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  1. Private Prison Corporations Spent $11 Million To Lobby For More Aggressive Immigration PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ThinkProgress

    ... between 2011 and 2014 in quarters when they lobbied on these issues." During a teleconference Wednesday, Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) explained that the only way that Congress could get rid of a bed mandate would be through the annual DHS appropriations ...

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  2. Bed Quota Fuels 'Inhumane' And 'Unnecessary' Immigrant Detention: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    ... companies. "We simply detain too many people, and the federal mandate certainly drives a lot of that," Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) said Wednesday on a call with reporters organized by Grassroots Leadership. "Frankly, I think if you eliminate the bed ...

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  3. Montana Republicans And Democrats Unite To Ban Dark MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    ... "What Montana shows is that the issue of money in politics is really only a partisan issue in Washington, D.C.," Adam Smith, spokesman for the campaign finance reform group Every Voice, said. "People can come together -- Republicans and Democrats -- ...

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  4. Tax Day not cool for marijuana industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Fresno Bee

    ... caught up to the fact that it's 2015." "It's going to be tough, but we'll keep pressing," said Democratic Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state, who plans to co-sponsor the legislation. While Smith and Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott were the only ...

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  5. Tax Day is source of unhappiness for marijuana industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | McClatchy

    ... caught up to the fact that it's 2015." "It's going to be tough, but we'll keep pressing," said Democratic Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state, who plans to co-sponsor the legislation. While Smith and Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott were the only ...

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  6. Now That Kenya Has Cut Remittances to Somalia, We Might Need Local Solutions to the CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Stranger

    ... through underground groups like al-Shabab in order to reach the families that need it. As Representative Adam Smith reiterated last week in a statement about these recent closures: This also highlights the urgency of the situation in the US and the ...

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  7. What's driving Seattle's opposition to international trade pact? Income inequality, Bellevue rep saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Business Journal

    The massive Trans Pacific Partnership is in "real trouble," and much of that is because average voters find nothing in it for them. That's the view of Rep. Adam Smith , a Western Washington Democrat representing the Ninth Congressional District.

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  8. The global squeeze on Somalia just got worse, thanks to KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Washington Post

    ... for keeping remittance flows to the country stable, including representatives Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Adam Smith (D-Wash.). There have been talks on talks on Capitol Hill among Treasury, State, the FDIC, the National Security Agency and others, ...

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  9. EPA's plan to coax mainstream media this week is met with factual oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Examiner.com

    This powerful "international nonprofit environmental organization," with over 1.4 million members, intends to sway news organizations towards the Obama administration point of view again on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 with the release of their propaganda in a report "showing how low-income Americans will benefit from increased energy efficiency and more renewable energy under the Clean Power Plan from the Environmental Protection Agency ." However, many observers and politicians know better.

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  10. Rand Paul Sets Up Combined Fundraising CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... primary to his presidential and Senate campaigns. The leadership PAC can accept up to $5,000 per year per donor. Adam Smith , a spokesman for Every Voice, which calls for changes to campaign finance laws to give everyday Americans more say in ...

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  11. Amb. John Bolton: Britain must give the West a lead on defenceRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | The American Conservative Union

    ... except when the press of external events makes it impossible. Britain has done the same. Both are wrong, ignoring Adam Smith's admonition in The Wealth of Nations that "The first duty of the sovereign, that of protecting the society from the ...

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  12. Honoring diverse culturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Congressman Adam Smith, 9th district, presented Estela Ortega and Frank Irigon, recipients of the Congressman's 2015 Champions of Justice award. On Mar. 12, over 200 people attended the second annual Taste of the 9th, a community celebration featuring the diverse cultures of the 9th Congressional District at Lakewood Seward Park Community Club.

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  13. US Congress concerned over Turkey's drift from democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Horizon

    ... Affairs Committee, Reps. Ed Royce, R-Calif., and Eliot Engel, D-N.Y.; Armed Services Committee ranking member Adam Smith, D-Wash.; and Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., a member of the intelligence and foreign aid spending panels. "To remain silent on all of ... 37 comments

  14. Lawmakers 'Pointing Fingers' In $chool Funding $talemateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    House Democratic Leader Mark Smith says he had hoped last week's Revenue Estimating Forecast revised forecast would've spurred Republicans to "break open the piggy bank" for education. Representative Smith says at least half of that "new money" or about 2-hundred million should go to fund the Democrats' proposed 4-percent increase in school funding.

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  15. Bipartisan VA benefits bill for gay couples set for introductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Washington Blade

    ... The Democrats who are original co-sponsors are Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas), Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), and gay Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.). The Republicans who are original co-spnsors are Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.), ...

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  16. HOH: Democrats Lose Adam Smith, but Coach Mike Doyle Remains ConfidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Roll Call

    Rep. Adam Smith is recovering from his second hip surgery, placing the Washington Democrat on the disabled list for the upcoming 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game . Smith's spokesperson confirmed Monday that the congressman had hip replacement surgery on March 18 in Seattle.

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  17. New pitch for Pentagon plannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Herald Independent

    ... military housing and privatization options, for example - instead of a full base closing round. Last year, Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, offered similar revisions to the BRAC process, including a ...

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  18. Congress Gets Tired of Warmongering Toward Iran, Votes 348-48 to Trigger War with RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daily Kos

    ... (IL-3) Donald Payne (NJ-10) Cedric Richmond (LA-02) Raul Ruiz (CA-36) Bobby Rush (IL-01) Tim Ryan (OH-13) Adam Smith (WA-09) Whenever I see warmongering around Russia, I always think of how so many of these people grew up during the Cold War and how ...

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  19. Fattah's son says he's 'collateral damage' in bid to get dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Philly.com

    A veteran congressman's son awaiting trial over $200,000 in bank loans that fueled his image as a self-proclaimed "entrepreneur, socialite lifestyle mogul" calls himself collateral damage in the Justice Department's long-running probe of his father. The FBI believes Chaka Fattah Jr. misspent loans and some of the nearly $1 million in federal education funds he snagged - despite never finishing college - as a 27-year-old school management subcontractor living in a $600,000 Ritz-Carlton condo, spending lavishly on cars for himself and his girlfriend and racking up $33,000 in casino gambling debts.

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  20. Liquefied natural gas exports illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Washington Times

    ... here at home, which will depress development, thereby stifling the energy renaissance of the last decade. Since Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations," it has been clear that exports contribute to the betterment of the exporting nation. The United ...

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