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Department of Energy

Formed in 1977, the Department of Energy is a Cabinet-level department concerned with U.S. policy on energy and the handling of nuclear materials. Technically, all nuclear weapons deployed by the Department of Defense are on loan from the Department of Energy, which is responsible for the design, testing and production of nuclear weapons.

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The clock is ticking on Section 215 sunset, but the Senate is in stalemate on NSA spying powers: https://eff.org/r.tpwa

May 22 @ 10:58pm

BREAKING: At the behest of @SenateMajLdr, the Senate will meet Sunday, May 31st in the afternoon, mere hours before Section 215 expires.

May 22 @ 10:20pm

BREAKING: Senator Rand Paul objecting to even one more day of extending Section 215.

May 22 @ 10:08pm
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