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Latest Patrick Leahy Items
All three members of Vermont's congressional delegation say they do not believe changes in the federal government's surveillance activities announced by President Barack Obama go far enough.
Four states - Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas - would again have to get approval from the Justice Department before making any changes in the way they hold elections under a bipartisan bill introduced Thursday to restore parts of the Voting Rights Act that the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional.
Vermont federal Judge William K. Sessions III is taking senior status after 18 years on the bench.
Take away the National Security Agency's ability to tap into telephone records, and the nation is left unsecure — that's the claim of the head of the NSA, Gen. Keith Alexander, to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Sen. Patrick Leahy says he'll have some tough questions for President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next head of the FBI.
While President Obama keeps pounding away to get votes to pass gun restrictions in the Senate, pro-Second Amendment supporters are pushing the upper chamber in the opposite direction. Sen. Tom Coburn introduced two amendments to strengthen the rights of gun owners and keep the federal government in check.
Vermont Democrat Sen. Patrick Leahy said he will introduce on Wednesday a bill that extends immigration benefits to same-sex married couples.
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski is set to become the first woman to chair the prestigious Senate Appropriations Committee, a position left open this week by the death of Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye.
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont is renewing his fascination with Batman with a cameo appearance in "The Dark Knight Rises," which will get its first public showing in his home state.