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  1. House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill: Hastings in the chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Western Washington's U.S. Reps. Jim McDermott, Rick Larsen and Adam Smith. The down-to-the-wire vote saw 162 Republicans and 57 Democrats vote for the spending bill, while 67 Republicans and 139 ...

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  2. Congress reaches spending dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WMDT

    ... would be able to give up to $97,200 for each of those actions -- for a total of $324,000 annually, according to Adam Smith, communications director for Public Campaign, a nonpartisan group that supports campaign finance reform. The talks also ... 1 comment

  3. Federal Way Congressman urges House leadership to reauthorize program before it expiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Federal Way Mirror

    Congressmen Adam Smith and Sander Levin , as well as 30 other House Democrats, sent a letter on Tuesday to House Speaker John Boehner and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi urging the reauthorization of the Trade Adjustment Assistance program, which is set to expire Dec. 31. "[Trade Adjustment Assistance] is a critical part of our nation's competitiveness strategy in the face of a rapidly evolving world economy and its reauthorization enjoys bipartisan support," the members wrote. "Congressional leadership and action to reauthorize [the program] is needed to stop the termination of an effective program that helps American workers and firms compete, innovate, strengthen and diversify America's economy.

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  4. Jim McDermott: Obama needs debate over war against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Seattle Times

    ... wanted to send in military advisers instead of ground troops. McDermott's position contrasts with that of Rep. Adam Smith of Bellevue, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. Smith insists training and equipping the Iraqi Army and ...

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  5. Activist, 81, walks from Sarasota to TallahasseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Activist, 81, walks from Sarasota to Tallahassee Rhana Bazzini believes that government should change the way elections are funded. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1A8WRhy Tallahassee, Florida -- Rhana Bazzini believes that government should change the way elections are funded.

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  6. House OKs military campaign measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Albany Times Union

    ... after years of conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. The top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee , Rep. Adam Smith of Washington, insisted that U.S. involvement was limited. "The train and equip mission is just that," Smith said. "I don't ...

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  7. Rep. Waxman on Reading the 1,648-Page Defense Bill: - I Don't Want to Talk About it' CNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Cybercast News Service

    ... before it is voted on." Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) is chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and Rep. Adam Smith (D.-Wash.) is ranking member. The bill also includes a section establishing a federal commission with the mandate to come up ...

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  8. Congressmen admit to not reading NDAA before voting for it: 'I trust the leadership'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Russia Taday

    ... mission is just that. It in no way, shape, manner or form authorizes the use of military force, " said Rep. Adam Smith (D-Washington), the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. "The bill also reduces benefits for troops and their ...

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  9. House OKs military campaign against extremistsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... after years of conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. The top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Adam Smith of Washington, insisted that U.S. involvement was limited. "The train and equip mission is just that," Smith said. "I don't ...

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  10. House okays military campaign against extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Concord Monitor

    ... Rep. Jim McGovern, a Massachusetts Democrat. The top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Adam Smith of Washington, insisted that U.S. involvement was limited. "The train and equip mission is just that," Smith said. "I don't want ...

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  11. Sequester looms over coming 2015 pay pinchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Daily Republic

    ... for blunting the compensation curbs senators had endorsed. But the committee's top member, Washington Rep. Adam Smith, suggested a false victory. It was Congress that forced sequestration on the military, he said, yet it refuses "to help the ...

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  12. Did Rep. Moran Read 1,648-Page Defense Bill? 'Are You Kidding?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Cybercast News Service

    ... Moran : "Because we were, many of these issues we worked on for years and I trust the leadership. Buck McKeon and Adam Smith, they know what they're doing." CNSNews.com : "Do you think [House Majority Leader John] Boehner and [Senate Majority Leader ...

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  13. House passes defense bill with benefit cuts, money for Obama war strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Stars and Stripes

    ... going to have to live with a dramatically smaller amount of money than they thought they would have," said Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee. The military is faced with a shrinking budget as ...

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  14. $585 billion defense bill nears passage in U.S. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Times-Picayune

    In this photo taken Dec. 3, 2014, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Calif., and Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the ranking member, left, go before the House Rules Committee for final amendments on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House is expected to vote Thursday on a $585 billion defense policy bill that gives President Barack Obama the authority to expand U.S. military operations against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria.

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  15. 2015 Pay Pinch to be 2016 Punch if Sequester Not LiftedRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Naval Affairs

    ... associations for blunting the compensation curbs senators had endorsed. But the committee's top member, Rep. Adam Smith (Wash.), suggested a false victory. It was Congress that forced sequestration on the military, he said, yet it refuses "to help ...

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  16. Congress Likely to Give Obama New Authority To Fight ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | TIME.com

    ... robust, comprehensive strategy and that should start with a new authorization of the use of military force." Rep. Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, made sure on the House floor Thursday that his colleagues knew ...

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  17. Adam Smith Warns That Congress Is Punting, Dangerously, on Defense CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Roll Call

    Amid the buzzsaw of news stories at CQ.com , here and elsewhere about specific parts of the newly completed fiscal 2015 defense authorization bill, this big picture take might have been overlooked: The top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee is sounding the alarm that Congress is playing a risky game with weapons systems, other cost savings and the budget under current law. Here's what Adam Smith of California said via news release, after complimenting a number of the good aspects of the bill: The bill, however, fails to make some of the difficult choices necessary to address the financial constraints put in place by Congress.

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  18. Defense secretary nominee could come this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Politico

    ... off the list. And over the Thanksgiving holiday, another candidate appeared to be out of the running. Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, told a Seattle TV station he was interested in the job ...

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  19. Flournoy drops out of running for Pentagon jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Hill

    ... candidates: Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.), who through a spokesman has said he is not interested in the job; Rep. Adam Smith (Wash.), the top Democrat on House Armed Services; and Ashton Carter, a former deputy secretary of Defense. In a strange bit of ...

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  20. DHS Secretary Johnson Reportedly In Running for Pentagon JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | News Max

    ... secretaries of defense, as well as Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James. Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, may be another possibility, Politico reports. Still ...

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