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2Day in #OpenGov 8/5/2013

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by Justin Lin, policy intern NEWS:

  • According to a recent Quinnipac poll, Chris Christie was viewed the most favorably in the country, topping out at 53.1 "degrees." He beat out Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and ...

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2Day in #OpenGov 8/2/2013

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by Justin Lin, policy intern NEWS:

  • Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), an Iraq war veteran and first-term representative is reportedly going to run for the Arkansas Senate seat, though Cotton's spokeswoman has not confirmed nor denied such reports. Cotton faces ...

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2Day in #OpenGov 8/1/2013

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by Justin Lin, policy intern NEWS:

  • A bill by Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Tom Udall (D-NM) would create an office that would argue in favor of privacy rights in the FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) courts ...

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2Day in #OpenGov 7/31/2013

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by Justin Lin, policy intern NEWS:

  • Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, expressed interest in running for the open senate seat following the retirement of Sen. Carl Levin. Camp is the House's ...

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2Day in #OpenGov 7/30/2013

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by Justin Lin, policy intern NEWS:

  • Might California Republicans make a resurgence in the state legislatures? Democrats in California currently have the governor's seat and supermajorities in both the state Assembly and Senate, but a recent win by Republican ...

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2Day in #OpenGov 7/29/2013

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by Justin Lin, policy intern NEWS:

  • Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) has called the FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) "anachronistic" and favors comprehensive reform on the issue. The senator expressed grave concerns over the potential that the government has in tracking ...

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2Day in #OpenGov 7/25/2013

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by Justin Lin, policy intern NEWS:

  • The Senate Finance Committee is focused on making sure that the senators' submissions for tax reform are kept secret. All submissions will be sealed from the public until 2064, and in addition, each document ...

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2Day in #OpenGov 7/24/2013

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by Justin Lin, policy intern NEWS:

  • Senators are looking to take up tax reform once more, but unlike the discussions that led to the Tax Reform Act of 1986, this time, the Senators have less agreement.   Senator Max Baucus (D-MT ...

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2Day in #OpenGov 7/23/2013

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by Justin Lin, policy intern NEWS:

  • The American Commitment Action Fund, which is a conservative super PAC, just spent $100,000 on ad buys, which are going toward defeating Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who is running for the New Jersey ...

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