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Best of New Orleans Gambit
I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans This Week, May 24, 2016to challenge Richmond; Lopinto and Adams resigningBaton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden
I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans This Week, May 24, 2016
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 14 hours ago
to challenge Richmond; Lopinto and Adams resigningBaton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden has announced he will take on U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, in the fall election for the 2nd Congressional District seat. Holden, who has served as Baton... Read more
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Breitbart
EPA Requires More Ethanol Into Less GasolineRepresentatives Bill Flores (R-TX), Peter Welch (D-VT), Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), J
EPA Requires More Ethanol Into Less Gasoline
Breitbart / Posted 20 hours ago
Representatives Bill Flores (R-TX), Peter Welch (D-VT), Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Jim Costa (D-CA), Steve Womack (R-AR), and Cedric Richmond (D-LA) introduced bipartisan RFS reform legislation. The Food and Fuel Consumer Protection Act, H.R. 5180,... Read more
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The Advocate
Congressmen push New Orleans as the ‘birthplace of Jazz,’ Kansas City as music style’s ‘home’Kansas City, Missouri, as the official “Home of Jazz.” The resolution, which i
Congressmen push New Orleans as the ‘birthplace of Jazz,’ Kansas City as music style’s ‘home’
The Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
Kansas City, Missouri, as the official “Home of Jazz.” The resolution, which is jointly sponsored by Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond of New Orleans and Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City, would also designate New Orleans as... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden to challenge Congressman Cedric Richmond this fallrun again. The 2nd Congressional District’s statistics indicate Holden may fac
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden to challenge Congressman Cedric Richmond this fall
The Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
run again. The 2nd Congressional District’s statistics indicate Holden may face stiff competition in challenging U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans. The Baton Rouge end of the district has 98,963 registered voters, while Jefferson and Orleans... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Banning Confederate flags in veterans cemeteries: How your congressman votedHouse Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, and Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New
Banning Confederate flags in veterans cemeteries: How your congressman voted
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, and Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, were the only two of the six-member delegation to vote in favor of the effort, which passed the U.S. House in a 265-159 vote on an amendment to a larger military... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Banning Confederate flags in veterans cemeteries: How your congressman votedHouse Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, and Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New
Banning Confederate flags in veterans cemeteries: How your congressman voted
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, and Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, were the only two of the six-member delegation to vote in favor of the effort, which passed the U.S. House in a 265-159 vote on an amendment to a larger military... Read more
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The Advocate
Banning Confederate flags in veterans cemeteries supported by La. Congressmen Steve Scalise, Cedric Richmondflags from flagpoles at federal veterans cemeteries. House Majority Whip Steve
Banning Confederate flags in veterans cemeteries supported by La. Congressmen Steve Scalise, Cedric Richmond
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
flags from flagpoles at federal veterans cemeteries. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, were the only two of the six-member delegation to vote in favor of the effort, which passed... Read more
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The Advocate
Banning Confederate flags in veterans cemeteries supported by La. Congressmen Steve Scalise, Cedric RichmondConfederate flags from flagpoles at federal veterans cemeteries. House Majorit
Banning Confederate flags in veterans cemeteries supported by La. Congressmen Steve Scalise, Cedric Richmond
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Confederate flags from flagpoles at federal veterans cemeteries. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, and Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, were the only two of the six-member delegation to vote in favor of the effort, which passed... Read more
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The Advocate
U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise may not get to be House Majority Leader, but he gets something more important - longevitylinked to Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke might have doomed another politician,
U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise may not get to be House Majority Leader, but he gets something more important - longevity
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
linked to Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke might have doomed another politician, but a quick show of support from U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, an African-American Democrat who served with Scalise in the state House, helped stop the bleeding. Frankly,... Read more
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The Advocate
House speaker John Boehner’s exit leaves unsure path for Louisiana's Steve Scaliseparty wing, which has now organized into the Freedom Caucus. In one locally imp
House speaker John Boehner’s exit leaves unsure path for Louisiana's Steve Scalise
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
party wing, which has now organized into the Freedom Caucus. In one locally important break, Scalise worked with Democrats Cedric Richmond, of New Orleans, and Maxine Waters, of California, to save the government-run — and heavily subsidized —... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Congressmen Steve Scalise, Cedric Richmond support banning Confederate flags in veterans cemeteriesConfederate flags from flagpoles at federal veterans cemeteries. House Majorit
Louisiana Congressmen Steve Scalise, Cedric Richmond support banning Confederate flags in veterans cemeteries
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Confederate flags from flagpoles at federal veterans cemeteries. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, and Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, were the only two of the six-member delegation to vote in favor of the effort, which passed... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Holden announces he is running for CongressApril he would be a candidate in the 2nd Congressional District. Holden will b
Holden announces he is running for Congress
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
April he would be a candidate in the 2nd Congressional District. Holden will be running against incumbent U.S. Congressman Cedric Richmond, a Democrat from New Orleans. The district contains nearly all of the city of New Orleans and includes parts... Read more
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The Advocate
Southern University’s former athletic director turns to social media to announce mayoral runon Wednesday, Mayor-President Kip Holden, who is completing his third term, ann
Southern University’s former athletic director turns to social media to announce mayoral run
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
on Wednesday, Mayor-President Kip Holden, who is completing his third term, announced that he’s running for U.S. Congress against U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, who has held the seat since 2010. Follow Steve Hardy on Twitter, @SteveRHar... Read more
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The Advocate
bondsman Rufus Johnson jailed over alleged threats as he awaits federal bond fraud trialonce ran for office under the slogan “He has the favor of God,” was disqualifie
bondsman Rufus Johnson jailed over alleged threats as he awaits federal bond fraud trial
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
once ran for office under the slogan “He has the favor of God,” was disqualified in 2014 from bidding to unseat U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans. A judge ruled that Johnson had failed to pay long-standing state ethics fines from an earlier... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden to challenge Congressman Cedric Richmond this fallrun again. The 2nd Congressional District’s statistics indicate Holden may fac
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden to challenge Congressman Cedric Richmond this fall
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
run again. The 2nd Congressional District’s statistics indicate Holden may face stiff competition in challenging U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans. The Baton Rouge end of the district has 98,963 registered voters, while Jefferson and Orleans... Read more
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The Advocate
Southern University’s former athletic director turns to social media to announce mayoral runon Wednesday, Mayor-President Kip Holden, who is completing his third term, ann
Southern University’s former athletic director turns to social media to announce mayoral run
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
on Wednesday, Mayor-President Kip Holden, who is completing his third term, announced that he’s running for U.S. Congress against U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, who has held the seat since 2010. Follow Steve Hardy on Twitter, @SteveRHar... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden to challenge Congressman Cedric Richmond this fallas East Baton Rouge Parish’s top leader, but he’s term limited and unable to ru
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden to challenge Congressman Cedric Richmond this fall
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
as East Baton Rouge Parish’s top leader, but he’s term limited and unable to run again. He will face off against U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, who has held the seat since 2010. His spokesman Brandon Gassaway confirmed in an email on... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Baton Rouge Mayor Holden challenging US Rep. Cedric Richmondrunning for a U.S. House seat representing most of New Orleans and parts of Bat
Baton Rouge Mayor Holden challenging US Rep. Cedric Richmond
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
running for a U.S. House seat representing most of New Orleans and parts of Baton Rouge, launching a challenge to incumbent Cedric Richmond. Both men are Democrats. After 12 years in office, Holden is term-limited and unable to run for re-election... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden to run for 2nd Congressional District seatthis November, Holden touted economic successes he has landed as mayor-presiden
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden to run for 2nd Congressional District seat
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
this November, Holden touted economic successes he has landed as mayor-president. The seat is currently held by U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans. For example, he said he was involved in bringing IBM to Baton Rouge, helped grow the film... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Holden announces he is running for CongressApril he would be a candidate in the 2nd Congressional District. Holden will b
Holden announces he is running for Congress
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
April he would be a candidate in the 2nd Congressional District. Holden will be running against incumbent US Congressman Cedric Richmond. The district includes parts of the Greater Baton Rouge region and some rural parishes. Holden is... Read more
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Roll Call
Scouting Report From the Congressional Baseball Game Coachesof things. Someone will have a great game. You only play one game a year, you k
Scouting Report From the Congressional Baseball Game Coaches
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
of things. Someone will have a great game. You only play one game a year, you know. It’s hard to say who the MVP is. Cedric Richmond is the MVP a lot because he’s such a dynamic pitcher.” Williams : “If I start naming them, I’m going to miss... Read more
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Business Wire
JPMorgan Chase & Co UK Regulatory Announcement: JPMorgan Chase and Bloomberg Philanthropies Announce $7.5 Million to Prepare New Orleans Students for High-Demand JobsChase and Bloomberg for their commitment to the education and skills developmen
JPMorgan Chase & Co UK Regulatory Announcement: JPMorgan Chase and Bloomberg Philanthropies Announce $7.5 Million to Prepare New Orleans Students for High-Demand Jobs
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
Chase and Bloomberg for their commitment to the education and skills development of our city’s youth,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The best way to improve opportunities for our youth is to make meaningful investments in their... Read more
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Business Wire
JPMorgan Chase and Bloomberg Philanthropies Announce $7.5 Million to Prepare New Orleans Students for High-Demand JobsChase and Bloomberg for their commitment to the education and skills developmen
JPMorgan Chase and Bloomberg Philanthropies Announce $7.5 Million to Prepare New Orleans Students for High-Demand Jobs
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
Chase and Bloomberg for their commitment to the education and skills development of our city’s youth,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The best way to improve opportunities for our youth is to make meaningful investments in their... Read more
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The Advocate
Sharon Weston Broome leads Baton Rouge mayoral race fundraising; another political figure could jump inOrleans, gave $1,000 through her campaign fund; and Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, d
Sharon Weston Broome leads Baton Rouge mayoral race fundraising; another political figure could jump in
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Orleans, gave $1,000 through her campaign fund; and Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, donated $250. The campaign for U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, contributed $1,500 to Broome, and the campaign fund of former Gov. Kathleen Blanco chipped in... Read more
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The Advocate
Sharon Weston Broome leads Baton Rouge mayoral race fundraising; another political figure could jump ingave $1,000 through her campaign fund; and Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks donated $25
Sharon Weston Broome leads Baton Rouge mayoral race fundraising; another political figure could jump in
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
gave $1,000 through her campaign fund; and Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks donated $250. The campaign for U.S. Congressman Cedric Richmond, D- New Orleans, contributed $1,500 to Broome, and the campaign fund of former Gov. Kathleen Blanco chipped... Read more
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The Advocate
Sharon Weston Broome leads Baton Rouge mayoral race fundraising; another political figure could jump ingave $1,000 through her campaign fund; and Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks donated $25
Sharon Weston Broome leads Baton Rouge mayoral race fundraising; another political figure could jump in
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
gave $1,000 through her campaign fund; and Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks donated $250. The campaign for U.S. Congressman Cedric Richmond, D- New Orleans, contributed $1,500 to Broome, and the campaign fund of former Gov. Kathleen Blanco chipped... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Mayor Holden files paperwork for campaign committee to run for Congresscandidate in the 2nd Congressional District. If Holden qualifies, he would be
Mayor Holden files paperwork for campaign committee to run for Congress
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 days ago
candidate in the 2nd Congressional District. If Holden qualifies, he would be running against incumbent, U.S. Congressman Cedric Richmond. The district includes parts of the Greater Baton Rouge region and some rural parishes. Holden is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call on U.S. to Prioritize Humanitarian Crisis(R-TX), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Betty McCollum (D-MN), Dina Titus (D-NV), Elijah
Call on U.S. to Prioritize Humanitarian Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
(R-TX), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Betty McCollum (D-MN), Dina Titus (D-NV), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Donald Beyer, Jr. (D-VA), Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), Ryan Costello (R-PA), Karen Bass (D-CA), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Chris Van... Read more
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examiner.com
Solitary confinement reform legislationJuly 29, 2015, the Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2015 (H.R. 3399
Solitary confinement reform legislation
examiner.com / Posted 20 days ago
July 29, 2015, the Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2015 (H.R. 3399) was introduced in Congress by Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Rep. Tom Rooney (R-FL) in an attempt to... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Movement to posthumously award Homer Plessy Presidental Medal of Freedom gains momentumthe University of New Orleans and Tulane University. He also had help from Loui
Movement to posthumously award Homer Plessy Presidental Medal of Freedom gains momentum
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
the University of New Orleans and Tulane University. He also had help from Louisiana 2nd District State Representative, Cedric Richmond to get the letter to President Obama. A letter has been drafted by Rep. Cedric Richmond with supporting... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Who Needs Superdelegates?DNC Clinton 296 Arthur Morrell LA DNC Clinton 297 Shane Riddle LA DNC Clinton
Who Needs Superdelegates?
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 days ago
DNC Clinton 296 Arthur Morrell LA DNC Clinton 297 Shane Riddle LA DNC Clinton 298 Arlanda Williams LA DNC Clinton 299 Cedric Richmond LA Rep. Clinton 300 Karen Carter Peterson LA DNC Clinton 301 John Bel Edwards LA Gov. Clinton 302 Ben... Read more
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PR.com
Representative Karen Bass of California Gives an Exclusive Interview from Washington D.C.(D – CA), Senator Orrin Hatch (R – UT), Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT), Senator
Representative Karen Bass of California Gives an Exclusive Interview from Washington D.C.
PR.com / Posted 25 days ago
(D – CA), Senator Orrin Hatch (R – UT), Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT), Senator Charles Schumer (D - NY), Congressman Cedric Richmond (D - LA), and Representative Pedro Pierluisi (D – PR) concludes Banks. For more info on AJC Radio... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Subcommittee Hears Opposition to Guantanamo Transferthat you can hold a domestic terrorist means that you have the ability to safel
Subcommittee Hears Opposition to Guantanamo Transfer
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 25 days ago
that you can hold a domestic terrorist means that you have the ability to safely house a very dangerous person,” said Cong. Cedric Richmond (D-LA). The Supermax facility in Florence, Colorado, is known for housing terrorists, like Boston Marathon... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Nikki Haley Called Out For Hypocrisy After Refusing To House Guantanamo Detaineesowners interested in investing in her state and terrify parents who send their
Nikki Haley Called Out For Hypocrisy After Refusing To House Guantanamo Detainees
The Huffington Post / Posted 25 days ago
owners interested in investing in her state and terrify parents who send their children to schools in the area. When Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) pointed out that in 2002, her state housed Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen later convicted of plotting a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Leavenworth county attorney: Pentagon 'has had no communication with us'at Fort Hood, Texas. Hasan Akbar, who fired at fellow soldiers in Kuwait in 200
Leavenworth county attorney: Pentagon 'has had no communication with us'
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
at Fort Hood, Texas. Hasan Akbar, who fired at fellow soldiers in Kuwait in 2003, is also housed in Leavenworth. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., asked Todd Thompson if he wanted to close a federal Bureau of Prisons facility in Leavenworth since... Read more
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The Hill
Haley pleads with Congress not to bring Gitmo detainees to SCterrorist means you have the ability to safely house a dangerous person that ot
Haley pleads with Congress not to bring Gitmo detainees to SC
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
terrorist means you have the ability to safely house a dangerous person that others would want to do harm to,” argued Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.). “This is just a classic example of all the American territories and states saying ‘Not in my... Read more
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Black Press USA
Black Caucus Members React to Tubman Replacing Jackson on the front of the $20 billas he walked off the House floor after voting on April 20. “I’m going to start
Black Caucus Members React to Tubman Replacing Jackson on the front of the $20 bill
Black Press USA / Posted 27 days ago
as he walked off the House floor after voting on April 20. “I’m going to start carrying more twenties now,” a happy Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) told the NNPA News Wire when asked about the Tubman recognition. “It’s appropriate. I think it shows... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Edwards' win has GOP on alert in Louisiana Senate raceincreasingly more conservative. The state Legislature is controlled by Republic
Edwards' win has GOP on alert in Louisiana Senate race
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 30 days ago
increasingly more conservative. The state Legislature is controlled by Republicans and there is just one Democrat, Rep. Cedric Richmond from New Orleans, in the congressional delegation. The nonpartisan Cook Political Report rates the Senate... Read more
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Fortune
Spy Chief Pressed for Number of Americans Ensnared in Data Espionageand Blake Farenthold were the Republicans to sign the letter. Jerrold Nadler, Z
Spy Chief Pressed for Number of Americans Ensnared in Data Espionage
Fortune / Posted 30 days ago
and Blake Farenthold were the Republicans to sign the letter. Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hank Johnson, Ted Deutch, Cedric Richmond, Suzan DelBene, David Cicilline and John Conyers signed for the Democrats. Conyers is the top Democrat on the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
James Clapper pressed for number of citizens US collects data onand Blake Farenthold were the Republicans to sign the letter. Jerrold Nadler, Z
James Clapper pressed for number of citizens US collects data on
Guardian Unlimited / Posted a month ago
and Blake Farenthold were the Republicans to sign the letter. Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hank Johnson, Ted Deutch, Cedric Richmond, Suzan DelBene, David Cicilline and John Conyers signed for the Democrats. Conyers is the top Democrat on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Spy chief pressed for number of Americans ensnared in data espionageand Blake Farenthold were the Republicans to sign the letter. Jerrold Nadler, Z
Spy chief pressed for number of Americans ensnared in data espionage
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
and Blake Farenthold were the Republicans to sign the letter. Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hank Johnson, Ted Deutch, Cedric Richmond, Suzan DelBene, David Cicilline and John Conyers signed for the Democrats. Conyers is the top Democrat on the... Read more
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Reuters
Spy chief pressed for number of Americans ensnared in data espionageand Blake Farenthold were the Republicans to sign the letter. Jerrold Nadler, Z
Spy chief pressed for number of Americans ensnared in data espionage
Reuters / Posted a month ago
and Blake Farenthold were the Republicans to sign the letter. Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hank Johnson, Ted Deutch, Cedric Richmond, Suzan DelBene, David Cicilline and John Conyers signed for the Democrats. Conyers is the top Democrat on the... Read more
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The Advocate
Congressmen push New Orleans as the ‘birthplace of Jazz,’ Kansas City as music style’s ‘home’Kansas City, Missouri, as the official “Home of Jazz.” The resolution, which i
Congressmen push New Orleans as the ‘birthplace of Jazz,’ Kansas City as music style’s ‘home’
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
Kansas City, Missouri, as the official “Home of Jazz.” The resolution, which is jointly sponsored by Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond of New Orleans and Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City, would also designate New Orleans as... Read more
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PR.com
Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico Gives an Exclusive Interview from Washington D.C. on AJC Radio�s Spotlight on Capitol Hill(D – CA), Senator Orrin Hatch (R – UT), Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT), Senator
Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico Gives an Exclusive Interview from Washington D.C. on AJC Radio�s Spotlight on Capitol Hill
PR.com / Posted 1 months ago
(D – CA), Senator Orrin Hatch (R – UT), Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT), Senator Charles Schumer (D - NY), and Congressman Cedric Richmond (D - LA),” concludes Banks. For more info on AJC Radio programming -- including program archives - visit... Read more

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