Mar 19

The Easter Bunny: A government budget victim?



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We’re not sure what the Founding Fathers would think about a Washington beltway feud between Democrats and Republicans over the Easter Bunny. But it is happening at least for a few days in a budget-obsessed capital.



Mar 18

Fourth Amendment makes two digital privacy headlines



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A new effort from Grover Norquist to protect digital privacy and an ongoing court fight over laptops at borders have put the Fourth Amendment back in the national headlines.



Mar 15

Senate misses deadline for shutdown resolution vote



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As a potential government creeps slowly up on Congress, the Senate has missed a deadline its leadership set this week to pass funding past March 27th.



Mar 14

Postal Service stuck in middle of budget battle



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The United States Postal Service’s ability to end Saturday mail delivery has made its way into the debate over funding the federal government after March 27.



Mar 13

Honoring the only dog to be awarded the Purple Heart



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On this day in 1942, the U.S. Army officially started its K-9 Corps, which featured a legendary canine war hero that was awarded the Purple Heart—amid much controversy.