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10 hrs ago | India.com

World's Largest Hindu Temple Comes to New Jersey

ROBBINSVILLE, New Jersey: It was a culmination of years of planning, preparations and prayers as the second phase of the Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha's Shri Swaminarayan temple was inaugurated over the weekend.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, World News, India, Pennsylvania

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Social Media: Lawmakers Embrace ALS Challenge, Quieter on Ferguson, Middle East

A look at the past day on Twitter shows that more from Congress are dumping ice water on themselves in the name of charity than using social media to weigh in national and international events.

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Related Topix: US News, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Al Green, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Media Notes Congressional Failure to Demilitarize Police, and Reason is Proud to Lead the Way

Members of Congress had a recent chance to demilitarize policing-and Ferguson, Missouri's own member of Congress, Rep. Lacy Clay , is among the majority of both Democrats and Republicans who turned up their noses at the opportunity.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lacy Clay, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Nancy Pelosi, Eric Cantor, Republican

The Jersey Journal

Military Update: Expansion of networks become key tool to ensure timely VA healthcare

President Barack Obama, flanked by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., right, signs H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, at the Wallace Theater in Fort Belvoir, Va.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Baltimore Sun

Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]

The wind-power power struggle at the highest levels of Maryland's Democratic Party seemed to have been decided in May when Gov. Martin O'Malley bucked Rep. Steny Hoyer to veto legislation that would have essentially killed a green energy project on the Eastern Shore.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US Military, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Does Obama Need Congressional OK to Continue Air Strikes in Iraq?

Constitutional law experts disagree on whether the president must get congressional authorization at all, under either his constitutional authority or under the War Powers Act.

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Related Topix: George Mason University, US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Daily Kos

Two Months Ago Dem Leadership Opposed Bill Reversing Militarization of Police

Sen. Carl Levin's " weak sauce " review the 1033 program that has increasingly put military grade equipment into the hands of police forces around the country is a little late, considering he and the rest of Congress had a good chance to do some effective reversal of the program back in June and overwhelmingly rejected it : revealing vote this past ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Lacy Clay, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, James Clyburn

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Ferguson's Rep. Lacy Clay Voted Against Amendment to Limit Military...

In June, the House of Representatives voted on a series of amendments to H.R. 4435, the National Defense Authorization Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Representative Alan Grayson, Nancy Pelosi, Eric Cantor, Republican

Roll Call

Cantor Voting Rights Act Legacy is Failure to Deliver, Democrats Say

Passing a new Voting Rights Act in the GOP-dominated House was never going to be easy, supporters acknowledge.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve Chabot, Democrat, Robert Scott, John Lewis

Fri Aug 08, 2014

National Journal

Congress Divided Over Iraq Strikes

Just hours after President Obama's announcement late Thursday that the U.S. would strike limited targets in Iraq, there already appear to be some divisions in Congress about whether the intervention is warranted-or not enough.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin, Representative Alan Grayson

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Government Computer News

University of Maryland opens UAS test site

The University of Maryland has launched an unmanned aircraft systems test site in southern Maryland.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maryland Government, Maryland, Patuxent River, MD, Federal Aviation Administration, University of Maryland College Park

Daily Mail

Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer reassures room full of Africans that he ...

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer awkwardly told a room full of Africans yesterday that he doesn't actually 'whip' his colleagues.

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Washington Examiner

Steny Hoyer should be on an apology tour right now

If Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., were a Republican, the networks would be giving the following statement wall-to-wall coverage, and the House minority whip would be forced to go on a weeklong apology tour to convince America he's not a hugely ignorant racist.

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Hot Air

Uh oh: Montana Democrat accused of plagiarism drops out of Senate race

It's rare that an incumbent senator declining to run is bad news for the other party but there's no way to spin this as happy for the GOP, right? Walsh was down by double digits in a solidly red state when the NYT dropped that plagiarism bomb on him.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana Government, Montana, Democrat, Eric Cantor

Christian Science Monitor

President Obama signs veterans' health-care overhaul bill

President Barack Obama, flanked by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., right, signs H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at the Wallace Theater in Fort Belvoir, Va.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Fort Belvoir, VA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Freshnews

University of Maryland Opens Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site in Southern Maryland

The University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering today announced the launch of a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site in Southern Maryland.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maryland Government, Maryland, Patuxent River, MD, University of Maryland College Park

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Some Md. lawmakers oppose seismic testing

Eight Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation wrote President Obama Monday urging him to reconsider his administration's plan to allow seismic testing for oil and gas off the mid-Atlantic coast.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dutch Ruppersberger, Elijah Cummings, Representative John Sarbanes, Chris Van Hollen

National Journal

House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

But what came in roaring like a legislative lion is on track to go out like a lamb, barring an unlikely burst of lawmaking in September or a lame-duck session.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eric Cantor, Republican

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Alabama Live

Watch as Nancy Pelosi chases after Pennsylvania representative on the U.S. House floor

Issues of decorum in the House of Representatives were raised on several Sunday morning news programs this weekend when a video of an angry Nancy Pelosi chasing after a Republican colleague on the House floor went viral.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom Marino, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Loudoun Times

Three sites make shortlist for new FBI headquarters

The Federal Bureau of Investigation would move its headquarters from a storied, decades-old home in the nation's capital to a new location in the suburbs under a federal government proposal released last week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maryland, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

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