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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


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.


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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