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2 hrs ago | The Hill

Will Speaker move bill on the pope?

With time running out on the Capitol Hill calendar, the lawmakers who crafted the bipartisan measure are getting impatient with Speaker John Boehner .

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Larson, Democrat, Peter King

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The New York Observer

Thousands Descend on Manhattan to Rally for Israel

Thousands of demonstrators and a host of prominent elected officials descended on Manhattan this afternoon to rally for Israel as the Middle Eastern nation continues to trade rocket fire with its Palestinian neighbors.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, Representative Hakeem Jeffries, US News, US Senate, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

The Obama administration is increasingly less inclined to make a deal to allow Edward Snowden to come back to the United States, according to a top National Security Agency official.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Israel, World News, Middle East, Federal Aviation Administration, Republican, Mike Rogers, Michigan

Ledger-Enquirer.com

NY lawmakers push for airline safety devices

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Steve Israel are asking the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department and Federal Aviation Administration to consider technologies that would shield commercial aircraft.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Federal Aviation Administration

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Hill

Dems eye vacation strategy for 'do-nothing' Congress

House Democrats will use every tool at their disposal to try to keep the Republicans from leaving Washington for the August break, according to a member of the leadership team.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Dan Kildee, Xavier Becerra

Thu Jul 24, 2014

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

3 senators urge Obama to let Israel neutralize Hamas ahead of cease-fire

Three senators urged President Obama to ensure that Israel removes Hamas' military threat before a cease-fire is in place.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Charles Schumer, Palestinian Territories

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNN

Top Democrat predicts a " again a " his party can win back the House

Defying virtually all political analysis, the No. 2 House Democrat said his party has "a good shot" at winning enough seats in November to regain control of the House of Representatives.

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

Stars and Stripes

LI companies pledge to hire more veterans

Meeting at the Melville headquarters of Henry Schein Inc., Long Island's largest public company by revenue, Rep. Steve Israel, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Long Island Association president Kevin Law, Long Island Federation of Labor president John Durso and 20 company representatives signed the pledge.

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Related Topix: Henry Schein, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Melville, NY, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Suffolk County, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New York Daily News

Congressman revives bill on anti-missile defense for planes

A New York congressman is reintroducing legislation to install anti-missile technologies on U.S. commercial airliners, prompted by the Ukraine air disaster and Hamas rockets in the Gaza crisis.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767

Newsday

Long Island attorney faces Israel in NY House race

The tightly contested race to challenge incumbent Democrat Steve Israel in Long Island's 3rd Congressional District appears to have been settled.

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

The New York Observer

Former Congressman Gary Ackerman Endorses John Liu

Former Congressman Gary Ackerman, who represented a chunk of eastern Queens until 2013, has endorsed John Liu's bid against State Senator Tony Avella.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Gary Ackerman, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Grace Meng

Business LI

Long Island's Pledge to Support Our Veterans

As leaders of companies based and created on Long Island, we reaffirm our full support for veterans who have served our nation's defense and strength at home and abroad; We understand our obligation to honor those serving, remember those who have fallen, and take care of those who have returned home; and Service members transitioning out of ... (more)

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Obama arriving Tuesday for Dem fundraiser

The president -- arriving late in the day from Seattle after raising money there for the Democratic National Committee -- will spend the night in the Bay Area before headlining a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraising luncheon Wednesday at the Los Altos home of real estate mogul George Marcus.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Times of Israel

US Senate unanimously backs Jerusalem on Gaza op

The US Senate unanimously approved a nonbinding resolution in support of Israel's right to defend itself against rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

House Fundraising Roundup: Many Democratic Challengers Preparing for Wins in Competitive Districts

Forty-five of the one hundred and fifty house seats in Texas will feature a Republican and a Democrat squaring off against each other in November.

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Related Topix: US News, Texas, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Liberal Political News

The New York Observer

Steve Israel Endorses Tony Avella Over John Liu

Congressman Steve Israel, the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, has endorsed State Senator Tony Avella's re-election bid, Mr. Avella's campaign announced today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Grace Meng

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

House voices full support for Israel in Hamas fight

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a non-binding resolution in support of Israel's right to defend itself against rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Center for American Progress

Racism Is Impossible to Prove, But History Provides Insight

Aaron Blake, a reporter who covers national politics for The Washington Post 's blog "The Fix," noted in a recent column that President Barack Obama has recently begun to personalize congressional Republicans' steady opposition to his policy proposals.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eric Holder

The New York Observer

Steve Israel Still Thinks Grimm Recchia Race Is a 'Toss Up'

An indictment might have hampered Congressman Michael Grimm's ability to raise money, but national Democrats are still worried he can triumph in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Michael Grimm, Barack Obama

Mass Transit

NY: Will Cuomo Intervene to Avert an LIRR Strike?

July 16--All eyes are on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo as a strike deadline barrels down the Long Island Rail Road tracks like an express train.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Timothy Bishop, Democrat, Peter King, Republican, Train Disaster

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