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The Wilmington Star-News
Capital Correspondencewas offered to a budget bill (HR 2578) that awaited final passage. A yes vote b
Capital Correspondence
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
was offered to a budget bill (HR 2578) that awaited final passage. A yes vote backed the Democratic amendment. Voting no: Thom Tillis, Richard Burr 72-HOUR DELAY OF GUN SALES: By a vote of 53 for and 47 against, the Senate on June 20 failed to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in Congress June 20-24awaited final passage.

A yes vote was backed the Democratic amendment.

Votes in Congress June 20-24
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago
awaited final passage.

A yes vote was backed the Democratic amendment.

Voting no: Republicans Thom Tillis and Richard Burr

72-HOUR DELAY OF GUN SALES: By a vote of 53 for and 47 against, the... Read more

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NBC News
NC Governor, Challenger Expected to Clash Over LGBTQ LawLGBT rights in the state. CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 4: North Carolina Gov. Pat
NC Governor, Challenger Expected to Clash Over LGBTQ Law
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
LGBT rights in the state. CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 4: North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (C) speaks with guests at U.S. Rep. Thom Tillis's watch party at The Omni Hotel Ballroom on November 4, 2014, in Charlotte, North Carolina. U.S. Rep. Thom Tillis... Read more
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The News & Observer
Rep. John Lewis just brought the civil rights era to a new generationit would be cleared and people would be arrested, if that’s what’s necessary to
Rep. John Lewis just brought the civil rights era to a new generation
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
it would be cleared and people would be arrested, if that’s what’s necessary to get us back to the task at hand. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., a former state House speaker “This is the way great movements began,” he told McClatchy. “This is the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How NRA Dark Money Impedes Gun Control Reformgun regulation, while Iowa's Joni Ernst brought in $3.1 million, Cory Gardner f
How NRA Dark Money Impedes Gun Control Reform
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
gun regulation, while Iowa's Joni Ernst brought in $3.1 million, Cory Gardner from Colorado has brought in $3.9 million and Thom Tillis has gotten $4.4 million. Considering the fact that the NRA has spent over $16 million on five freshmen senators... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Critics blame NRA for failed gun control legislationover the course of their careers: Arizona Senator John McCain received the mos
Critics blame NRA for failed gun control legislation
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
over the course of their careers: Arizona Senator John McCain received the most money: $7.7 million. Colorado Senator Thom Tillis was next, with $4.4 million. "It looks pretty clear that the NRA has a very strong hold over the Republican... Read more
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Deseret News
Hatch introduces bill to encourage medical marijuana researchwith Sen. Chris Coons, a Republican from Delaware, and two Democratic senators
Hatch introduces bill to encourage medical marijuana research
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
with Sen. Chris Coons, a Republican from Delaware, and two Democratic senators — Sen. Brian Schatz from Hawaii and Sen. Thom Tillis from North Carolina. In a statement, Hatch said policymakers need more scientific evidence to make informed... Read more
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The News & Observer
Congress fails again to pass laws to reduce gun violenceSenate bowed to the National Rifle Association’s lobbying clout. Count among th
Congress fails again to pass laws to reduce gun violence
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
Senate bowed to the National Rifle Association’s lobbying clout. Count among those North Carolina Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, two who have received strong financial support from the gun lobby. They voted for two Republican measures that... Read more
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The News & Observer
How North Carolina’s senators voted on post-Orlando gun control ideasSenators Richard Burr, Thom Tillis of North Carolina join Senate Republican maj
How North Carolina’s senators voted on post-Orlando gun control ideas
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
Senators Richard Burr, Thom Tillis of North Carolina join Senate Republican majority in defeating gun control measures | News & Observer June 21, 2016 7:03 PM Both supported a... Read more
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CBS News
Lewandowski's firing brings hope for change among Republicansto demonstrate that they sort of get it. And that they're going to have to star
Lewandowski's firing brings hope for change among Republicans
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
to demonstrate that they sort of get it. And that they're going to have to start moving in a different direction." Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina, told Politico he's not sure what will happen next now that Lewandowski is no longer Trump's... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Farr to introduce bipartisan marijuana research billbe introduced in the Senate by Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R
Farr to introduce bipartisan marijuana research bill
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 6 days ago
be introduced in the Senate by Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. “As a physician who has conducted (National Institutes of Health) sponsored research, I can’t stress... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Buzz, June 20baseball team DOES have more than 1 pair of pants...I had incorrect information
The Buzz, June 20
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
baseball team DOES have more than 1 pair of pants...I had incorrect information!

The NRA gave 4.4 million dollars to Thom Tillis when he ran against Kay Hagan. Guess how he votes.

Donald Trump is a clear and present danger. A vote for... Read more

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The Hendersonville Times-News
This week's votes in Congressyes vote was to send the bill to conference with a similar House measure.

This week's votes in Congress
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 days ago
yes vote was to send the bill to conference with a similar House measure.

Voting yes: Republicans Thom Tillis and Richard Burr

Voting no: None

A look ahead

In the week of... Read more

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NBC News
Beyond Political Contributions, This is How The NRA Exerts Influenceone in every race except one. NRA's Top Wins, Amount Spent, NRA-backed Candida
Beyond Political Contributions, This is How The NRA Exerts Influence
NBC News / Posted 11 days ago
one in every race except one. NRA's Top Wins, Amount Spent, NRA-backed Candidate North Carolina Senate: $4.2 million: Thom Tillis won Colorado Senate: $4 million: Cory Gardner won Louisiana Senate: $2.7 million: Bill Cassidy won Iowa... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
McCrory, Cooper to address group in Wrightsville BeachUS Senate, sent a letter Tuesday to incumbent Senator Richard Burr challenging
McCrory, Cooper to address group in Wrightsville Beach
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
US Senate, sent a letter Tuesday to incumbent Senator Richard Burr challenging him to four debates. "A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2"A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2 Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) talks about his thoughts... Read more
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NBC News
NRA Has Spent Millions on Senators Opposing Gun RegulationsSen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-S.D. The biggest recipients over their careers are Sens
NRA Has Spent Millions on Senators Opposing Gun Regulations
NBC News / Posted 12 days ago
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-S.D. The biggest recipients over their careers are Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., (at $7.7 million); Thom Tillis, R-N.C. ($4.4 million); and Cory Gardner, R-Colo., ($3.9 million) And the NRA has spent a total of $27 million... Read more
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Roll Call
Burr Challenger Pushes for Background Checksof the flurry of issues that former Sen. Kay Hagan faced in her failed re-elect
Burr Challenger Pushes for Background Checks
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
of the flurry of issues that former Sen. Kay Hagan faced in her failed re-election campaign against then-N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis in 2014. Hagan voted to support background checks the previous year. Ross faces an uphill battle against the... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
McCrory orders flags lowered after Orlando shootingsin America and those that were killed were “innocent victims of an inexcusable
McCrory orders flags lowered after Orlando shootings
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 14 days ago
in America and those that were killed were “innocent victims of an inexcusable act of violence.” Republican U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis says that in the midst of the tragedy, the true character of the nation is seen in the bravery of first... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in Congress June 6-10for Ukraine.

A yes vote was to advance the bill toward final passage.

Votes in Congress June 6-10
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 16 days ago
for Ukraine.

A yes vote was to advance the bill toward final passage.

Voting yes: Republicans Thom Tillis and Richard Burr

Voting no: None

A look ahead

In the week of... Read more

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Newsmax
GOP Senators Seek Block on $2.5 Billion Obamacare BailoutJohn Cornyn, Texas; John Barrasso, Wyoming; Cory Gardner, Colorado; David Vitte
GOP Senators Seek Block on $2.5 Billion Obamacare Bailout
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
John Cornyn, Texas; John Barrasso, Wyoming; Cory Gardner, Colorado; David Vitter, Louisiana; Jim Inhofe, Oklahoma; and Thom Tillis, North Carolina, on Thursday sent a letter to leaders on the Senate Appropriations Committee to outline their... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Republicans control nation, stateincluding Chief Justice John Roberts. The Senate has 54 Republicans. Majority
Republicans control nation, state
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
including Chief Justice John Roberts. The Senate has 54 Republicans. Majority Leader is Mitch McConnell. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, both Republicans, are the N.C. senators. The House of Representatives has 247 Republicans, including Speaker... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC Republicans offer varying levels of support for TrumpFoxx, a Banner Elk resident running for her seventh term in the House. North C
NC Republicans offer varying levels of support for Trump
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
Foxx, a Banner Elk resident running for her seventh term in the House. North Carolina’s U.S. senators, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, both called on Republicans at the party’s state convention to back Trump. Tillis said anyone who doesn’t is a... Read more
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Air Force Times
Senate accepts Gary Peters' plan to help traumatized vetsin the Navy Reserve. Other senators proposing the amendment were Steve Daines,
Senate accepts Gary Peters' plan to help traumatized vets
Air Force Times / Posted 17 days ago
in the Navy Reserve. Other senators proposing the amendment were Steve Daines, R-Mont., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C. The measure now will be considered as part of the overall defense authorization act, which still has to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Local bill that would change charter for city of Wilmington passes, takes effectUS Senate, sent a letter Tuesday to incumbent Senator Richard Burr challenging
Local bill that would change charter for city of Wilmington passes, takes effect
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 days ago
US Senate, sent a letter Tuesday to incumbent Senator Richard Burr challenging him to four debates. "A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2"A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2 Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) talks about his thoughts... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Lawmakers discuss zip line regulation after fatal 2015 accidentUS Senate, sent a letter Tuesday to incumbent Senator Richard Burr challenging
Lawmakers discuss zip line regulation after fatal 2015 accident
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 days ago
US Senate, sent a letter Tuesday to incumbent Senator Richard Burr challenging him to four debates. "A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2"A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2 Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) talks about his thoughts... Read more
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Roll Call
Walter Jones' Leadership Letter Solidifies Outsider Image Ahead of RematchPaul Shumaker, a North Carolina Republican consultant who is managing Sen. Rich
Walter Jones' Leadership Letter Solidifies Outsider Image Ahead of Rematch
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
Paul Shumaker, a North Carolina Republican consultant who is managing Sen. Richard M. Burr's re-election and managed Sen. Thom Tillis' campaign last year, but is not affiliated in this primary. "He is what I characterize as more of a... Read more
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The Washington Times
The right way to Alzheimer’s breakthroughsthat a bipartisan group of 46 senators joined him in cosponsoring the bill, inc
The right way to Alzheimer’s breakthroughs
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
that a bipartisan group of 46 senators joined him in cosponsoring the bill, including Sens. Kelly Ayotte, John Barrasso, Thom Tillis, Mark Kirk, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz. If you believe we need better research to cure Alzheimer’s at a lower... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Committee approves bill that would change charter for city of WilmingtonUS Senate, sent a letter Tuesday to incumbent Senator Richard Burr challenging
Committee approves bill that would change charter for city of Wilmington
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
US Senate, sent a letter Tuesday to incumbent Senator Richard Burr challenging him to four debates. "A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2"A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2 Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) talks about his thoughts... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
U.S. Senate accepts Gary Peters' plan to help traumatized vetsin the Navy Reserve. Other senators proposing the amendment were Steve Daines,
U.S. Senate accepts Gary Peters' plan to help traumatized vets
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
in the Navy Reserve. Other senators proposing the amendment were Steve Daines, R-Mont., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C. The measure now will be considered as part of the overall defense authorization act, which still has to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Deborah Ross challenges incumbent Senator Burr to four debatesUS Senate, sent a letter Tuesday to incumbent Senator Richard Burr challenging
Deborah Ross challenges incumbent Senator Burr to four debates
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
US Senate, sent a letter Tuesday to incumbent Senator Richard Burr challenging him to four debates. "A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2"A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2 Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) talks about his thoughts... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
In Charlotte, foreign workers replace Americans in tech rolesscience education in schools. During this year’s Senate panel hearing on the H
In Charlotte, foreign workers replace Americans in tech roles
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
science education in schools. During this year’s Senate panel hearing on the H-1B program, North Carolina Republican Sen. Thom Tillis said Charlotte had 1,000 unfilled IT positions two years ago. “There was a mismatch between the requirements of... Read more
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The News & Observer
What to expect from oddities of new congressional mapstheir voting patterns might mean for the general election in November. ▪ By on
What to expect from oddities of new congressional maps
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
their voting patterns might mean for the general election in November. ▪ By one measure — the share of votes Republican Thom Tillis received in the 2014 Senate race — 7 of 13 districts are more friendly to Republicans under the new maps than the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
People against I-77 toll lane project lobbying NC Senateago we spoke with the state auditor. We also spoke with Attorney General Roy Co
People against I-77 toll lane project lobbying NC Senate
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
ago we spoke with the state auditor. We also spoke with Attorney General Roy Cooper, and we spoke with former speaker Thom Tillis - who all three independently guessed that the settlement would probably be in the 30 million dollar range, not... Read more
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Air Force Times
We were guinea pigs: Documentary puts Atomic Veterans in limelightextend health benefits and disability compensation to those who served on clean
We were guinea pigs: Documentary puts Atomic Veterans in limelight
Air Force Times / Posted 24 days ago
extend health benefits and disability compensation to those who served on cleanup crews. Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C., introduces similar legislation in April. Although the film focuses on the plight of a specific group of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Senator, leaders discuss future of Cherry PointUS Senator Thom Tillis said he wants to improve life and operations on military
Senator, leaders discuss future of Cherry Point
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 25 days ago
US Senator Thom Tillis said he wants to improve life and operations on military bases. And he says that starts with more cooperation from government. "There's a great opportunity to stand up a capability that we need and also to help an area in... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Senator says Cherry Point needs an updateU.S. Sen. Thom Tillis toured Cherry Point on Wednesday afternoon and later met
Senator says Cherry Point needs an update
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 25 days ago
U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis toured Cherry Point on Wednesday afternoon and later met with base supporters, telling them the base’s infrastructure “needs to be updated.”“How old is that steam plant?” the Republican senator asked during a roundtable... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Valor rewardedmorning at New Bern City Hall in a ceremony where he drew words of praise from
Valor rewarded
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 25 days ago
morning at New Bern City Hall in a ceremony where he drew words of praise from U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones, U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, and John Bruce, acting U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina.Wester was presented a plaque by... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
State decides no new election for Brunswick Co. CommissionBrunswick County Commission, according to Brunswick County Board of Elections D
State decides no new election for Brunswick Co. Commission
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 25 days ago
Brunswick County Commission, according to Brunswick County Board of Elections Director Sara Knotts. A Closer Look: Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2A Closer Look: Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2 Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) talks about his thoughts on a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
A Closer Look: Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2For the first time in several election cycles, Thom Tillis is not running for o
A Closer Look: Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 25 days ago
For the first time in several election cycles, Thom Tillis is not running for office. He is in his second year of representing North Carolina in the United States Senate, having defeated incumbent Kay Hagan in 2014 to become the state’s junior... Read more
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The News & Observer
The new 8th District has familiar candidateshas the advantages of incumbency. One day this past week he held a Fayettevill
The new 8th District has familiar candidates
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
has the advantages of incumbency. One day this past week he held a Fayetteville fundraiser headlined by Sen. Thom Tillis and the chairman of House Armed Services Committee. Through March, Hudson had raised more than $1.1 million.... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
True memorials matterwho have begun the process of filing reports with the VA's voluntary registry.
True memorials matter
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
who have begun the process of filing reports with the VA's voluntary registry. These veterans inspired Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and me to introduce the Help Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act, which would create a center of... Read more
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The News & Observer
New 13th District sets up crowded GOP primarycongressional districts this year. Lexington attorney Jim Snyder lost in the Re
New 13th District sets up crowded GOP primary
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
congressional districts this year. Lexington attorney Jim Snyder lost in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate to Thom Tillis two years ago. Normally, name recognition offers sizable benefits. That might not be true in this... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in Congress, week ending May 27yes vote was to send the measure to President Obama and his expected veto.

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Votes in Congress, week ending May 27
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 29 days ago
yes vote was to send the measure to President Obama and his expected veto.

Voting yes: Thom Tillis, Richard Burr

Voting no: None

SEXUAL ASSAULTS, VICTIMS' RIGHTS:... Read more

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Roll Call
Defense Bill Could Undermine Labor ProtectionsJames M. Inhofe of Oklahoma (a senior Armed Services member), Lamar Alexander o
Defense Bill Could Undermine Labor Protections
Roll Call / Posted a month ago
James M. Inhofe of Oklahoma (a senior Armed Services member), Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, David Vitter of Louisiana, Thom Tillis of North Carolina, Roger Wicker of Mississippi, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, and Michael B. Enzi of Wyoming. "The... Read more

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