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Down the Procurement Pub with BravoSolution, Spend360, HCSA, dxw and Shells

Categories: Another exciting week with the BravoSolution conference at Wotton House in Surrey, and a fine spread of delegates from all over the world. But just […] (Read more...)

UFT Delegate Assembly October19, 2016

Mulgrew welcomes us. 4:30Recognizes new CLs and Delegates “Welcome to the nut house.”President’s ReportNational—Presidential electionMulgrew digresses, goes back to delegates, talking about Robert’s Rules and voting rules. “Out of order...Show More Summary

Minnesota US House Delegation Ripe for a Partisan Shake-Up

Only four times over the last 100 years has the Gopher State seen each of its U.S. House seats remain under the same partisan control in two straight cycles.

Obama, Bill Clinton to attend Peres funeral

President Barack Obama will lead a U.S. delegation to attend the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres, the White House said Wednesday. The president will leave for Israel Thursday and will return to Washington, D.C., on Friday. Peres, called one of the founding fathers of the state of Israel and hailed for a career […]

Don’t delegate foreign and counter-terror policy to trial lawyers

The Washington Post’s editorialists agree with former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton and former attorney general Michael Mukasey: President Obama is right to plan a veto of a bill passed in the House by a voice vote enabling lawsuits by...Show More Summary

MuseumNext Dublin: 2016

Our most recent conference took place in the city of Dublin in their centenary year with three days of activity in amazing galleries, museums, a historic house and stunning events venue. Delegates were invited to register for the conference...Show More Summary

Two California congresswomen are behind the new Sexual Assault Survivors Bill of Rights

It’s not often a measure championed by the dean of the state’s majority Democratic congressional delegation gets praise from the Republican House speaker. Maybe it helps that an up-and-coming freshman Republican’s name was attached to the legislation and that it deals with an issue gaining a lot...

Counterterrorism Advisor to Represent US at Canonization of Mother Teresa

US President Barack Obama has appointed Homeland Security and Counterterrorism advisor Lisa Monaco to lead the US delegation during the canonization of Mother Teresa in Vatican City, the White House announced in a release on Thursda...

Delegation of Italian Lawmakers Planning to Visit Crimea

A delegation of Italian lawmakers is planning to visit Crimea, Alexei Pushkov, the Foreign Affairs Committee chairman in the lower house of the Russian parliament, said on Saturday.

US House Democrats Stress Unity on Anti-Russian Sanctions During Italy Trip

A delegation of US House Democrats stressed the importance of maintaining unity on the anti-Russian sanctions during a visit to Italy earlier this month, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday.

How a delegate got Paul Ryan to openly commit sports treason in Cleveland

Pennsylvania delegate Mike McMullen got House Speaker Paul Ryan to commit one of the greatest acts of pandering in the entire 2016 cycle during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. And he did it by throwing in the towel. Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican and avid fan of the Green Bay Packers, is a minority owner of Wisconsin's NFL team. Show More Summary

From the delegates: How would it be different with a woman in the White House?

Montserrat Garibay, 36, vice president of the local teachers union in Austin, Tex. Montserrat Garibay (Colleen Shalby / Los Angeles Times) "It's going to change the way girls see themselves. We always ask our students to be inspired and be anything that they want to be. I don't have any children,...

From the delegates: How will it be different with a woman in the White House?

Democratic National Convention 2016 live updates: Hillary Clinton's big speech is tonight July 28, 2016, 3:14 p.m. It's the final day of the Democratic National Convention:• Watch live with us• As she prepares to give the most important speech of her career, what is Hillary Clinton's edge at the...

South L.A. Rep. Maxine Waters, top Democrat on House Financial Services Committee, to address delegates

Democratic National Convention live updates: Tim Kaine officially nominated for vice president July 27, 2016, 2:18 p.m. On the third day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention:• Watch live with us.• President Obama will headline the roster of speakers tonight, along with Vice President Joe...

Takeaways: Glass ceiling shattered; 'change-maker' hailed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party, and her husband made a personal but forceful case for her to reoccupy the White House — this time from the West Wing. Delegates erupted...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Set to Be Named Democratic Nominee on Second Day of Convention

In 2008, Hillary Clinton ran for the White House against then-Senator Barack Obama, so it is safe to say she has been waiting for this day for at least eight years. Tuesday is when the delegates at the Democratic National Convention are set to formally name Clinton as their party’s 2016 presidential nominee. Show More Summary

In Athletes’ Housing at Rio Olympics: Blocked Toilets, Leaking Pipes and Exposed Wiring

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The leader of the Australian delegation in Brazil, Kitty Chiller, said the problems prevented the Olympians from moving in to their quarters in the Olympic Village.

Washington’s Whisper

In 1817, the Philadelphia Federalist magazine The Port Folio (possibly cribbing from an unnamed newspaper) published this anecdote about the Constitutional Convention:Anecdote of [George] Washington.—In debate, in the house of delegates of Virginia, 1817, on the bill relative to a map of the state, in which something was said of military roads, Mr. Show More Summary

South Dakota Republican Delegate Facepalms As His State Selects Donald Trump

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Sometimes, there’s just no hiding your feelings. Isaac Latterell, a Republican in South Dakota’s House of Representatives, did a classic facepalm as his state voted for Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday. As the delegation started the announcement, Latterell could be seen rolling his eyes and shaking his head. Show More Summary

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