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A key Senate committee on Tuesdayoverwhelmingly approved legislation that calls for the U.S. to provide small arms to moderate Syrian opposition groups fighting strongman Bashar al-Assad, the Wall Street Journal reports.
As they joined Republicans on Tuesday in bashing the Internal Revenue Service for targeting conservative groups that sought tax-exempt status, Senate Democrats had another target: the regulations that require the U.S. tax agency to weigh the political activity of such groups.
The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Tuesday pushed through a bill that would authorize the Obama administration to supply arms to Syria's rebels - a strategy the White House has long-resisted out of concern the American weaponry may end up in the hands of terrorists fighting in the Mideast nation.
FILE In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center,speaks at a Capitol Hill news conference with a bipartisan group of leading senators to announce their agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation's immigration laws.
Today, all of Cuba is celebrating its 111-year old independence from Spain. Christopher Columbus arrives in 1492 that brought colonization by the Spaniards for over 400 years.
Then there is the congressional piece of the puzzle. This week the House will take up legislation by Reps.
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Rep. Albio Sires today joined Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith officials from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as well as representatives of the International Longshoreman's Association Local 1135 and the New York Shipping Association to announce progress on the project to raise the Bayonne Bridge.
A top White House adviser insisted President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only "when it came out in the news" while Republicans continued to press the administration for answers on Sunday.
Cumberland Regional High School Assistant Principal Ralph Aiello, left, is congratulated by Sen.
On Wednesday, the House and Senate held hearings on Iran policy with top administration officials Wendy Sherman, Under Secretary of Political Affairs at the U.S. State Department, and David S. Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the U.S. Treasury Department.
Washington, DC Today, during American Craft Beer Week, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez met with members of the Brewers Association, including Gene Muller, founder and general manager of New Jersey's Flying Fish Brewing Company.
RUCDR Infinite Biologics , the world's largest university-based biorepository, has completed an $11.8 million renovation project to create a new Genomics Technology Center, comprising 12,500 square feet of laboratory, office, and storage space on the Busch Campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
ABC's "This Week" - White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer; Sen. Robert Menendez, D- N.J.; Sen.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez is shown in this file photo. The FBI is investigating who's behind discredited prostitution allegations against the New Jersey Democrat, according to the Washington Post.