Politics Religion

Jared Huffman, First Open Humanist in Congress, Claims Colleagues Are ‘Closet Humanists, Atheists’

(PJ Media)  Many members of Congress do not believe in God and secretly identify as Humanist, atheist, or agnostic, a California congressman said in announcing his own Humanist worldview. “For the closet Humanists, atheists and agnostics out there (including many of my colleagues in Congress — yes, we talk about these things!), maybe this will show […]

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Secrecy surrounds sexual harassment settlements in Congress

  (McClatchy DC Bureau)  WASHINGTON — State governments’ practice of spending taxpayer funds to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against legislators and staff has created an uproar in California’s Legislature and other statehouses around the country. Now a picture is emerging of how the U.S. Congress is doing the same thing, with less fanfare and even less […]

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White House Cyber Chief: ‘There Will be Compromise’ on U.S. Surveillance Program

(Washington Free Beacon)  White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce said Wednesday the administration will have to compromise with Congress on legislation reauthorizing U.S. intelligence agencies to conduct surveillance on foreigners abroad without a warrant. The Trump administration has pushed against changes to the sweeping surveillance program, referred to as Section 702, but Joyce said a […]