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Congress no closer to funding Homeland Security Department as another shutdown deadline looms

The widespread disagreement in Congress over President Obama’s unilateral actions on immigration that nearly resulted in a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department resumes Monday — with Democrats, Republicans, senators and congressmen all pointing fingers. Full News here – FOX News

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Sanders to Obama: Don’t Wait for Congress on Tax Overhauls

When it comes to curbing corporate tax breaks, why wait? That’s the message Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats, delivered in a letter to the White House Friday. He called on the administration to curb six specific tax breaks through executive action that could raise $ 100 billion over […]

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Climate Academic Probed by Congress Falsely Charges Colleagues With Conflict of Interest

Professor Roger J. Pielke, Jr. of the University of Colorado recently compared many widely-published energy and climate experts with Dr. Wei-Hock Soon, a scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Dr. Soon is the subject of recent media attention for failing to follow conflict of interest (COI) rules at some scientific journals. There is no […]

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Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Washington to address Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington on Sunday to press his case against an emerging deal on Iran’s nuclear program in a contentious address to the U.S. Congress, which he said he is delivering out of concern for Israel’s security. Full News here – FOX News

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks next to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington

Obama to veto bill letting Congress weigh in on Iran deal

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama would veto a bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate allowing Congress to weigh in on any deal the United States and other negotiating countries reach with Iran on its nuclear capabilities, the White House said on Saturday. "The president has been clear that now is […]

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Beer battle brewing in Congress as craft producers seek tax break

A battle over beer is brewing on Capitol Hill. And it’s over … what else? Taxes. Full News here – FOX News

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Congress Passes Stopgap Funding for Homeland Security

Congress temporarily avoided a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department Friday night, approving a one-week extension of the agency’s funding just hours before its midnight deadline. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama declares U.S. Congress irrelevent Obama Emporer Tyrant Usurper Illegal Alien – Politics Informer Video

An Illegal Alien Usurper himself, ‘Obama’, declares himself Emperor of the U.S., the the Senate and House of Representatives are simply symbolic, antiquated, impotent branches of Government.

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Boehner Invites Afghan President to Address Congress

The speaker announced Friday that he had asked Ashraf Ghani, president of Afghanistan, to speak to a joint meeting of the House and Senate on March 25. Full News here – First Draft

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Congress Prepares to Vote on Temporary Homeland Security Funding

With funding for the Department of Homeland Security due to lapse at midnight, Republican leaders in Congress hoped to pass a measure that would buy three weeks to work out a compromise with Democrats. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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