Holder: Snowden Did "Public Service," But Should Still Stand Trial
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said in a podcast Edward Snowden should have to face consequences for his actions, including prison time...
Court Rules NSA Bulk Data Collection Was Never Authorized By Congress
AS AMERICANS WAIT for Congress to decide next month whether to renew the Patriot Act and the vast NSA metadata surveillance program it’s made possible, a panel of three appellate judges has made the d...
106th United States Congress
The One Hundred Sixth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Repres...
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107th United States Congress
The One Hundred Seventh United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Repr...
107th United States Congress - Wikipedia
Born-Alive Infants Protection Act
The Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002 ("BAIPA" Pub.L. 107–207, 116 Stat. 926, enacted August 5, 2002, 1 U.S.C. § 8) is an Act of Congress. It extends legal protection ...
Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003
The Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003 was draft legislation written by United States Department of Justice during the George W. Bush administration, under the tenure of United States Attorney ...
Patriot Act
The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress that was signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001. Its title is a ten-letter backronym (USA PATRIOT) that stands for "Uniting and Stren...
Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000
The Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 (CFMA) is United States federal legislation that officially ensured modernized regulation of financial products known as over-the-counter derivatives. I...
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146th Georgia General Assembly

The first regular session of the 146th General Assembly of the U.S. state of Georgia met from Monday, January 8, 2001 at 10:00 am, to Friday, March 21 at 11:57pm, at which time both houses adjour...
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Executive Order 13233
Executive Order 13233 limited access to the records of former United States Presidents to a higher degree than the previous Order 12667, which it superseded. It was drafted by then White House Counsel...
George W. Bush's first term as President of the United States
George W. Bush's first term as president of the United States began on January 20, 2001 and continued until his second term commenced on January 20, 2005. By far the most memorable event of this first...
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United States House of Representatives elections, 1998
The U.S. House elections in 1998 were part of the midterm elections held during President Bill Clinton's second term. They were a major disappointment to the Republican Party, which was expecting to g...
United States House of Representatives elections, 1998 - Wikipedia
Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (Pub.L. 107–16, 115 Stat. 38, June 7, 2001), was a sweeping piece of tax legislation in the United States by President George W....
2004 United States election voting controversies
During the 2004 United States presidential election, concerns were raised about various aspects of the voting process, including whether voting had been made accessible to all those entitled to vote, ...
2004 United States election voting controversies - Wikipedia
Hainan Island incident
On April 1, 2001, the Hainan Island incident occurred when a mid-air collision between a United States Navy EP-3E ARIES II signals intelligence aircraft and a People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) J-8I...
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Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville collision
The Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville collision was a ship collision between the United States Navy (USN) Los Angeles-class submarine USS Greeneville (SSN-772) and the Japanese fishery high school traini...
Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville collision - Wikipedia
Patriot Debates
The American Bar Association passed resolutions on the USA PATRIOT Act that asked the U.S. Government "to conduct a thorough review of the implementation of the powers granted to the Executive Branch ...
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Dismissal of U.S. attorneys controversy
The dismissal of U.S. Attorneys controversy was initiated by the unprecedented midterm dismissal of seven United States Attorneys on December 7, 2006, by the George W. Bush administration's Department...
Dismissal of U.S. attorneys controversy - Wikipedia
Iraq Resolution
The Iraq Resolution or the Iraq War Resolution (formally the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002, Pub.L. 107–243, 116 Stat. 1498, enacted October 16,...
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Shell bank
A shell bank is a financial term that describes a financial institution that does not have a physical presence in any country. In order to prevent money laundering, Subtitle A of the USA PATRIOT Act s...
United States elections, 2001
The United States General elections of 2001 were held on November 5 of that year (with some exceptions for local elections and other special elections across the country). The 2001 recession was a dom...
United States elections, 2001 - Wikipedia
Help America Vote Act
The Help America Vote Act of 2002 (Pub.L. 107–252), or HAVA, is a United States federal law which passed in the House 357-48 and 92-2 in the Senate and was signed into law by President Bush on October...
Providing material support for terrorism
Providing material support for terrorism is a provision of the USA PATRIOT Act, codified at section 2339B, title 18 of the United States Code, which prohibits material support to groups designated as ...
Vaccines for the New Millennium Act
Vaccines for the New Millennium Act was a bill introduced by Senator John Kerry (D-MA) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in the 107th Congress in 2001. The bill would have provided tax credits to private s...