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Obama Set To Legalize Dog-On-Boy Rape, Says Clinically Sane Tom DeLay

“This is coming. And it’s coming like a tidal wave.” Tom Delay, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives — really, the national one! — knows a tidal wave of coming when he sees one, and the tidal wave of coming that is coming...Show More Summary

US Must Fund Urgent $270Bln Nuclear Weapons Upgrade Plan

The United States has to spend $18 billion a year for 15 years to modernize its entire nuclear deterrent force or risk losing it entirely, US Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work told the House of Representatives House Armed Services […]

It's 2015 And Congress Is Now, Finally, Allowed To Use Open Source Technologies

4 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

First, the good news: members of the House of Representatives in the US Congress are now allowed to use open source technology in their offices, rather than the very limited list of proprietary offerings they were given in the past.Show More Summary

House Enlists Liberal Justices in Case Against Affordable Care Act

Lawyers for the House of Representatives are claiming the U.S. Supreme Court's liberals as new allies in a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act that's pending in Washington federal district court. The House's lawyers said Monday's Supreme Court decision upholding Arizona's independent redistricting commission supports the House argument that it... Show More Summary

Congress Seeks to ban Human Embryo Modification, Requiring /RELIGIOUS/ Panel for Review of US Institute of Medicine Report

The US House of Representatives is wading into the debate over whether human embryos should be modified to introduce heritable changes. Its fiscal year 2016 spending bill for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would prohibit the...Show More Summary

Public Contract Cost-Analysis Bill Approved by House Cmte.

By John L. Kennedy, The Legal Intelligencer Legislation that would require a state fiscal office to determine the cost of public-sector contracts before they take effect cleared the state House of Representatives State Government Committee. The bill, SB 644, has already won approval in the state Senate.

Cracking the Code: U.S. House of Representatives Allows Use Of Open Source Software

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

As the executive branch of the United States government quietly works on creating an official open source policy, the legislative branch is also moving into the 21st century: Open source software is now officially permitted in the U.S. Show More Summary

Someone in the U.S. Congress edited Frank Kaminsky's Wikipedia page to call him 'Stanky Franky'

Frank Kaminsky Wikipedia article edited anonymously from US House of Representatives https://t.co/1zdbatWE7i — congress-edits (@congressedits) June 29, 2015 "Congress Edits" is a Twitter account that automatically tracks Wikipedia edits made by IP addresses inside government. Show More Summary

Bill Maher Frustrated With Anti Meat Labelling Bill

On his Friday night HBO talk show, Bill Maher criticized a U.S. House of Representatives bill that wants to remove the label which shows where packaged meat comes from. Maher, who works with PETA, is a renowned supporter of animal rights. Show More Summary

The IRS Scandal, Day 779

The Weekly Standard, Republicans Consider Impeaching IRS Chief: Republican Jim Jordan went on Fox News this morning to discuss the fact that Republicans in the House of Representatives are considering impeaching the head of the IRS, John Koskinen. Bayou Buzz, Push to Impeach? Republicans Weigh Options Over Destroyed IRS Tapes...

House Votes to Repeal IPAB

The House of Representatives has voted to repeal the odious Independent Payment Advisory Board. It should be noted the IPAB has yet to swing into what should be unconstitutional-as-hell operation. The president has not yet even appointed...Show More Summary

House votes to stop the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill, 247-180, to stop the EPA’s Clean Power Plan until litigation on the plan has finished. The bill, called the Ratepayer Protection Act (H.R. 2042) goes to the U.S. Senate now and coincides with a Senate a

US Gov honors Dalai Lama, condemns China

A resolution from the House of Representatives praises the Dalai Lama, while a report from the State Department condemn's China's repression in Tibet. The post US Gov honors Dalai Lama, condemns China appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Mario Biaggi, N.Y. congressman convicted of corruption, dies at 97

Mario Biaggi, a celebrated New York City police officer who served for two decades as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives before resigning in 1988 after federal corruption convictions, died June 24 at his home in Riverdale, N.Y. He was 97.Read full article >>

US Democrats Say GOP Using Discrimination Issue to Weaken Consumer Bureau

Democrats in the US House of Representatives have accused Republicans of using allegations of discrimination to weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Hill reported.

Aging Vehicles, Helicopters Weaken US Nuclear Base Security - Generals

US nuclear base security is hampered by aging and poor equipment, especially obsolete helicopters and Humvee transport vehicles that crash a lot, Twentieth Air Force Commander Major General Jack Weinstein told the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee.

Mario Biaggi, N.Y. congressman convicted of corruption, dies at 97

Mario Biaggi, a celebrated New York City police officer who served for two decades as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives before resigning in 1988 after federal corruption convictions, died June 24 at his home in Riverdale, N.Y. He was 97.Read full article >>

Poll Finds More Texas Voters Support Gay Marriage Than Oppose It

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Last month, 93 of the 150 members of the Texas House of Representatives (or 62 percent) signed a letter opposing same-sex marriage. Later, 21 of the 31 members of the Texas Senate (or 68 percent) voted in favor of a non-binding resolution opposing sa… The post Poll Finds More Texas Voters Support Gay Marriage Than Oppose It appeared first on Towleroad.

Allegation that LePage pressured school shocks lawmakers

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Even Maine lawmakers accustomed to Gov. Paul LePage's aggressive style of politics said Thursday they were troubled by accusations that the Republican had the top Democrat in the House of Representatives removed from his new job at a school for at-risk youth by threatening to cut off funds to the institution. [...]Show More Summary

Here are the 11 Conservative Republicans Speaker John Boehner is Aiming to Destroy

A handful of conservatives in the House of Representatives have been agitating to stop the leftward drift of the Republican Party. But their efforts are not appreciated by the left-leaning

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