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Uncertainty in Congress Hampers Pacific Trade Deal

Wavering support for trade in Congress has emerged as the biggest obstacle holding up completion of a 12-nation Pacific trade pact under negotiation for nearly a decade. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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New Faces of Congress: Second Time’s a Charm for Martha McSally in Arizona

After a narrow loss in 2012, a rematch gives a Republican, who spent time as an Air Force fighter pilot, the seat once held by Gabrielle Giffords. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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President Havel’s Speech at the U.S. Congress in 1990 / Projev prezidenta Havla v Kongresu – Politics Informer Video

On February 20-22, 1990, Václav Havel visited for the first time the U.S. as the Czechoslovak President. During the visit he gave a legendary speech to the Joint Session of the U.S. Congress… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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President Havel’s Speech at the U.S. Congress in 1990 / Projev prezidenta Havla v Kongresu – Politics Informer Video

On February 20-22, 1990, Václav Havel visited for the first time the U.S. as the Czechoslovak President. During the visit he gave a legendary speech to the Joint Session of the U.S. Congress… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Schumer’s Rise in Congress Would Be a Boon for New York

The retirement of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid could come with a gift to New York: the possibility that Sen. Charles Schumer may succeed him in a role almost certain to bring increased influence to the state. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Verbatim: Schock Says So Long to Congress

Representative Aaron Schock, Republican of Illinois, who decorated his House office as if it were the set of “Downton Abbey,” made his final speech on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Full News here – First Draft

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media after signing a condolences book for the late Lee Kuan Yew, former Prime Minister of Singapore, at the Singapore Embassy in Tokyo

Japan PM Abe to address joint session of Congress

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will address a joint meeting of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on April 29, becoming the first Japanese leader to do so. Abe will spend eight days on a state visit expected to focus on joint responses to growing Chinese assertiveness in […]

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NSA to Halt Telephone Data Program If Congress Doesn’t Act

The National Security Agency will cease collecting bulk telephone metadata if Congress doesn’t reauthorize or replace parts of a federal law that soon expires. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Today in Politics: Afghan President Addresses Congress

Another foreign leader will address Congress in the House on Wednesday, but this one is more likely to be thanking President Obama and America than criticizing the president. Full News here – First Draft

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Krauthammer: “Shocking” That Obama Admin Is Bothered By Israeli Spying When It Withholds Information From Congress

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: He danced around it but he lets his henchmen go out and conduct this incredibly hostile campaign against Israel adding on to the refusal to accept Netanyahu's statements about a Palestinian state, et cetera. But the idea that the American side of the White House here is shocked that Israel is spying on […]

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