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LA Daily News
Hard fought campaign for 26th Congressional District
Two years ago, then-Assemblywoman Julia Brownley pulled off the unthinkable in her bid for Congress from the 26th District.
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Cornerstone to help Bayer's bee problem - Hack retires from GD,...
CORNERSTONE TO HELP BAYER'S BEE PROBLEM: Bayer Corporation has signed Cornerstone Government Affairs to help "pollinator health and habitat promotion" after a growing campaign, which includes reports from the European Union, has accused the chemical company of causing large-scale harm to the bee population with its pesticides.
Florida House Republican: 'Only' Way To Citizenship May Be Through Military
The U.S. House may take up immigration legislation with a very limited pathway to citizenship for some undocumented immigrants, Rep. Dennis Ross said during a public forum event on Tuesday.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Administration close to approving nonlethal military aid - Poland...
MORE SANCTIONS AND NONLETHAL AID ARE COMING BUT WHAT ABOUT TROOPS? Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva today to meet with his Russian counterpart to talk about Ukraine, but already administration officials are predicting more sanctions, not any kind of breakthrough, reports POLITICO's Edward Isaac-Dovere.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Facing Heat On Immigration, Cantor Takes Aggressive Posture With Obama
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor sought to distance himself from entreaties by President Obama to pass amnesty through the House, blasting Obama in a statement to the press about a phone call the two shared this afternoon on immigration.
The Heritage Foundation
Under current law, lawful permanent residents are eligible to volunteer to serve in the United States military.
Q1 tallies show strong start for House GOP
The first fundraising quarter of 2014 is in the books, with many campaigns boosting their hauls from previous quarters.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
'Litigious Weapon' Unchecked: GAO Finds No One's Keeping Tabs on Environmental Reviews
The Government Accountability Office found that sketchy data is being collected on lengthy and costly environmental reviews, with one administration critic saying the new report proves that the National Environmental Policy Act "has turned into a tool for delaying projects on federal lands."
Northern Michigan News
There was no cover up over Benghazi
It's interesting that some have become so fixated over an alleged government cover-up/conspiracy regarding the attack on our embassy in Benghazi, Libya.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Cantor Officially Backs Amnesty For DREAMers Who Enlist
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor officially endorsed granting amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers if they enlist in the U.S. Military in comments a high-ranking operative who works for him made to Breitbart News.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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U.S. stocks fell, with the Nasdaq Composite Index sinking the most since 2011, as technology shares resumed a selloff on concern valuations are too high.
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What's The Right Size For The U.S. Army?
With the U.S. military out of Iraq and winding down in Afghanistan, the U.S. Army, which peaked with a force of around 570,000 a few years ago, was supposed to drop to around 490,000 troops.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
McKeon: 'Obstacles' with immigration
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon signaled Thursday that a fellow California Republican will face "some obstacles" to include an immigration measure in this year's defense authorization bill.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
California lawmakers propose alternative to Obamacare
With the White House's recent announcement that it is delaying the Obamacare employer health insurance mandate for yet another year and effectively delaying the individual mandate for two more years, the administration continues to demonstrate its intention to selectively decide which laws it wants to enforce and execute, and those it does not.
Cantor s Pledge At Center Of SecretiveImmigration Push, Chairman Says
House Armed Services Committee chairman Rep. Buck McKeon said that a promise Majority Leader Eric Cantor made last year is a major force behind the push to grant amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers who enlist in the military.
Top U.S. lawmaker: intelligence top priority in defense bill
The chairman of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee said on Thursday that intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities would be top priorities as the panel puts together this year's massive defense policy bill.
Nuclear Safety Should Never Be a Bargaining Chip
Thankfully, US-Russia cooperation on nuclear security will continue - for now. Since 1993, the US has spent $1.6 billion on Cooperative Threat Reduction , a program designed to increase safety and security at nuclear and chemical-weapons facilities of former Cold War antagonists.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Daily Beast
Dem Urges Obama On Ukraine IntelBy Eli Lake
Republicans are not alone in urging President Obama to share intelligence with Ukraine on Russian troop movements.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Voice of America
Some US Lawmakers Call for Military Assistance, Advice to Ukraine
In the U.S. House of Representatives, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Buck Mckeon, and Representative Mike Turner introduced new legislation condemning Russian aggression in Ukraine and calling on the Obama administration to take more decisive action.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
National Review Online
Sunshine Is the Best Disinfectant
Following on my posts and a Breitbart story , the House Republican leadership plan to embed an amnesty in the defense authorization bill has fallen apart.