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The Huffington Post
Obama Gives Speech At Historic Landmark
President Barack Obama will renew his call Wednesday to reduce the world's nuclear stockpiles, including a proposed one-third reduction in U.S. and Russian arsenals, the White House said.
6 hrs ago
Obama visit: Why U.S. now needs Germany more than ever
Barack Obama waves to the crowd after making a speech in front of the Victory Column in Berlin on July 24, 2008.
9 hrs ago
American Agri-Women Hold 20th Annual Symposium In Washington, D.C.
WOMEN HOLD 20TH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM IN WASHINGTON, D.C. Jun. 19, 2013 Source: American Agri-Women sent via AgPR --the news distribution service for agriculture Women involved in agriculture from throughout the U.S. met in Washington, D.C., recently for the 20th annual American Agri-Women Fly-In & Symposium.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Full transcript of congressional interview with IRS manager released
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, holds up a sheet detailing IRS conference spending as he makes opening remarks on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Thursday, June 6, 2013, during the committee's hearing regarding IRS conference spending.
Texas congressman rescued from choking on popcorn
Rep. Ted Poe speaks during a press conference held by the House Immigration Reform Caucus at the U.S. Capitol June 12, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Menlo Park university student joins 250 in D.C. advocating to end slavery
Pepperdine University student Taylor Brudos from Menlo Park joined 250 modern day abolitionists in Washington, D.C., on June 9-10 to advocate on behalf of the 27,000,000 slaves in the world today.
House takes up far-reaching anti-abortion bill House takes up...
The Republican-led House on Tuesday sought to shore up their support from conservatives with a vote on one of the most far-reaching anti-abortion bills in years.
House takes up far-reaching anti-abortion bill
In Lake Grove blocked due to fallen power cables on NY Rt-25 EB at Parsnip Pond Rd and before Stony Brook Rd. Stopped traffic from Moriches Rd In Lake Grove blocked due to fallen power cables on NY Rt-25 EB at Parsnip Pond Rd and before Stony Brook Rd. Stopped traffic from Moriches Rd In Brentwood disabled vehicle.
UPDATEa ' Largest Tea Party Rally Since 2010 Expected in DC Tomorrow
Join the Tea Party Patriots on the west lawn of the US Capitol in Washington DC as we rally to Audit the IRS! Fight back against government corruption! www.AuditTheIRS.org What: Audit the IRS Rally When: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from Noon - 2pm Where: West Lawn of the US Capitol Conservative activists are planning to storm Capitol Hill on Wednesday ... (more)
Motorcycles & E15
In this edition of "The Ethanol Report", we hear about a new study that shows no direct correlation between the Renewable Fuel Standard and the overall increase in food prices since 2008.
The Wall Street Journal
Boehner Seeks GOP Majority for Immigration Bill
House Speaker John Boehner June 6, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he expected any immigration bill he brings to the House floor to be supported by a majority of Republicans.
U.S. Representatives host reception in support of Cuban spies...
In spite of the fact these Cuban spies helped the Castro dictatorship murder four innocent American pilots from Brothers to the Rescue, it appears some U.S. Representatives are compelled to support them.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Sen. Cowan to minorities: Get political
U.S. Sen. William "Mo" Cowan said he's done a lot of "cool things" since being appointed to fill the seat left vacant when John F. Kerry became U.S. secretary of state, including meeting top political leaders on a tour of the Middle East and flying, with the president, aboard Air Force One.
Public Schedule: June 18 - Tuesday
DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013 SECRETARY JOHN KERRY 10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry hosts the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief 10th Anniversary Celebration, at the Department of State.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Former IRS boss involved in decision to use planted question to address scandal
May 17, 2013: Ousted IRS chief Steven Miller, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, May 17,2013, before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the extra scrutiny the IRS gave Tea Party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.
House proposal to further criminalize illegal immigration criticized
In 2005, a bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives made being in the country illegally a federal crime, prompting massive protests in major cities across the country.
The Huffington Post
Prosecutors Move Quickly Through Manning Court-Martial
The former Army intelligence analyst is charged with aiding the enemy. He has acknowledged sending reams of government secrets to WikiLeaks, but says he didn't think it would hurt national security.
Montclair Activists Head to Capitol Hill to Talk Clean Air
A new Montclair activist group is heading to the nation's capitol to call for action on climate change, says a published report.
IRS lawyer who donated $4,000 to Obama's 2008 campaign, and hovered...
IRS lawyer who donated $4,000 to Obama's 2008 campaign, and hovered over Inspector General interviews with subordinates, emerges as villain in tea party scandal Holly Paz told congressional investigators that she personally oversaw between 20 and 30 tea party groups' applications for tax exemptions Another employee told House staffers that while ... (more)
Sun Jun 16, 2013
ABA Banking Journal
Book Review: "The Alchemists" digs into central banks & crisis
For past reviews by Ed Blount, see the list at the end of this article. Early in 2010, when financial regulatory reform in the form of the Dodd-Frank Act was still a work in progress, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher told a visiting congressman, "I just lent $10,000 to a bank in your district last night."