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"Whether that is sufficient I think is a valid question," he said after Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, said the nuclear deal was not supported by the Congress. The committee's senior Democrat, Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island, told Mattis that the Iran deal is "working as intended" and that withdrawing ...
"The information that was brought to the attention of the Veterans Affairs Committee must be reviewed and addressed by the Department of Defense before the Armed Services Committee can consider the nomination," said Chip Unruh, spokesman for Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., the ranking Democrat on ...

The Senate Armed Services Committee's top Democrat, Sen. Jack Reed, of Rhode Island, suggested that beyond current "moment of stability," Congress will be debating the FY20 budget next spring -- and then, he suggested, debt will add pressure on negotiations. Reed argued the GOP's $1.5 ... strategy
U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) announced Monday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) decision to release approximately $609.43 million to states through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) means an additional $4.5 million will be made available ...
In a hearing this morning, the top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee, Jack Reed, said he's skeptical about the current plan to retire the JSTARS radar surveillance plane because the Air Force has been inconsistent, not just about JSTARS, but a host of other programs. By Sydney J.
"America needs an experienced diplomat with a strong voice who will serve as a check on an impulsive, inexperienced President and undertake a sustained effort to rebuild the State Department and restore the morale of its dedicated public servants," Sen. Jack Reed said in a statement. Reed added ...

(CRANE) - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly hosted U.S. Senator Jack Reed (R.I.), Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, at Crane. The Senators saw firsthand Crane's cutting-edge work, including a microelectronics laboratory and exhibits featuring the crucial work being done ... Sen. Jack Reed
and Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) respectively the House and Senate Armed Services Committee ranking members, as well as Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), the House and Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel ranking members signed a letter April 11 asking ... Sen. Jack Reed
In our view, these recommendations contradict previous findings from the Department of Defense (DOD) and the professional medical community,” Sen. Jack Reed · John (Jack) Francis ReedDems want Mattis to reveal experts behind Pentagon transgender policy Overnight Finance: Stocks tank amid new ... Sen. Jack Reed
Sen. Jack Reed and Rep. David N. Cicilline are critical of the attack. Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Jim Langevin offer qualified support. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, the ranking member of the Armed Services Committee: "The use of chemical weapons is abhorrent and a violation of international law. Their use is ... military strike
... Washington D.C. to advocate against the Trump administration's proposed budget cuts to the nation's food stamp program. The group is traveling to the nation's capital on April 12 to meet with Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey, Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed, and Pennsylvania Representative Robert ... military strike
The fight over locating a Cumberland Farms in the Edgewood section of Cranston has taken a significant twist as federal housing authorities have told United States Senator Jack Reed that homes that are within 300 feet of a property that has a tank with a capacity of more than 1,000 gallons of flammable ... military strike
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Sen. Jack Reed will receive the annual Paul W. Crowley Award at the Save The Bay Conference Center on May 3. The award is given by the Rhode Island School Superintendents' Association to a Rhode Island citizen or organization who, in his or her professional and personal ... military strike
Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed, a Democrat and the Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee, said he would be against privatization of the VA. "I believe in a strong VA that provides the best possible care for our veterans," Reed said. "I oppose misguided efforts to privatize the VA to serve a ... military strike
Sen. Jack Reed sent his regards from Washington D.C., where he'd joined Rhode Island students at the flagship March for Our Lives demonstration. “It's inspiring to see young people leading this march and pushing for progress toward sensible gun control,” Reed said in a statement. “Today was a big step ... military strike
PROVIDENCE—Gov. Gina Raimondo, Sen. Jack Reed, Congressman Jim Langevin, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and several others from the restaurant and fishing industries gathered Monday at Save the Bay to celebrate a little mollusk with a big reputation. “Like Rhode ... military strike
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A small group of protesters picketed in downtown Providence Wednesday to bring attention to a recent Senate vote involving the war in Yemen. Some of the protesters accuse U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Sen. Jack Reed of failing to take appropriate action to try and stop a ... military strike

“It doesn’t force states to act, but rewards and supports states “It doesn't force states to act, but rewards and supports states that do. We must come together and do more to prevent gun violence, and passing this bipartisan bill is a step in the right direction.” — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed In an effort to ... military strike
The two rolled out the bill hand-in-hand last week with a third Senate sponsor, Sen. Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island). “I hope we can continue to work together on commonsense solutions, such as requiring universal background checks and getting assault rifles off our streets,” Nelson said in the joint statement. military strike
Plutonium pit manufacturing and whether Los Alamos National Laboratory will remain the center of plutonium pit production was the highlight of Thursday's Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., asked Secretary of Energy Rick Perry how confident he was that Los Alamos would be able to ... military strike
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WPRI) — U.S. Senator Jack Reed is joining other lawmakers to introduce a “red flag” bill, which is aimed at preventing mass shootings. Reed, along with Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson, crafted the bill in the wake of a mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people ... military strike
But U.S. Sen. Jack Reed told NBC 10's Bill Rappleye that they may be the generation to change gun laws. Thousands of students in Rhode Island joined others throughout the nation, marching in solidarity with the victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Reed said he's inspired by their passion and commitment ... military strike
While Sen. Jack Reed, a ranking member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said Trump deserved some credit for more intense pressure on North Korea, “the question is, does that translate into an effective negotiation over many, many years?” PROVIDENCE, R.I. — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said ... military strike
As partisan politics dominate the health care debate nationwide, the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions unanimously passed a comprehensive childhood cancer bill, co-written by Sen. Jack Reed D-RI, in late February. The legislation, called the Childhood Cancer ... military strike
Not much has changed about Somalia's prospects for long-term stability, says Sen. Jack Reed, since he first visited the streets of Mogadishu almost 25 years ago. Reed, now the top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee, visited the country anew last week. He found that although the 500 U.S. ... military strike
Democratic Senator Jack Reed, a leading voice on foreign affairs, visited Mogadishu a few days ago. JACK REED: I left there feeling that we can keep al-Shabab off-base, off-kilter, if you will, but that, you know, they control so much territory. And there is a situation where the Somali government doesn't ... military strike
Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse broke with most of their fellow Democrats on Tuesday, voting against a resolution that would have pulled American troops out ... Reed and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, also sent a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis on Tuesday seeking more ... military strike
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat, citing ethical lapses and misuse of taxpayer money, today called for the firing of Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt. “Any one of Administrator Scott Pruitt's misdeeds, ethical lapses, air travel abuses and extravagance with taxpayer ... military strike
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed says a $900,000 federal grant has been awarded to renovate a century-old bus tunnel in Providence. The nearly 2,000-foot long East Side Bus Tunnel connects Thayer Street on the east side of Providence to downtown Providence. Reed says the Federal Transit Administration funding ... military strike
tim kaine Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a member of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee and co-chair of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, joined his colleagues Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Jack Reed (D-RI) to introduce ... military strike
Like Whitehouse, Sen. Jack Reed and Congressman Jim Langevin, also Democrats, voted in favor of the budget plan. In a statement Friday, Langevin said the plan “lifts stifling budget caps and provides the framework to develop a long-term funding bill that invests in infrastructure projects and supports our ... military strike
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said Wednesday he opposes the push by President Trump to hold what the senator's office described as “a showy military parade through the streets of Washington,” saying it will cost a significant amount of money and distract the military. Reed, the top ... military strike
A U.S. lawmaker is trying to make it harder for crooks with stolen identities to open accounts in your name. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, has introduced legislation that would require the major credit reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — to obtain a consumer's permission ... military strike
Throughout the anger and frustration over the Equifax breach debacle, consumers, reporters and legislators have repeatedly asked me: "Ed, why don't consumers, not credit bureaus, control when their credit reports can be shared or sold?" Now comes U.S. Senator Jack Reed (RI) with a PIRG-backed bill to ... military strike
CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) — Firefighters in Central Falls joined local lawmakers Monday to celebrate the replacing of the fire department's pumper. Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa and Fire Chief Robert Bradley ... military strike
Sen. King hopeful for new contracts at Bath Iron Works. by WGME. Senator King toured BIW Friday with his democratic colleague from Rhode Island, Senator Jack Reed. (WGME). AA. BATH (WGME) – Maine Senator Angus King says he's hopeful that both Congress and the Navy will steer some major new contracts to Bath ... military strike
U.S. Senator Jack Reed issued the following statement after Congress failed to approve a new spending bill. The New York Times reported, "Much of the federal government officially shut down early Saturday morning after Senate Democrats, showing remarkable solidarity in the face of a clear political ... military strike
Warren, Sen. Cortez Mastro (D-Nevada), and Sen. Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island) asking to be recorded as "no." The Committee also approved the ... In response to questioning by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts), who asked if Powell believed there were any regulations that needed to be ... military strike
In an effort to modernize public schools to boost student achievement, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is urging President Donald Trump to create a federal-state partnership that would finance infrastructure improvements in the nation's educational institutions. Reed, a Democrat from Jamestown, outlined his plan ... military strike
Several people held signs outside United States Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)'s Cranston office Tuesday afternoon protesting his support for “endless war and excessive military spending.” Reed voted in support of the largest military budget ever last year, $696 billion, and allowed the continuation of the ... military strike
Providence City Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune, of Haitian descent, speaks to people gathered Sunday afternoon at Dorcas Place International. Sitting next to her, from left, are U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, state Rep. Marcia Ranglin-Vassell, James Vincent, head of the Rhode Island NAACP; and Lt. Gov. military strike
WWII Vet Receives Overdue Military Honors. U.S. Jack Reed has presented a 92-year-old World War II veteran with military honors he earned during the war but never received. Jan. ... Democratic U.S. Sen. Jack Reed presented Voigt with the honors Friday. He said Saturday Voigt now has his overdue ... military strike
Senator Jack Reed also pointing to the major contributions immigrants are able to provide here in this country. "We have to recognize we need sensible border control. We need to have a system of immigration that is fair and serious, but one of our greatest strengths throughout history has been the ... military strike
Jim Langevin and U.S. Sen. Jack Reed. In an effort to counter President Donald Trump, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline both introduced legislation Thursday to prohibit all oil and gas drilling off the New England coast. The legislation introduced in both the House and Senate ... military strike
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo and U.S. Sen. Jack Reed are denouncing President Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Haiti and Africa. Raimondo told WPRO-AM she doesn't want her children hearing a U.S. president talk that way. military strike
Rhode Island's U.S. Senate delegation is opposing President Donald Trump's plan to expand offshore drilling in all American waters by repealing safety regulations. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, a Jamestown resident, said Trump's administration is harming the environment along the eastern seaboard by “selling ... military strike
... an investigation into stock sales that reaped a $25 million profit for Intel's CEO several weeks before the company disclosed a serious security flaw threatening millions of computers, phones and other devices. Sen. Jack Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat, and Sen. John Kennedy, a Louisiana Republican, ... military strike
Rhode Island's senior Senator, Jack Reed (D-RI), is a member of the Appropriations Committee, which writes legislation to allocate funding across the federal government. “This is good news for Rhode Island,” said Senator Reed. “Senator Whitehouse is following in the footsteps of the late Senator John ... military strike
U.S. Senator Jack Reed claimed that fellow Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse works across the political aisle in a "bipartisan spirit," after ... to the powerful Finance Committee on Tuesday, Reed took to Twitter and claimed the Whitehouse is "following [the] bipartisan footsteps of late Sen. military strike
Senator Whitehouse says he will work with Rhode Island's senior senator, Jack Reed, to try to help constituents hurting as a result of the tax bill. The senator emphasized the importance of midterm elections next year, reminding voters not the forget about November 2018. The tax bill, he believes, is actually ... military strike


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