House Dem: Filibuster Threatens National Security

Representative Henry ("Hank") Johnson (D-Ga.) expresses his concern for national security that is at risk thanks to the filibuster rule.

After Common Cause filed a lawsuit in a D.C. District Court challenging the filibuster’s legality, Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) argued that the filibuster threatens national security.

“We put our national security at stake because we have people who have been nominated for  key positions that the Senate, for one reason or another, can’t act upon because of the super majority vote procedural rule,” said Johnson.

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Hillary Clinton: ‘I Want The Public To See My Email’

Hillary Clinton, as Secretary of State, addressing the press during a Security Council Meeting.

Clinton has been embroiled in controversy over her use of a personal email account during her tenure at the State Department, and reportedly hosting her own email server.

Thursday, March 5

● Wither White Flint?

● Americans crowd into cities

● Jewelry fence in the theater district

● FTC torpedoes cruise robocalls

● Hillary’s emails land in an FOIA lawsuit

● Heroin death rate quadrupled since 2000

House Benghazi Committee Subpoenas Clinton Emails

The likely Democratic Presidential candidate is under fire for conducting all work-related emails when she was Secretary of State from a private account.

TRNS News Notes- 3/4

SCOTUS: 4 big words Obamacare doom?
GOP scrambles for alternatives
DoJ slams Ferguson PD on racism
Netanyahu speaks to Congress on Iran
Obama takes issue with comments
In flip-flop, House approves DHS funding

Ambassador To South Korea Injured In Attack

His assailant was immediately arrested, according to reports.

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – March 5, 2015

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The U.N. Security Council talks Syria, John Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia and a deadline passes for a power-sharing agreement in South Sudan.