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What We Know About How Russia’s Internet Research Agency Meddled in the 2016 Election

If you’ve been following the discussion about how Russia meddled with the 2016 U.S. election, the Internet Research Agency is probably a familiar name. But if you haven’t been watching every congressional hearing and reading every report,...Show More Summary

REPORT: FBI Paid Steele’s Travel Expenses to Make Him Look Like an “Informant” Rather Than DNC Hack

Congressional investigators are looking into whether the FBI paid dossier author Christopher Steele’s travel expenses to D.C and Rome in order to make him look like an official “informant” rather than a DNC-paid oppo research operative before the FISA court. Show More Summary

A Flood of Congressional Research Service Reports! Federal Flood Insurance Programs and More!

2 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

A bevy of recent flood insurance and related reports from the CRS, all but the last two dated 23 January 2018: Federal Disaster Assistance: The National Flood Insurance Program and Other Federal Disaster Assistance Programs Available to Individuals and Households After a Flood Introduction to the National Flood Insurance Program...

Women's Health Research Gets Congressional Boost

Women's health research got a federal and local boost with the declaration of a national Women's Health Research Day to coincide with the 2nd Annual Symposium on Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research on Jan. 25.This event celebrates the...Show More Summary

Russian Twitter accounts push #releasethememo conservative meme, researchers say

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The purported Russian activity references a secret congressional report about President Trump's allegations that he was wiretapped by the Obama administration.        

House releases transcript of interview tied to Trump dossier

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee has released a transcript of a private interview with the co-founder of the political opposition research firm that commissioned a dossier of allegations involving President Donald Trump'sShow More Summary

Democrats Hold Big Lead In Congressional Ballot

A new Pew Research survey finds that 53% of registered voters say they will vote for or lean toward the Democratic Party’s candidate for Congress in their district, compared with 39% who say they would vote for or lean toward [...]

Feinstein Releases Senate Testimony from Fusion GPS

Senator Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday unilaterally released the transcript of a congressional interview with Glenn Simpson, whose research firm, Fusion GPS, was behind the dossier on alleged contacts between Donald Trump's campaign and the Russian government. Show More Summary

Trump-Russia dossier firm fires back at GOP conspiracy mongers — and demands Congress release its testimony

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The founders of the research firm Fusion GPS, Glenn R. Simpson and Peter Fritsch, wrote a Tuesday New York Times op-ed demanding that their congressional testimony be publicly released. “Three congressional committees have heard over 21 hours of testimony from our firm, Fusion GPS. In those...

CRS Report: 'Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress' (11 December 2017)

3 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here is the latest (11 December 2017) Congressional Research Service report on Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress,by Ronald O'Rourke. If climate change is a common thread running through the report then it might get a chilly reception from Congress. Download CRS_Changes_Arctic_11Dec2017 Summary The diminishment of Arctic...

CRS Report: 'EPA’s Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants - Frequently Asked Questions' (4 December 2017 Update)

3 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This update was just published on 4 December 2017 by the Congressional Research Service: EPA's Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants: Frequently Asked Questions, by James E. McCarthy, Jonathan L. Ramseur, Jane A. Leggett, Linda Tsang, and Kate C. Shouse. Say what? Where's the water stuff, man? Aha...

U.S. House committee 'may reconsider' WHO cancer agency funds

3 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. congressional committee members warned on Friday that Washington's funding of the World Health Organization's cancer research agency could be halted unless it is more open about its operations.

Justice Department Moves To Investigate Planned Parenthood’s Fetal Tissue Practices

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Justice Department is set to request documents from Congressional investigators related to the group’s practice of sharing fetal tissue with researchers.

Five Recent CRS Reports and Briefs: FEMA, Floods, and Disasters

3 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This has been a busy season for floods and the like and the Congressional Research Service has been busy producing reports and briefs. Here are some that have been released in the past few weeks. Federal Disaster Assistance: The National Flood Insurance Program and Other Federal Disaster Assistance Programs Available...

Three Things to Know About the Latest Fusion GPS Subpoena Fight

The research firm behind the so-called 'Steele' dossier is fighting a congressional subpoena for its clients' bank record in federal court.       

Researchers devise an algorithm to combat gerrymandering

As the Supreme Court considers Gill v. Whitford, a challenge to the practice of partisan gerrymandering that may rewrite the rules used to draw congressional districts, a team of computer scientists has come up with a new algorithmic approach to redistricting that's less political and more mathematical.

These are the 7 military options Congress has been given to deal with North Korea

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

The Congressional Research Service has prepared a briefing for Congress that reveals the seven US military options for dealing with the growing threat from North Korea. With 3 aircraft carriers nearby, Mattis lays down the law for North...Show More Summary

Congressional Research Service: Shuster’s Fake Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan Would Trigger the Sequester

Bad news if you disliked the sequester. The post Congressional Research Service: Shuster’s Fake Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan Would Trigger the Sequester appeared first on RedState.

Congressional Committee and Fusion GPS come to agreement over firm's bank records

A House committee and the research firm behind a dossier of unverified information linking Donald Trump and Russia reached an agreement over the firm’s bank records. The House Intelligence Committee and Washington DC political research firm reached a confidential agreement regarding the 4 October subpoena. Show More Summary

CRS Twofer: 1) Legal Sidebar: 'EPA Proposes to Repeal the Clean Power Plan' and 2) Report: 'Reconsidering the Clean Power Plan'

5 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

A twofer from the Congressional Research Service (CRS). Both were released on 25 October 2017 and deal with the Clean Power Plan. 1) CRS Legal Sidebar by Linda Tsang: EPA Proposes to Repeal the Clean Power Plan To access the plethora of hot links contained in the document, view the...

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