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Bluffton Today
S.C. lawmakers may bar Kinder Morgan from using eminent domainCOLUMBIA — South Carolina lawmakers are working to remove any power Kinder Morg
S.C. lawmakers may bar Kinder Morgan from using eminent domain
Bluffton Today / Posted an hour ago
COLUMBIA — South Carolina lawmakers are working to remove any power Kinder Morgan may have to take private land from those unwilling to sell it in the path of the Texas company’s proposed $1 billion Palmetto Pipeline. A Senate subcommittee... Read more
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Roll Call
Capitol Police Propose Salary, Security IncreasesCapitol Police, Security Spending Would Rise in Budget The Capitol could see m
Capitol Police Propose Salary, Security Increases
Roll Call / Posted 5 hours ago
Capitol Police, Security Spending Would Rise in Budget The Capitol could see more body scanners, under the fiscal 2017 budget proposal. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Republicans spent much of Tuesday inundating inboxes with statements slamming... Read more
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Daily Press
Undermining foundationsYou've got to give Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment Jr. credit
Undermining foundations
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
You've got to give Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment Jr. credit — he knows who his friends are, and plays hardball when people get in his way. We believe that's the reason Sen. Norment, R-James City County, has championed — indeed... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Fact Checking The Eighth GOP DebateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact Checking The Eighth GOP Debate
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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Rappler
MRT Holdings' Sobrepeña: Roxas, Abaya may be liable for graftBATTLE CONTINUES. MRT Holdings head Robert Sobrepeña (center) continues to blam
MRT Holdings' Sobrepeña: Roxas, Abaya may be liable for graft
Rappler / Posted yesterday
BATTLE CONTINUES. MRT Holdings head Robert Sobrepeña (center) continues to blame former transportation chief Mar Roxas (left) and incumbent secretary Jun Abaya (right) for 'mishandling' the MRT3. Rappler file photos MANILA, Philippines – For MRT... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Flood victim confronts Cruz on climate changeTexas woman took trip to N.H. to talk with candidates HENNIKER, N.H. — Renee B
Flood victim confronts Cruz on climate change
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Texas woman took trip to N.H. to talk with candidates HENNIKER, N.H. — Renee Boschert wanted an audience with Ted Cruz, and she traveled all the way from Texas to New Hampshire to get it. The 63-year-old from Wimberley, in Central Texas about 260... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Keeping it real: Fact-checking the Republican debateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Keeping it real: Fact-checking the Republican debate
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. • Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Fact check: The eighth Republican debateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. • Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Thick as a brickWHEN President Aquino once asked rhetorically in a State of the Nation Address
Thick as a brick
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
WHEN President Aquino once asked rhetorically in a State of the Nation Address where inept and corrupt public officials got the gall to do what they do, he should have turned to his side and directed the question at Transportation Secretary Joseph... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Fact check: The eighth Republican debateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. • Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Fact Checking The Eight GOP DebateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact Checking The Eight GOP Debate
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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First Coast News
Fact check: The eighth Republican debateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. • Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Fact check: The eighth Republican debateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. • Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Fact check: The eighth Republican debateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. • Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Fact check: The eighth Republican debateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. • Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Fact check: The eighth Republican debateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. • Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Fact check: The eighth Republican debateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. • Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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USA Today
Fact check: The eighth Republican debateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. • Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace to MRTH: Stop blame game on train woesMANILA, Philippines - Malacañang called on the Metro Rail Transit Holdings Inc.
Palace to MRTH: Stop blame game on train woes
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang called on the Metro Rail Transit Holdings Inc. to stop the blame game with regard to MRT-3 woes after its chairman, Robert John Sobrepeña, expressed support for the Senate recommendation to file charges against top... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
S.C. lawmakers may bar Kinder Morgan from using eminent domainCOLUMBIA — South Carolina lawmakers are working to remove any possible power Ki
S.C. lawmakers may bar Kinder Morgan from using eminent domain
Savannah Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
COLUMBIA — South Carolina lawmakers are working to remove any possible power Kinder Morgan may have to use eminent domain to take land from those unwilling to sell private property that lies in the path of the Texas company’s proposed $1 billion... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Lawmakers push to expand Internet in rural areasWASHINGTON – An agribusiness owner from Louise joined other witnesses at a cong
Lawmakers push to expand Internet in rural areas
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON – An agribusiness owner from Louise joined other witnesses at a congressional hearing Thursday in urging lawmakers to invest more money in reliable Internet services in rural and Native American communities. “Any policies that will... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Osmeña: Abaya should “hang his head in shame”DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Transportation Secreta
Osmeña: Abaya should “hang his head in shame”
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya should “at the very least hang his head in shame,” Senator Serge Osmena III said on Friday. This was how Osmeña reacted when he learned that Abaya... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Poe rubs it in: Failures of management at Abaya-led MRT-3 very clearSENATOR Grace Poe justified on Thursday a draft subcommittee report against Tra
Poe rubs it in: Failures of management at Abaya-led MRT-3 very clear
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
SENATOR Grace Poe justified on Thursday a draft subcommittee report against Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya over the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) mess, saying “it does not take an expert to analyze the failures of management.” Poe said the... Read more
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Salon.com
They’re all bought and sold: American democracy belongs to the billionaires nowThis piece originally appeared on Speaking of the need for citizen participati
They’re all bought and sold: American democracy belongs to the billionaires now
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
This piece originally appeared on Speaking of the need for citizen participation in our national politics in his final State of the Union address, President Obama said, “Our brand of democracy is hard.” A more accurate characterization might have... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senate panel suggests fare refund for MRT service interruptionsMANILA, Philippines - The Senate subcommittee on public services suggested that
Senate panel suggests fare refund for MRT service interruptions
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Senate subcommittee on public services suggested that there should be vouchers for refund of fares if there are service interruptions in the Metro Rail System (MRT). The Senate subcommittee, headed by Sen. Grace Poe,... Read more
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Sun Star
One Cebu’s decisionTHE decision of One Cebu party to support the presidential bid of Jejomar Binay
One Cebu’s decision
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
THE decision of One Cebu party to support the presidential bid of Jejomar Binay of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) can only be considered a surprise because the decision-making process meandered for a while. Binay has long been courting the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Poe panel recommends graft raps vs Abaya over MRTMANILA, Philippines – For entering into contracts that may endanger the safety
Poe panel recommends graft raps vs Abaya over MRT
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – For entering into contracts that may endanger the safety of Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 commuters, a Senate subcommittee recommended yesterday the filing of graft charges against top officials of the Department of Transportation... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Senate subcommittee report recommends filing of graft charges vs DOTC, MRT-3 officials A draft committee report recommending the filing of graft charges against Dep
Senate subcommittee report recommends filing of graft charges vs DOTC, MRT-3 officials
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
A draft committee report recommending the filing of graft charges against Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Poe panel’s draft report recommends charges vs Abaya for MRT messA 45-PAGE draft report by the Senate subcommittee on public services being chai
Poe panel’s draft report recommends charges vs Abaya for MRT mess
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
A 45-PAGE draft report by the Senate subcommittee on public services being chaired by Senator Grace Poe has recommended the filing of appropriate charges against Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and other transportation officials for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Binay camp downplays Blue Ribbon report on graft rapsMANILA, Philippines – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay yesterday downpl
Binay camp downplays Blue Ribbon report on graft raps
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay yesterday downplayed the recommendation of the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee to file criminal charges against him and his son, dismissed Makati mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay. The... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Gloves come offMalacañang and its standard bearer, Manuel Roxas II, traded barbs with oppositi
Gloves come off
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
Malacañang and its standard bearer, Manuel Roxas II, traded barbs with opposition candidate Vice President Jejomar Binay Tuesday after the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee recommended the filing of plunder charges against Binay. “The Senate report... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Democracy Of The BillionairesAuthored by Nomi Prins, originally posted at TomDispatch.com, Speaking of the
The Democracy Of The Billionaires
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
Authored by Nomi Prins, originally posted at TomDispatch.com, Speaking of the need for citizen participation in our national politics in his finalState of the Union address, President Obama said, “Our brand of democracy is hard.” A more accurate... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Choosing sides: A recap and analysis of the week in state government TALLAHASSEE - This is the part of the legislative session where the House and
Choosing sides: A recap and analysis of the week in state government
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 8 days ago
TALLAHASSEE - This is the part of the legislative session where the House and the Senate's honeymoon --- especially one as dubious as this year's --- begins to face its first... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Palace: Poe should pass law on trainsINSTEAD of threatening to sue Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya over
Palace: Poe should pass law on trains
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
INSTEAD of threatening to sue Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya over the problems of Metro Manila’s train lines, Senator Grace Poe should instead look for a solution and craft a law that will address the issue, a Palace official said... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace defends Abaya from Poe tiradesMANILA, Philippines – Having Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya sued
Palace defends Abaya from Poe tirades
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Having Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya sued for alleged irregularities in the MRT-3 maintenance contract – as Sen. Grace Poe has declared – will not solve the problem hounding the mass transit system. This was... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace hopes DOTC chief won't be charged for MRT woesMALACANANG expressed hope Saturday that Senator Grace Poe would refrain from fi
Palace hopes DOTC chief won't be charged for MRT woes
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
MALACANANG expressed hope Saturday that Senator Grace Poe would refrain from filing any case against Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. Instead, Poe, who is the head of the Senate subcommittee on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Suing Abaya not solution to MRT woes, Palace tells PoeA Palace official on Saturday said suing Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio
Suing Abaya not solution to MRT woes, Palace tells Poe
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
A Palace official on Saturday said suing Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya over the persistent problems hounding the Metro Rail Transit-Line 3 (MRT) was not the answer to the country’s transport woes. Reacting to the pronouncement of Sen.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Abaya to be sued for MRT mess—PoeDOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ ANGELES, Pampanga—Transp
Abaya to be sued for MRT mess—Poe
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ ANGELES, Pampanga—Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya will be made to face charges for the problems of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT), according to Sen. Grace Poe. Poe said the Senate... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MRT-3 mess: Poe to include Abaya in Senate report listANGELES CITY, Philippines – Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya is “th
MRT-3 mess: Poe to include Abaya in Senate report list
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
ANGELES CITY, Philippines – Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya is “the beginning and end of the anomalies” in the signing of the P3.81-billion Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 maintenance contract, Sen. Grace Poe said yesterday. “Since... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
10 Things to Know for FridayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 Things to Know for Friday
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. 3 MORE ARRESTED AS BUNDY URGES REFUGE OCCUPIERS TO LEAVE It is unclear whether the last few armed ranchers still holed up at the Malheur... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuseWASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional probe finds that inadequate screening endange
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuse
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional probe finds that inadequate screening endangered migrant children in the government's care. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says the department of Health and Human Services was overwhelmed by children crossing the border... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Senate probe faults U.S. government for migrant child abuseMigrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S. homes and left vu
Senate probe faults U.S. government for migrant child abuse
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S. homes and left vulnerable to human trafficking due to sometimes non-existent screening by the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a congressional report released... Read more
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The Columbian
Senate probe faults gov’t for migrant child abuseWASHINGTON — Migrant children in the government’s care were placed in U.S. home
Senate probe faults gov’t for migrant child abuse
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON — Migrant children in the government’s care were placed in U.S. homes and left vulnerable to human trafficking due to sometimes non-existent screening by the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a congressional report... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuseWASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S.
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuse
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S. homes and left vulnerable to human trafficking due to sometimes non-existent screening by the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a congressional report... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuseWASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S.
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuse
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S. homes and left vulnerable to human trafficking due to sometimes non-existent screening by the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a congressional report... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuseWASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S.
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuse
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S. homes and left vulnerable to human trafficking due to sometimes non-existent screening by the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a congressional report... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuseWASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S.
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuse
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S. homes and left vulnerable to human trafficking due to sometimes non-existent screening by the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a congressional report... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuseWASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S.
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuse
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S. homes and left vulnerable to human trafficking due to sometimes non-existent screening by the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a congressional report... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuseWASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S.
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuse
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S. homes and left vulnerable to human trafficking due to sometimes non-existent screening by the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a congressional report... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuse - — A congressional probe finds that inadequate screening endangered migrant children in the government's care. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says the department of Health and Human Serv...Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says the department of Health and Human Services was o
Senate probe faults gov't for migrant child abuse - — A congressional probe finds that inadequate screening endangered migrant children in the government's care. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says the department of Health and Human Serv...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says the department of Health and Human Services was overwhelmed by children crossing the border and weakened its child protection policies, leaving the children vulnerable to human trafficking. Portman chairs a Senate... Read more
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