Patrick Leahy

Type: Person
Name: Patrick Leahy
Title: Senator
Place of Birth: Montpelier
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Patrick Leahy
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

PHOTOS: Funeral honors the life of Sen. Jim Jeffords

From left, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-VT, wife Marcel Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, and wife Jane Sanders pay their respects to the late Sen. Jim Jeffords during his funeral at Grace Congregational United Church of Christ in Rutland Friday.  CALEB KENNA/for ... [Published Burlington Press - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Vermont Says Goodby to Sen. Jim Jeffords

Vermonters came from all over the state to attend a celebration of the life of former United States Senator Jim Jeffords. The funeral, held at the Grace Congregational Church in downtown Rutland, honored one of the city's native sons. Jeffords died this ... [Published NECN.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Reining in surveillance

In a meeting this week with The Register-Guard’s editorial board and an earlier speech at a Portland tech conference, the Oregon Democrat said current congressional proposals to reform government surveillance don’t go far enough, and that he intends to ... [Published Register-Guard - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Chief Judge Kozinski Weighs in on Surveillance Reform

Alex Kozinski, left, and John Bates, right.The federal judiciary, which usually presents a united front to Congress and the public, is showing some cracks over the issue of reforming the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.Alex Kozinski, chief judge ... [Published National Law Journal - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lockheed Martin gives contributions to F-35 supporters

In July, a group of researchers just days after the Senate approved more funding for test programming on the fighter jets, released how much money current members of Congress got in contributions from Lockheed Martin since 2001. Lockheed Martin is the ... [Published Champlain Channel - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

More than 20 appear in court on drug charges connected with Operation Tempest

MORE THAN 20 individuals appeared in court today on drug-related charges, as part of the six-month, covert Garda operation, codenamed “Tempest.”The accused, who were all arrested in Dublin’s north inner city, appeared before Judge Denis McLoughlin in ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Another View: A first step in reining in the NSA

A little more than a year after former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the federal government was collecting and storing the telephone records of millions of Americans, Congress is poised to end the program and provide ... [Published The Herald News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 5 reports

30 arrests in Dublin drugs crackdown

Published Tuesday, 19 August 2014A major search and arrest operation is underway in inner city Dublin on Tuesday in a bid to crack down on the sale and supply of drugs.Those charged are due before court on Thursday. (© Pacemaker)It follows a six month ... [Published UTV - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Dublin, Arrests, Operation
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt., President Pro Tempore) On The Passing Of Former Senator Jim Jeffords

August 18, 2014He was a partner in our work for Vermont, and he was a friend.  He was a Vermonter through and through, drawn to political life to make a difference for our state and nation.  Part of his legacy will also stand as an enduring chapter of ... [Published U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Republican-turned-independent former U.S. Senator Jeffords dies | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, has died at age 80, U.S. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Senator Urges FCC Net Neutrality Hearings Outside Washington

By Clip Syndicate Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy on Wednesday called on the Federal Communications Commission to host hearings on its new proposed "net neutrality" rules outside of Washington, not just at its offices in the U.S. capitol. ... [Published IT Business Net - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

A first step in reining in the NSA

A little more than a year after former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the federal government was collecting and storing the telephone records of millions of Americans, Congress is poised to end the program and provide ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 18 2014]

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"He cared about Vermont first and foremost," Leahy said after the funeral. "those who knew him knew the human side was far, far more important than the political side."

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PHOTOS: Funeral honors the life of Sen. Jim Jef... [Published Burlington Press - 5 hours ago]
Vermonters Remember Sen. Jim Jeffords [Published My Champlain Valley - 6 hours ago]
Vermont Says Goodby to Sen. Jim Jeffords [Published NECN.com - 6 hours ago]
Judge Kozinski Calls Out Former FISC Judge John... [Published Techdirt - 7 hours ago]
White House Touts Petition Site But Many Await ... [Published Time - 7 hours ago]
White House Touts Petition Site But Many Await ... [Published TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
White House Touts Petition Site But Many Await ... [Published Swampland - 7 hours ago]
Mo. Dems push Hagel on police demilitarization [Published The Hill - 15 hours ago]
Reining in surveillance [Published Register-Guard - 18 hours ago]
Chief Judge Kozinski Weighs in on Surveillance ... [Published National Law Journal - Aug 21 2014]
More than 20 appear in court on drug charges co... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 21 2014]
Another View: A first step in reining in the NSA [Published The Herald News - Aug 21 2014]
Lockheed Martin gives contributions to F-35 sup... [Published Champlain Channel - Aug 21 2014]
Jeezum, Jim: What Ever Happened to Jeffords Rep... [Published Seven Days Vermont - Aug 20 2014]
Lockheed contribution follow F-35 contract [Published Burlington Press - Aug 20 2014]
Remembering Jim Jeffords [Published University of Vermont - Aug 20 2014]
Pamela Meanes sworn in as 2014-2015 president o... [Published Thompson Coburn LLP - Aug 20 2014]
Capstone: Captive Insurance Companies Still On ... [Published TickerTech.com - Aug 20 2014]
Capstone: Captive Insurance Companies Still On ... [Published Financial Services - Aug 20 2014]
“Cautious optimism” for NRRA amendment, but “po... [Published Captive - Aug 20 2014]
The lost bipartisan consensus on climate change [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
Editorial: A first step in reining in the NSA’s... [Published Milford Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
John McClaughry: End life support for Big Wind [Published VTDigger.org - Aug 20 2014]
Mashpee Police Logs August 6 - 13, 2014 [Published Falmouth Enterprise - Aug 20 2014]
James Jeffords, Vermont senator who left the GO... [Published McClatchy DC - Aug 19 2014]
James Jeffords, Former Vermont Senator, Dies At 80 [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Aug 19 2014]
30 arrests in Dublin drugs crackdown [Published UTV - Aug 19 2014]
Thirty arrested as gardaí target drug dealing i... [Published Irish Times - Aug 19 2014]
Operation Tempest: Major crackdown underway wit... [Published Irish Mirror - Aug 19 2014]
Gardaí in Dublin arrest dozens on drug charges ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 19 2014]
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Judge Kozinski Calls Out Former FISC Judge John... [Published Techdirt - 7 hours ago]
A few weeks ago, former FISC judge John Bates (now helming the Administrative Office of the US Courts) sent a letter to the intelligence oversight committees arguing that the Senate's USA Freedom Act would do too much damage to the NSA and the FISA ...
White House Touts Petition Site But Many Await ... [Published TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
The White House could hardly contain itself earlier this month when President Barack Obama signed a bill allowing American consumers to unlock their cell phones. The bill was driven in part by the White House’s own petition website, “We The People,” ...
White House Touts Petition Site But Many Await ... [Published Swampland - 7 hours ago]
The White House could hardly contain itself earlier this month when President Barack Obama signed a bill allowing American consumers to unlock their cell phones. The bill was driven in part by the White House’s own petition website, “We The People,” ...
James Jeffords, Former Vermont Senator, Dies At 80 [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Aug 19 2014]
James Jeffords, who represented Vermont as a Congressman and Senator for a combined total of more than 30 years but became famous,  or infamous depending on your point of view, when he left the GOP to caucus with Democrats as an Independent, has ...
Senator Calls On FCC To Hold Net Neutrality Rou... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Aug 14 2014]
 Senator Patrick Leahy recently called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to host roundtable discussions concerning net neutrality outside of Washington. The agency previously announced that it will hold a number of sessions concerning the ...
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Capstone: Captive Insurance Companies Still On ... [Published Financial Services - Aug 20 2014]
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