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U.S. House votes to crack down on civil asset forfeiture

U.S. House votes to crack down on civil asset forfeiture

A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers, including members of the House Progressive and House Freedom caucuses, have put forth a measure to limit the use of federal dollars in certain civil asset forfeiture proceedings.

By Brendan Bakala

Judge allows lawsuit against Madigan to proceed

Judge allows lawsuit against Madigan to proceed

A federal judge has cleared the way for a lawsuit filed by a 2016 primary opponent of House Speaker Mike Madigan, which alleges discrimination by the speaker for filing “sham candidates.”

By Austin Berg