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The final day to file for political office in this year's elections was Monday, March 12. The Ravalli County June primary ballots are fairly quiet, but the races for U.S. House and Senate are crowded. U.S. Congressional Races (from Secretary of State):. U.S. Senate: - Democrat incumbent Jon Tester, ...
[A] leading group of humanitarian, development, and global health organizations are releasing new data that show just how devastating [the Trump administration's] proposed cuts to the United States' foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries. … The organizations … called ...

Congressman Mike Quigley is known for many things--including his passion for LGBT rights. Among other things, he is vice-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus and is a founding member of the Transgender Equality Task Force. A hockey enthusiast, he even played that sport during the Gay ...
ELECTIONS U.S. Congress, 6th Dist. Amanda ... Civil rights attorney Amanda Howland, who in 2016 unsuccessfully challenged Republican incumbent for his post as 6th District U.S. Representative, is making another try for Roskam's office. ... Since then, in Washington, things have only gotten worse.
The Law Library of Congress today released digital copies of the printed bound volumes of the United States Reports from 1791 to 2004, making more than 35,000 Supreme Court cases available for the first time online as page images in a searchable format. Digital copies of many of these opinions are ...

LANSING, MI - There are close to 55,000 residents in Highland Park and Detroit who are under-represented at the state and federal levels. It was two resignations - one from former U.S. Rep. John Conyers and another from former state Sen. Bert Johnson, whose districts overlap - that put residents in a bind ...
An unexpected resurgence of gun control proposals following last month's shooting at a Florida high school is showing signs of ebbing in the U.S. Congress, where a bill to strengthen a national background check for gun ownership is treading water despite public pressure in favor of it. Senate Majority ...
On March 14, a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing entitled "Examining Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets." The hearing marks the first time a group within Congress will specifically tackle the question of initial coin offerings (ICOs), an area ...
The Global Health Security Agenda has registered important early achievements during its first four years, and CDC leaders had planned to build on those gains with renewed funding for the program in 2020. … While Congress could certainly appropriate additional funding on its own, CDC officials' private ...
The election will have minimal effect on the composition of Congress, but the race has drawn national interest as a proxy for November's midterm ... nearly any congressional seat," said Steven Billet, the director of the legislative affairs program at George Washington University's Graduate School of Political ...
I fully support the candidacy of Sue Zwahlen to represent our area in the U.S. Congress. I believe that anyone who has worked with Sue, professionally or through her volunteer work on numerous city and county boards, knows Sue is highly passionate about service to others. While many know her because ...
Taking in southern Allegheny County and spreading into Washington, Greene and Westmoreland counties, the district has more than its share of old coal and steel towns needing attention from Washington. Economic development, workforce training and infrastructure improvements, including upgrades to ...
WASHINGTON -- The legislative blitz that rocketed the $1.5 trillion tax cut through Congress in less than two months created a host of errors and ambiguities in the law that businesses big and small are just discovering and scrambling to address. Companies and trade groups are pushing the Treasury ...
Texas is set to make history as two Democratic candidates will likely become the first Latina politicians from the Lone Star State elected to the U.S Congress. Veronica Escobar, former judge for El Paso County, and State Senator Sylvia Garcia will face the winners of the Republican primary at general ...
Washington DC, March 5, GNA - The United States Congress on Friday acknowledged President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's for showing himself an ... The event which celebrated the unlimited possibilities on the African Continent, brought together a cross section of the American society, from ...
Tuesday, State Representative John Wray endorsed Retired Commander Jake Ellzey in his bid for Texas' 6th Congressional District. "Jake Ellzey has a distinguished record of service and a conservative vision for America," Wray said. "In 2014, Jake may have been my political opponent, but in reality, we ...

T-Mobile US Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) have both committed to using mmWave for 5G network deployments in 2018. Verizon is purely focused on 28GHz; T-Mobile is using 600MHz, 28GHz and 39GHz. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) hasn't said what spectrum it will use yet, but Light Reading ...
Politicians on both sides of the Atlantic have taken steps to ensure legislation is suitable for the rollout of 5G networks, which is expected to start in 2019. In two separate developments, the European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached provisional agreement on new telecoms and spectrum ...
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat who worked to get several products removed from the current bill, said Congress should do a better job to ensure tariff reductions do not impede U.S. producers. "Miscellaneous Tariff Bills should help, not hurt American manufacturers," Brown said in a statement to ...
After last year's successful drive to cut taxes, what do President Donald Trump's allies in Congress do for an encore? The answer seems to be, "Not so much." For sure, Republicans in Washington feel good about the effect their overhaul of the nation's tax code is having on the economy, and recent polling ...
Democrats and Republicans in both chambers of Congress are ready to pass a bill that should facilitate the development of 5G networks in the US. The US House will vote on the bill on Tuesday, a group of lawmakers said in a joint statement. The leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee ...
Hating Congress has become a lasting feature of American politics, regardless of which party is in power or whether the 435 House members and 100 ... Congress passed just one significant piece of legislation during Trump's first year in office -- a $1.5 trillion overhaul of U.S. tax laws that Republicans ...
The big shake up in Southwest Florida politics that was expected after U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney decided not to seek re-election began Monday, when state Sen. Greg Steube announced he will seek Rooney's congressional seat. Steube, 39, is a Sarasota Republican who served six years in the state House ...
Democrats and Republicans in the Legislature are locked in a typical war of words over what constitutes a tax increase -- this time involving the tax reform bill passed by the U.S. Congress. Democrats are frequently guilty of embracing tax increases and coming up with creative ways to call them something ...
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In November, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced that the U.S. planned to close the PLO mission in Washington. Policy makers ... Yet the U.S. has not cut aid to Israel after 50 years of West Bank occupation, numerous unlawful killings or beatings, even of American citizens. (Wealthier Israel receives ...
WASHINGTON -- Wichita State President John Bardo spoke in front of a U.S. House subcommittee Thursday -- citing Innovation Campus as a national model and calling on Congress to pass legislation he said would bolster local economies by creating applied learning opportunities. Bardo was one of ...
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday claimed 17 victims, making it one of the deadliest school shootings in American history. One of the teenage survivors of the shooting pleaded to lawmakers on CNN, "We are children. You guys are, like, the adults.
WASHINGTON - For a brief moment after the Las Vegas massacre last fall, Republicans and Democrats in Congress talked about taking a rare step to tighten America's gun laws. Four months later, the only gun legislation that has moved in the House or Senate instead eases restrictions for gun owners.
Washington (CNN) Almost immediately after a gunman in Las Vegas mowed down dozens of people and injured hundreds of concert-goers last fall, there was ... Yet more than four months after the deadliest shooting in modern US history, Congress has yet to send any firearm-related bill aimed to curb gun ...
The American chemistry Council, a chemical industry trade association, estimates that some 317 projects worth $185 billion in new U.S. investment are in planning because of the recent flood of natural gas and natural gas liquids. Some are expansions and others are new projects, and both face a host of ...
The budget bill, which was unveiled by Republican and Democratic senators on Wednesday, was welcomed as a rare showing of political cooperation in Washington, which has been plagued by months of squabbling. The deal would lift spending caps on US defence and domestic programmes by about ...
Dozens of Republicans are rushing for the exits on Capitol Hill in an exodus which has dramatically raised Democratic hopes of shifting the balance of power in Washington DC. Congressman Trey Gowdy, the Republican who made headlines with a crusade to investigate Hillary Clinton, announced his ...
Republican members of Congress on the train, which left Washington's Union Station, were on their way for a retreat at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur ... US Capitol police said congressional officials, including the USCP, are on the scene and are working closely with partner law enforcement agencies in ...
The Trump Administration has announced it will not impose additional sanctions on Russia, despite Congress passing a law allowing the President to do so. With Monday the deadline for the White House to impose any new measures, the US State Department insisted the threat of sanctions was already ...
WASHINGTON -- The Senate rejected a bill on Monday to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a largely symbolic vote aimed at forcing vulnerable ... "The life of the unborn is a precious life, and we as members of the United States Senate and the U.S. Congress are tasked with making sure we ...
WASHINGTON, January 30. /TASS/. The US administration held a classified staff briefing for the Congress on sanctions against Russia. This is according to a statement made by US Senator Ben Cardin, who is Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. "The administration provided a ...
Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives are calling for an investigation into whether Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health sciences, violated an antilobbying law. In a Dec. 18 editorial summarizing a special PLOS biology issue on chemical regulation in ...
Now they are on a mission that no female Annapolis graduate has accomplished: to win seats in Congress. A powerful wave of political activism is animating women in the era of President Trump, stoked by women's marches and the movement to expose sexual misconduct. More than 390 women are ...
The U.S. government shutdown is over: President Trump signed a bill funding the government through Feb. 8, giving lawmakers more time for immigration talks. In return for the Democrats' support, Republican leaders promised to address the fate of young, undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers.
For Dominguez, the delays make it feel like Washington is "just playing with us." Reyna says the ups and downs--a judge blocks DACA, the Justice Department appeals; Trump says he'll sign a bill protecting Dreamers, then changes his mind--take their toll. "You know that visual of when Charlie Brown is ...
Sen. Sally Doty, R-Brookhaven, plans to file to run for U.S. Congress Monday at 10 a.m. at the state Republican Party headquarters. Dory is planning a rally in Brookhaven Jan. 26 at noon at railroad Park. She has chosen Hunter Foster, a Loyd Star and Mississippi College graduate, to head up her ...
DENVER (CBS4)- With the federal government on course for another shutdown, lawmakers in Colorado sent Washington a message. ... Duran introduced a resolution urging Congress to protect Dreamers, immigrants brought to the country illegally as kids, "Tearing families apart is not the American way.".
Detroit - First-term State Senator Ian Conyers, D-Detroit, announced Friday he plans to run for the U.S. Congressional seat vacated by his great-uncle ... 52 years as a U.S. Representative -- denied allegations of wrongdoing but bowed to pressure from other Democrats to be the first Washington lawmaker ...
PROCESS: There's been a TON of action on Capitol Hill this week. One of the latest pictures making the rounds on social media is throwing some shade their way. Several users have posted this pic online that reads "Congress hard at work." One facebook post alone has more than 250,000 shares and ...
And the US Postal Service won't stop serving residents -- you'll still get your mail. Members of Congress will continue to receive paychecks because it's written into law. The shutdown would especially affect residents of Washington. Because the nation's capital budget comes from Congress, if a shutdown ...
But outside the halls of Congress, victims' advocacy groups fear FOSTA lacks the necessary tools for victims of sex trafficking to challenge websites in court. internet activists ... "I would contend that FOSTA, as it stands now, is very strong in advocating for our victims," Wagner told the Washington Examiner.
WASHINGTON -- A potential backlash from the new tax law and President Trump's unpopularity in Democratic-leaning states could combine to turn swaths of blue America even bluer in this year's elections, a development likely to deepen already intense polarization in Congress. Recent retirement ...
(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Mia Love arrives at Salt Lake International airport on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Love, a Utah Republican and the only Haitian-American in Congress, called on President Donald Trump to apologize Thursday after reports said he questioned why the United ...


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