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2014/09/20 20:22
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Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., speaks during a news conference in Washington D.C. on May 12, 2010.... A bipartisan coalition is stepping up pressure to debate and vote on a resolution authorizing...
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2014/09/20 10:53
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A dozen of US lawmakers from both Democratic and Republican parties have expressed doubt about authorizing US actions against the ISIL militants in Iraq and Syria. Some of the lawmakers believe that...
2014/09/20 02:19
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Before the U.S. military attacked Saddam Hussein’s forces in 1991, Congress spent months considering its approval of the war. Twelve years later, another attack on Iraq came after three weeks of...
2014/09/18 20:12
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It was decision day and from the northernmost Shetland isle of Unst to the southernmost hamlet of Cairngaan, Scotland was deciding. Queues had formed at polling stations before the doors opened and a...
2014/09/18 14:32
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Nonprofit policy institutes would be required to disclose any financial support from governments abroad when their scholars testify before the House of Representatives under a proposed rule change...
2014/09/18 02:51
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Odd Coalitions, Unusual Fractures in Syria, Continuing Resolution Votes hHouse Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller was one of the highest-ranked Republicans to vote no on the amendment to arm...
2014/09/17 18:19
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Congress is poised to approve President Obama’s plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to counter the growing threat of the Islamic State terrorist organization, but many lawmakers in both...
2014/09/17 17:51
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Earmark Nostalgia Still Strong Among Some Members Nostalgia for earmarks – voiced in May by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and in July by Reps. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and Tom Cole, R-Okla., – was...
2014/09/17 05:07
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There’s one power Congress has that it doesn’t want: The power to declare war. And that’s certainly so seven weeks before congressional elections. The House will vote today on an amendment that...
2014/09/16 20:22
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Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla.: "In war, we are not Republican or Democrat, but Americans first, and our... The House on Tuesday voted by a narrow margin to advance government funding legislation that...
2014/09/16 14:22
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Rep. Louise Slaughter, the top Democrat on the House Rules Committee, sits next to Rep. James P.... The House appears likely to give President Obama the authority he sought to arm and train Syrian...
2014/09/15 02:09
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ROBBIE DINWOODIE CHIEF SCOTTISH POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT The awards recognise those at Holyrood, Westminster and the country's town halls and wider communities who have shaped the most momentous 12...
2014/09/12 01:13
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President Obama on Tuesday began a bid to convince congressional leaders — and the American people — of his strategy to defeat Islamic militants. But partisan divisions and political sensitivities in...
2014/09/11 21:51
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No. 2 House Democrat Predicts Two-Part Vote on ISIS Request Hoyer predicts two House votes on the president’s ISIS authority request. (CQ Roll Call File Photo) House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer...
2014/09/11 07:09
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... the confidence of youth I found my way to the Royal Mail sorting office and begged a lift back to Croftfoot from a van driver who was heading to Glasgow. Got home at 4.30. Oh happy...
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Northwest Packing Co. and the Port of Vancouver appear no closer to resolving their ongoing landlord-tenant dispute over how much rent the food processor should pay. The simmering conflict surfaced...
2014/09/10 05:09
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WORCESTER � State Rep. Mary S. Keefe is on her way to a second term in the Legislature after scoring a convincing win in Tuesday's Democratic primary for the 15th Worcester District seat. With 11 of...
2014/09/10 00:13
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... 20:03,, By The Associated Press Here is a list of uncontested races in Massachusetts.U.S. Senate Ed Markey (i), DemSecretary of State William Galvin (i), DemAuditor Suzanne Bump (i),...
2014/09/05 05:12
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Let's give credit to three U.S. House members - Reps. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Walter Jones, R-N.C., and Jim McGovern, D-Mass. - who have just written a letter to House Speaker John Boehner arguing that...
2014/09/04 23:45
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RAIL union the RMT yesterday became the first industrial trade union to come out in favour of a Yes vote when it emerged that its Scottish members had narrowly voted in favour of independence. Members...
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