posted 10 hours ago
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 14, 2017.Reuters/Aaron Bernstein DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Some associates think Trump will fire his lawyers if Mueller doesn't clear him by year's endSessions has recused himself from the case. Rosenstein offered strong praise fo
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
Sessions has recused himself from the case. Rosenstein offered strong praise for Mueller on Wednesday, telling the House Judiciary Committee that he saw no reason to remove him and would resist an improper order to do so. Trump’s attorneys have... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Some associates think Trump will fire his lawyers if Mueller doesn't clear him by year's endSessions has recused himself from the case. Rosenstein offered strong praise fo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
Sessions has recused himself from the case. Rosenstein offered strong praise for Mueller on Wednesday, telling the House Judiciary Committee that he saw no reason to remove him and would resist an improper order to do so. Trump’s attorneys have... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Some associates think Trump will fire his lawyers if Mueller doesn't clear him by year's endSessions has recused himself from the case. Rosenstein offered strong praise fo
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 hours ago
Sessions has recused himself from the case. Rosenstein offered strong praise for Mueller on Wednesday, telling the House Judiciary Committee that he saw no reason to remove him and would resist an improper order to do so. Trump’s attorneys have... Read more
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Canberra Times
Donald Trump lashes out at FBI role in Russia probein our nation, and the president's comments this morning are gravely concerning
Canberra Times / Posted 12 hours ago
in our nation, and the president's comments this morning are gravely concerning," Senator Chris Coons, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said in an email response to questions. "American law enforcement officers, including those serving at... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Some associates think Trump will fire his lawyers if Mueller doesn't clear him by year's endSessions has recused himself from the case. Rosenstein offered strong praise fo
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
Sessions has recused himself from the case. Rosenstein offered strong praise for Mueller on Wednesday, telling the House Judiciary Committee that he saw no reason to remove him and would resist an improper order to do so. Trump’s attorneys have... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
How they voted:area Congressional votes for the week of Dec. 11-15, 2017experience as a lawyer at the Justice Department, solicitor general of Texas, a
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
experience as a lawyer at the Justice Department, solicitor general of Texas, and as chief counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee when Cornyn was on the committee. An opponent, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., cited Ho's work helping... Read more
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Business Insider
Republican Trey Gowdy suggests deputy FBI director will be ousted by next week— and in favor of Hillary Clinton — at the highest levels of the FBI. Republic
Business Insider / Posted 12 hours ago
— and in favor of Hillary Clinton — at the highest levels of the FBI. Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy, who sits on the House Judiciary Committee, suggested in a Friday interview that FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe will be forced out at the top law... Read more
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WA Today
Donald Trump lashes out at FBI role in Russia probein our nation, and the president's comments this morning are gravely concerning
WA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
in our nation, and the president's comments this morning are gravely concerning," Senator Chris Coons, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said in an email response to questions. "American law enforcement officers, including those serving at... Read more
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The Age
Donald Trump lashes out at FBI role in Russia probein our nation, and the president's comments this morning are gravely concerning
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
in our nation, and the president's comments this morning are gravely concerning," Senator Chris Coons, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said in an email response to questions. "American law enforcement officers, including those serving at... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Donald Trump lashes out at FBI role in Russia probein our nation, and the president's comments this morning are gravely concerning
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
in our nation, and the president's comments this morning are gravely concerning," Senator Chris Coons, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said in an email response to questions. "American law enforcement officers, including those serving at... Read more
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New York Daily News
Whistleblowers worry about fate of spy agency ombudsmana letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Io
New York Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
a letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, referred to allegations that intelligence officials are taking steps to hamper the four-year-old... Read more
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FOX News
Senator Kennedy and the case of the nervous nomineeof fairness is knowing the rules.” And Professor Kennedy has made legal qualif
FOX News / Posted 13 hours ago
of fairness is knowing the rules.” And Professor Kennedy has made legal qualifications a big deal from his perch on the Judiciary Committee. He was part of deep-sixing two district court nominees who were withdrawn this week. For those who have... Read more
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FOX News
Senator Kennedy and the case of the nervous nomineeof fairness is knowing the rules.” And Professor Kennedy has made legal qualif
FOX News / Posted 13 hours ago
of fairness is knowing the rules.” And Professor Kennedy has made legal qualifications a big deal from his perch on the Judiciary Committee. He was part of deep-sixing two district court nominees who were withdrawn this week. For those who have... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Whistleblowers worry about intel ombudsman put on leavea letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Io
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 13 hours ago
a letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, referred to allegations that intelligence officials are taking steps to hamper the four-year-old... Read more
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Slate
The Possibility That Trump Is in Putin’s Pocket Is Scarier Than Any Crimes Mueller Might Uncoverlaw and policy. During the hearing with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
Slate / Posted 13 hours ago
law and policy. During the hearing with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday, some members of the House Judiciary Committee did not try to conceal their attempt to discredit and derail special counsel Robert Mueller’s... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Whistleblowers worry about intel ombudsman put on leavea letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Io
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 13 hours ago
a letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, referred to allegations that intelligence officials are taking steps to hamper the four-year-old... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Whistleblowers worry about intel ombudsman put on leavea letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Io
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 14 hours ago
a letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, referred to allegations that intelligence officials are taking steps to hamper the four-year-old... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Whistleblowers worry about intel ombudsman put on leavea letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Io
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 14 hours ago
a letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, referred to allegations that intelligence officials are taking steps to hamper the four-year-old... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Whistleblowers worry about fate of spy agency ombudsmana letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Io
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 14 hours ago
a letter to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, referred to allegations that intelligence officials are taking steps to hamper the four-year-old... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Trump judicial nominee fumbles basic questions about the lawquizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
quizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure during his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. For five painfully awkward minutes, Petersen, a member of the Federal Election Commission... Read more
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ABC News
GOP congressman demands Mueller firing: It's time 'to put up or shut up'Muller to handle the investigation, offered a strong defense of the special cou
ABC News / Posted 16 hours ago
Muller to handle the investigation, offered a strong defense of the special counsel during his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday. “I think it would be very difficult... for anybody to find somebody better qualified for this... Read more
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Business Insider
Top Senate Judiciary Republican unloads on colleague over tweet about Russia probeon Wednesday that upbraided Whitehouse for a tweet he sent earlier this month.
Business Insider / Posted 16 hours ago
on Wednesday that upbraided Whitehouse for a tweet he sent earlier this month. The Democrat's tweet insinuated that the Judiciary Committee, which Grassley chairs, had been pressured by the White House to shift the direction of the Russia probe... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
FCC's Ajit Pai dressed up as Santa and wielded a lightsaber to mock net neutrality rulesIn the early 2000s, he worked as a senior counsel at the Department of Justice,
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
In the early 2000s, he worked as a senior counsel at the Department of Justice, deputy chief counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee, and was a lawyer for Verizon. Pai's parents immigrated from India. He was raised in Kansas. Pai's... Read more
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The Mercury News
DEA official: New law makes it harder to do our jobstate attorneys general, as well as Democratic lawmakers in Congress, have call
The Mercury News / Posted 17 hours ago
state attorneys general, as well as Democratic lawmakers in Congress, have called for its repeal. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, the head of the DEA office that regulates the pharmaceutical industry said the law has... Read more
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The Hill
FBI chief's claim on surveillance abuse doesn't fit the evidenceFBI Director Wray testified there had been “no evidence of any kind of abuse.”
The Hill / Posted 17 hours ago
FBI Director Wray testified there had been “no evidence of any kind of abuse.” Weirdly, nobody from the House Judiciary Committee challenged the accuracy of the statement or asked him to explain it. Are the members of Congress tasked... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The new law supported by opioid makers that Jeff Sessions, 44 states and a top DEA official want changedstate attorneys general, as well as Democratic lawmakers in Congress, have call
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
state attorneys general, as well as Democratic lawmakers in Congress, have called for its repeal. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, the head of the DEA office that regulates the pharmaceutical industry said the law has... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Video shows one of Trump's judicial nominees struggling to answer basic legal questions during a Senate committee hearingPetersen, one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees, struggled to answe
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
Petersen, one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees, struggled to answer basic legal questions during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week. Video of a portion of his testimony went viral Thursday night. Petersen was... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
FCC's Ajit Pai dressed up as Santa and wielded a lightsaber to mock net neutralityIn the early 2000s, he worked as a senior counsel at the Department of Justice,
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 hours ago
In the early 2000s, he worked as a senior counsel at the Department of Justice, deputy chief counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee, and was a lawyer for Verizon. Pai's parents immigrated from India. He was raised in Kansas. Pai's... Read more
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Connecticut Post
FCC's Ajit Pai dressed up as Santa and wielded a lightsaber to mock net neutralityIn the early 2000s, he worked as a senior counsel at the Department of Justice,
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 hours ago
In the early 2000s, he worked as a senior counsel at the Department of Justice, deputy chief counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee, and was a lawyer for Verizon. Pai's parents immigrated from India. He was raised in Kansas. Pai's... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida's Ted Deutch starts to take place on national stageCoral Springs resident who went missing off the coast of Iran a decade ago. --
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
Coral Springs resident who went missing off the coast of Iran a decade ago. -- Used his position as a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, to pepper Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the investigation into possible collusion between Russia... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
FCC's Ajit Pai dressed up as Santa and wielded a lightsaber to mock net neutralityIn the early 2000s, he worked as a senior counsel at the Department of Justice,
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 hours ago
In the early 2000s, he worked as a senior counsel at the Department of Justice, deputy chief counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee, and was a lawyer for Verizon. Pai's parents immigrated from India. He was raised in Kansas. Pai's... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Video Shows Trump Judicial Nominee Unable To Answer Basic Questions Of Lawmember of the Federal Election Commission. But his trouble began during Wednes
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 hours ago
member of the Federal Election Commission. But his trouble began during Wednesday's confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee when, among a panel of five nominees, he alone told Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., that he had never tried a... Read more
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Mashable
Everybody is cringing at a judicial nominee's inability to answer basic legal questionsOn Wednesday, the Senate judiciary committee questioned Trump's district judge
Mashable / Posted 19 hours ago
On Wednesday, the Senate judiciary committee questioned Trump's district judge nominees. Things got awkward real quick. Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) initiated a line of questioning that revealed that one nominee, Matthew S. Peterson, doesn't know the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Video Shows Trump Judicial Nominee Unable To Answer Basic Questions Of Lawmember of the Federal Election Commission. But his trouble began during Wednes
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 hours ago
member of the Federal Election Commission. But his trouble began during Wednesday's confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee when, among a panel of five nominees, he alone told Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., that he had never tried a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump judicial nominee fumbles through painfully awkward confirmation hearing gone viralquizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
quizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure during his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. For five painfully awkward minutes, Petersen, a member of the Federal Election Commission... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Trump judicial nominee fumbles through painfully awkward confirmation hearing gone viralquizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
quizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure during his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. For five painfully awkward minutes, Petersen, a member of the Federal Election Commission... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump judicial nominee fumbles basic questions about the lawquizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
quizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure during his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. For five painfully awkward minutes, Petersen, a member of the Federal Election Commission... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump judicial nominee fumbles through painfully awkward confirmation hearing gone viralquizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
quizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure during his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. For five painfully awkward minutes, Petersen, a member of the Federal Election Commission... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trump judicial nominee fumbles through painfully awkward confirmation hearing gone viralquizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
quizzed by Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-La., on basic aspects of trial procedure during his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. For five painfully awkward minutes, Petersen, a member of the Federal Election Commission... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
The new law supported by opioid makers that Jeff Sessions, 44 states and a top DEA official want changedstate attorneys general, as well as Democratic lawmakers in Congress, have call
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
state attorneys general, as well as Democratic lawmakers in Congress, have called for its repeal. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, the head of the DEA office that regulates the pharmaceutical industry said the law has... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
The new law supported by opioid makers that Jeff Sessions, 44 states and a top DEA official want changedstate attorneys general, as well as Democratic lawmakers in Congress, have call
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
state attorneys general, as well as Democratic lawmakers in Congress, have called for its repeal. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, the head of the DEA office that regulates the pharmaceutical industry said the law has... Read more
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