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Secret Service overtime bill is moving in Congress

last weekNews : USAToday: News

Prompted by an exclusive story in USA Today, Congress is planning to address needs of presidential protection teams.        

Congress sends anti-white supremacist measure to Trump

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Congress unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday condemning neo-Nazis, the KKK and other white nationalists that urges President Donald Trump to address hate groups after last month’s deadly racially-charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. The joint resolution, which describes the...

Why Trump’s DACA Move is Wrong

President Donald Trump has decided to rescind Barack Obama’s DACA “order-” sort of.  In reality, he has deferred the deferment for six months in order to give Congress time to address the issue since that is where the policy should have been decided in the first place. Show More Summary

Illinois governor says DACA fix is up to US Congress

Gov. Bruce Rauner says children shouldn't be left in limbo, but addressing issues raised by ending a program protecting young immigrants from deportation is up to Congress. The Republican told … Click to Continue »

DACA Done For Dreamers, ‘Nothing Compassionate About Failing To Enforce Immigration Laws,’ Sessions Says

The Trump administration is ending the Obama-era DACA program in its current form, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today. The ball is now in Congress’ court to come up with legislation to address the issue before DACA officially...Show More Summary

Trump Asks Congress For $7.85 Billion In Harvey Relief Ahead Of 2nd Trip To Region

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

As Washington prepares to address federal funding for the flood-stricken areas, Texas residents continue to deal with chemical plant fires, lack of drinking water and still-swollen waterways.

Reforming the US State Department

In a letter addressed to the President of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, the U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, drew up a report on the reform shaking up his ministry. He reported to Congress that nine of the 66 special envoys that were in his department, will be removed as their mission has now come to an end. Show More Summary

Bipartisan group of governors calls on Congress to shore up elements of Affordable Care Act

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

State leaders’ blueprint addresses rising coverage rates and decreasing consumer choices under the law.

Texas and Louisiana will need billions from Congress after Hurricane Harvey — here's how they could get it

As Harvey continues to slam the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, Congress is already starting to plan how to address the need for disaster recovery, rebuilding of infrastructure, and reshaping of affected areas. Multiple, targetedShow More Summary

Texas and Louisiana will need billions from Congress after Hurricane Harvey — here's how they could get it

As Harvey continues to slam the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, Congress is already starting to plan how to address the need for disaster recovery, rebuilding of infrastructure, and reshaping of affected areas. The debate over funding...Show More Summary

For Congress, Storm Adds Another Urgent Issue to a Full Plate

4 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The likely need for a multibillion-dollar emergency relief measure creates another urgent issue for Congress to address in what was already expected to be a busy September.

Killing Terrorists Is Not a Strategy

President Trump’s speech Monday night on Afghanistan—his first prime-time address since his speech to Congress in March—contained a few good lines but no real substance. He billed it as the outline of “our path forward in Afghanistan...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Lays Out Plans For “Win” In Afghanistan

American strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia will change dramatically, President Donald Trump vowed tonight in his first major policy address to the nation since his address to the joint session of Congress in February. Trump’s strategy...Show More Summary

Online activist group Anonymous posts what it says are private contact details for 22 GOP Congressmen

last monthTechnology : Post Tech

A group affiliated with the online activist group known as Anonymous today posted what it says are the private cell phone numbers and email addresses for 22 Republican members of Congress in a bid to push for President Trump's impeachment, reigniting the use of hacked information in U.S. political battles. Rob Pfeiffer, chief editor of online […]

President Trump’s claim that foreigners are responsible for ‘the vast majority’ of terrorism convictions since 9/11

“According to data provided by the Department of Justice, the vast majority of individuals convicted of terrorism-related offenses since 9/11 came here from outside of our country.” — President Trump, address to Congress, Feb. 28, 2017 When President Trump signed the Muslim ban executive order in early 2017, we looked into several exaggerated claims by […]

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: August 14, 2017

HRC CONDEMNS WHITE SUPREMACIST RALLY… CALLS ON TRUMP TO PERSONALLY DENOUNCE DOMESTIC TERRORISM... JOINS CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS URGING CONGRESS TO ESTABLISH COMMITTEE TO ADDRESS HATE CRIMES & WHITE NATIONALISM... STATEMENT FROM HRC PRESIDENT...Show More Summary

Congress approves bill to address VA claims backlog

Congress has given final legislative approval to a bill aimed at trimming a rapidly growing backlog of veterans' disability claims. The House approved the bill when it met briefly Friday, … Click to Continue »

Congress approves bill to address VA claims backlog

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has given final legislative approval to a bill aimed at trimming a rapidly growing backlog of veterans' disability claims. The measure is part of an ongoing effort to reduce a longstanding claims backlog and is a priority for VA Secretary David Shulkin, who calls the appeals process "broken."

More than 60 members of Congress have condemned Trump's threats to North Korea

More than 60 members of Congress have signed on to a letter condemning President Donald Trump’s latest comments on North Korea. The letter – addressed to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and written during the Congressional recess –...Show More Summary

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