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Tuesday Jul 1 | Groong

Rep. Schiff Votes In Support Of Armenia's Amendments On Syria At OSCE Meeting In Baku

REP. SCHIFF VOTES IN SUPPORT OF ARMENIA'S AMENDMENTS ON SYRIA AT OSCE MEETING IN BAKU http://asbarez.com/124550/rep-schiff-votes-in-support-of-armenias-amendments-on-syria-at-osce-meeting-in-baku/ Monday, June 30th, 2014 U.S. Representative Adam Schiff in Baku Key Amendments Call for Protection of Religious Minorities in Syria and Urge States to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, World News, Azerbaijan, Asia, Georgia

Tuesday Jul 1 | Groong

U.S. Congressman Calls For Coordinated Assistance To Javakhk

U.S. CONGRESSMAN CALLS FOR COORDINATED ASSISTANCE TO JAVAKHK July 1, 2014 - 10:41 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - In a meeting this weekend with Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff raised the need to coordinate and focus USAID assistance to meet humanitarian needs in the predominately Armenian region of Samtskhe-Javakheti .

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Georgia, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mikheil Saakashvili

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Times of Israel

'Amman, may ask Israel, US to help it fight ISIL'

Fighters from the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant marching in Raqqa, Syria Jordan may ask Israel and the United States to help it fight the al-Qaeda-linked jihadi group that threatens Syria and Iraq if it threatens Amman as well, according to senior Obama administration officials.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Jordan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Hill

Dreamers demand action on immigration: We can't wait

Scores of young immigrants stormed Capitol Hill on Friday to press leaders in both parties to rein in deportations for the sake of their families.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Hill

Schiff: Iraq airstrikes could have 'no impact'

Rep. Adam Schiff on Thursday cautioned against U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, saying they would have "no impact" or be "counterproductive" without reforms from the government in Baghdad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Iraq, World News

Washington Times

California lawmaker wants to name post office after Marilyn Monroe

Democratic Rep. Tony Crdenas introduced a bill Thursday that would rename a post office in the Van Nuys neighborhood of his southern California district after sex symbol Marilyn Monroe .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Zoe Lofgren, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Representative Jerry McNerney

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Captive Orcas Finally Have the Attention of Congress

Current regulations do not take into account some dramatic improvements over the past several decades in our scientific understanding of the physical and psychological impact of confinement upon these highly intelligent and social animals.

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Related Topix: Tom Vilsack, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Animal Rights, OSHA, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Washington Post

Boehner plans suit against Obama over executive actions

House Speaker John A. Boehner announced Wednesday that he intended to initiate a federal lawsuit seeking to declare President Obama's executive orders as an unconstitutional power grab by one branch of the government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Environmental Law, Law, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Al+ Armenia

Aid to Nagorno Karabakh Highlighted in the House of Representatives

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee approved its Fiscal Year 2015 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Bill, which covers U.S. economic, humanitarian, and military assistance to the South Caucasus, reported the Armenian Assembly of America .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Jun 24, 2014

TechCrunch

Congress Names 4 Countries To Anti-Piracy Watchlist

"That's why we started the Watch List - to alert those who are profiting by stealing the hard work of American creators and the countries helping them that we are paying attention and we expect our trading partners to protect intellectual property rights," said Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Politico

House panel sets aside money for child migrants

The House Appropriations Committee voted Tuesday to set aside no less than $120 million in its foreign aid budget to address the unprecedented influx of child migrants crossing the southwest border from Central America.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Nita Lowey, US House of Representatives, Republican, Kay Granger

Deadline

Congressional Caucus Cites Piracy Problems In China, Russia, Switzerland And India

The four countries have the dubious distinction today of returning to the 2014 Country Watch List created by the International Creativity and Theft-Prevention Caucus, the new name for the Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Roll Call

Congressman Seeks to Cut Egypt Aid After Press Crackdown

Schiff, left, and Peter King, R-N.Y., arrive for the House Armed Services Committee and House Intelligence Committee joint closed briefing on Syria in the Capitol Visitor Center in September.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Journalism

Advocate

Op-ed: Ride On in the Fight Against HIV and AIDS

Life-changing, moving, inspiring - just some of the words that my constituents used to describe the AIDS/LifeCycle ride when I announced that I would be a cyclist on the 545-mile bike ride down California's coast.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Los Angeles, CA, Opinion

Sun Jun 22, 2014

WeHoNews.com

WeHo's Rep. Schiff on Iraq: Empowered Kurds raise specter of wider war

Little watched through the past ten days' advance of ISIS through Iraq toward Baghdad is the response - and the potential future independence - of the third large tribal or ethnic grouping that makes up Iraq, Kurdistan Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat,

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Daily Republic

a Voters win with top-two primary

Results like those from this month's primary cause detractors to call California's four-year-old top-two election system the "jungle primary" because it often features races with a dozen or more contestants and outcomes that can be completely unpredictable.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, US News, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Mike Thompson, US House of Representatives, Xavier Becerra, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom McClintock, Opinion

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Which 29 Democrats Voted to Keep NSA Backdoor Searches?

During the Pentagon appropriations process yesterday, Democrat Zoe Lofgren and Republican Tom Massie offered an amendment to prohibit the use of funds for warrantless searches of Americans' international communications and for the practice of requiring companies to install vulnerabilities in communications products or services .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mike Thompson, US House of Representatives, Zoe Lofgren, Jim Costa, Democrat, Steny Hoyer

The Washington Post

Good news! Wea ve already reached a consensus on the options in Iraq

People often say negative things about the Beltway and its chattering classes, its think tanks and wonks on one hand, its pundits on the other, its congressional committees on yet a third hand.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eliot Engel

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Yes! Magazine

Whales in Captivity: Congress Mandates $1M of Research to Study the Effects

Advocates of rights for whales and dolphins have won a significant victory in their decades-long struggle with the companies who keep these animals in captivity.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, United States Department of Agriculture, Blackfish

The Fresno Bee

Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield elected GOP House majority leader

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif. leaves a Republican Conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, as candidates vying for House GOP leadership posts make their pitches to the rank-and-file in the tumultuous aftermath of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's sudden loss last week in his Virginia primary race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Representative Thomas Massie

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