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On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will examine the qualifications of Christopher Wray to serve as the eighth director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Here is what they should ask.
The biggest obstacle is not wallet — it’s will. Above all, we need to find a way to avoid the toxic partisanship that routinely paralyzes Congress.
It was a mistake for the court to allow even part of the ban to go into effect, disregarding the harm that religious discrimination inflicts on Americans, not just Muslim visa applicants.
With two lower court decisions blocking the travel ban, the Supreme Court has a clear roadmap to kill it once and for all.
Here are a few key moments from the June 14 hearing, which began with 9/11 and wound its way to a remarkable rebuke of the City Council’s role in oversight of the NYPD.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has been the most active, holding high-profile hearings, beginning to conduct interviews and issuing document requests. But it can do more, and it can do better.
New Yorkers deserve to know how the NYPD is working with ICE, what information they are sharing, and how the NYPD is using new surveillance technologies.
While Sessions jumped in when he should have stayed out, he also got out when he should have stayed in.
In recent years, police departments throughout the country have quietly amassed an arsenal of sophisticated surveillance technologies without public notice, debate or oversight from local lawmakers.
The policy is based on prejudice, not proof. It signals to Muslims that they’re not welcome, and it’s working.