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The Hill
Trump signs $700B defense bill | Objects to cyber war measures | Mattis gets unique role in budget talks | DOJ appeals transgender recruit order"Today with the signing of this defense bill, we accelerate the process of full
The Hill / Posted 9 hours ago
"Today with the signing of this defense bill, we accelerate the process of fully restoring America's military might," Trump said at a signing ceremony in the White House's Roosevelt Room. But though National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)... Read more
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Zero Hedge
These Are The Top 5 Legislative Issues That Could Force The Next Government ShutdownHouse Republicans successfully managed to kick the can down the road (if only f
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
House Republicans successfully managed to kick the can down the road (if only for two weeks) when they managed to pass a two-week extension last week of the continuing resolution that had been funding the government since September. But after... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Last WWII veteran in Georgia Legislature, John Yates, diesin the Georgia General Assembly, has died. He was 96. Yates became one of a sm
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
in the Georgia General Assembly, has died. He was 96. Yates became one of a small number of Republicans in the Georgia House at the time he was first elected in 1988. After losing re-election, he ran again in 1992 and remained in office until... Read more
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CBS News
What will keep the government from shutting down next week?funding situation is a mess. Congress averted a shutdown over the weekend, but
CBS News / Posted yesterday
funding situation is a mess. Congress averted a shutdown over the weekend, but lawmakers are not out of the woods yet. House and Senate members passed a two-week funding extension Thursday that expires Dec. 22 and Republicans are planning to... Read more
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The Hill
This week: GOP seeks to finish tax overhaulon finalizing a tax overhaul as their self-imposed end-of-the-year deadline com
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on finalizing a tax overhaul as their self-imposed end-of-the-year deadline comes ever closer. Members of the conference committee will be hashing out differences between the bills passed by the House and Senate. A final vote in each chamber... Read more
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The Hill
Week ahead in defense: Spending fight consumes Congressreset the government shutdown clock by two weeks, but what happens then remains
The Hill / Posted yesterday
reset the government shutdown clock by two weeks, but what happens then remains to be seen. On Thursday, the White House sounded bullish on a deal after a meeting between President Trump and Republican and Democratic congressional leaders.... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
area congressional votes for Dec. 1-7, 2017Here's a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week. Al
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Here's a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week. Along with roll call votes this week, the House also passed the Taylor Force Act (H.R. 1164), to condition assistance to the West Bank and Gaza on steps by the Palestinian... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Pentagon Announces First-Ever Audit Of The Department Of Defense"The Defense Department is starting the first agency-wide financial audit in it
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
"The Defense Department is starting the first agency-wide financial audit in its history," the Pentagon's news service says, announcing that it's undertaking an immense task that has been sought, promised and delayed for years. Of the tally that's... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Pentagon Announces First-Ever Audit Of The Department Of Defense"The Defense Department is starting the first agency-wide financial audit in it
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
"The Defense Department is starting the first agency-wide financial audit in its history," the Pentagon's news service says, announcing that it's undertaking an immense task that has been sought, promised and delayed for years. Of the tally that's... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Congress passes spending bill to avoid shutdown, set up future funding fightmore stubborn battle that will fall just days before Christmas. Hours before g
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
more stubborn battle that will fall just days before Christmas. Hours before government funding was set to expire, the House voted mostly along party lines to pass a stop-gap measure to keep federal agencies open through Dec. 22. The Senate,... Read more
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Roll Call
House Leaders Show Wide Gap in Year-End PrioritiesPelosi said Democrats will not support the two-week continuing resolution that
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
Pelosi said Democrats will not support the two-week continuing resolution that the House is voting on Thursday afternoon because it doesn’t address “urgent needs,” while Ryan wouldn’t say explicitly that Republicans have enough votes to pass it on... Read more
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ABC News
House to vote on government funding bill to avert federal shutdownThe House is preparing to vote on a short-term funding measure to keep the gove
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
The House is preparing to vote on a short-term funding measure to keep the government funded until Dec. 22, as congressional leaders prepare to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House to continue budget negotiations. Interested in... Read more
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Roll Call
Congress Being Congress: Funding Fight Kicked to Later in Decemberworking on a strategy that appears designed to test Democrats’ resolve to pick
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
working on a strategy that appears designed to test Democrats’ resolve to pick a fight over their spending priorities. The House will vote on the two-week stopgap measure Thursday — a day before government funding is set to expire — and an... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Purchasing monitor cancels Rauner consulting pactNorwood, said, "I remain unconvinced." "The services detailed are not a necess
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Norwood, said, "I remain unconvinced." "The services detailed are not a necessary part of the actual prosecution or defense of litigation," she said. A McKinsey spokeswoman could not immediately respond to a request for comment Tuesday... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
The race to fund the government is onare still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders negotiated Tuesday with the conservative House Freedom Caucus to try to convince them a two-week must-pass spending bill that leaders are advocating won't lead to the... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
The race to fund the government is onare still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 7 days ago
are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders negotiated Tuesday with the conservative House Freedom Caucus to try to convince them a two-week must-pass spending bill that leaders are advocating won't lead to the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
The race to fund the government is onare still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders negotiated Tuesday with the conservative House Freedom Caucus to try to convince them a two-week must-pass spending bill that leaders are advocating won't lead to the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
The race to fund the government is onare still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders negotiated Tuesday with the conservative House Freedom Caucus to try to convince them a two-week must-pass spending bill that leaders are advocating won't lead to the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
The race to fund the government is onare still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders negotiated Tuesday with the conservative House Freedom Caucus to try to convince them a two-week must-pass spending bill that leaders are advocating won't lead to the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
The race to fund the government is onare still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 7 days ago
are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders negotiated Tuesday with the conservative House Freedom Caucus to try to convince them a two-week must-pass spending bill that leaders are advocating won't lead to the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
The race to fund the government is onare still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 7 days ago
are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders negotiated Tuesday with the conservative House Freedom Caucus to try to convince them a two-week must-pass spending bill that leaders are advocating won't lead to the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
The race to fund the government is onare still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders negotiated Tuesday with the conservative House Freedom Caucus to try to convince them a two-week must-pass spending bill that leaders are advocating won't lead to the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
The race to fund the government is onare still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 days ago
are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders negotiated Tuesday with the conservative House Freedom Caucus to try to convince them a two-week must-pass spending bill that leaders are advocating won't lead to the... Read more
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News 8000
The race to fund the government is onare still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis. GOP leaders negotiated Tuesday with the conservative House Freedom Caucus to try to convince them a two-week must-pass spending bill that leaders are advocating won't lead to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trump to lead spending talksin hopes of averting a government shutdown. Facing a Friday deadline, Senate M
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
in hopes of averting a government shutdown. Facing a Friday deadline, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Monday that they accepted Trump's invitation to meet at the White House... Read more
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Roll Call
Freedom Caucus Seeks to Delink Tax and Spending NegotiationsThe House Freedom Caucus on Monday threatened to sink a motion to go to confere
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
The House Freedom Caucus on Monday threatened to sink a motion to go to conference on the tax overhaul — a procedural move they had been pushing for — in an attempt to negotiate a longer stopgap funding bill to delink upcoming tax and spending... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump, ‘Big Four’ Set to Meet Amid Shutdown Showdownthan deciding that an agreement can’t be reached beforehand.” The Democratic l
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
than deciding that an agreement can’t be reached beforehand.” The Democratic leaders stressed the need for parity on defense and nondefense spending increases above the statutory caps in budget law. They also want concessions on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chuck and Nancy are coming to the White House after all! Democratic leaders say they'll meet with Trump this week as the nation teeter
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
! Democratic leaders say they'll meet with Trump this week as the nation teeters on the edge of a government shutdown President Trump met with Republican leaders last week at the White House He... Read more
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Roll Call
Uncertainty Surrounds Avoiding Shutdown ShowdownHouse Republican leaders are pursuing a two-step strategy to avoiding a governm
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
House Republican leaders are pursuing a two-step strategy to avoiding a government shutdown, but might have difficulty rounding up votes in the caucus for that approach. Leaders want to vote on stopgap funding in two steps — one continuing... Read more
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Roll Call
Some in Congress Still Have a Taste for PorkNowhere,” connecting mainland Alaska to a sparsely-populated island, turn into
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
Nowhere,” connecting mainland Alaska to a sparsely-populated island, turn into a public relations nightmare. Watch: Ryan: House Will Pass Short-Term CR, Shutdown Up to Senate Democrats “Even flirting with bringing back earmarks would be really... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers look to break deadlock on defense fundingLawmakers in the coming week must work out how they will fund the annual defens
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
Lawmakers in the coming week must work out how they will fund the annual defense authorization bill and work out an overall budget deal by Dec. 8 or risk a government shutdown. The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), passed by Congress... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Shutdown odds nil, McConnell seeks to assureSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted that the government would rema
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted that the government would remain open past this week, a day after House Republicans announced a plan for a two-week extension of federal funding ahead of a Friday deadline to avoid a shutdown. "Look,... Read more
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The Hill
Defense hawks warn spending fix could hobble militaryDefense hawks are bristling as Congress appears poised to pass another stopgap
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
Defense hawks are bristling as Congress appears poised to pass another stopgap spending measure to keep the government open beyond Friday. If a budget deal continues to elude Congress, across the board spending cuts could come back in force, a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Money... and the militaryHolmes's laconic reply: "That was the curious incident." Today, in Washington,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Holmes's laconic reply: "That was the curious incident." Today, in Washington, D.C., the dog that isn't barking is the defense budget. It is the biggest issue that no one--at least no one outside the defense policy community--is talking... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Corker responds to GOP tax bill voteAct and the Fiscal Sustainability Act. I also have taken some really tough vote
WSMV Nashville / Posted 10 days ago
Act and the Fiscal Sustainability Act. I also have taken some really tough votes against very popular policies, including appropriations bills, budget resolutions, defense authorizations, disaster funding, and even a veterans’ bill. “But at the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Corker Says He Favors Tax Reform, But Continues To Have Concerns About Effect On Raising DebtAct and the Fiscal Sustainability Act. I also have taken some really tough vote
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
Act and the Fiscal Sustainability Act. I also have taken some really tough votes against very popular policies, including appropriations bills, budget resolutions, defense authorizations, disaster funding, and even a veterans’ bill. “But at the... Read more
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EuroNews
Congressman demands release of report on Afghan 'pedophilia'WASHINGTON — A member of the House Armed Services Committee is calling on the P
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON — A member of the House Armed Services Committee is calling on the Pentagon to expose the ongoing problem of sexual abuse of boys by Afghan military leadership. Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Witcover: The gathering clouds over Trumphe effectively blew up his brief honeymoon with Democratic leaders "Chuck and N
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
he effectively blew up his brief honeymoon with Democratic leaders "Chuck and Nancy" -- Senate Minority Leader Schumer and House Minority Leader Pelosi -- by tweeting this before a scheduled meeting to avoid a government shutdown: "Problem is they... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Pay hike for military men clears Senate panel—PingA JOINT resolution to increase the base pay of military and uniformed personnel
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
A JOINT resolution to increase the base pay of military and uniformed personnel starting next year passed the committee level in the Senate on Wednesday, according to Senator Panfilo Lacson. “It’s done, it will be endorsed on the floor,” Lacson said... Read more
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New York Daily News
GOP pressing plan to avert government shutdown on Dec. 8Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by House Armed Services Committe
New York Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by House Armed Services Committee members and Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, right, as Ryan puts his signature on the Defense spending bill before it goes to the president, on Capitol Hill in... Read more
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ABC News
Critics see State Department in disarray despite Tillerson's defenseSecretary of State Rex Tillerson offered a forceful defense against reports tha
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered a forceful defense against reports that he is gutting the State Department, saying he was "offended" by them. He challenged the numbers, accused some reporters of sounding "like the sky was falling," and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Proposed pay hike for soldiers, cops hurdles Senate committee levelthat would increase the base pay of military and the uniformed personnel (MUP)
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
that would increase the base pay of military and the uniformed personnel (MUP) in government starting next year passed the committee level in the Senate on Wednesday. A Police Officer 1 and those with equivalent rank could enjoy a 100 percent... Read more
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The Washington Times
Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi move closer to shutdown showdownto divide and conquer failed, though, after Republican leaders stuck by Mr. Tru
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
to divide and conquer failed, though, after Republican leaders stuck by Mr. Trump and attended the meeting at the White House anyway, saying Democrats were recklessly risking a shutdown by refusing to talk to the country’s chief executive and... Read more
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The Hill
Latest on North Korea ballistic missile launch | Air Force failed to report dozens of convictions to gun database | General says Taliban fight has 'turned the corner'THE TOPLINE: North Korea on Tuesday fired what has been initially assessed by t
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
THE TOPLINE: North Korea on Tuesday fired what has been initially assessed by the Defense Department to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) -- the first such launch in more than two months. The missile was fired at dawn, local time, on... Read more
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Times Leader
The gathering clouds over Trumphe effectively blew up his brief honeymoon with Democratic leaders “Chuck and N
Times Leader / Posted 14 days ago
he effectively blew up his brief honeymoon with Democratic leaders “Chuck and Nancy” — Senate Minority Leader Schumer and House Minority Leader Pelosi — by tweeting this before a scheduled meeting to avoid a government shutdown: “Problem is they... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
General: Spending Needed If You Want To Hire and Fly B-52s until 2040Nov. 27--WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE -- If federal lawmakers fail to reach
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
Nov. 27--WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE -- If federal lawmakers fail to reach a deal to ease defense spending reductions, the Air Force could be forced to curb aircraft speending, cut aging fleet modernization plans, and freeze civilian hiring, a... Read more
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FOX News
Pelosi, Franken try to put the brakes onyour party and your own grip on power. Pelosi’s message wasn’t to 88-year-old
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
your party and your own grip on power. Pelosi’s message wasn’t to 88-year-old Conyers who, having surrendered his plum committee post is presumably hoping to retire at the end of this term, but to all of the other old men in her caucus who now... Read more
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FOX News
Pelosi, Franken try to put the brakes onyour party and your own grip on power. Pelosi’s message wasn’t to 88-year-old
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
your party and your own grip on power. Pelosi’s message wasn’t to 88-year-old Conyers who, having surrendered his plum committee post is presumably hoping to retire at the end of this term, but to all of the other old men in her caucus who now... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
General: Spending needed if you want to hire, fly B-52s until 2040If federal lawmakers fail to reach a deal to ease defense spending reductions,
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 days ago
If federal lawmakers fail to reach a deal to ease defense spending reductions, the Air Force could be forced to curb aircraft speending, cut aging fleet modernization plans, and freeze civilian hiring, a top Wright-Patterson general says. The punch... Read more
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The Mercury News
Congress faces myriad challenges as shutdown loomsbe set quickly. Congressional leaders of both parties are set to meet Tuesday w
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
be set quickly. Congressional leaders of both parties are set to meet Tuesday with President Donald Trump at the White House in a summit that could smooth the path for the month ahead – or inflame simmering fights. The last time Trump met with... Read more
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