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Grassley Presses for Answers on Obama Administration Impeding Independent Voting Agency

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is asking questions about the Justice Department’s refusal to defend the actions of the Election Assistance Commission, an independent federal agency without litigation authority, despite the law requiring the department to represent the commission in court.  The Justice Department’s actions could result in state voter ID laws not being followed […]

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Senator Joni Ernst Backs Legislation to Bring Civil Action Against Website Linked to Human Trafficking

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today issued a statement after voting in support of S.Res.377, the Backpage.com Civil Contempt Resolution. This legislation directs the Senate Legal Counsel to bring a civil action to enforce the subpoena issued by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (“PSI”) to the CEO of Backpage.com, a website that has been […]