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10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

John Boehner Unloads On 'Embarrassed,' 'Deceitful,' And 'Cynical' Harry Reid

Congress' attempts to find a comprehensive solution to the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border hit a significant snag on Tuesday, and the day ended with House Speaker John Boehner trading barbs with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

14 hrs ago | Forward

Jewish Groups Get 94% of Homeland Security Grants

The Department of Homeland Security allocated to Jewish institutions $12 million, or 94 percent, of $13 million in funds for securing nonprofits.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Republican, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Nation

US lawmakers reaffirm close Pakistan ties

A group of American lawmakers reaffirmed their commitment to maintain close relationship with Pakistan, hoping that Islamabad's efforts to root out militancy would yield positive results.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, US Politics, US News, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Somers Daily Voice

Lowey Urges IRS To Exempt Bridge Noise Reduction Grants

U.S. Rep. Nita M. Lowey, D-Westchester/Rockland, ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, has requested that Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen exempt grants for noise reduction related to the Tappan Zee Bridge construction from taxable income.

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

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Announces $175 Million to Cover Local Governments' ...

Albany, NY - July 23, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced funding to cover local governments' costs to repair and rebuild infrastructure damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, Carolyn McCarthy, Gregory Meeks, Democrat, Albany, NY

Empire State News

Us Dot proposes new regulations on Dot-111 tank cars

WASHINGTON The US Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed a number of rules to get tough on the use of the DOT-111 tanker rail cars that carry Bakken crude oil.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Sean Patrick, US House of Representatives, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Roll Call

Queen Bee Hawking Jewelry for the 'Powers That Bee' on Capitol Hill

A jewelry designer with a knack for brightening up Washington's prim business attire brings her signature necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings to Capitol Hill this week for an exclusive trunk show and sale.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Dick Cheney, George Bush

Roll Call

Dads on Capitol Hill: House Paternity Leave Varies Widely

Dennis was able to take 10 weeks of paid paternity leave, a luxury not offered to every Hill staffer.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Mamaroneck Daily Voice

Mamaroneck Resident Protests Pro-Israel Rally In White Plains

Sheldon Malev, Milton Hoffman and Aaron Silver belong to the Jewish War Veterans White Plains Post 191 and Marion Chason is president of Lady's Auxiliary JWA.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, White Plains, NY, Mamaroneck, NY, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

News Max

House Democrats, Libertarian Republicans Form Alliance

A fledgling alliance is being forged between liberal House Democrats and the libertarian wing of the Republican conference and it's having an impact on some legislation, The New York Times reported.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Yoder, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, Zoe Lofgren

Tue Jul 15, 2014

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding

Made available through the Career Pathways Program, this funding furthers efforts to provide participants with a clear and reliable course of action for acquiring new technical skills, securing opportunities to earn higher wages over time and progressing in their careers.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York, US Politics, US News, Democrat

Mon Jul 14, 2014

TwinCities

Nicholas Kristof: Those girls haven't been brought back

It has been almost three months since Islamic militants in northern Nigeria attacked a school that was giving exams and kidnapped more than 250 girls -- some of the brightest and most ambitious teenagers in the region.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Kids, Opinion

The Chappaqua Daily Voice

Rep. Lowey Releases Statement On Rocket Attacks Against Israel

HARRISON, N.Y. U.S. Rep. Nita M. Lowey , senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, released a statement regarding the recent rocket attacks against Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harrison, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Hill

House passes sixth '15 appropriations bill

The House late Thursday evening passed its sixth fiscal 2015 appropriations bill to fund the Department of Energy and Army Corps of Engineers.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

News12.com

Rockland community rallies for peace in Israel at Rockland County Courthouse in New City

Though no Israelis have been seriously hurt in the attacks, the Jewish Federation of Rockland is making their people's suffering known.

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Related Topix: New City, NY, Rockland County, NY, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Briarcliff Daily Voice

Briarcliff Manor Fire Department Gains $167K US Grant

The Briarcliff Manor Fire Department received a $167,451 grant from FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, which will allow for an on-site oxygen system, mobile data terminal and pagers.

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Related Topix: Briarcliff Manor, NY, FEMA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Forbes.com

New Ignition Interlock Legislation Aims To Save Thousands From Drunk Driving Deaths

New federal legislation governing ignition interlocks for drunk drivers will be introduced when the House of Representatives reconvenes this week.

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

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The White Plains Daily Voice

Westchester County Head Start Program Gets $11M Grant

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. Westchester County's Head Start programs have received a five-year $11 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Westchester County, NY, Port Chester, NY, Chester, NY, White Plains, NY

National Journal

Congress Avoids Calling for Specific U.S. Action After Death of Israeli Teens

Lawmakers condemn the murder of three boys, including one American, but are careful so far to not take a position on the appropriate response.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Family, Teenagers, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Free Republic

Left Calls for Death of Supreme Court, America After Rulings Today

As usual, when a ruling has gone against liberals, their faux "civility" has washed away to show their true side: anger, contempt, and violent intentions.

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

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