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Thursday Aug 14 | Washington Times

Clinton ally Brock will head ethics oversight watchdog

One of the nation's most prominent ethics watchdog organizations, which touted its willingness to expose political "scoundrels" regardless of party affiliation, will now answer to a Democratic operative and Clinton defender.


Related Topix: US News, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New York

Thursday Aug 14 | KNUS-AM Aurora

6 Democrats: Feds should look into chokehold death

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Hakeem Jeffries, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Charles Rangel, Jose Serrano

Thursday Aug 14 | New Jersey Herald

Officials seek Justice probe into NY custody death

Members of New York's congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month's police custody death of Eric Garner and the law enforcement strategy known as "broken windows."


Related Topix: Representative Yvette Clarke, Nydia Velazquez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Candidate to replace indicted Senator gets strong showing of support

This came from District Leader Elmer Blackburne. He was but one of the many Southeast Queens leadership members who came out on Tuesday, August 11th to support Leroy Comrie in his bid for New York State Senate in District 10. Led by Congressman Gregory Meeks, the large contingent of supporters included nearly all of the Council Members, Assembly ... (more)


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bayside, NY, Flushing, NY, College-Point, NY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Washington Times

U.S. must not work alone in Iraq: Rep. Gregory Meeks

Rep. Gregory Meeks, New York Democrat, said Monday that the U.S. must get allies in the Middle East involved in defeating the Islamic State militant group.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Free Republic

Meeks Pushed for Iran Sanction Exemption After Azerbaijan Junket

There's fallout from the July 27 Houston Chronicle expos of a trip to Azerbaijan by 10 member of the House that violated House rules.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Yvette Clarke, World News, Azerbaijan

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Washington Post

African leaders to attend unprecedented summit in D.C.

Nearly 50 African heads of state and government will gather next week for an unprecedented meeting in Washington that has high hopes of reframing the continent's image, from one defined by conflict and disease to one of a region ripe with economic promise.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Christopher Coons, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Edward Royce, Republican, World News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Babalu Blog

Prominent black Cuban dissident asks the Congressional Black Caucus...

Cuban dissident Yris Tamara Perez Aguilera personifies courage. The petite Afro-Cuban dissident has suffered beatings, imprisonment and sexual harassment at the hands of Raul Castro's goons in Cuba.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Cuba, NY, Raul Castro, US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat