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We start with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe′s speech to the U.S. Congress. Despite intense pressure from inside and outside the United States,… Abe again chose to ignore calls for…

Politico Scarves, BMWs, Admirals Clubs: Congress' petty cash problemPolitico“The House Ethics Committee typically gives (members of Congress) a wide berth in defining what is considered campaign or officially connected activities,” said Kenneth Gross, a veteran ethics and election lawyer at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.Politico: Congress Has a Petty Cash ProblemNewsmaxall 2 news articles »…

Bid to end mass collection of phone data advances in Congress

A bill to end spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone data advanced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, setting up a potential showdown over the program, which expires on June 1. The House Judiciary Committee voted 25-2 to approve the "USA Freedom Act," seeking to tighten control of a program publicly exposed…

USA TODAY Japan's Prime Minister Makes Historic Address To CongressNPR (blog)In a historic address to Congress, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid out his vision for a stronger alliance with the U.S. and expressed condolences for his country's behavior during World War II. Abe received a standing ovation as he entered the …Shinzo Abe's Speech…

USA TODAY Japan's Prime Minister Makes Historic Address To CongressNPR (blog)In a historic address to Congress, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid out his vision for a stronger alliance with the U.S. and expressed condolences for his country's behavior during World War II. Abe received a standing ovation as he entered the …Shinzo Abe's Speech…

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