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  1. Defense experts call on Congress to allow military base closures

    Itk.thehill.com - Politics 06.19 / 21:00 itk.thehill.com
    Forty-five leading defense experts, think tank leaders and advocacy group officials are calling on Congress to allow the Pentagon to close excess military bases.“The time to act is now,” they wrote in an open letter to the House and Senate Arm…
  2. If Congress Repeals Obamacare, Bevin’s Plan Could Be Toast, Too

    Wkms.org - Murray 06.19 / 20:58 wkms.org
    If Republicans in Congress move forward with their plan to replace Obamacare , Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s ideas for the future of the program could also go up in s…
  3. Congress’s Tangled DHS Oversight Structure Prioritizes Politics Over Security

    Cnsnews.com - World 06.19 / 20:27 cnsnews.com
    With homeland security being such a national priority, one would expect Congress and the Department of Homeland Security to have a well-organized…
  4. Congress Weighs Superseding State Autonomous Vehicle Laws

    Automotive-fleet.com - Auto 06.19 / 20:10 automotive-fleet.com
    Automakers and technology companies argue that a patchwork of state regulations is slowing progress on the research and development of self-driving…
  5. Blair Horner: The Congress Makes Its Final Moves To Strip Millions Of Health Insurance

    Wamc.org - New York (NY) 06.19 / 19:58 wamc.org
    New York State government does all it can to operate in secret: $150 billion budget deals are hammered out behind closed doors, multibillion hikes for electric ratepayers are engineered outside of public view, legislative agreements are finalized often minutes before the…
  6. California bill aims to revive broadband privacy rules that were killed by Trump and Congress

    Dailypilot.com - Education & Family 06.19 / 19:34 dailypilot.com
    June 19, 2017, 12:23 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:The Orange County GOP had Rep. Devin Nunes as a headline speaker Saturday night. Protesters crashed the party but Republicans mostly made…
  7. John McCain to Trump administration: Get a strategy for Afghanistan or Congress will

    AZcentral-Politics 06.19 / 19:21 azcentral.com
    McCain's statement comes after insider attacks on U.S. soldiers and the White House handed to the Pentagon the authority to set troop…
  8. This week in Congress: Health care, Russia and an eye on Georgia

    The investigation into Russia's meddling with the US election last year and increasing pressure to reach a final deal on repealing and replacing Obamacare are at the top of Congress' agenda next…
  9. NDA’s Presidential pick: Nitish ‘happy’, Mayawati says ‘stand positive’; Congress calls it ‘unilateral decision’

    NEW DELHI: The BJP’s pick for Presidential nominee seems to have left the opposition divided with at least two prominent leaders welcoming decision to nominate Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as NDA’s candidate for President’s post. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday expressed happiness over Ram Nath Kovind’s candidature+ for the President’s post while BSP …
  10. Congress accuses BJP of unilateralism on Presidential candidate

    Zeenews.india.com - India 06.19 / 18:03 zeenews.india.com
    The Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, refused to go into the merits and demerits of the NDA…
  11. This week in Congress: Health care, Russia and an eye on Georgia

    The investigation into Russia's meddling with the US election last year and increasing pressure to reach a final deal on repealing and replacing Obamacare are at the top of Congress' agenda next…
  12. Democrats say Republicans reshaping health care in secret in Congress

    Pbs.org - Politics 06.19 / 17:32 pbs.org
    The U.S. Capitol Building is seen shortly before sunset in Washington, U.S. May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Zach Gibson – RTX36B6A WASHINGTON — Democrats plan to slow the Senate’s work, force votes and make late-night speeches in an effort to focus attention on how Republicans are crafting legislation revamping the nation’s health care system behind closed doors, a senior Democratic aide said Monday. The effort comes with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., hoping to w…
  13. This week in Congress: Health care, Russia and an eye on Georgia

    The investigation into Russia's meddling with the US election last year and increasing pressure to reach a final deal on repealing and replacing Obamacare are at the top of Congress' agenda next…
  14. Congress says your work is wasteful. Now what?

    News.sciencemag.org - Science 06.19 / 17:13 news.sciencemag.org
    Being listed in a “Wastebook” can be scary, but researchers come out unscathed—and find that it can actually be a useful learning exper…
  15. Liberal denominations beg Congress to protect Planned Parenthood

    Lifesitenews.com - Lifestyle 06.19 / 16:56 www.lifesitenews.com
    The United Methodist Church and the United Church of Christ defend federal abortion funding and oppose repealing…
  16. After Attack on Republicans, Mo Brooks to Introduce Bill to Allow Members of Congress to Carry

    Yellowhammernews.com - Yellowhammer 06.19 / 16:54 yellowhammernews.com
    Categories: Featured, Politics Tags: AL5, alabama, Baseball practice, Mo Brooks, republicans, second amendment, shooting, US Senate WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following an attack on Congressional Republicans last week that left several injured, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL5) wants to ensure that members of Congress can carry their own[...] (Read more...) The post After Attack on Republicans, Mo Brooks to Introduce Bill to Allow Members of Congress to Carry appeared first on Yellowhammer…
  17. Automakers raise pressure on Congress to set autonomous-vehicle policies

    Autonews.com - Auto 06.19 / 16:15 autonews.com
    Automakers and technology companies are increasingly anxious for Congress to get moving on policies for the development and testing of self-driving…
  18. Devin Nunes to Congress: ‘stop chasing Russian ghosts’ with Russian investigation, get ‘real work̵

    Theglobaldispatch.com - World 06.19 / 14:49 theglobaldispatch.com
    House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes has urged Washington to stop pursuing false accusations of US President Donald Trump’s ties with Russia and concentrate on solving more pressing issues for the country. Nunes participated in the Congressional investigation into rumored Russian meddling into the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but was forced withdraw from the inquiry, following [&…
  19. Brad Ashford wants to return to Congress, so he joins race

    Klkntv.com-NE 06.19 / 14:22 www.klkntv.com
    Brad Ashford wants to return to Congress and represent Nebraska's 2nd Congressional…
  20. Congress might not get summer vacation this year

    Theweek.com - US 06.19 / 14:22 theweek.com
    Republican leadership in Congress is considering canceling legislators' month-long August recess, The Hill reports, to allow more time for work on tax reform, health-care policy, and other agenda priorities. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has attempted to schedule a health-care bill vote in the two weeks before the July 4 break, but that looks increasingly unlikely. The slow pace of health-care negotiations delays the 2018 budget resolution, which in turn affects progress…