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CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

Military Blocks Stories About Prisoner Issues From Reaching Chelsea Manning

Prison officials at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth have blocked packets of mail with stories about prisoner issues, including an article by BuzzFeed News, and a book by artist Molly Crabapple from reaching Chelsea Manning.

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

Presidential Candidates React To Death Of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Clinton: “The Republicans in the Senate and on the campaign trail who are calling for Justice Scalia’s seat to remain vacant dishonor our Constitution. The Senate has a constitutional responsibility here that it cannot abdicate for partisan political reasons.”

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

Vermin Supreme Is Getting More Votes In New Hampshire Than Jim Gilmore

Vermin Supreme, by the way, is the guy who wears a rubber boot on his head.

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

National Review Published A Whole Issue Dedicated To Taking Down Trump

And Trump responded with a very Trumpian tweetstorm.

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

Justice Department Suspends $1.2 Billion Asset Forfeiture Program

Citing the recently passed budget bills in Congress, the Justice Department announced it will suspend a program that distributes asset forfeiture revenues to state and local police departments across the country.

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

DNC Agrees To Give Voter Data Access Back To Sanders Campaign

The presidential campaign filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday after the Democratic National Committee barred its aides from accessing voter data.

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

Progressive Public Relations Firm Closes Amid Allegations Of Sexual Harassment

FitzGibbon Media suddenly announced it was closing Thursday amid allegations that the group's president sexually harassed female employees.

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago
CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

Islamic Group Staff Evacuated After Letters With Suspicious Powder Sent To Offices

Letters containing powder appeared at the offices of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Washington, D.C., and Santa Clara, California.

Tamerra Griffin 3 years ago

Obama: "Congress Should Act To Make Sure No One On A No-Fly List Is Able To Buy A Gun"

President Obama again called for restricting those on the no-fly from purchasing guns in his Oval Office address Sunday night.

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

New Mexico Lawmakers Sue Albuquerque: Stop Seizing Cars

“The problem lies in the fact that the city refuses to stop taking property from innocent people.”

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

MMA Fighter Ronda Rousey Endorses Bernie Sanders For President

UFC champion tells Maxim: "If he doesn’t win against Hillary, then I’ll probably vote for a third party again."

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

Sanders Introduces Bill To Lift Federal Ban On Marijuana

After calling for an end to the federal prohibition of marijuana last week, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders introduced a bill Wednesday to remove marijuana from the federal government's list of Schedule I drugs.

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

These Inmates Got Years In Solitary Confinement For Making A Music Video

Seven South Carolina inmates received a combined total of nearly 20 years in solitary confinement after a rap video they created behind bars made its way to WorldStarHipHop.com.

CJ Ciaramella 3 years ago

Senators Reach Deal On Criminal Justice Bill To Reduce Some Mandatory Minimums

A group of Republican and Democrat senators announced a long-awaited deal on a broad criminal justice bill Thursday. Advocates didn't get the cuts in mandatory minimums they were hoping for but are still supporting the bill.

CJ Ciaramella 4 years ago
CJ Ciaramella 4 years ago

The DEA Paid Millons Of Dollars In Workers' Compensation Benefits To Drug Informants

The Drug Enforcement Administration has suspended compensation payments to confidential informants after a watchdog report finds no legal basis for them.

CJ Ciaramella 4 years ago

Boehner Backs Bill That Would Change Sentencing For Non-Violent Drug Crimes

"We've got a lot of people in prison, frankly, that don't really in my view need to be there," House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday.

CJ Ciaramella 4 years ago

Bernie Sanders Wins The Killer Mike Primary

Rapper Killer Mike of Run the Jewels endorses progressive crusader Bernie Sanders for president.

CJ Ciaramella 4 years ago