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U.S. lawmakers may soon be liable for sexual harassment payouts

Added: 19.01.2018 11:58 | 5 views | 0 comments

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives could no longer use public funds for awards or settlements in sexual harassment cases under bipartisan legislation unveiled on Thursday that updates a 20-year law governing the rights of congressional employees.

From: feeds.reuters.com

FOX NEWS FIRST: Clock ticking on government shutdown; Shocking FISA surveillance abuses stun lawmakers

Added: 19.01.2018 9:07 | 2 views | 0 comments

Plus, the return of a Russian spy ship

From: feeds.foxnews.com

House Passes Stopgap Budget Bill; Senate Resistance Remains

Added: 19.01.2018 5:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

The House passed a one-month spending bill, but it faces enough opposition to be derailed in the Senate, leaving lawmakers without a clear path for avoiding a partial government shutdown this weekend.

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Short-term budget would give Trump authority to change intel spending, lawmakers say

Added: 19.01.2018 3:58 | 15 views | 0 comments

Lawmakers are scrambling to fix to preserve Congress’s role in approving intelligence spending after language to make it null and void was inserted into the bill, possibly in error.

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Meet the Justice Department's FISA closer

Added: 19.01.2018 3:38 | 15 views | 0 comments

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill began to vote Thursday afternoon to extend a fiercely debated electronic surveillance program, a small circle of officials at the Justice Department huddled around at TV in a fifth-floor conference room watching C-SPAN.

From: rss.cnn.com

House passes government funding bill but Senate delays

Added: 19.01.2018 3:33 | 19 views | 0 comments

Lawmakers must extend funding by Friday night or the government will shut down early Saturday. The Senate decided to adjourn until Friday

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

House votes to avert federal shutdown, but deal faces dim chances in Senate

Added: 19.01.2018 0:55 | 13 views | 0 comments


A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal brought conservatives aboard. But the GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

U.S. lawmakers may soon be liable for sexual harassment payouts

Added: 19.01.2018 0:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives could no longer use public funds for awards or settlements in sexual harassment cases under bipartisan legislation unveiled on Thursday that updates a 20-year law governing the rights of congressional employees.

From: feeds.reuters.com

House votes on short-term spending bill as government shutdown looms

Added: 19.01.2018 0:25 | 22 views | 0 comments

Lawmakers must extend funding by Friday night or the government will shut down early Saturday

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Supreme Court Delays Court Order For North Carolina To Redraw Congressional Districts

Added: 19.01.2018 0:20 | 9 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines, The Associated Press reported. The justices announced the stay after legal briefs were filed for and against the GOP legislators' request for a delay. Their lawyers successfully argued that a three-judge panel's ruling last week declaring the state congressional map an illegal partisan gerrymander should be on hold while similar cases involving Wisconsin legislative districts and one Maryland congressional district before the Supreme Court are considered. The...

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