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Lawmakers want secret pages from 9/11 probe declassified
WASHINGTON _ US Representative Stephen F. Lynch on Monday introduced a resolution urging President Obama to make public 28 pages from a congressional probe of the Sept.
US Rep. Stephen Lynch calls for release of Sept. 11 info
U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch is calling for the release of additional documents related to the Sept.
House passes indemnification extension bill
After a brief debate on the House floor late Monday afternoon, the House of Representatives passed HR 3547 , a bill that extends the existing third-party commercial launch indemnification regime by one year.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Democrat ex-diplomat will challenge Rep. Walter Jones again
Former career Marine and one-time foreign diplomat Marshall Adame is making another run for U.S. Rep. Walter Jones' 3rd Congressional District seat.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Retired Marine Seeks 3rd Congressional House Seat
A retired Marine is running as a Democrat for the 3rd Congressional District seeking the seat held by longtime Republican Congressman Walter Jones.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Start Of A Trend? Another Republican Endorses Campaign Finance Reform
Rep. Thomas Petri on Thursday introduced legislation to provide tax credits and deductions for political donors making small contributions.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Craven joins effort to change flood insurance program
Craven County government is now officially involved the effort to stall and change how the FEMA flood insurance program is administered, with commissioners announcing they are "extremely concerned that the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act" will hurt county property owners.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
War Is A Crime
Congresswoman Lee Leads Efforts to Bring Troops Home From Afghanistan Without Delay
Washington, D.C.- In light of the newly public draft security agreement between the United States and Afghanistan suggesting the possibility of an American troop presence in Afghanistan past 2014 and into 2024, a bipartisan group of Congressional leaders, Reps.
Jones Willing to Pay the Price for Independence
Jones, center, initially voted to authorize the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but he had a change of heart in 2005 and has been a critic ever since.
Jacksonville Daily News
Walter Jones receives Constitution Award
Congressman Walter B. Jones has been chosen as a recipient of the Constitution Award by The New American in honor of his perfect score on the magazine's Freedom Index.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
AFGE thanks NC lawmakers for opposing illegal outsourcing at Camp Lejeune
The American Federation of Government Employees thanked a trio of North Carolina lawmakers for asking Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to investigate whether Camp Lejeune violated the law by converting work performed by civilian employees to contractors and military personnel.
WSJ Slams Rep. Bachmann: She's Reading 'Constitution for Dummies'
Michele Bachmann must be reading a dumbed-down version of the Constitution if she thinks President Barack Obama does not have the power to sign overseas trade treaties, The Wall Street Journal blasted on Tuesday.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Jefferson Post Online Edition
Let the 2014 elections begin
While political analysts are trying to understand how the most recent municipal elections reflect the current climate and impact outcomes in the 2014 elections, there are two obvious conclusions of statewide note.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Fight escalates over case involving Marines urinating on corpses
Nearly two years after a video of U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of suspected Taliban fighters in Afghanistan became an Internet sensation, the case has triggered a rare and escalating fight over the way the military sought to punish the servicemembers who were implicated.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
When lawmakers run in PACs
"Several congressmen from your part of the country - Virginia's Bobby Scott and North Carolina's Walter Jones and David Price - have introduced legislation that would destroy the ability of their colleagues to spend money from their own PACs in the manner they see fit."
In These Times
Trans-Pacific Partnership Opponents Score Major Victory
'If they're going to negotiate it [with little congressional input], then we should have that ability to have the proper review,' says Rep. Mark Pocan.
The Huffington Post
Republicans Finally Found A Campaign Finance Loophole They Want To Close
A Republican congressman from Maryland is going after a campaign finance loophole that has allowed lawmakers to use campaign funds on non-campaign activity -- like a family trip to Scotland.
Veteran Day is a day set aside to thank the Veterans of the past and present for their selfless sacrifice for this country and all Americans.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Jones, Price team up to bar personal use of PAC money
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The Daily Advance
Jones: 100 DRS workers back on job
DRS Technologies in Elizabeth City has recalled two-thirds of its workers furloughed this summer following a competitor's protest of a major contract for aircraft maintenance, a spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., said Thursday.