What do Sen. Jesse Helms (R.-N.C.) and Rep. Larry Combest (R.-Tex.) have in common politically with Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D.-N.Y.) and Rep. Lee Hamilton (D.-Ind.)? More than you might think. The four joined to introduce bills last week aimed at curbing government secrecy. They would require all classified documents to bear the name of the official who ordered them classified, as well as the justification. A standard classification period of 10 years would be established, after which ...

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