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U.S. CONGRESS NEEDS NOTICE OF NAFTA DEAL BY NEXT WEEK, RYAN SAYS


Lighthizer has said the political calculus for passing a new Nafta would change if it had to be voted on by the next Congress... READ MORE

11th May, 2018 67

CHIEF MINISTER COURTS BOTH HINDU AND MUSLIM VOTERS


'Congress sent Hindu youths to jail' Congress and the BJP interpreted CM Siddaramaiah's speech in different ways... READ MORE

3rd May, 2018 384

IN NEW WALKOUTS, U.S. STUDENTS LOOK TO TURN OUTRAGE OVER GUNS INTO ACTION


Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at Forest High School in Ocala early Friday... READ MORE

21st April, 2018 0

CONGRESS ENDS HESITANCY AS SENATORS INTRODUCE NEW WAR POWERS RESOLUTION


President Trump's action still raises the constitutional question of his authority to unilaterally attack another nation without congressional authorization, said Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill... READ MORE

17th April, 2018 0

TRUMP OUTLINES LEGAL BASIS FOR ATTACK ON SYRIA, CITING 'VITAL' NATIONAL SECURITY INTERESTS


Image of the Barzah Research and Development Center in Damascus, Syria before an airstrike by forces from the United States, Great Britain and France... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 177

SCRUBBED CLEAN: WHY A CERTAIN KIND OF SEX IS VANISHING FROM THE INTERNET


Backpage.com remains open and many of the prostitution ads appear to have simply migrated to the personals section... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 964

DEMOCRATS' MESSAGE AT ANTI-GUN VIOLENCE RALLIES


The rallies against gun violence across the United States on Saturday kept politicians offstage, and instead prioritized the voices of students who have survived mass shootings... READ MORE

25th March, 2018 889

MASSIVE CROWDS RALLY ACROSS US TO PROTEST TIGHTER GUN CONTROLS


Actor George Clooney and his human rights attorney wife, Amal, have donated 500,000 and said they would be at the Washington rally... READ MORE

24th March, 2018 83

U.S. CONGRESS OKS $1.3 TRILLION BUDGET, AVERTING ANOTHER SHUTDOWN


Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said as the minority party in Congress, We feel good... READ MORE

23rd March, 2018 0

POLL FINDS MOST AMERICANS FEEL CONGRESS IS LISTENING TO ALL THE WRONG PEOPLE


Among the other reasons for all the Congress hate, fewer than 2 in 10 Americans in the new study said they think Congress passes mostly good laws... READ MORE

27th February, 2018 0

AMERICANS SAY CONGRESS IS LISTENING TO ALL THE WRONG PEOPLE


Nor have other congressional Republicans, who are overwhelmingly favored by gun rights supporters when it comes to campaign contributions... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 4

MOST AMERICANS SAY TRUMP, CONGRESS NOT DOING ENOUGH TO STOP MASS SHOOTINGS, POLL FINDS


A 77 percent majority says Congress is not doing enough to prevent mass shootings and 62 percent say the same of Trump, according to the poll... READ MORE

20th February, 2018 20

HERE'S WHY TRUMP CAN'T BLOCK THE DEMOCRATIC MEMO ON RUSSIA


Using this route to release the Democratic memo is not for the faint of heart... READ MORE

18th February, 2018 572

BUDGET UNDERCUTS DONALD TRUMP FOCUS ON MENTAL HEALTH, SCHOOL SAFETY


Medicaid was only slightly behind private payments for mental health care, which accounted for 28 percent... READ MORE

16th February, 2018 5

U.S. CONGRESS, FOLLOWING SERIES OF MASS SHOOTINGS, HAS ONLY EASED RESTRICTIONS ON GUNS


There is little sign that the shooting deaths of 17 people at a Florida high school Wednesday will change that dynamic... READ MORE

16th February, 2018 3

FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTING: SOME REPUBLICANS CALL FOR CONGRESS TO ACT


Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Congress should hold hearings after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla... READ MORE

16th February, 2018 539

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OBAMA SENT PALESTINIANS $221M HOURS BEFORE LEAVING OFFICE


A State Department official and several congressional aides said the outgoing administration formally notified Congress it would spend the money Friday morning... READ MORE

24th January, 2017 33673

PAUL RYAN AND TOP REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS COULD REAP PERSONAL WINDFALL FROM NEW REAL ESTATE TAX BREAKS


Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs, publicly traded pass-through entities that own income-producing real estate, are also eligible for the tax break... READ MORE

14th December, 2017 23787

11. WILL MEMBERS OF CONGRESS CLOSE THEIR OFFICES?


Federal agencies will run out of funding at midnight Friday unless Congress and President Trump can reach a compromise... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 13227

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP'S FIRST BUDGET?


WASHINGTON -- President Trump rolled out his dramatic budget proposal Thursday, with huge cuts to domestic programs and huge increases in defense spending... READ MORE

16th March, 2017 12872

DRAINING THE SWAMP? D.C. LOBBYING DURING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SURGES TO HIGHEST LEVEL IN 7 YEARS


Google officials did not immediately respond to an inquiry about the company's lobbying activity... READ MORE

26th January, 2018 10397

TRUMP SLOW TO IMPLEMENT RUSSIA, IRAN, NORTH KOREA SANCTIONS LAW


The administration in particular opposed a provision that would not let Trump, or any president, ease or lift sanctions on Russia without Congress' approval... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 9086

WHY ARE POLITICIANS ALLOWED TO VOTE ON A BILL THEY PROFIT FROM


The STOCK Act prevents the members of Congress from acting on that knowledge... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 3895

REPUBLICANS BOOST WALL STREET DONORS, HELP FINANCE INDUSTRY STOP STATES FROM OFFERING RETIREMENT ASSISTANCE TO WORKERS


Proponents of the state retirement plans say Congress should get out of states' way and let them go forward with the retirement savings plans... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 3701

CHINA TO HOLD WORLD CONFERENCE ON MARXISM IN MAY, 300 RESEARCHERS TO ATTEND


The congress, which will coincide with the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx, will discuss Marxism in the 21st century and its development in China... READ MORE

23rd October, 2017 3181

A PERMANENT EMERGENCY: TRUMP BECOMES THIRD PRESIDENT TO RENEW EXTRAORDINARY POST-9/11 POWERS


The president is given these emergency powers as a temporary measure until Congress has time to act... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 2831

HOW PRESIDENT TRUMP'S TAX PLAN AFFECTS YOU, AND WHAT WE STILL DON'T KNOW ABOUT IT


How President Trump's tax plan affects you, and what we still don't know about it... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 2780

CONGRESSIONAL MEMO GUN CONTROL VOICES IN CONGRESS ALL BUT SILENT AFTER CHARLESTON SHOOTING


Since the 2012 shootings in Newtown, Congress has added more pro-gun lawmakers to its ranks... READ MORE

19th June, 2015 2463

OBAMA WILL BYPASS CONGRESS, SEEK U.N. RESOLUTION ON NUCLEAR TESTING


General Assembly promising the administration would work with Congress on the test ban treaty... READ MORE

4th August, 2016 2382

DEPLOYING US ARMED FORCES IN NIGER IS UNLAWFUL


Instead, it is this Did Congress provide specific authorization for President Trump to introduce American armed forces into hostilities in Niger?... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 2320

HOW HISTORY WAS MADE THIS MIDTERM ELECTION


Mia Love of Utah became the first African-American Republican woman and first Haitian-American in Congress... READ MORE

6th November, 2014 2234

CONGRESS GETS A SAY BUT OBAMA WIELDS A VETO


Cardin said the Iran review, while proceeding in Congress initially over the White House's objections, probably played to the West's advantage... READ MORE

14th July, 2015 2219

FROM TAX REFUNDS TO RESTROOMS, WHAT THE SHUTDOWN HAS SHUT DOWN


At first glance, the tangible consequences of the latest government shutdown may seem less than overwhelming... READ MORE

21st January, 2018 2097

MORE AMERICANS THINK WEALTHY, NOT MIDDLE CLASS, WILL BENEFIT FROM TAX REFORM


But among Democrats, 46 percent think that wealthy will benefit most, with only 7 percent thinking all Americans will benefit and 17 percent who think corporations will benefit... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 1974

U.S. TOP COURT BACKS OBAMACARE, PRESIDENT SAYS IT'S HERE TO STAY


The Obama administration said 16.4 million previously uninsured people have gained health insurance since the law was enacted... READ MORE

25th June, 2015 1788

BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT STRUGGLES TO RETAIN POWER AS POLITICAL CRISIS DEEPENS


But protesters also took aim at the president himself, shouting Out with Temer! and carrying signs calling for immediate direct presidential elections... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 1638

HERE'S A BIPARTISAN SOLUTION TO AMERICA'S WILDFIRE PROBLEM


Any solution that can pass Congress will likely also include provisions to streamline projects to thin forests and reduce the fire threat across our National Forests... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 1548

THE TAX REFORM PLAN ELIMINATES DEDUCTIONS AMERICANS NEED


Congress and the White House were also eyeing your 401 k ... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 1536

NEARLY HALF OF AMERICANS STILL OPPOSE REPUBLICAN TAX BILL


A poll taken at the end of November also showed 49 percent opposed to the plan... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 1499

FEDERAL JUDGE STRIKES DOWN OBAMACARE PAYMENTS


The health care lawsuit was initiated four months later... READ MORE

12th May, 2016 1488

REPUBLICAN SENATOR URGES TRUMP TO KEEP 'DREAMERS' PROGRAM


Don't end daca the immigration program trump must save... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 1403

ZIKA VIRUS 'SCARIER THAN INITIALLY THOUGHT'


CDC and NIH officials at the White House say the Zika virus is scarier than they first realized. And again, they ask Congress for money... READ MORE

12th April, 2016 1096

COLOMBIA'S FARC REBELS RATIFY HISTORIC PEACE DEAL


The five-point peace accord covers agricultural reform, an end to the illegal drugs trade, victims' reparations, FARC political participation and demobilization... READ MORE

24th September, 2016 1063

6 GUANTNAMO DETAINEES ARE TRANSFERRED TO OMAN


Congress has outlawed bringing any detainees onto domestic soil... READ MORE

13th June, 2015 987

DUTERTE SEEKS TO EXTEND MARTIAL LAW AMID ISIL THREAT


Beyond two months, the president can extend the rule for a period to be determined by congress, Abella said... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 984

GOP EYES BUDGET MANEUVER TO ALLOW $450 BILLION MORE IN TAX CUTS


The chief House tax writer, Kevin Brady, also signaled openness to the approach last month, saying it would lead to deeper tax cuts... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 948


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