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What does Thomas Massie know about 9/11?

U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky. on the Glenn Beck Program said there will be "anger, frustration and embarrassment" if a classified 28-pages of an What does Thomas Massie know about 9/11? U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Walter Jones, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Hill

House passes measure to boost federal agency website security

The House on Monday passed a bill to require federal agencies to ensure that their websites are secure from information security breaches.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

AG candidates stake out ground in debate over migrant children

The two Democratic candidates for attorney general have embraced Gov. Deval Patrick's plan to consider housing immigrant children in federal custody at military bases in Bourne or Chicopee, while the Republican seeking the top law enforcement office needs more information before making a decision.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Deval Patrick, US Governors, US News, Bourne, MA, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center held an opening ceremony for its new Quincy location at 275 Hancock Street on July 15. About 100 people attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception.

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Related Topix: Quincy, MA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Education Etc.

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Government Executive

House Panel Clears Bills in Hopes of Firing 'Incompetent' Execs, Record Manipulators

A House committee on Thursday advanced a measure that would make it easier for federal agencies to suspend or fire their senior executives, saying it would allow agencies to remove "incompetent" executives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Walberg, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton

Reuters

Us Sec official defends Royal Bank of Scotland waiver to Congress

A top U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission official on Thursday defended his agency's decision to grant the Royal Bank of Scotland a regulatory waiver, saying the bank had already been punished in connection with Libor manipulation.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Boston.com

With unopposed races, Mass. shortchanges democracy

Five of the Bay State's nine US representatives - Richard Neal, James McGovern, Joseph Kennedy, Michael Capuano, and Stephen Lynch, all Democrats - are running unopposed in this fall's midterm contests, with no challengers in either the primary or general election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Michael Capuano, James McGovern, US News, Richard Neal, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Joseph Kennedy, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

FITSNews

Pay No Attention To That 9/11 Conspiracy

After expending roughly $4-6 trillion on a so-called " War on Terror ," the war drums of the U.S. military industrial complex are once again pounding for intervention - in Europe and the Middle East.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, Walter Jones, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

Congressman Lynch Travels To Central America Over Child Migrants Flooding Border

As the Obama administration searches for ways to address an apparent surge in unaccompanied children crossing southern borders into this country, some US lawmakers are trying to better understand what's causing that surge.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Is the U.S. personnel system a viablea ?

The House federal workforce subcommittee will hold a hearing Tuesday morning to ask the question this way: "Is the Federal Government's General Schedule a Viable Personnel System for the Future?" In a report scheduled for release at the hearing, GAO said it identified "eight key attributes of a modern, effective [personnel] classification system," ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Washington Post

House hearing examines a viabilitya of senior executive service

Yet, that's the implication from the title of last week's House hearing on "The Viability of the Senior Executive Service."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Government Executive

Too Many Senior Executives Receive Bonuses, Lawmakers Say

Lawmakers continued their assault on senior federal executives at a hearing Friday, calling for tighter oversight and increased discipline for agencies' top managers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tim Walberg, Representative Blake Farenthold

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Government Executive

Lawmakers Pressure OPM to Begin Phased Retirement

A bipartisan chorus of lawmakers is ramping up pressure on the Office of Personnel Management to put out final guidance that would allow federal employees to partially retire while training their successors.

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Related Topix: Personnel Management, Human Resources, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Elijah Cummings, Democrat, Pension, Personal Finance

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WHAS11

Candidates ramping up calls for people's pledge

During Massachusetts' 2012 U.S. Senate race, Republican incumbent Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren hammered out what would become known as the "people's pledge" - a deal designed to discourage attack ads funded by outside groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, Scott Brown, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Republican

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Take the pledge? Some call it reform, others a ploy

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, of Massachusetts and Kentucky democratic Senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes wave to supporters at a rally on Sunday, June 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, Scott Brown, Republican

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Boston.com

Mass. lawmakers urge Iraq vote before action

The Massachusetts congressional delegation, which has expressed misgivings about renewed US military involvement in the Iraqi conflict, is now calling on President Obama to seek congressional approval before carrying out even limited air strikes against militants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, Richard Neal, Representative Niki Tsongas, Representative William Keating

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