“Gun debate a test for Senator Patrick Leahy“(Boston Globe/March 13, 2013) - He lives on a dirt road, enjoys swapping long stories and fires pistols in his backyard. He even loves the Grateful Dead. Now, the 38-year Senate veteran is at the center of the gun-control debate.
“Drone makers struggle for acceptance”(Boston Globe/April 7, 2013) - Domestic drone manufacturers face an uphill public relations battle to introduce the unmanned vehicles into US skies for commercial use. Drones’ military and intelligence prowess doesn’t help their cause.
“Rise of the machines: Domestic drones take off“(Medill National Security Initiative/April 3, 2012) - Up to 30,000 drones will dot U.S. skies within a decade, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. What could that mean for your civil liberties?
“3 departures curtail New England’s political muscle”(Boston Globe/Jan. 30, 2013) - A powerful trio of veteran New England senators is now gone, sapping the region’s political clout. Olympia Snowe and Joe Lieberman retired and, on Tuesday, Joe Kerry won confirmation as secretary of state.
“Inquiry widens into Swartz prosecution”(Boston Globe/February 28, 2013) - A House committee widens its investigation of the Internet activists’ prosecution as legal arguments regarding the case rage both on and off Capitol Hill.
“Prospects limited for new gun-control laws”(Boston Globe/March 7, 2013) – With the memory of the Newtown tragedy still fresh in the national psyche, and though gun-control advocates have more political and financial capital than they have in years, additional safeguards will be hard-pressed to find traction in Congress.
“Warren rips deals with big banks“ (Boston Globe/Feb. 15, 2013) - Despite a quiet first month in office, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren came out swinging in her first Senate Banking Committee hearing.