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2014/09/20 21:34
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WASHINGTON (AP) - It's a political rule of thumb that the public often rallies behind the president when the country faces peril from abroad. Sometimes, that can help candidates from his party in the...
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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...
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...
2014/09/19 20:41
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BOILING SPRINGS – Gardner-Webb University broke ground Friday morning for its new softball stadium complex on South Main St. University officials and lead donors David and Marie Brinkley put shovels...
2014/09/19 13:22
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Controversy over the name 'Redskins' is one of several NFL-related issues Congress will weigh in... While finding ways to fight terrorists in Syria, avoid another government shutdown and combat the...
2014/09/19 11:25
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This week on Capitol Hill, a proposal to aid Syrian rebels got all the drama, while the larger government funding bill it was attached to barely got mention. But that spending package is quite similar...
2014/09/18 17:41
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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine was the only member of Oklahoma's U.S. House delegation to vote against President Barack Obama's request to train and arm rebels fighting Islamic...
2014/09/18 04:34
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UPDATE 2-U.S. House votes to arm Syrian rebels, but questions remain (Adds Obama comment, paragraph 7) By Patricia Zengerle and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of...
2014/09/18 01:52
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House votes to arm Syrian rebels By Patricia Zengerle and Richard Cowan45 minutes ago Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters after the Republican party policy luncheon … By...
2014/09/18 00:50
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The amendment does not provide details about the training plan, prompting lawmakers to fear that a "yes" vote could mean authorizing shipments of military equipment that might end up in the wrong...
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...
2014/09/16 23:58
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WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives is expected to approve a short-term measure Wednesday that would keep the federal government open after the fiscal year ends Sept. 30 and temporarily...
2014/09/16 22:22
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With so many gripes about gridlock and partisanship fouling up the political process, Californians voted four years ago to switch to a "top two" primary election system to move more politicians to the...
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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 20:10
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Will Dan Snyder ever be forced to change his team's name? (USATSI) Congress has taken a special interest in the NFL in recent months, especially when the subjects of concussions, the Redskins name or...
2014/09/16 16:22
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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told Republicans at a private meeting Tuesday morning that... House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told Republicans at a private meeting Tuesday morning that they...
2014/09/16 11:19
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If Congress approves President Obama's plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels in the coming days, with little drama, he'll have top Republican leaders to thank -- even if they're moving...
2014/09/16 08:31
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Washington - President Barack Obama's plan to train and equip Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants appeared headed for quick passage on Capitol Hill this week, but congressional...
2014/09/13 16:45
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The House has 233 Republicans and 200 Democrats. Each party should pick up one more seat when two vacancies are filled. Going into the election, the GOP edge was 242-193. Senate Democrats will have a...
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