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Saturday | Babalu Blog

Reps. Ros-Lehtinen and Diaz-Balart urge UN to place Cubans involved...

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart led a letter to U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mario Diaz-Balart, North Korea, Asia, Democrat, Representative Albio Sires, Representative Jeff Duncan

Fri Jul 25, 2014

GretaWire

Thank you to Mark Tapscott of The Washington Examiner for talking...

Thank you to Mark Tapscott of The Washington Examiner for talking about this issue - this is a critical issue about a humanitarian crisis on our border and our leaders doing what?! I don't get it - they all say it is a humanitarian crisis and then take their vacations - even though it is THEIR JOBS to handle it! If our leaders won't do the right ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Washington Examiner

Greta Van Susteren to GOP: Skip the recess, fix border crisis

Yet Congress is about to go on vacation for a month -- to campaign, fundraise, cut negative advertisements and otherwise convince the public that their distaste for politicians is well-founded.

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Related Topix: US News, Greta Van Susteren, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Could Rep. Polis Try to Push Gay Anti-Discrimination Bill to House Floor for Vote?

Polis is now attempting to change the religious exemption to make it more restrictive by using the language from Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , so the exemption would be limited to actual religious institutions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Cybercast News Service

Tails of Heroism: Military Dogs Take to Capitol Hill

Decorated veterans, both human and canine, went to Congress yesterday to advocate for the reunification of military dogs and their handlers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Gus Bilirakis

Kansas City InfoZine

NGO Workers Testify About Struggles After Egyptian Convictions

"It is unclear whether that applies in the United States, so I need to read the fine print when I apply for a loan or sign a rental agreement, visa or job application.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ray LaHood

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Caller

Lawmakers: Make It Easier For Military Dogs To Reunite With Soldiers After War [PHOTOS]

They served in the Civil War. They were there for American soldiers during both world wars.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, US Military, US Army

The Hill

Lawmakers go to bat for 'warrior dogs'

WE HEAR: They may be cute, tail-wagging furballs, but a pack of so-called "warrior dogs" are headed to Capitol Hill on a serious mission: to bring awareness and push for bringing home military animals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Gus Bilirakis, Representative Dina Titus, Democrat, Don Young

Sunshine State News

Five Questions for Annette Taddeo

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist announced last week that his running mate would be Annette Taddeo, chairwoman of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party and a political consultant's dream: a Hispanic working mom who runs a successful small business and hosted her own show, Taddeo2Day, on CNN Latino.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance, Wedding, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Cybercast News Service

U.N. Human Rights Council Produces Resolution Bashing Israel, Ignoring Hamas

The U.N. Human Rights Council will hold an emergency session on Wednesday to consider a draft resolution that condemns Israel repeatedly for its military offensive against Hamas, but does not mention the terrorist group once.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Terrorism, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Times of Israel

US defends aid to UNWRA despite rocket caches

The State Department defended Secretary of State John Kerry's decision to grant $15 million in humanitarian aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East , even as the organization confirmed the discovery of additional rockets stored in one of its Gaza schools.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Hamas (Palestine), US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Republican Rep. David Jolly (Fla.) supports gay marriage

Rep. David Jolly announced his support for gay marriage Monday, saying that he believes it is "fully appropriate" for a state to recognize both same-sex marriages and "traditional" ones, even though he, as a Christian, believes in the the latter.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Young, Representative Richard Hanna, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Tehran Times

Extending interim nuclear agreement is a win-win game for Iran: Congresswoman

TEHRAN Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen issued a statement on Friday expressing her opposition to extension of Iran's nuclear talks, describing it as a win-win game for Iran.

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunshine State News

Charlie Crist's Gamble on Annette Taddeo Didn't Get Instant Payoff

Charlie Crist hoped to get some positive attention by announcing Annette Taddeo as his running mate but his move was overshadowed by other events, some of which don't help his campaign.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Mario Diaz-Balart, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Wedding, Rick Scott

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Colorado polling continues to show a competitive race

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Todd Tiahrt, Representative Mike Pompeo

Sunshine State News

Attacks Surround Ethics in South Florida Congressional Race

The attacks are flying in one of the most competitive congressional races in Florida with Republicans and Democrats attacking over ethics.

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Related Topix: Mario Diaz-Balart, US Politics, Representative David Rivera, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Representative Joe Garcia, Democrat

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bradenton.com

Charlie Crist names Annette Taddeo-Goldstein of Miami as running mate

Charlie Crist on Thursday tapped the head of Miami-Dade’s Democratic Party to become his running for governor, adding a needed South Florida Hispanic face to the former Republican’s ticket.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Small Business, Personal Finance, Rick Scott

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Report that Russia plans to reopen Havana base triggers warnings

A report that Russia will reopen a Havana base that eavesdropped on U.S. communications from Key West, Fla., to Washington has triggered fresh warnings of Moscow's expansionism and predictions of a continued freeze in U.S.-Cuba relations.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, University of Miami, Vladimir Putin, Raul Castro, Cuba, World News,

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Hill

David Webb: GOP messaging on the US border crisis is terrible

Here is more proof of why review and sunset is sorely needed in both houses of the United States Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeff Fortenberry, Howard Berman, Democrat, Zoe Lofgren, Opinion

Politico

F-35 cleared for flight - Hamas balks at truce plan - HAC-D mulls ...

"This is a limited flight clearance that includes an engine inspection regimen and a restricted flight envelope which will remain in effect until the root cause of the June 23 engine mishap is identified and corrected," Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Washington, DC, Rodney Frelinghuysen

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