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19 hrs ago | Roll Call

Anger on Capitol Hill Grows as Details on Flight MH17 Emerge

Members of Congress from both parties and chambers took to the airwaves, to social media and the Internet Friday to express a growing anger over indications of Russian involvement in the missile attack that took down an airliner and all 298 aboard over Ukraine on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Peter King, Representative Charles Dent

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Roll Call

Anger on Capitol Hill Grows as Details on Flight MH17 Emerge

Members of Congress from both parties and chambers took to the airwaves, to social media and the Internet Friday to express a growing anger over indications of Russian involvement in the missile attack that took down an airliner and all 298 aboard over Ukraine on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Peter King, Representative Charles Dent

Thu Jul 17, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Defense Officials Endure Tough House Panel On Counterterrorism Funding

Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work testifies before the House Armed Services Committee concerning Fiscal Year 2015 Overseas Contingencies Operations on July 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Walter Jones

Politico

Senate panel urges DoD to reconsider F-35 alternate engine - Paul...

SPENDING PANEL WOULD BOOST PROCUREMENT SPENDING: The Senate Appropriations Committee meets at 10:30 a.m. today to approve its defense spending bill for the next fiscal year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Howard McKeon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Lawmakers challenge spending billions more on wars

U.S. soldiers from the Bravo 3/15 from Fort Stewart, Georgia, take part in an overwatch operation in support of Afghan soldiers in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, June 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Walter Jones, Joe Wilson, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

Red River boundary disputed now and then

The Red River boundary controversy is not new and over decades has involved land, politics, oil, cattle, court orders, war, American Indians, and desperadoes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, John Cornyn, Texas, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma

Thu Jul 10, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Congressman Thornberry: Not going to give president Money to do what he wants

President Obama spent a second day in Texas Thursday but, still has no plans to visit the border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Immigration Reform

Federal Computer Week

DOD acquisition reform focused on people, not processes

DOD Undersecretary Frank Kendall underscored the urgency for acquisition reform in light of stagnant budgets and greater demands for efficiency and savings.

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

The Wichita Eagle

APNewsBreak: No 'stand down' order in Benghazi

This Sept. 14, 2012, file photo shows Libyan military guards as they check one of the U.S. Consulate's burnt out buildings after a deadly attack on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, in Benghazi.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jason Chaffetz, US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force

Politico

DoD nominees in the hot seat - Navy leaders urge support for...

THE MAIN EVENT THIS MORNING is the Senate Armed Services Committee's consideration of three nominees for senior military posts: Gen.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, US House of Representatives, Texas, Randy Forbes

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville welcomes Good Morning Texas

Gainesville - The City of Gainesville was featured on WFAA-TV Channel 8 Good Morning Texas on Thursday with Paige McCoy Smith reporting and Laura Cates behind the camera.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gainesville, TX, Texas, Cooke County, TX

Thu Jul 03, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Lawmaker Proposes Land Grab Bill

The BLM says thousands of acres along the red river on the Texas-Oklahoma border should be public domain.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WPTV Local News

Some Republicans may compromise on immigration

Areal Flood Advisory issued July 2 at 1:47PM EDT expiring July 2 at 4:45PM EDT in effect for: Palm Beach President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the faltering immigration reform agenda to the news media with Vice President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden at the White House June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives

ABC2 Maryland

Some Republicans may compromise on immigration

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 2 at 3:08PM EDT expiring July 2 at 3:30PM EDT in effect for: Frederick, Washington Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 2 at 2:56PM EDT expiring July 2 at 3:30PM EDT in effect for: Frederick, Montgomery, Washington Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued July 2 at 1:22PM EDT expiring July 2 at 9:00PM EDT in ... (more)

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

Times Record News

Thornberry promotes Red Rive bill

Congressman Mac Thornberry updated state and local elected officials on the latest developments with the Bureau of Land Management and property owners along the Red River Wednesday morning in the Wichita County Commissioners Court.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Wichita County, TX

Fri Jun 27, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Sens. Cornyn, Cruz & Rep. Thornberry Introduce Legislation To Provide ...

In response to the growing confusion over disputed land along the Texas-Oklahoma border, U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry, TX-13, have introduced Senate and House legislation to direct the Bureau of Land Management to transfer any land in Texas along the Red River to landowners who can prove through ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John Cornyn, Senator Ted Cruz, Thornberry, TX

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