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38 min ago | Washington Blade

Takano introduces Social Security fix for gay couples

A gay California Democrat introduced in the U.S. House on Wednesday legislation that would ensure married gay couples would be able to receive Social Security benefits wherever they live in the United States.

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Related Topix: Social Security, US Politics, Barbara Lee, Democrat, Xavier Becerra, Jim McDermott, Brian Higgins

Tue Jul 22, 2014

GretaWire

Rep. Schiff Statement on Intelligence Community Disclosure of...

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff , a senior Member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement after intelligence community officials disclosed evidence linking Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists to the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines plane: "Despite the Russian government's increasingly Orwellian ... (more)

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

jdsupra.com

Congress Considers Transportation Appropriations Provisions, Other Legislation Impacting Aviation

On Capitol Hill, legislators are working to pass a Transportation Appropriations bill that will fund aviation programs during the 2015 fiscal year.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, Brad Sherman, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Bill would add names of 'Lost 74' sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The battle to add its deceased crew members' names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has lasted more than a decade.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Boat Disaster

MarketWatch

The Wall Street Journal: SeaWorld battles whale of a protest

This summer, families arriving at the airport here were greeted by posters featuring actress Kathy Najimy discouraging them from visiting one of the region's most popular attractions: "Welcome to San Diego! If you love animals like I do, please avoid SeaWorld."

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Related Topix: Activism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Jared Huffman

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Politico

Hill seeking information about crash

Lawmakers in Congress are seeking more details on reports that a Malaysian commercial airplane was shot down Thursday on the border between Ukraine and Russia.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Michael McCaul, Republican, Eliot Engel, Senator Mark Udall

Fox News

Lawmakers say there will be 'hell to pay' if Russia is behind Malaysia Airlines crash

The White House confirmed Thursday that President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin briefly discussed a Malaysian passenger plane crash that killed 295 people on board during a telephone call the two leaders had earlier in the day.

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Related Topix: US News, Vladimir Putin, World News, Malaysia, US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Foreign Policy

Congress Deeply Skeptical of Funding for Syrian Rebels

The Obama administration's new plan to break the stalemate in Syria is running into bipartisan opposition in Congress, raising fresh doubts about whether military aid promised to the Syrian rebels will arrive anytime soon, if at all.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Marcy Kaptur, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, Republican, Tom Cole

Pasadena Weekly

Change in the Air

The mid-1990s in Pasadena were exciting times. Having just hosted its fifth Super Bowl in 1993, the Rose Bowl saw several World Cup soccer games in 1994, including the final game on July 17, in which Brazil beat Italy to win its fourth World Cup championship.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, US News, Patriot Act, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Roll Call

Stanford University: Valleywag Just Can't Take It Anymore

Just in time for tomorrow's 6th annual happy hour cruise for Stanford University grads in D.C., the antagonistic Silicon Valley blog Valleywag has posted a profane screed against the tech-company feeder school .

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Zoe Lofgren, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate

Space Politics

NASA, members of Congress make case for Europa mission

As NASA released a call for proposals for instruments that could fly on a future robotic mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, some key members of Congress expressed support Tuesday for flying such a mission sooner rather than later.

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Related Topix: NASA, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, Democrat

Seattle Times

Quake-warning system for West Coast gets a boost in Congress

Efforts to put in place an earthquake-warning system for the West Coast gained ground Tuesday as a congressional committee recommended the first federal funds - $5 million - specifically for the project.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ken Calvert, Republican, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Tue Jul 15, 2014

CNN

U.S. monitoring Americans fighting in Syria

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to collect intelligence on Syrian training camps and Americans returning from Syria amid concern that U.S. citizens fighting alongside extremists might later conduct attacks back home.

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

Temple City Tribune

Rep. Schiff Secures $5 Million to Deploy Earthquake Early Warning System

Senator Alex Padilla speaks Januray 2013 to reporters at a press conference at Caltech.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Geology, Science, Burbank, CA, UC Berkeley

Mon Jul 14, 2014

CBS Local

Washington Vote Could Bring West Coast Closer To Full Earthquake Warning System

A critical vote is scheduled for Tuesday in Washington, D.C., that could provide federal funding for an earthquake early warning system on the West Coast.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Burbank, CA, California Institute of Technology, Geology, Science

The Virginian-Pilot

Bill would add "Lost 74" to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The battle to add its deceased crew members' names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has lasted more than a decade.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Boat Disaster

Tue Jul 01, 2014

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

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

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