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OK Delegation to Obama: Do Not House Illegals at Fort Sill Long Term

On Monday, six of the seven members of the Oklahoma Congressional Delegation demanded that the federal government reconsider using Fort Sill military base to house illegal immigrant children who have been flooding across the border.Show More Summary

Darrell Issa Leading 'Rival' Delegation To Central America To Investigate Border Crisis

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is leading a delegation of lawmakers to Central America described as a “rival” effort to a recent fact-finding trip from a working group of lawmakers appointed by Speaker John Boehner. Show More Summary

Top 5 Most Influential Californians in Congress

California is a huge state, and nowhere is that more evident than in the sheer size of its Congressional delegation of 53 members. Nearly one in twelve members of the House of Representatives is from the Golden State! In case you are...Show More Summary

American Bar Association May Name Sexual Orientation a Human Right

The American Bar Association will vote on the controversial notion that being and acting LGBT is a human right protected in international law. The resolution will be considered by the ABA House of Delegates at their annual meeting this August in Boston. Show More Summary

Morning 10: LIRR warning | VC funding jump | Brooklyn price record

New York's U.S. House delegation warned the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and labor unions that Congress will not resolve the Long Island Rail Road contract dispute ahead of a potential July... To view the full story, click the title link.

Reps: Don't count on Congress to end LIRR dispute

Several members of the New York House delegation in Washington met Wednesday with the head of the Long Island Rail Road's parent organization, telling him—and pronouncing later to union... To view the full story, click the title lin...

Maine Eyes 1st US House Delegation with No Maine-Born Representatives

At least one member of Maine's delegation to the U.S. House was born in the Pine Tree State since 1821 including 94 percent of those elected since 1877.

Why Russians said no deal to 'House of Cards'

Putin’s a party pooper. Last week Russian President Vladimir Putin’s UN delegation said nyet to a request from the producers of Netflix series “House of Cards,” who wanted to film scenes in the chamber of the United Nations Security Council.

Patriotic Exits? 35 Members of Congress Who Died on July 4th

Four members of the U.S. House died on Independence Day while in office; North Carolina and Pennsylvania delegations have had the most pass on that day.

Russia Says No to ‘House of Cards’

Russia's delegation to the U.N. has vetoed a request to let 'House of Cards' shoot in the U.N. Security Council.

Russia vetoes 'House of Cards' request to film in U.N. Security Council

Obviously Vladimir Putin is not a fan of Kevin Spacey. Russia’s United Nations delegation has squashed a request from the producers ofHouse of Cards” to film two episodes in the UN Security Council.

Russia Nixes ‘House of Cards’ Filming In United Nations’ Security Council

Russia’s United Nations delegation has nixed a House of Cards request to film two episodes in the UN Security Council. Vladimir Putin’s government cited the need to keep the world’s security chamber available at a moment’s notice for unanticipated crises, Foreign Policy reports. Show More Summary

Pro-Gun Control Lawmaker Indicted for 'Improper Sexual Relationship' with Teen

On June 30, Virginia Delegate Joseph D. Morrissey (D) was indicted "on charges that he had an improper sexual relationship with a teenage girl" in 2013. In that same year, Morrissey "brandished an assault rifle during a [House of Delegates]...Show More Summary

Meet The 17 Year Old Who Could Soon Be The Youngest Legislator In Her State

Saira Blair doesn't turn 18 — the legal voting age — until next month, but she's already defeated a two-term incumbent in the primary election for the West Virginia House of Delegates. Come November, the recent high school grad will face off against Democratic candidate Layne Diehl, in a state that has turned red in recent years. Show More Summary

VA Medicaid move could set precedent

EXECUTIVE POWER: Some say Virginians should be wary of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s testing of executive power. By Kathryn Watson | Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Now that the Virginia House of Delegates has blocked two of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s Medicaid-related vetoes, it’s a safe bet the courts will decide who has the legal upper...

Democratizing Innovation vs. Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing, as I noted in CrowdSourcing (Purchasing Innovation VI) and Cambrian House: Crowdsourced Software, which can be defined as the process of delegating various tasks for which you do not have the manpower or expertise from...Show More Summary

Official Delegation: 1922

1922. Hoping for Harding: "Group of women with automobile at White House." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

ACR Backs AMA Recommendation for Universal Coverage of Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening

The American College of Radiology (ACR) applauds and supports today's vote by the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates to "recommend that coverage of screening low-dose CT (LDCT) scans for patients at high risk for lung cancer by Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance be a required covered benefit."

Does Cantor’s defeat kill Virginia’s Medicaid expansion?

“Watching the Cantor-Brat contest closely are Republican lawmakers in the House of Delegates. The great majority of them share [House Majority Leader Eric] Cantor’s situation: They are overwhelming favorites to win the 2015 general election in a gerrymandered Republican district. Show More Summary

ATS is Joined by the American Medical Association in Supporting the EPA's Proposed Rules to Limit Carbon Emissions from Existing Power Plants

The American Thoracic Society welcomes today's action by the American Medical Association House of Delegates reaffirming their support for efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. Show More Summary

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