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Can Georgia's dedicated liberal women turn red state blue?

Added: 29.04.2017 2:23 | 12 views | 0 comments

Pave It Blue's first goal is helping elect suburban Atlanta Democrat Jon Ossoff running in congressional runoff election in June


Trump signs bill to temporarily avert government shutdown

Added: 29.04.2017 1:16 | 4 views | 0 comments

Congress passed the bill earlier in the day.


Trump says he's "disappointed" with congressional GOP

Added: 29.04.2017 0:46 | 10 views | 0 comments

The president reaches his 100th day in office on Saturday, when he plans on attending a rally in Pennsylvania


Personal tragedy shaped congressman's effort on health care

Added: 29.04.2017 0:09 | 5 views | 0 comments

New Jersey Rep. Tom MacArthur has experienced personal tragedy and understands the need for health insurance.

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Congress passes bill to avert government shutdown this weekend

Added: 28.04.2017 23:28 | 7 views | 0 comments

Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stop-gap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory.
Lawmakers cleared the measure easily with just hours to spare before...


Personal tragedy shaped congressman’s effort on health care

Added: 28.04.2017 23:13 | 6 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Rep. Tom MacArthur has experienced personal tragedy and understands the need for health insurance. "I lost my mother at 4 years old. My father had no insurance and I watched him until I was in college pay off medical bills," says the two-term Republican lawmaker. Years later, MacArthur suffered the ...]


United Airlines chief executive set to testify before Congress

Added: 28.04.2017 22:58 | 10 views | 0 comments

The chief executive of United Airlines Inc will testify before a House panel on Tuesday in the aftermath of the forced removal on April 9 of a passenger from a Chicago flight, an incident that drew international condemnation.


Brazil cities gripped by first general strike in decades

Added: 28.04.2017 22:38 | 11 views | 0 comments

Brazilian unions on Friday led the nation's first general strike in over two decades to protest President Michel Temer's austerity measures, hitting public transport and closing schools, factories, banks and other businesses in every state. Even so, analysts and government officials said the strike would have little impact on Temer's efforts to push economic reforms through Congress, which are widely expected to be approved given the president's continued support among legislators. Police clashed with demonstrators in several cities, firing tear gas in efforts to clear roadways blocked by burning barricades. Protesters...

Time To Consult Congress Over Use Of Force Against ISIS, Lawmakers Say

Added: 28.04.2017 22:19 | 15 views | 0 comments

The U.S. has relied on legislation from 2001 to justify its use of force against ISIS. But a bipartisan group of representatives say it's outdated, and argue it's time for a debate.


Congress Prevents Government Shutdown From Occurring on Trump’s 100th Day

Added: 28.04.2017 22:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

A measure approved on Friday will sustain government operations for a week, giving lawmakers more time to negotiate a long-term spending package.

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