• Even if Section 702 expires, White House says warrantless surveillance is fine for a while

    9 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    The fight over a critical loophole in U.S. surveillance law may not be resolved in Congress before the year ends, but the Trump administration appears to have no qualms about keeping it open, even if the law expires.
    The law, known as Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is set to expire at the end of the 2017 calendar year unless renewed by lawmakers. Given its...
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  • Experts Highlight Homeownership, ‘Future of U.S. Housing Market'

    Experts Highlight Homeownership, ‘Future of U.S. Housing Market'

    9 days ago - By RIS Media

    Experts gathered at the National Association of REALTORS® Washington, D.C., location recently for “The Future of the U.S. Housing Market,” highlighting homeownership and its trajectory.
    Senator Heidi Heitkamp opened the event with a full-throated defense of the role that homeownership plays in American society.
    “Homeownership is not a loophole,” said Heitkamp. “When there is no hope for owning real property, we are taking a huge step backwards for the future of our country.”
    Heitkamp specifically singled out tax reform legislation passed in the U.S. Senate, calling the bill a “systematic...
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