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GOP Sen. David Vitter wants realtime disclosure of large donations to all members of the “super committee” on deficit reduction created in the recent debt-limit deal in Congress.
The White House has a draft of a new strategy to fight violent extremism, focused less on top-down federal involvement and more on community-directed efforts.
The White House also invoked the state secrets privilege to dismiss part of a lawsuit claiming the FBI conducted unconstitutional surveillance operations in Southern California.
Common Cause analyzes the current district lines ahead of the New York redistricting body’s Capitol Region hearing, this Thursday.