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Ghani Speaks to Congress, Invokes Islamic State

Ghani Speaks to Congress, Invokes Islamic State – Politics Informer Video

March 25 — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani invoked Islamic State as the latest threat to his country in a speech to the U.S. Congress seeking continued backing for America’s longest war. Stratfor… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Afghan president thanks American people in speech to Congress – Politics Informer Video

Keep up-to-date with the latest news, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/AFP-subscribe Afghan President Ashraf Ghani addressed the US Congress Wednesday, thanking “the people of the United States”…

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Congress Responds Cautiously to Framework, and Demands Right to Review Deal

Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the panel would continue with plans to formally draft legislation insisting on congressional examination of any agreement. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Congress Presses for Power to Review Any Final Deal

Congressional Republicans, worried the framework of a nuclear deal with Iran may provide too many concessions, said they would press ahead with legislation giving Congress a vote on any final agreement. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Will Congress Be Duped Again on Offshore Taxes?

Like a savvy bargainer on a used car lot, big multinational corporations have mastered the art of feigning indifference and walking away. What they walk away with is their profits, stockpiling them abroad where they legally remain untaxed until returned to the United States. Then these corporations threaten to keep the cash offshore permanently unless […]

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U.S. expects Congress to pass fast-track trade bill within next month

The United States expects the trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation, which is seen as an important step to speed free trade deals, will be passed by the Congress over the next month, a U.S. official said on Wednesday. “We believe that the votes are there to move forward,” Catherine Novelli, U.S. under secretary of state […]

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Earnest: Congress Shouldn’t Have A Role In Climate Change Agreement Because They Don’t Acknowledge It Exists

At Tuesday's press briefing, FOX News correspondent Shannon Bream asked press secretary Josh Earnest about the role Congress should play in a global climate treaty with China to cut U.S. carbon emissions up to 28% by 2025. President Obama plans to use his executive authority to implement a blueprint he submitted to the U.N. Earnest […]

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Congress Wants More Answers on Possible Fed Leaks

U.S. lawmakers want additional answers from the Federal Reserve about published reports on the details of market-sensitive policy deliberations in 2012. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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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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