Democratic congressman Alan Grayson, who serves on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee in the US House of Representatives, has written a letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. It requests answers related to how the NSA has weakened encryption standards.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday July 28, 2014 3:10 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday July 10, 2014 3:09 pm|
Representative Alan Grayson of Florida sent a letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper asking if US intelligence agencies spied on five prominent American Muslims named as targets named in a major story from The Intercept, which was published on July 9.
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday June 23, 2014 7:28 am|
This morning Congressman Alan Grayson and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren are sponsoring a crypto party on the Hill.
|By: Phoenix Woman Sunday December 15, 2013 6:45 am|
While we weren’t looking, Alan Grayson’s quietly becoming in the House what Teddy Kennedy was in the Senate: An expert at creating or amending legislation in a way that advances the cause of good:
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday November 20, 2013 9:50 am|
“What could possibly justify terrorizing a community of 250,000 just for the purpose of killing one person?”
At a congressional briefing hosted by Representative Alan Grayson and organized by CODEPINK, this was one of a number of questions posed as a delegation of individuals from Yemen spoke about the direct impact United States drones have had on their country and lives.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday October 29, 2013 4:40 pm|
Members of a family in Pakistan, who became victims of the United States drone program in October of last year when their grandmother was killed and children were wounded, traveled to the US to inform Americans of what the US government is doing to Pakistanis and how it directly impacts them.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday October 28, 2013 8:55 am|
To educate Americans on the effect that drone strikes have had on his country, Rafiq ur Rehman and his thirteen year-old son, Zubair, traveled to the US. They will be participating in a congressional briefing called by Rep. Alan Grayson. They also appear in a new documentary from Brave New Films called Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars.
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday September 10, 2013 11:26 am|
Lunch between Barack Obama and Democrats on the Hill just broke up. Apparently Obama is asking for an Authorization for Use of Military Force on Syria in order to maintain a credible threat.
|By: DSWright Monday September 9, 2013 10:36 am|
Apparently some members of Congress, even after seeing the best evidence the Obama Administration can muster, are not convinced Assad ordered the attack.
|By: Jane Hamsher Saturday August 31, 2013 4:00 pm|
President Obama has said he will ask for Congressional authorization to attack Syria.
We know that Alan Grayson is firmly against going to war with Syria. Grijalva is also opposed. Justin Amash will lead the opposition from the Republican side.
Eliott Engle has a war boner on, and as head of the Foreign Relations Committee he can do a lot of damage. And the firmly anti-war Nancy Pelosi will undoubtedly whip her caucus in support of the President and his desire to wage an extremely unpopular war.
So where does your member of Congress stand? Let us know in the comments so we can start vote counting.