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2014/09/20 09:08
2014/09/20 09:08
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... for training and arming moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State, a major part of his military campaign to “degrade and destroy” the militant group which is active both in Syria and...
2014/09/20 09:08
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2014/09/19 15:28
2014/09/19 15:28
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... his signature. President Obama authorized a 1 percent pay raise for federal employees and military members in 2015, but Congress had the authority to block a pay raise or offer a different...
2014/09/19 01:27
2014/09/19 01:27
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... end up being used against U.S. forces or their allies. Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine voted for the spending bill, but said Congress should have engaged in a full debate over the...
2014/09/19 01:15
2014/09/19 01:15
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... moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State militants on Thursday, a major part of his military campaign to “degrade and destroy” the radical group. The Senate voted 78-22, in a rare...
2014/09/18 20:51
2014/09/18 20:51
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... issue used one, or the other. Or sometimes both. In the same sentence. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, used ISIS in a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry. Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., put...
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2014/09/18 14:44
2014/09/18 14:44
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... advancing a measure through Congress. Influential lawmakers in both parties, dealing with military action in Iraq and Syria and international tax rules, aren�t interested. That adds a...
2014/09/17 01:22
2014/09/17 01:22
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Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Angus King, I-Maine, made it clear in their statements at a Senate... Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Angus King, I-Maine, explained at a Senate Armed Services Committee...
2014/09/16 23:58
2014/09/16 23:58
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... in the Middle East. Others wished they were voting on a more robust use of American military force, not just training and equipping a small proxy army. In the Senate, leaders of both...
2014/09/16 20:50
2014/09/16 20:50
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The clouds of tear gas, flurries of projectiles and images of police officers outfitted in military-grade hardware in Ferguson, Missouri, have reignited concerns about the militarization of domestic...
2014/09/16 03:29
2014/09/16 03:29
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... 90 days, would also be required. The House GOP plan also makes it clear that the new authority would not include approval for any U.S. combat troops on the ground. Even though House...
2014/09/14 10:27
2014/09/14 10:27
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Middle East peace. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) is touring the Middle East with Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), and met Sunday with Netanyahu and his defense minister, Moshe Yaalon. The senators also...
2014/09/12 22:51
2014/09/12 22:51
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... they’re both interpreting the vote on the invasion of Iraq and the [authorization of use of military force] with Afghanistan,” Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., said after a news...
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2014/09/11 17:45
2014/09/11 17:45
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... 9,500-year-old figurines near Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Yael Yolovitch, Israel Antiquities Authority) Read more here. Children found six ancient Buddha statues which are believed to be...
2014/09/11 17:45
2014/09/11 17:45
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WASHINGTON -- Late last spring, in a remarkable hearing on the authority granted to the president after Sept. 11 to go after Al Qaeda and its backers, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) made a powerful...
2014/09/11 17:19
2014/09/11 17:19
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... reporters at a news conference as he explained why Congress should not take up a full use of military force resolution this fall. The fresh debate over how to respond to Obama's open-ended...
2014/09/11 06:44
2014/09/11 06:44
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... Iraq and Syria in a speech to Americans that the White House said will discuss direct US military action as well as support for forces fighting the group in both countries. The White...
2014/09/10 18:12
2014/09/10 18:12
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American people what kind of national interest is at stake here," said Senator Angus King, (I) Maine. In other words, how much of a threat is ISIS to the United States? Could we be looking at...
2014/09/09 08:45
2014/09/09 08:45
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... multiple fatalities and dozens of injuries, authorities said. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. (John...
2014/09/09 00:19
2014/09/09 00:19
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... that would indicate that President Obama will be seeking congressional authorization for military strikes against the Islamic State, leading top Capitol Hill leaders to believe that he will...
2014/09/08 17:19
2014/09/08 17:19
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Obama's decision to delay a decision on revamping immigration policy through executive authority removes some of the potential tension from this brief September session of Congress. But...
2014/09/20 09:08
2014/09/20 09:08
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