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  1. House committee nixes more...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Samoa News

    ... rebuilds the military within the constrained resources available to us." The committee's top Democrat, Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state, said he was pleased that the bill includes new conditions on providing aid to Pakistan. "It is imperative ...

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  2. Likelihood of lifting spending limits on Navy, Air Force dimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Washington Examiner

    ... will be found. "I am not going to speculate" on what defense spending in fiscal 2016 will look like, said Rep. Adam Smith of Washington, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. "Unless there's some dramatic legislative change, the ...

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  3. Coalition Urges Congress To Rein In Sweeping 2001 War AuthorizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Switched

    ... to overcome our internal divisions, both between parties and internal to them, to authorize this action," Rep. Adam Smith (Wash.), the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, said during Thursday's hearing. If Congress does nothing, ...

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  4. Mayor Murray Joins Calls to Address the Somali Remittance CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Harowo.com

    ... assistance in finding a solution. In the letter, Mayor Murray expresses support for the efforts of Representative Adam Smith of the 9th Congressional District, who more than two weeks ago sent his own letter to Kerry asking for a meeting to address ...

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  5. US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... e and training to government forces, including infantry training. "We don't want to start another war," said Rep. Adam Smith , D-Wash., the panel's ranking Democrat. "We want to figure out how to stop this aggression with

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  6. Breedlove: No substitute for permanent US military presence in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Stars and Stripes

    ... of Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014 and its support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., a supporter of supplying Ukrainian forces with defensive arms, said the crisis in that country has altered views about ...

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  7. Anger over U.S. citizen turned vigilante who faces stiff sentence in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Fox News

    ... as a U.S. citizen is entitled, nor had been she been given adequate access to legal representation. Congressman Adam Smith, a Democrat in Tacoma, Washington, wrote a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry imploring him to get involved in her case. ...

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  8. Mayor Murray Joins Calls to Address the Somali Remittance CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Stranger

    Three Slog posts and two weeks after the 30,000 Somali-Americans in the greater Seattle area found out they would no longer be able to send desperately needed funds to their families, I received a copy of this letter from Mayor Ed Murray to Secretary of State John Kerry asking for assistance in finding a solution. In it, Mayor Murray expresses support for the letter that Representative Adam Smith of the 9th Congressional District sent to Kerry on February 6 asking for a meeting to address the issue.

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  9. Seattle Times: Time to avert crisis in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... terrorists thrive on starvation, disease, poverty and the political instability those conditions breed. U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, who represents most of Washington's large Somali-American population, and 11 other members of Congress wrote Secretary of ...

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  10. A marquee Eastside race: Mayor Balducci vs. Council member HagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... choices and open space. Bladucci goes into the race with support from leading Democrats, including U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, popular state Sen. Cyrus Habib, and state Reps. Ross Hunter and Tara Senn. Hague has announced that she will run again. Balducci ...

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  11. Editorial: Allow remittances to avert a humanitarian crisis in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Seattle Times

    ... terrorists thrive on starvation, disease, poverty and the political instability those conditions breed. U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Bellevue, who represents most of Washington's large Somali American population, and 11 other members of Congress wrote ...

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  12. No Way To Send Money Home For Local Somali-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Ross Reynolds talks to Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., about his efforts to find a solution for Somali-Americans who can no longer send money back to Somalia after Merchant Bank in California stopped transferring money.

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  13. Intelligence Official: 'There Are Three Ways to Deal With a Terrorist'CNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Cybercast News Service

    ... the detention center Guantanamo Bay, where terror suspects have been detained and questioned since 2002. Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), the committee's ranking member, said he believes the U.S. needs to detain its enemies, but he doesn't think ...

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  14. 'No cheap way' to defeat Islamic State; multigenerational approach needed, former top spy warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Washington Times

    ... a post-Arab Spring world and have seized on the less stable governments and are exploiting that safe haven." Rep. Adam Smith, Washington Democrat and the Armed Services Committee's ranking member, suggested that he agreed with the testimony, but ...

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  15. Lawmakers talk big cuts for Pentagon budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Town Talk

    ... programs to target. "The weapons system that we are planning on building right now, we can't afford," Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., said at Wednesday's hearing of the House Armed Services Committee. "Something's got to go." "The obvious answer is the ...

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  16. Obama to battle hackers with new cybersecurity agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Washington Examiner

    ... Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee, told the Washington Examiner . Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the top Democrat on the House Armed Services panel, said he's taking a wait-and-see approach to the new center to see ...

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  17. Texas Rep., House Dem back $1 billion in lethal aid to UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Click2Houston

    The top Republican and Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee on Tuesday called for $1 billion in lethal defensive aid to Ukraine as Congress increased pressure on President Barack Obama to help Ukraine defend itself against Russian-backed rebels. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, the panel's chairman, and Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state introduced legislation that would provide training, equipment and lethal defensive weapons to the national security forces of Ukraine through Sept.

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  18. When would an anti-war activist back arms sales? When he's Secretary of StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Raw Story

    ... support Ukraine's 'security' needs." Ranking members of both parties on the House Armed Services Committee, Reps Adam Smith and Mac Thornberry, said this week that a bill calling for US weapons in Ukraine is imminent. (Gee, I wonder if US weapons ...

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  19. Senators: Air Force skewed data on A-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Washington Examiner

    ... about replacing a $15 million airplane with a $135 million airplane. It's just foolishness," McCain said. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, said he had not looked closely at the report but understood ...

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  20. $1 billion in lethal aid to Ukraine backedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Recordpub.com

    ... Ukraine defend itself against Russian-backed rebels. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, the panel's chairman, and Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state introduced legislation that would provide training, equipment and lethal defensive weapons to the ...

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