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  1. Hillary Clinton and Two Liberal Congressmen Call Heroes of Benghazi LiarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | RedState

    ... of Admiral Lyons' conference remarks later via their free e-newsletter and Facebook page . The two Congressmen, Adam Smith (D-WA) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) issued a statement blasting the three former U.S. military special operators under contract to ... 2 comments

  2. State Sen. Jayapal to run for McDermott's 7th District seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Seattle Times

    ... about 25 blocks south of the 7th District boundary, in the 9th Congressional District represented by U.S. Rep. Adam Smith. Jayapal noted that she's lived all over Seattle and that her home was in the 7th District until a redistricting panel redrew ...

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  3. 'I will know what the reality is on the day I give my speech,' Gov. Tom Wolf says of second budget: Analysis Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | PennLive.com

    ... the Guv finds common cause with Montgomery's and Chirot's book, which argues that the work of four, big thinkers: Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Charles Darwin and Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton (who tie) pretty much shaped the modern world as we ...

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  4. King County Council Chair Joe McDermott is running for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... yet complete. Although she lives in the 9th District - and has been considered an heir to the seat of U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash. - high-profile State Sen. Pramilla Jayapal, D-37, is looking at the race. Jayapal is, however, occupied in Olympia ...

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  5. Read the entire "Corporatocracy" essayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Breaking All The Rules

    ... regenerative capitalism , New Economics Foundation and World Business Council for Sustainable Development . Since Adam Smith's Wealth of Nation to David Ricardo's labor theory of value , our modern day economists seem to be mostly clones of John ...

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  6. Nationwide ICE Raid Raises Alarm in Seattle, Spurs "Know Your Rights" ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Seattle Weekly

    ... demanding that it be "immediately suspended") as well as local ones (Washington representatives Suzan DelBene and Adam Smith have both issued public statements against the raids). "As I have said repeatedly, our borders are not open to illegal ...

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  7. Congress should let ranchers relinquish grazing permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The Hill

    ... comfortably into retirement? The Rural Economic Vitalization Act (REVA), a bill recently reintroduced by Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) would address this issue and allow permittees to voluntarily relinquish their permits to the Bureau of Land Management ...

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  8. $6 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Daily Kos

    ... ame for the neighboring 9th District after redistricting, but he decided against an uphill challenge against Rep. Adam Smith. Harrell subsequently acquitted himself well in the

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  9. U.S. House votes to place tougher sanctions on North Korea over supposed nuclear testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | UPI

    ... they will all choose the latter and leave North Korea out in the cold," former Obama administration adviser Adam Smith said . Under the legislation, any sanctioned party would not be allowed to enter the United States and any party to that end would ...

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  10. House passes North Korea sanctionsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    ... against those who are breaking the law." The House measure would primarily target the banking industry, said Adam Smith, who served in the Obama administration as senior adviser to the director of the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign ...

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  11. by Kevin D. WilliamsonPresident Barack Obama has promised to make an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... imagined a president and a cabinet full of saintly super-geniuses embodying the best traits of Albert Einstein, Adam Smith, and Mother Teresa. (Which the current gang . . . doesn't.) Men are corruptible, and more prone to error than to admitting ...

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  12. House Aims to Toughen North Korea Sanctions After Nuclear TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Bloomberg

    ... against those who are breaking the law." The House measure would primarily target the banking industry, said Adam Smith, who served in the Obama administration as senior adviser to the director of the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign ...

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  13. Businesses Love Texas, Except this One Tax that Holds the State BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Tax Foundation

    ... 18th century. The most infamous gross receipts, or "turnover" tax of the time was the Spanish "Alcabala," which Adam Smith notably criticized in the Wealth of Nations . It was repealed in 1845. Tax scholar John Due categorically dismisses gross ...

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  14. HASC tackles acquisition bureaucracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Federal Computer Week

    It's a new year for Congress, but the same old challenges to reforming the defense acquisition system loom: weeding out layers of bureaucracy in decision-making, strengthening the acquisition workforce and quickening the pace at which technology is fielded. "What I'm most interested in is how we can more empower the individuals at the Pentagon to make those decisions with fewer layers of bureaucracy," said Rep Adam Smith , ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, at a Jan. 7 hearing.

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  15. Why It's Wrong To Say The Fight Against ISIS Is A 'Clash Of Civilizations'Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | ThinkProgress

    ... there are several problems with this framing. "The Republican rhetoric sadly serves the ISIS playbook," Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) wrote in the Hill this week. "Republican calls for religious tests, databases to track Muslims, bans on travel and the ...

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  16. North Korea nuclear test poses sanctions dilemma for major powersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... that purchased oil from Iran. But secondary sanctions against Pyongyang have so far remained off the table. Adam Smith, a former senior adviser at the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control, which enforces U.S. sanctions, said ...

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  17. Despite long odds, East African community seeks candidate to replace McDermottRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    ... mostly in Central and Southern Africa. Before his last race in 2014, McDermott and 9th District Representative Adam Smith attended a forum hosted by the Coalition of Immigrants Refugees and Communities of Color (CIRCC). Many of its members are ...

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  18. Morning Digest: Rep. Jim McDermott, Seattle's longtime progressive stalwart, calls it quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Daily Kos

    ... ame for the neighboring 9th District after redistricting, but he decided against an uphill challenge against Rep. Adam Smith. Harrell subsequently acquitted himself well in the 2013

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  19. BAKU: E-petition launched in California against anti-Azerbaijani bill at U.S. CongressRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 | Groong

    AzerTac, Azerbaijan Jan 1 2016 E-petition launched in California against anti-Azerbaijani bill at U.S. Congress 01.01.2016 [23:21] Washington, January 1, AZERTAC The Azerbaijani community in the State of California has launched an electronic petition against the so-called `Azerbaijan Democracy Act of 2015' introduced at the U.S. Congress by Congressman Christopher Smith. The petition says that the bill "if passed and enacted, will inflict a tremendous damage on one of the most important friendships the U.S. has in the world, namely the long-lasting friendship with the Republic of Azerbaijan, which is a secular nation in the Caspian region and an exemplary model for interfaith tolerance and harmony".

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  20. BAKU: U.S. Helsinki Commission chair submits bill seeking visa...Read the original story

    Dec 20, 2015 | Groong

    Turan Information Agency, Azerbaijan December 17, 2015 Thursday U.S. Helsinki Commission chair submits bill seeking visa sanctions for Azeri officials due to rights abuses Top U.S, lawmaker on Wednesday introduced a bill that would impose visa sanctions on Azerbaijan's senior leadership, signaling alarm over the government's ongoing crackdown against independent voices. Congressman Chris Smith, Helsinki Commission chair, announced the bill at the Commission's hearing on Khadija Ismayilova's imprisonment, TURAN's Washington correspondent reports.

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