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1 hr ago | Korea Herald

U.S. to spend $5.8b on missile defense f...

The United States plans to spend about $5.8 billion over the next five years on a missile defense program designed to intercept incoming warheads from countries like North Korea, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

'No Labels' will keep Alabama representatives accountable: reader opinion

In this age of broken government and extreme partisanship, there are a group of "Problem Solvers" in Congress, who have committed to "Make Government Work" simply by refusing gridlock and agreeing to meet together to find common ground and work through issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Richard Shelby, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Alabama, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Perry 'militarizing our border' in response to migrant children

What to do about unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the U.S. border continues to be a fight in the U.S. Senate and in Texas.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, US Senate, Republican, Illegal Immigration, Rick Perry, US Governors

Lamar Daily News

It's not a crisis, it's a national emergency

"Dear Colleagues," Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., wrote to his fellow senators, "I write to inform you of a development that threatens the foundation of our constitutional Republic."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Politico

Mikulski: Senate moving on border funding

A top Senate Democrat said Monday that her chamber is likely to move President Barack Obama's emergency funding request for the crisis on the border later this week or early next week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Harry Reid, Republican, Richard Shelby

Breitbart.com

Sessions to Congress: Stop Executive Amnesty or be 'Complicit' in 'Border Nullification'

Sen. Jeff Sessions , the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee and a key immigration hawk, took to the Senate floor on Monday afternoon to attack the efforts by President Barack Obama to grant amnesty via executive order to millions of illegal aliens.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Senator Ted Cruz

Sunherald.com

CBO: $25M of $3.7B border ask to be spent in 2014

30, a new study released Monday says. The Congressional Budget Office analysis assumes Obama's request for handling the border crisis won't be enacted until mid- to late-September.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican

Free Republic

Laying to Rest an American Hero in Arlington National Cemetery: Rear Admiral Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr.

Tomorrow morning, July 22, 2014, Rear Admiral Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr. will be laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sam Johnson, US House of Representatives, Prison, State of the Union, US Military, US Navy

Switched

Major Spending On Elections Met With Total Apathy By Voters

More than half the states to hold primary elections so far have seen record-low turnouts, according to a nonpartisan survey of voter rolls released Monday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election, Washington, DC

Free Republic

Jeff Sessions criticizes Bill Gates's call for STEM worker visas amid Microsoft layoffs

Sen. Jeff Sessions criticized Microsoft founder Bill Gates for calling on Congress to increase STEM worker visas while the company plans to cut 18,000 jobs next year.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, Microsoft, US Politics, Startups, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform

Sun Jul 20, 2014

TechCrunch

Political Leaders Rebuke Microsoft's Mass Layoffs

Microsoft's record layoffs have picked up negative attention from governmental authorities and leaders, even as the cuts have been largely welcomed by investors and the broader market.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Space Politics

Senators debate RD-180 replacement, EELV competition

A hearing several days ago held jointly by subcommittees of the Senate Commerce Committee and Senate Armed Services Committee on space access issues covered two of the key issues facing that topic in recent months: developing a domestic replacement for the RD-180 and competition for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle missions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Bill Nelson

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Roll Call

Chris McDaniel Estimates More Than 10,000 Voting 'Irregularities'

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel said in a Friday radio interview that he expects to find over 10,000 voting "irregularities" in his campaign's investigation of the June GOP runoff.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Reince Priebus

The Hill

'Severe blow' for carbon taxes?

Australia's recent vote to repeal its tax on carbon dioxide emissions is a setback to establishing a similar charge in the U.S., both sides in the debate agree.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Republican, David Vitter, Earl Blumenauer

Lucianne.com

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President Obama's weekly remarks: Hi, everybody. Over the past 52 months, our businesses have created nearly 10 million new jobs.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Israel, World News, Middle East, Ukraine, Malaysia, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Thousands of federal drug offenders could get early release under Sentencing Commission vote

The U.S. Sentencing Commission voted Friday, July 18, 2014, to apply new, more lenient drug sentencing guidelines to people convicted before the new rules took effect.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alabama, Federal Prisons

Breitbart.com

Border Bill Emerging as Major Tea Party Versus Establishment Bout

A flurry of legislative activity to address the border crisis is emerging as a major showdown between Tea Partiers and establishment politicians.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Henry Cuellar, Democrat, John Cornyn

Switched

Chris McDaniel's Push To Review Mississippi Voter Records Rejected

An unhappy challenger was dealt another blow in his quest to upend Mississippi's Republican race for the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

National Review Online

Sessions Knocks Gates' Call for Immigration Reform after Microsoft Announces Job Cuts

Bill Gates's New York Times op-ed from last week urged Congress to pass the Senate's immigration reform bill, but Senator Jeff Sessions says the billionaire is wrong, especially in light of the announcement that Microsoft, which Gates founded, will cut 18,000 jobs in the next year.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Washington Post

The Switchboard: Another setback for Aereo

Join us for Switchback, our weekly livechat, Friday at 11 a.m. Eastern! Come hang out with The Switch's writers to talk tech policy, gadgets and nerd culture.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Economics News, Bitcoin

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