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Daily Journal
COMMENTARY: No excuse for the VA's litany of excusesemployees who can’t or won’t do their jobs. Rep. Jeff Miller, a Republican fro
COMMENTARY: No excuse for the VA's litany of excuses
Daily Journal / Posted an hour ago
employees who can’t or won’t do their jobs. Rep. Jeff Miller, a Republican from Chumuckla, Fla., is the chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. He wrote this for InsideSources.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Trump and Clinton actually agree on one issue: helping vetsorder to change the way veterans are treated by their federal government," said
Trump and Clinton actually agree on one issue: helping vets
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted an hour ago
order to change the way veterans are treated by their federal government," said Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs and a key adviser in shaping the campaign's VA positions. Veterans — many of whom want... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte drops new bombshellanti-drug police operations. She also said she doubted if the House probe had
Duterte drops new bombshell
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 hours ago
anti-drug police operations. She also said she doubted if the House probe had a legitimate objective. She noted that the House committee on human rights and justice had already conducted hearings on the alleged proliferation of illegal drugs at... Read more
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11 News Houston
Trump and Clinton actually agree on one issue: helping vetsorder to change the way veterans are treated by their federal government," said
Trump and Clinton actually agree on one issue: helping vets
11 News Houston / Posted 4 hours ago
order to change the way veterans are treated by their federal government," said Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs and a key adviser in shaping the campaign's VA positions. Veterans — many of whom want... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Trump and Clinton actually agree on one issue: helping vetsorder to change the way veterans are treated by their federal government," said
Trump and Clinton actually agree on one issue: helping vets
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 4 hours ago
order to change the way veterans are treated by their federal government," said Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs and a key adviser in shaping the campaign's VA positions. Veterans — many of whom want... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Trump and Clinton actually agree on one issue: helping vetsorder to change the way veterans are treated by their federal government," said
Trump and Clinton actually agree on one issue: helping vets
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 hours ago
order to change the way veterans are treated by their federal government," said Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs and a key adviser in shaping the campaign's VA positions. Veterans — many of whom want... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Experts: China cyber spies may be watching yousaid Frank J. Cilluffo the director of the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security
Experts: China cyber spies may be watching you
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 hours ago
said Frank J. Cilluffo the director of the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security, during testimony last February before a US House committee. Hacker groups known by names like Deep Panda, C0d0so0 (aka Codoso) have been blamed for raiding computer... Read more
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Fortune
What Hillary Clinton and Ryan Lochte Have In Commonwithin a whisker of never happening. Clinton’s private email server was unknown
What Hillary Clinton and Ryan Lochte Have In Common
Fortune / Posted 5 hours ago
within a whisker of never happening. Clinton’s private email server was unknown to the public until it was revealed in a House committee hearing on Benghazi. Lochte told his fabricated story to his mother, and it might never have become public if... Read more
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USA Today
Trump and Clinton actually agree on one issue: helping vetsorder to change the way veterans are treated by their federal government," said
Trump and Clinton actually agree on one issue: helping vets
USA Today / Posted 5 hours ago
order to change the way veterans are treated by their federal government," said Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs and a key adviser in shaping the campaign's VA positions. Veterans — many of whom want... Read more
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Rappler
Pagcor says proposal to merge with PCSO ‘difficult’yet. If ever, we leave it up to the Office of the President,” Rojas said in a t
Pagcor says proposal to merge with PCSO ‘difficult’
Rappler / Posted 6 hours ago
yet. If ever, we leave it up to the Office of the President,” Rojas said in a text message. Both Pagcor and PCSO faced the House committee on appropriations on Tuesday not to defend their proposed 2017 budget but as sources of funds for the... Read more
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Rappler
Pagcor to allocate funds for health programsBUDGET BRIEFING. PAGCOR officials Sharon Quintanilla and Andrea Domingo face th
Pagcor to allocate funds for health programs
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
BUDGET BRIEFING. PAGCOR officials Sharon Quintanilla and Andrea Domingo face the House Committee on Appropriations on August 23. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – State-owned and -controlled Philippine Amusement and Gaming... Read more
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The Columbian
Support Alzheimer’s research, careHealth research is a crucial investment. The Senate Appropriations Committee ju
Support Alzheimer’s research, care
The Columbian / Posted 7 hours ago
Health research is a crucial investment. The Senate Appropriations Committee just approved a bill adding $400 million. The House Committee is proposing $350 million. Please contact Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, and ask her to continue the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Unusual campaign draws scrutiny from election officialsbecause of pressure from House Speaker Robert DeLeo and then-state Representati
Unusual campaign draws scrutiny from election officials
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
because of pressure from House Speaker Robert DeLeo and then-state Representative Martin J. Walsh who, as chairman of the House Committee on Ethics, was investigating what DeLeo said were “serious allegations” against the Worcester lawmaker. He... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Solon seeks House probe into alleged possession of PH passports by 117 Indonesianswho connived to destroy the integrity of our passports should be held accountab
Solon seeks House probe into alleged possession of PH passports by 117 Indonesians
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 hours ago
who connived to destroy the integrity of our passports should be held accountable,” he said. Bertiz said he would ask the House committee on foreign relations to summon representatives of the NCMF, the DFA, the Bureau of Investigation and the... Read more
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Rappler
PCSO mulls small town lottery expansion to boost fundsMONEY TALK. PSCO vice chairperson and general manager Jose Ferdinand Rojas II (
PCSO mulls small town lottery expansion to boost funds
Rappler / Posted 14 hours ago
MONEY TALK. PSCO vice chairperson and general manager Jose Ferdinand Rojas II (2nd from right) faces the House Committee on Appropriations on August 23. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Budget Padding Scandal - Jibrin Celebrates One Month of Titanic Battle With Speaker Dogara, OthersA former chairman of House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Su
Budget Padding Scandal - Jibrin Celebrates One Month of Titanic Battle With Speaker Dogara, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
A former chairman of House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Sunday, marked a month since the budget padding scandal broke out. Mr. Jibrin began stirring what experts now described as one Africa's biggest parliamentary scandals in... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
DBM asks Congress for pay hike authoritypersonnel as factored in under the proposed P3.35-trillion national budget for
DBM asks Congress for pay hike authority
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 hours ago
personnel as factored in under the proposed P3.35-trillion national budget for 2017. Diokno made the disclosure as the House committee on appropriations, chaired by Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, began its deliberations on next year’s... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Alabama lottery bill heading to public hearing in House committeeof voters must also approve the measure in a referendum. Rep. Darrio Melton, a
Alabama lottery bill heading to public hearing in House committee
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 hours ago
of voters must also approve the measure in a referendum. Rep. Darrio Melton, a Democrat from Selma and a member of the House committee, said he expects a majority of House members favor the idea of a lottery. The disagreement, he said, will be... Read more
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Al.com
Senate could hash out plan for Alabama's $1 billion BP settlementstate received the first $100 million of the BP settlement in July and is sched
Senate could hash out plan for Alabama's $1 billion BP settlement
Al.com / Posted 21 hours ago
state received the first $100 million of the BP settlement in July and is scheduled to receive the next $50 million in July 2017. The Senate passed a lottery bill on Friday and it is scheduled for a public hearing in a House committee on T... Read more
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Daily Mail
October surprise looms for Hillary as State has ANOTHER 15,000 docsthrough every email, she told the FBI her attorneys relied on search terms into
October surprise looms for Hillary as State has ANOTHER 15,000 docs
Daily Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
through every email, she told the FBI her attorneys relied on search terms into order to cull the messages. Two Republican House committee chairman have written the Justice Department seeking a perjury investigation because of what they say are... Read more
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CTV News
PM shuffles some cabinet responsibilitiessaid LeBlanc would be taking on new responsibilities soon. LeBlanc will also r
PM shuffles some cabinet responsibilities
CTV News / Posted 23 hours ago
said LeBlanc would be taking on new responsibilities soon. LeBlanc will also remain on the board of internal economy, the House committee that sets budgets for MPs and deals with other administrative issues. Chagger will join the board as the new... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Public input sought for legislative solution to domestic violencewhat the community must do to reverse the deadly trend. Twitter: @CallerBetty
Public input sought for legislative solution to domestic violence
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
what the community must do to reverse the deadly trend. Twitter: @CallerBetty IF YOU GO What: Public hearing for Texas House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence When: 1 p.m. Wednesday Where: Del Mar Center for Economic Development, 3209 S.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Congress Demand An Explanation For Epipen Price Increases; Mylan Slidesprice of Turing's malaria and HIV medicine Darapim overnight, from $13.50 to $7
Congress Demand An Explanation For Epipen Price Increases; Mylan Slides
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
price of Turing's malaria and HIV medicine Darapim overnight, from $13.50 to $750, a move that earned him a grilling by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in February — and the nickname "Pharma Bro" for his seemingly carefree... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Court orders State Department to give timeline for Clinton e-mail releaseits interview with Clinton, which it turned over to Congress last week. Rep. J
Court orders State Department to give timeline for Clinton e-mail release
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
its interview with Clinton, which it turned over to Congress last week. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, said in an interview Sunday that nearly half the documents were redacted... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
House begins budget hearingsnational budget. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno is presenting the proposed b
House begins budget hearings
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
national budget. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno is presenting the proposed budget worth P 3.35-trillion to lawmakers. House Committee on Appropriations Chairman Karlo Nograles is presiding over the proceeding. The National Economic and... Read more
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Rappler
Balanced budget 'impractical' for the PH until 2022 – Dioknoeconomy in the coming years: deficits are not going away, the economic team of
Balanced budget 'impractical' for the PH until 2022 – Diokno
Rappler / Posted yesterday
economy in the coming years: deficits are not going away, the economic team of President Rodrigo Duterte tells the House committee. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is not ready yet for a balanced... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Administration Will Reverse Nigeria's Import Dependencelocal sugar factories had been mandated to source 40 percent of their raw mater
Buhari's Administration Will Reverse Nigeria's Import Dependence
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
local sugar factories had been mandated to source 40 percent of their raw materials locally. On his part, the chairman, House Committee on Industry, Alhaji Hussaini Moriki assured that Nigerian National Assembly was ready to not only... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
‘Cash transfer program fails’THE chairman of the House committee on poverty alleviation on Sunday said despi
‘Cash transfer program fails’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
THE chairman of the House committee on poverty alleviation on Sunday said despite the increased budget of P78.7 billion for the Conditional Cash Transfer and livehood programs, the system remains an exponent of the culture of dole mentality,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Napoles case needs 2nd look’Prison. That is what we should investigate,” Alvarez said. Surigao del Norte R
‘Napoles case needs 2nd look’
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Prison. That is what we should investigate,” Alvarez said. Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers, chairman of the House committee on dangerous drugs, said a resolution has been referred to the House committee on justice, but he sees no... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Estate tax amnesty eyedwith disabilities and laws exempting balikbayan boxes before it rolls out its t
Estate tax amnesty eyed
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
with disabilities and laws exempting balikbayan boxes before it rolls out its tax proposals. Quimbo, who chaired the House committee on ways and means in the 16th Congress, said the tax amnesty granted shall cover all unpaid estate taxes as... Read more
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York Daily Record
Welfare reform 20 years later: What worked, what didn'tgrants, said Ron Haskins, a Brookings Institution senior fellow who helped draf
Welfare reform 20 years later: What worked, what didn't
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
grants, said Ron Haskins, a Brookings Institution senior fellow who helped draft welfare reform as a staff member on the House Committee on Ways and Means. An inflation adjustment would have enabled the amount of the block grants to increase... Read more
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USA Today
Welfare reform 20 years later: What worked, what didn'tgrants, said Ron Haskins, a Brookings Institution senior fellow who helped draf
Welfare reform 20 years later: What worked, what didn't
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
grants, said Ron Haskins, a Brookings Institution senior fellow who helped draft welfare reform as a staff member on the House Committee on Ways and Means. An inflation adjustment would have enabled the amount of the block grants to increase... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Waste Not, Want Not: How To Cut A Household’s Amount Of Food WasteCouncil senior scientist, as a country America is spending up to $218 billion e
Waste Not, Want Not: How To Cut A Household’s Amount Of Food Waste
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Council senior scientist, as a country America is spending up to $218 billion each year on wasted food, as she told the House Committee on Agriculture in May. "Imagine walking out of the grocery store with five bags, dropping two in the parking... Read more
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Salon.com
‘See something, say something’ culture is dangerous: How it spawns Islamophobia and keeps America insecureDemocracy and Technology, previously raised concerns about how the retained dat
‘See something, say something’ culture is dangerous: How it spawns Islamophobia and keeps America insecure
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
Democracy and Technology, previously raised concerns about how the retained data might be used. As he testified before the House Committee on Homeland Security in 2009, “there seems to us a high risk that this information will be misinterpreted and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima urged to stand firm in face of ‘clear harassment’for criminal evidence, which is an Executive function,” Baguilat said. He note
De Lima urged to stand firm in face of ‘clear harassment’
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
for criminal evidence, which is an Executive function,” Baguilat said. He noted that the probe would be taken up by the House committee on public order and safety just when de Lima would kick off her own Senate inquiry on the spate of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House sets own probe into killingsTHE HOUSE committee on rules will tackle this week a resolution backed by Liber
House sets own probe into killings
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
THE HOUSE committee on rules will tackle this week a resolution backed by Liberal Party members to investigate the alleged summary killings during police operations against illegal drugs. Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas said House leaders had... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Protection eyed for Surigao tourist spotsunchecked human activities, spurred mainly by the growing number of local and f
Protection eyed for Surigao tourist spots
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
unchecked human activities, spurred mainly by the growing number of local and foreign visitors,” Pimentel, a member of the House committee on natural resources, said. “We want the proposed Enchanted River and Tinuy-an Falls natural parks to become... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Leila’s silence points to guilt, Panelo claimsthe New Bilibid Prison during her tenure as Justice secretary. Surigao del Nor
Leila’s silence points to guilt, Panelo claims
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
the New Bilibid Prison during her tenure as Justice secretary. Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers, chairman of the House committee on illegal drugs which may handle the congressional investigation, said he supports the action of Speaker... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘VAT exemption for elderly non-negotiable’exempting them from VAT is one way the State can support them in the twilight o
‘VAT exemption for elderly non-negotiable’
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
exempting them from VAT is one way the State can support them in the twilight of their lives,” Aragones, who heads the House Committee on Population and Family Relations, pointed out. House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez of Quezon and House... Read more
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Rappler
House probe on Bilibid drugs under De Lima 'reeks of harassment'off focusing on other legislation such as the proposed 2017 budget. De Lima ta
House probe on Bilibid drugs under De Lima 'reeks of harassment'
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
off focusing on other legislation such as the proposed 2017 budget. De Lima targettted HR 105 calls on the concerned House committee to conduct a "comprehensive investigation on the proliferation of drug syndicates in the NBP, including the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Martin Shkreli Weighs in on EpiPen Scandal, Calls Drug Makers 'Vultures'price of Turing's malaria and HIV medicine Darapim overnight, from $13.50 to $7
Martin Shkreli Weighs in on EpiPen Scandal, Calls Drug Makers 'Vultures'
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 days ago
price of Turing's malaria and HIV medicine Darapim overnight, from $13.50 to $750, a move that earned him a grilling by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in February — and the nickname "Pharma Bro" for his seemingly carefree... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Osceola state House race pits incumbent against 2 challengersCounty communities of Kissimmee, Buenaventura Lakes and Poinciana, all of which
Osceola state House race pits incumbent against 2 challengers
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
County communities of Kissimmee, Buenaventura Lakes and Poinciana, all of which have a substantial Hispanic population. A House committee created the district after voters in 2010 approved constitutional amendments that required more compact... Read more
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CNBC
Martin Shkreli weighs in on EpiPen scandal, calls drug makers 'vultures'price of Turing's malaria and HIV medicine Darapim overnight, from $13.50 to $7
Martin Shkreli weighs in on EpiPen scandal, calls drug makers 'vultures'
CNBC / Posted 3 days ago
price of Turing's malaria and HIV medicine Darapim overnight, from $13.50 to $750, a move that earned him a grilling by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in February — and the nickname "Pharma Bro" for his seemingly carefree... Read more
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The Hill
regulators back Obama in fracking rule court appealauthority, including authority ‘to prevent groundwater contamination under the
regulators back Obama in fracking rule court appeal
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
authority, including authority ‘to prevent groundwater contamination under the Mineral Leasing Act,’” they said, citing a House committee report from the 2005 law. Signing onto the Friday brief were James Caswell, a Bureau of Land Management... Read more
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Salem News
Walter R. Kovachhis heart for his Thursday retiree's league. He also spent many years and made
Walter R. Kovach
Salem News / Posted 4 days ago
his heart for his Thursday retiree's league. He also spent many years and made many friends as the long time treasurer and house committee member at the Salem Slovak Club. He was proud to have an instrumental role in the planning of their new... Read more
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NBC News
Even 'pharma bro' calls EpiPen price hikers 'vultures' amid backlashprice of Turing's malaria and HIV medicine Darapim overnight, from $13.50 to $7
Even 'pharma bro' calls EpiPen price hikers 'vultures' amid backlash
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
price of Turing's malaria and HIV medicine Darapim overnight, from $13.50 to $750, a move that earned him a grilling by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in February — and the nickname "Pharma Bro" for his seemingly carefree... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 20counsel Roy Cohen would get this data from the FBI and furnish that data to his
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 20
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 4 days ago
counsel Roy Cohen would get this data from the FBI and furnish that data to his boss. During that time, there was also the House Committee on Un-American Activities, or the HUAC. It too identified communists in the government. Executive Order... Read more
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The Hill
Dispatch FBI agents to House committee to investigate Clinton classified e-mailsanswer to this conundrum is simple: have members of the FBI team that was assig
Dispatch FBI agents to House committee to investigate Clinton classified e-mails
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
answer to this conundrum is simple: have members of the FBI team that was assigned to the case temporarily detailed to the House Committee, where they could assist with the inquiry. In effect, the agents would become full House staff members,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House committee to tackle resolution to probe drug killingsThe House committee on rules will tackle next week a resolution backed by Liber
House committee to tackle resolution to probe drug killings
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
The House committee on rules will tackle next week a resolution backed by Liberal Party members to investigate the alleged summary killings in the on-going police operations against illegal drugs. Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas said that House... Read more
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The Hill
Tax reform in 2017—the basicsit is likely that will be the case in 2017. The chairmen and the ranking membe
Tax reform in 2017—the basics
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
it is likely that will be the case in 2017. The chairmen and the ranking members of the Senate Finance Committee and the House Committee on Ways and Means Committee have been clear that overhauling the tax code is a first priority, and they have... Read more
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