Tuesday Jul 1
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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Tuesday Jul 1
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 .
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.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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.
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 .
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
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 .
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.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
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.
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.