Daily Archives: December 14, 2014


Turkey Arrests Journalists

Thirty-one Turkish citizens were arrested today after the government passed a new law allowing people to be arrested and held on reasonable suspicion. Those arrested included television program personnel, media executives, journalists, and law enforcement and were charged with setting up and assisting terrorist organizations and fraud. Last year as […]

international affairs

shutdown

Senate Passes Continuing Resolutions, Including CROmnibus

The Senate passed two pieces of legislation tonight that will allow the government to remain open. First, the Senate approved a continuing resolution that would continue funding the government until Wednesday. That resolution was designed so that the Senate could work on the CRomnibus without worry that procedural rules could […]