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2 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News
Members of the solidarity mission gather in Tel Aviv, including Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg, fourth from right, and U.S. Rep. Peter King, center. n a three-day visit to Israel, Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg was part of a delegation visiting a house in Ashkelon that had been destroyed by a rocket that morning, when sirens went off and the group had to run to a bomb shelter.
12 hrs ago | CNN
Editor's note: Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a fellow at the New America Foundation. He is the author of the forthcoming book , "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress and the Battle for the Great Society."
What better way for politicians to position themselves for midterm victory than to conjure up a false sense of fear as we head into November? The not-so-"liberal", say anything media is playing right into their hands.
U.S. Army paratroopers board a helicopter at the training area in Grafenwoehr, Germany. U.S. military spending cuts are threatened by crises in the Mideast and Ukraine.
Three years fighting ISIS? Fugetaboutit: everyone's favorite avuncular terrorist sympathizer Rep. Peter King is back to beating the drums of protracted war. Never one to be outdone in matters of war and peace King told reporters yesterday that they should expect the military action against ISIS to last a decade or more: I think we do have a lot to debate.
Subcommittee Chairman Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., discussed NCUA's risk-based capital proposal on Thursday during Caucus. Credit union attendees at NAFCU's Congressional Caucus Thursday heard from their lawmakers in the House and Senate about a wide range of issues important to them, including member business lending, NCUA's risk-based capital proposal, regulatory relief and serving marijuana-related businesses.
As Congress returns this week, the adage "measure twice, cut once" would be an appropriate principle for them to keep in mind as they consider the National Credit Union Administration's recently proposed risk-based capital rule. The craftsmen's proverb is ideally suited to underscore the necessary caution that should be adopted in reviewing this proposal.
Today is the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Congressman Peter King, from the Dept.
Boehner and other House GOP leaders are reportedly on board with adding to the spending bill the president's request for authority to go after ISIS. House GOP leaders are advocating for giving President Barack Obama some authority within the continuing resolution to arm Syrian rebels against the insurgent terrorist group known as the Islamic State or ISIS, according to several Republican lawmakers present at a Thursday morning members' meeting.
A couple walks by the 9/11 memorial in Liberty State Park with the new World Trade Center tower standing in the background on September 10, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Jaime Hazan has been a volunteer and first responder for nearly all his life.
MARK COLVIN: Barack Obama, elected president partly because he promised to end the Iraq war, is now taking his country's forces back in there. He says it won't be a conventional war like Afghanistan and previous American incursions in Iraq, but it will be a sustained campaign in Iraq and Syria to destroy the so-called Islamic State .
Days before the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, elected officials from New York called on Congress to reauthorize federal legislation to compensate first responders who became ill working at ground zero.
Look at this :) GOP and Dem Leaders Hands in Hands Singing This Video of Politicians Holding Hands and Singing Is the Most Awkward Thing You'll See Today Congressional leaders of both parties come together to hold ... Writing this piece condemning Congress feels so redundant but after reading this mornings article, "Congress wary of war vote, Many unwilling to weigh in on Islamic State", by Tribune staff writers Lisa Mascaro and Michael A. Memoli in today's Baltimore Sun article was just too "juicy" to pass up. In so many instances the "vaudeville" act which Chris Hedges so aptly describes of what really goes on in Capitol Hill, defines perfectly the latest crime of inaction about to be made by our "lawmakers."
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:42 pm
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