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Monday | News Max

Chelsea Clinton Leaves Door Open for Political Decision

Chelsea Clinton has left the door open to one day to running for office herself.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Monday | Switched

Ohio Authorities Must Recognize Out-Of-State Gay Marriages, Judge Rules

Judge Timothy Black's ruling on Monday criticized the state's "ongoing arbitrary discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Michael Bloomberh, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jerrold Nadler, Fred Karger

Monday | The Huffington Post

Federal Judge Set To Issue Key Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

A federal judge is expected to issue what could be the most sweeping ruling yet for gay marriage in Ohio by ordering the state to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in states that allow same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, US Senate, Republican, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jerrold Nadler

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Switched

Mike Huckabee Calls Out Obama's 'Christian Convictions' On Gay Marriage

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee went after President Barack Obama's views on gay marriage Friday, questioning the commander-in-chief's changes in his "Christian convictions."

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jerrold Nadler

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Groong

AAA: Assembly Submits Testimony to Congress in Support of Robust....

PRESS RELEASE Date: April 9, 2014 ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA Contact: Taniel Koushakjian Telephone: 393-3434 Email: aaapress@gmail.com Web: www.aaainc.org ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY SUBMITS TESTIMONY TO CONGRESS IN SUPPORT OF ROBUST U.S. ASSISTANCE TO ARMENIA & ARTSAKH, SAFEGUARDING KESSAB ARMENIANS WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last week, the Armenian Assembly of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Republican, Representative Michael Grimm

The Washington Post

Congress reacts to US-backed - Cuban Twitter'

In hearings this week on foreign-aid spending, Congress was divided on a now-defunct social media program in Cuba that was secretly backed by the U.S. government.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Jeff Flake, Democrat

Poughkeepsie Journal

Feds propose 2-person crew for trains hauling oil

The Federal Railroad Administration said Wednesday it will issue a proposed rule requiring two-person crews on freight trains carrying crude oil and establish a minimum crew size for most freight and passenger trains.

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Related Topix: 9, Canada, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Philadelphia, NY, Rockland County, NY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Politico

House panel approves spending bills

The House Appropriations Committee gave quick approval Wednesday to the first two of its 12 annual spending bills, including new funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs and the daily operations of the Capitol itself.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, US Senate, Barbara Mikulski

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Jerusalem Post

US says 'still a chance' in peace process

Obama administration officials expressed dismay on Wednesday, reflecting on a series of "unhelpful actions taken on both sides" of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Patch.com

Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland's March for Meals Campaign a Success

Support will help to continue feeding homebound seniors in our community It takes a village each and every day for Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland to serve the community's seniors and homebound neighbors, and only with the support of hundreds of volunteers each month can the agency help meet their needs.

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Related Topix: The Association, Pop/Rock, Meals on Wheels Association of America, Charitable Organizations, Life, Food, Nutrition, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rockland County, NY, Haverstraw, NY

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schumer: Sewer battle brewing over 2015 federal budget

President Barack Obama is "making a big mistake" by proposing a reduction in federal spending on sewers, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Barack Obama, Rockland County, NY, New York

News Max

Funding Sought for Irish Scholarships as European Ties Loosen

Some members of Congress are calling for restoration of funding for the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program, a prestigious study and exchange program to benefit U.S.-Irish relations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, Republican, Kay Granger

The Times of Israel

Israel's discrimination behind US visa waiver refusal

Israel's discrimination against visiting Arab Americans is the primary reason it is not eligible for a program allowing Israeli tourists in to the United States without visas, the Obama administration said.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eliot Engel, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate

Sat Mar 22, 2014

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Announces $1.1 Million Federal Funding for Specialty...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $1.1 million in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Agriculture to further the research, safety and promotion of specialty crops in New York State.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Life, Food, Vegetables

Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Everyone thinks Chelsea Clinton will run for office. But where? And when?

In an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Thursday night , former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton acknowledged that "very few days go by when people don't ask me" about when she will run for office.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Chelsea (New York, NY), US News, Gramercy Park (New York, NY), US Politics, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat

Politico

House introduces new Ukraine package

Key House lawmakers introduced on Friday a Ukraine package that does not include hotly-contested International Monetary Fund reforms - setting up a collision with top senators and Obama administration officials, who are insisting on the changes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Pentagon's gamble on getting more money from Congress questioned

The Pentagon is betting that Congress will roll back $35 billion in automatic defense cuts scheduled to begin in fiscal 2016.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Barack Obama, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Republican, Tom Cole, Paul Ryan

Tue Mar 18, 2014

Daily Camera

Ukraine's cash crunch

Among Ukraine's many problems, none is more pressing than a looming cash crunch.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Jewish Journal

Breakfast brings Jews, Blacks in Congress together

The breakfast is "a healthy thing," Hastings said in a phone interview from his office.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New York, Henry Waxman, African-American, Education Etc.

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