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2 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Resolution Against New Iraq War Passes House in Landslide

The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a symbolic resolution that calls for the executive branch to attain explicit approval from Congress before deploying troops to Iraq in a "sustained combat role," in what peace campaigners are heralding as an important milestone in efforts to prevent a new war.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Life, Veteran Affairs, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | The Raw Story

House votes to bar Obama from sending troops to Iraq without authorization

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Friday for a resolution that would bar President Barack Obama from sending U.S. troops for any "sustained combat role" in Iraq without congressional authorization.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

7 hrs ago | Switched

House Votes For Checks On Obama's Iraq War Powers

The House of Representatives sent a bipartisan message to President Barack Obama Friday, warning the commander-in-chief that lawmakers do not want him to escalate war in Iraq without first going to Congress for permission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Taxpayers paying fare for bus trip

We love visitors to our coast. People get here by all sorts of ways - generally on their own dime.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wilmington, NC, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Jones announces extension of public comment on Cape Lookout vehicle plan

Congressman Walter B. Jones is pleased to announce that the public comment period has been extended for the National Park Service's draft environmental impact statement for its off-road vehicle management plan at Cape Lookout National Seashore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Richard Burr, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Cape Lookout National Seashore, US National Parks

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Roll Call

Treating PTSD in Military Dogs

WOAI in San Antonio has a piece on post-traumatic stress disorder in military dogs, highlighting the work of Walter Burghardt, a veterinarian and researcher at Lackland Air Force Base in the Texas city.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Cybercast News Service

Iraq's Ambassador Urges U.S. to Launch Airstrikes Against - Evil' ISISCNS

Iraq's ambassador to Washington urged the U.S. on Monday to launch air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters, making the appeal at a time when some lawmakers from both parties are pushing in the opposite direction.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Iraq, World News, US Politics, James McGovern, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Lee, Republican

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Advance

Decision 2014: Incumbents outraise challengers

As expected, northeastern North Carolina's long-serving U.S. House Reps. Walter Jones and G.K. Butterfield are vastly out-fundraising and outspending their obscure challengers for November's general election.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, North Carolina

FITSNews

Pay No Attention To That 9/11 Conspiracy

After expending roughly $4-6 trillion on a so-called " War on Terror ," the war drums of the U.S. military industrial complex are once again pounding for intervention - in Europe and the Middle East.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Stephen Lynch, Democrat, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

FRC commander pens endorsement of new facility at FRC-East

The commander of the nation's Fleet Readiness Centers has written a letter of support for an F-35B lift fan facility to be built at Fleet Readiness Center East at Cherry Point.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cherry-Point, NC, US Military, US Navy

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Jones calls for National Guard to secure border

Congressman Walter B. Jones is calling on border state governors to deploy their National Guard forces to gain control of the border and turn back any individuals attempting to cross without legal immigration status.

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

JD Supra

Capital Thinking: Education

Prior to the July 4th recess, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee released its comprehensive draft bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act .

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Justin Amash, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Representative Thomas Massie

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WITN

Additional Repair Facility Planned For FRC East

Congressman Walter Jones says that Fleet Readiness Center East at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point is taking steps toward establishing a vertical lift fan repair facility to service the F-35B.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cherry-Point, NC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Lawmakers challenge spending billions more on wars

Studio owner Julie Jacko teaches a class recently as instructor Michelle Abreu assists during a class at Barre Motion in South Beach.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Joe Wilson, Mac Thornberry, Republican, US House of Representatives

Washington Times

DoD, Congress spar over propsed $5B counterterrorism fund

Top Pentagon officials squared off with lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday over the Obama administration's plan to spend $5 billion on a new, controversial counterterrorism partnerships fund.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Jones advocates for proper burial for all veterans

Congressman Walter B. Jones is calling for the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve its system for identifying and interring unclaimed remains of veterans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, Salisbury, NC

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The American Conservative

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Primary challenger Brian Ellis says he has just "been very factual" about Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash's voting record, but National Journal has dubbed the contest "the ugliest House primary of the cycle."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Social Software, Tea Party, Abortion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Jones introduces resolution to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq

Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones introduced a resolution directing the president to remove all U.S. troops from Iraq before the end of 2014, with the exception of those necessary to protect diplomatic facilities and personnel.

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

The Daily Caller

How Not To Debate Foreign Policy: A Response To Jordan Bloom's Ramblings

On Thursday, Daily Caller opinion editor Jordan Bloom published what I would generously call one of the most incoherent op-eds to ever appear on TheDC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Georgia, Conservative Political News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Communications Workers of America

House Members Push Back Against TPP Negotiators Gutting "Buy American" Policies

Rep. Keith Ellison is focusing attention on another sneaky provision in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with negotiations again underway in Ottawa, Canada.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Donna Edwards, Republican

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