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Daily Mirror
Chinese military spits SICK rhyme in rap video to get new recruitsmanoeuvres and sailors are seen on the Chinese navy's new aircraft carriers. I
Chinese military spits SICK rhyme in rap video to get new recruits
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
manoeuvres and sailors are seen on the Chinese navy's new aircraft carriers. In 2015, the Chinese government's official defense spending figure was £100 billion, an increase of 11% from 2014 - the second largest in the world after the US. The... Read more
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The Atlantic
Are Women Going to Be Eligible for the Draft?House Armed Services Committee. The legislation it amended, the omnibus funding
Are Women Going to Be Eligible for the Draft?
The Atlantic / Posted 14 hours ago
House Armed Services Committee. The legislation it amended, the omnibus funding bill that determines the size and shape of defense spending for the upcoming fiscal year, passed the committee by a vote of 66-2, sending on to a likely victory in a... Read more
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The Hill
Defense chief, outgoing commander defend NATOin the trend of declining defense budgets among our allies,” he wrote “Though n
Defense chief, outgoing commander defend NATO
The Hill / Posted 18 hours ago
in the trend of declining defense budgets among our allies,” he wrote “Though not all are achieving NATO’s target level of defense spending at 2 percent of GDP, recent budget developments in many of the allied nations show defense spending... Read more
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Rappler
Tobacco tax hike to add billions to Australia's coffersand debt while driving growth in jobs and the economy. Other spending measures
Tobacco tax hike to add billions to Australia's coffers
Rappler / Posted 19 hours ago
and debt while driving growth in jobs and the economy. Other spending measures outlined by Canberra included additional defense spending of Aus$29.9 billion over the next 10 years. The Labor opposition called it a "budget for big business over... Read more
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DW
France says will build new submarine fleet in Australia |Germany's ThyssenKrupp was considered the main rival to DCNS by the end of the
France says will build new submarine fleet in Australia |
DW / Posted yesterday
Germany's ThyssenKrupp was considered the main rival to DCNS by the end of the bidding process. Australia's increased defense spending comes at a time when the US is seeking to increase its presence in the Asia-Pacific and counter China's... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Bill would necessitate women register for draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter’s amendment was part of a d
Bill would necessitate women register for draft
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter’s amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bill to force Pentagon to shift to US-made sneakers may help New BalanceNew Balance has been waiting for years for the Department of Defense to buy ath
Bill to force Pentagon to shift to US-made sneakers may help New Balance
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
New Balance has been waiting for years for the Department of Defense to buy athletic shoes that are made in this country. If US representatives Niki Tsongas and Bruce Poliquin have their way, the Boston sneaker maker won’t have to wait much... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
NWS: M3.5 earthquake recorded near La Center, KYcould soon be required to register for the draft. This measure was passed as pa
NWS: M3.5 earthquake recorded near La Center, KY
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
could soon be required to register for the draft. This measure was passed as part of the committee's version of the 2017 defense spending bill. AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Women could soon be required to register for the draft. This measure was passed... Read more
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The Columbian
McManus: Let Cruz teach GOP lessonthought seriously about the job. He’s issued coherent — if bracingly conservati
McManus: Let Cruz teach GOP lesson
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
thought seriously about the job. He’s issued coherent — if bracingly conservative — proposals on tax policy, health care, defense spending and foreign policy. In most of those areas, Trump is still improvising. And Cruz, a Harvard-trained lawyer,... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Students punished for senior prank at Stringer Attendance Centercould soon be required to register for the draft. This measure was passed as pa
Students punished for senior prank at Stringer Attendance Center
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
could soon be required to register for the draft. This measure was passed as part of the committee's version of the 2017 defense spending bill. AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Women could soon be required to register for the draft. This measure was passed... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Congress moves toward requiring women to register for the draftcould soon be required to register for the draft. This measure was passed as p
Congress moves toward requiring women to register for the draft
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
could soon be required to register for the draft. This measure was passed as part of the committee's version of the 2017 defense spending bill. Representative Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) chairs the Armed Services Committee which voted to approve... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump like Bernie? Don’t be fooled by lazy comparisons — Sanders stands for all that Trump hatesforeign policy sermon this week, he links our national security firmly with gro
Trump like Bernie? Don’t be fooled by lazy comparisons — Sanders stands for all that Trump hates
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
foreign policy sermon this week, he links our national security firmly with growing the world’s most damaging business, “defense spending,” funding not just for torture but arms, proxy warfare and global militarism. A dubious iconoclast, Trump... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Fact Check: Has President Obama 'Depleted' The Military?President Obama has slashed defense spending and will leave his successor with
Fact Check: Has President Obama 'Depleted' The Military?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
President Obama has slashed defense spending and will leave his successor with a weaker military force — or so Republican presidential candidates, led by Donald Trump, charge. "Our military is depleted," Trump said in his foreign-policy address on... Read more
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Investopedia
Who Are Northrop Grumman's Main Competitors? (NOC)and defense industry has experienced several years of declining year-over-year
Who Are Northrop Grumman's Main Competitors? (NOC)
Investopedia / Posted 4 days ago
and defense industry has experienced several years of declining year-over-year (YOY) revenue growth amid a slowdown in U.S. defense spending. However, 2016 is expected to produce a rebound in defense spending. Defense budgets in major Western... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Congress moves toward requiring women to register for the draftcould soon be required to register for the draft. This measure was passed as p
Congress moves toward requiring women to register for the draft
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
could soon be required to register for the draft. This measure was passed as part of the committee's version of the 2017 defense spending bill. Representative Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) chairs the Armed Services Committee which voted to approve... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Oligarchy Is Tottering - Trump Tramples The Neocons' "False Song Of Globalism"to honor their agreements with us. In NATO, for instance, only 4 of 28 other me
The Oligarchy Is Tottering - Trump Tramples The Neocons' "False Song Of Globalism"
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
to honor their agreements with us. In NATO, for instance, only 4 of 28 other member countries besides America, are spending the minimum required 2 percent of GDP on defense. We have spent trillions of dollars over time on planes, missiles,... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
House bill would require women to register for the draftAcquisition Act passed by the House Armed Services Committee by a 60-2 vote. Th
House bill would require women to register for the draft
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 4 days ago
Acquisition Act passed by the House Armed Services Committee by a 60-2 vote. The act outlines priorities for national defense spending for fiscal year 2017. Congressman Austin Scott of the 8th District says he believes many parts of the act... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
House committee votes to require women to register for draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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The Manila Times
US Q1 GDP growth slows to 0.5%dollar and weak demand in the cooling global economy. Federal government spendi
US Q1 GDP growth slows to 0.5%
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
dollar and weak demand in the cooling global economy. Federal government spending also fell, including a hefty drop in defense spending. The housing market remained a bright spot in the economy. Spending on home purchases jumped nearly 15... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Stefanik Opposes Women in Draft Measure, Supports Military Pay Hikesay it's time to end draft registration. The draft measure was part of the ann
Stefanik Opposes Women in Draft Measure, Supports Military Pay Hike
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 4 days ago
say it's time to end draft registration. The draft measure was part of the annual defense policy - a "roadmap" for defense spending for the coming year - which was approved 60-2. The annual defense authorization bill contains a 2.1 percent... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
How does the government waste money? Let us count the wayslarge amounts of government waste, fraud and abuse, particularly in the largest
How does the government waste money? Let us count the ways
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
large amounts of government waste, fraud and abuse, particularly in the largest expenditures like entitlement programs and defense spending, most government waste harms taxpayers in the form of a thousand cuts. Those thousands of examples of waste... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Defense spending has run amok Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Which presidential candi
Defense spending has run amok
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Which presidential candidate will get my vote? Four of the five most-prominent candidates remaining in the race want to increase the money allocated to the Defense... Read more
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MLive.com
House committee votes to require women to register for draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
House committee votes to require women to register for draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter’s amendment was part of a d
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter’s amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Defense Spending Bill Clears Committee with Key Pro-Worker ProvisionsWASHINGTON, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next year's Defense spend
Defense Spending Bill Clears Committee with Key Pro-Worker Provisions
The Auto Channel / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next year's Defense spending bill passed out of the House Armed Services Committee with many pro-worker provisions endorsed by the American Federation of Government Employees, including an... Read more
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KCEN-TV
House Committee Votes to Require Women to Register for Draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
House Committee Votes to Require Women to Register for Draft
KCEN-TV / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
House committee votes to require women to register for draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
House committee votes to require women to register for draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
House committee votes to require women to register for draftregistration rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter’s amendment wa
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
registration rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter’s amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early Thursd... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J.'s joint military base may get new protectionlegislation also would require women to register for the military draft for the
N.J.'s joint military base may get new protection
NJ.com / Posted 5 days ago
legislation also would require women to register for the military draft for the first time. It authorizes $602 billion in defense spending for the next fiscal year, a figure previously agreed to by the White House and Congress. Obama initially... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
House committee votes to require women to register for draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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The Morning Call
Women could join U.S. military draft, after House committee voterate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women could join U.S. military draft, after House committee vote
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California Republicans fired up to hang out with Trump and Cruzestate. She lauded Cruz’s adherence to the Constitution and commitment to secur
California Republicans fired up to hang out with Trump and Cruz
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
estate. She lauded Cruz’s adherence to the Constitution and commitment to secure U.S. borders and push for increases in defense spending. Looking ahead to the weekend festivities, it was the speeches of Cruz and Trump that helped convince her... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Women could join U.S. military draft, after House committee voterate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women could join U.S. military draft, after House committee vote
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Senator David Perdue Says The Debt Crisis Is Directly Impacting The Ability To Protect The NationCarter, Clinton, and Obama we’ve seen three different periods of disinvestment
Senator David Perdue Says The Debt Crisis Is Directly Impacting The Ability To Protect The Nation
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
Carter, Clinton, and Obama we’ve seen three different periods of disinvestment in our military. Our 30-year average of defense spending has been 4.2 percent of GDP…We’re about to have the smallest Army since WWII, the smallest Navy since WWI,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
House committee votes to require women to register for draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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Reuters
Spooked by Russia, Lithuania spares no money for defensestarted taking defense seriously in 2014, when Russia annexed the Crimean penin
Spooked by Russia, Lithuania spares no money for defense
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
started taking defense seriously in 2014, when Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine. Vilnius is now increasing defense spending by about a third every year, the highest rate in the NATO alliance. Lithuania will spend 725 million euros... Read more
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The Washington Times
Congress moves to require women to register for the draftfor the draft. Members of the House Armed Services committee passed the measur
Congress moves to require women to register for the draft
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
for the draft. Members of the House Armed Services committee passed the measure as part of the panel’s version of the defense spending bill for fiscal year 2017, according to the Associated Press. After a lengthy, and at times heated debate,... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Should women be required to register for draft?noncombat positions for them to fill, she said. Hunter's amendment was part of
Should women be required to register for draft?
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
noncombat positions for them to fill, she said. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes the defense spending plan for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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NBC Miami
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draft
NBC Miami / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draft
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draft
NBC Connecticut / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US economic growth slows to 0.5% in Q1dollar and weak demand in the cooling global economy. Federal government spendi
US economic growth slows to 0.5% in Q1
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
dollar and weak demand in the cooling global economy. Federal government spending also fell, including a hefty drop in defense spending. The housing market remained a bright spot in the economy. Spending on home purchases jumped nearly 15 per... Read more
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Bankrate.com
How your tax dollars are spentThe bulk of this $602 billion, says the CBPP, reflects the underlying costs of
How your tax dollars are spent
Bankrate.com / Posted 5 days ago
The bulk of this $602 billion, says the CBPP, reflects the underlying costs of the Defense Department. While U.S. defense spending comes in 3rd in the U.S. budget, the amount that we allocate for this category far outpaces other nations'... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draft
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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NBC New York
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draft
NBC New York / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draft
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draft
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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NBC Washington
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draft
NBC Washington / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draftrate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a d
Women May Soon Be Required to Register for Draft
NBC Bay Area / Posted 5 days ago
rate for all men aged 20-25 was 94 percent. Hunter's amendment was part of a defense policy bill that authorizes defense spending for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. The committee passed the legislation by a 60-2 vote early... Read more
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