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Strange bedfellows: House defeats effort to rein in NSA phone-tracking

Strange bedfellows: House defeats effort to rein in NSA phone-tracking

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- A rare left-right bloc of House members vowed after a narrow loss to redouble efforts to curb a national-security program that amasses Americans' phone records.

Keystone debate takes climate turn

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Republican backers of the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline haven't been paying attention to climate issues, a Democratic opponent said.
Holder: White House not told of AP subpoena

Holder: White House not told of AP subpoena

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told a House committee Wednesday he assumed the White House learned of the Associated Press subpoena "in the newspapers."
Congress approves $9.7B Sandy relief bill

Congress approves $9.7B Sandy relief bill

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress approved $9.7 billion in new aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy Friday, sending it to President Obama.
D.C. Delegate Norton silenced at abortion bill hearing

D.C. Delegate Norton silenced at abortion bill hearing

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress was barred from speaking during a House hearing on a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks in the district.
Trump: Ability to work the system a plus

Trump: Ability to work the system a plus

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Donald Trump, a potential Republican presidential nominee who vows to restore discipline in Washington, isn't sorry for getting tax breaks and federal funding.

Nadler: Tax cut for wealthy permanent?

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A Democratic congressman said Sunday he suspected the temporary extension of upper-income tax breaks would become permanent if they are approved this year.

Reps. call for probe of Ariz. sheriff

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Four members of Congress Friday called on the Justice Department to look into charges of misconduct by an Arizona county sheriff known for 'get-tough' policies.

Mukasey asked to clarify torture remarks

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A top Democrat in Congress wants U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey to clarify a statement on officials who signed off on torture and surveillance policies.

Democrats seek torture special counsel

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- A group of Democratic members of Congress Saturday asked U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey to name a special counsel to investigate torture.
U.S. re-examines Canadian's rendition

U.S. re-examines Canadian's rendition

WASHINGTON, June 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is re-examining the rendition of a Canadian terror suspect to Syria where he alleged he was tortured in 2002.

House panel to subpoena Cheney aide

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) -- A U.S. House of Representatives panel voted to subpoena an aide to Vice President Dick Cheney in an investigation of treatment of suspected terrorists.

FBI in gross violation of privacy rights

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department inspector general said the FBI committed more than 6,000 violations of intelligence laws in its use of national security letters.

Call made for more Sept. 11 health funds

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- New York congressional House members called on President George Bush to increase funding for first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.

WTC insurance funds used for food, drinks

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Records show officials tied to the $1 billion World Trade Center insurance fund have been using that money for dinners and cocktails in New York.
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Jerrold Lewis "Jerry" Nadler (born June 13, 1947) is the U.S. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district, serving since 1992. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

The district includes the west side of Manhattan from the Upper West Side down to Battery Park, including the site where the World Trade Center stood. It also includes the Manhattan neighborhoods of Chelsea, Hell's Kitchen, and Greenwich Village, as well as parts of Brooklyn such as Coney Island, Bensonhurst, Borough Park, and Bay Ridge. It includes many of New York City's most popular tourist attractions, including the Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and New York Stock Exchange.

Nadler was born in Brooklyn and graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1965 (where his debate team partner was the future philosopher of science, Alexander Rosenberg, and his successful campaign for student government president was managed by Dick Morris). Nadler graduated from Columbia University and Fordham University School of Law. He is a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. He worked for Eugene McCarthy in the 1968 presidential campaign and was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1976.

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