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State records reveal extent of botched abortions, as GOP reps push ‘born-alive’ protection law

Added: 19.08.2019 13:39 | 6 views | 0 comments

At least 40 babies were born alive after botched abortions across three states since 2016, according to state health data that offers a glimpse into the extent of an issue that lawmakers have fiercely debated in recent months.

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Dark money ad claims Susan Collins put old-age programs ‘in jeopardy’

Added: 19.08.2019 8:00 | 20 views | 0 comments

An attack ad mixes innuendo and fuzzy sourcing to misleadingly attack the veteran lawmaker from Maine

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Tens of thousands rally in Hong Kong as China condemns U.S. lawmakers' support

Added: 18.08.2019 12:07 | 19 views | 0 comments

The large turnout suggested the movement retains widespread support after recent protests were marked by violent clashes with police that have garnered increasing global attention.

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China condemns U.S. lawmakers' support for Hong Kong protests as thousands rally again

Added: 18.08.2019 10:17 | 22 views | 0 comments

While recent rallies have been marked by violent clashes with police, organizers said they hoped Sunday’s assembly would be peaceful.

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China condemns US lawmakers’ support for Hong Kong protests

Added: 18.08.2019 7:14 | 18 views | 0 comments

HONG KONG — A spokesman for China’s ceremonial legislature condemned statements from U.S. lawmakers supportive of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, as more protests were planned Sunday following a day of dueling rallies that highlighted the political divide in the Chinese territory. You Wenze called the lawmakers’ comments “a gross violation of the spirit of the rule of law, a blatant double standard and a gross interference in China’s internal affairs.” He said that Hong Kong’s 7.5 million people and Chinese population as a whole rejected the actions of a “very small group of violent protesters” as well as “any...

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"More than anything, I'm a granddaughter": Tlaib tells supporters

Added: 18.08.2019 0:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

Irael upended diplomatic norms earlier this week by barring her and fellow freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from joining a trip attended by other lawmakers

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Ditch the switch? Call to go on permanent daylight saving time grows

Added: 17.08.2019 11:16 | 25 views | 0 comments

Changing our clocks twice a year can be confusing — and it might also kill us, studies show. Now activists and some lawmakers are trying to do away with the "antiquated practice."

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Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan

Added: 17.08.2019 0:25 | 13 views | 0 comments

Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday.

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Senator Graham, close Trump ally, joins opponents to planned U.S. foreign aid cuts

Added: 16.08.2019 23:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Hal Rogers urged President Donald Trump on Friday to drop planned "sweeping and indiscriminate" foreign aid cuts, joining a chorus of lawmakers opposing what they consider a bid to sidestep Trump's own budget deal.

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