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Invoking state secrets may be harder for U.S. under proposal

Lawmakers from both parties introduced legislation in the House and Senate on Wednesday aimed at limiting the U.S. Justice Department's ability to invoke national security to block lawsuits accusing the government of misconduct. The measures would bolster the power of federal judges to review claims by the government that evidence must remain secret to avoid jeopardizing ...