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Interview With Seth Moulton, Democratic Candidate For U.S. Congress In The 6th District – Politics Informer Video

Adam Reilly interviews Seth Moulton, candidate for U.S. Congress.

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Pain Remains for Cuban-Americans in Congress

Many politicians see U.S.-Cuba relations as an obsolete preoccupation of the Cold War. But for a small cadre of Cuban-Americans in Congress, it is a personal, painful and urgent concern. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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9yo Pakistani girl among US drone strike victims to address Congress

9yo Pakistani girl among US drone strike victims to address Congress – Politics Informer Video

For the first time in its history, the US Congress is to hear directly from a family of survivors of an American drone strike in Pakistan. The main question …

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9yo Pakistani girl among US drone strike victims to address Congress – Politics Informer Video

For the first time in its history, the US Congress is to hear directly from a family of survivors of an American drone strike in Pakistan. The main question …

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Congress stands little chance of stopping Cuba policy

Opponents of President Obama’s sudden move to re-establish ties with Cuba have little chance of scuttling his effort in Congress. Full News here – FOX News

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Congress Finally Acts to Prevent Police Killings, But Will it Make a Difference?

Last week, in a rare bipartisan vote just before they adjourned for the year, the House and Senate passed a bill called the Death in Custody Reporting Act. The bill which is slated for a presidential signature, calls for all police departments to report all people killed in custody or during an arrest. “You can’t […]

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VA Misled Congress on Its Own Audit, Watchdog Report Finds

The Department of Veterans Affairs provided misleading or false information multiple times about a year-plus review of unresolved patient consultation requests, according to an internal watchdog’s report. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Congress Can Stop Obama Immigration Action

Byron York, DC ExaminerThink Congress can’t stop President Obama’s unilateral executive action on immigration? It can. All money spent by the federal government is under the ultimate control of Congress. If they choose, lawmakers can issue exquisitely detailed instructions on how federal dollars are spent. For proof, look no further than the 1,695-page spending bill […]

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey

Obama says he’ll sign government spending bill passed by Congress

FORT DIX, N.J. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Monday he planned to sign a $ 1.1 trillion spending bill that was passed over the weekend by Congress to lift the threat of a government shutdown. Obama, speaking at a military base in New Jersey, said it was critical that lawmakers from both parties […]

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Congress Set to Get Lonelier in the Middle

The Outlook: President Obama and GOP leaders in Congress seem to want to pull their parties together in the middle, but with fewer centrist lawmakers, that could become a lonelier place, Gerald F. Seib writes. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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