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Defense CEOs ante up for Durbin, Reed
Two senior senators emerging as leaders of a rising bloc of strong-on-defense Democrats have joined forces to rake in tens of thousands of dollars from defense executives.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
What Happens When Democrats Lose More Than 100 Years of Committee Experience?
If Senate Democrats retain the chamber in November, their work won't be over. They'll still have to manage the loss of more than 100 years of committee experience as several veterans retire from Democratic ranks.
Sen. Jack Reed: Genocide Denial Not Consistent With US Ideals
SEN. JACK REED: GENOCIDE DENIAL NOT CONSISTENT WITH US IDEALS 18:41 22/04/2014 Â" IN THE WORLD Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed stressed the need for U.S. reaffirmation of the Armenian Genocide and spotlighted the plight of Kessab population during his remarks at the annual Armenian Genocide observance on Capitol Hill, held on April 9, 2014.
Salve Regina Announces Graduate Nursing Program with $1M Gift
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed speaking at Salve Regina Wednesday, as part of the announcement of the school's new graduate program in nursing.
The Washington Post
This is the unemployment benefit that no one knows about
One of the last drips of federal aid for unemployed workers will expire next summer -- and few people even know it exists.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Navy Veteran, 92, Finally Gets Military Medals
A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
April 21 - 25. WHITEHOUSE SCHEDULE - U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse continues a "Climate Road Trip" of the southeastern U.S., which began Monday, April 21, and is scheduled to conclude Friday, April 25. 11 a.m. REED SCHEDULE - The chief of the state Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture, Kenneth Ayars, the executive ... (more)
Fri Apr 18, 2014
StephenCLE's 2014 Senate Baseline
It's that time of the year again. With spring in the air and primary election season right around the corner its time for me to make my initial ratings of all Senate, House, and Gubernatorial races.
Nevada's Unemployment Rate Stays at 8.5%
The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation says the state's unemployment rate stayed at a seasonally-adjusted rate of 8.5% for the month of March.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
US Energy Secretary Moniz to visit Rhode Island
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz is coming to Rhode Island as part of the Obama administration's reassessment of the nation's energy strategy.
Photo Release--Huntington Ingalls Industries Hosts U.S. Sens. Kaine...
Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Jack Reed Tuesday for a tour of the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton
Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks.
Uncertain future troubles Eisenhower Memorial Commission and its insular staff
A federal planning group has delivered what could be a fatal blow to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission's controversial design for honoring the former president and World War II hero.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
S.RES.423 Latest Title: A resolution designating April 2014 as "Financial Literacy Month".
Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Measure to Reauthorize and...
Yesterday, Sens. Chuck Schumer , Mark Kirk , Mike Johanns , Dean Heller , Jack Reed , and Chris Murphy introduced a measure to reauthorize and extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act program-which is set to expire at the end of the year-for an additional seven years.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Nuala Pell, widow of late US senator, dies
Nuala Pell, widow of former US senator Claiborne Pell and a patron of the arts, died Sunday morning at Newport Hospital, according to the Providence Journal.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Washington: Reed Commemorates The 99th Anniversary Of The Armenian Genocide
REED COMMEMORATES THE 99TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE States News Service April 9, 2014 Wednesday WASHINGTON The following information was released by Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed: Sen. Reed spoke on the Senate floor April 9, 2014 to mark the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, and hail the many contributions of the Armenian ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
U.S. Naval Institute
Navy Leaders: Fleet Size Could Fall to 240 Ships Without Budget Relief
Without relief from automatic budget cuts and money from sources other than its shipbuilding account to pay for the Ohio-class Replacement program , the Navy could find itself sending only four new ships in almost all classes to the fleet sometime in the 2020s.
NATO provides images of Russian military buildup - LCS attacked on...
NATO DEFENDS ACCURACY OF IMAGES DEPICTING RUSSIAN FORCES ALONG UKRAINE'S BORDER: To prove the satellite photos released yesterday were taken in late March and early April of this year, NATO provided additional photos this morning that show the same areas prior to any military buildup.
2.8 Million and Climbing
America the beautiful.... home of the free, the brave and soon, the new class of homelessness, the long term unemployed.