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It wasn’t a typical assignment, but Machias Elementary School sixth-grader Liv Harrison put her heart into it.
“To someone special,” Liv wrote. She had decorated her pink construction-paper card with hearts and Cupid’s arrows.
As far as law enforcement and the federal law regarding electronic communications are concerned, any of your emails older than 180 days have been “abandoned” and don’t carry an expectation of privacy; they’re no different than the trash you leave at the curb and can be searched without a warrant.
Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.)
Before Rep. Suzan DelBene, 54, became a member of Congress, she was a tech entrepreneur and a 12-year veteran of Microsoft, where she rose to become a corporate vice president. These days, the Washington Democrat is using her background to push Congress to look at ways tech can play a role in infrastructure.
A bill aimed at modernizing the United States's aging law covering law enforcement access to emails and other stored files passed the House Monday night.
When former Microsoft Corp. executive Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) returned for the 115th Congress, it didn’t take long for her to address one of the issues racking the tech industry: President Trump’s campaign promise to create a religious registry for Muslims in the U.S.
At 4:42 p.m. EST last Friday, when President Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order banning refugees and specific travelers from entering the U.S., it launched a nationwide explosion of resistance, from the airports to the streets to the courts. In Seattle, that resistance was just as swift from elected officials and attorneys as from local residents.
SEATTLE - Seattle Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, D-07, and other Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee are asking for an emergency briefing before all House members, on the extreme vetting executive order and its chaotic rollout over the weekend.
As chaos unfolded at airports across the country on Saturday, it quickly became clear that officials ranging from frontline border patrol agents to high-ranking members of the administration were unprepared for President Donald Trump's travel ban.
They were running for the gate, the two attorneys, one specializing in immigration law, the other a Port of Seattle commissioner. They knew they might not make it in time.
Washington politicians are demanding answers after the weekend scuffle over immigration at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport.