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Topic - Bobby Scott
President Barack Obama's orders to change some U.S. surveillance practices put the burden on Congress to deal with a national security controversy that has alarmed Americans and outraged foreign allies. Yet he avoided major action on the practice of sweeping up billions of phone, email and text messages from across the globe.
A political action committee specifically geared towards filling the halls of Congress with atheists and agnostics and those friendly to their cause was launched Wednesday in Washington.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden, who has been President Obama's point man on gun control over the past month, headed about 100 miles south on Friday with cabinet officials and lawmakers to discuss the administration's efforts on the issue.
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U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott is staying out of next year's U.S. Senate race.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who took an aerial tour on Monday to assess the damage from Hurricane Irene in Hampton Roads, said power had been restored to 600,000 customers and nearly all restorations would be completed by Friday.
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"It is now time for Congress to take the next step by enacting legislation to appropriately limit these programs," said Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., a member of the House Judiciary Committee.
Rep. Bobby Scott, Virginia Democrat who also traveled with the president Tuesday, said a tax increase must be part of the solution.