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  1. Rep. McMorris Rodgers will connect with constituents -- on the phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Wednesday at the Admiral Theater in Bremerton. He will hold meetings across the Olympic Peninsula next week. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., will meet with constituents at 10 a.m., on Saturday, March 4, at the Rainier Arts Center. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, ...

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  2. Why military base closures could actually happen this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Washington Examiner

    ... John McCain and Jack Reed said at a hearing that they want to discuss it with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Rep. Adam Smith, the ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee who introduced a bill in January to allow a BRAC, said the tide is ...

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  3. US Congress launches a probe into climate dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Daily Mail

    'I'm here because I want to be among the people': Trump continues his assault on 'fake' news with campaign rally in Florida after First Lady Melania led the crowd in The Lord's Prayer Girl, 17, who was feared to have been abducted by sex traffickers in Las Vegas is FOUND a day after her distraught mother released a video plea for her return 'Shaping and spreading a skein of lies': Kellyanne Conway attacked by her alma mater's president in scathing letter rebuking Trump administration 550lb woman, 75, is found with her skin MOLDED to her chair after being left to sit in the same place for months The ultimate sacrifice: Heartbreaking moment a grieving widow meets her hero Green Beret husband's coffin on the airport tarmac - leaving scores of plane passengers in tears Teacher-turned-stripper who 'slept with her 17-year-old student hundreds of times' is sentenced to three months in jail and ... (more)

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  4. Bowing to business unrest, D.C. Council will revisit paid leave law, chairman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    OCTOBER 6: Tanya Snyder holding Milo Evans-Snyder,then 5 months old, left, Jessica Champagne holding Benjamin Toth-Champagne, then 3 moths old, center, and Jamie Davis Smith holding Adam Smith, then 10 months old, right, stand in the hallway after dozens of parents with toddlers and people sat through a DC Council hearing to show support for a paid family leave bill at the John A. Wilson Building in Washington, DC on Tuesday, October 06, 2015. DC council members approved one of the most generous paid family leave policies in the country.

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  5. Eight weeks of paid leave for new parents about to become law in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Washington Post

    Tanya Snyder with Milo Evans-Snyder, 5 months old, left, Jessica Champagne with Benjamin Toth-Champagne, 3 moths old, and Jamie Davis Smith with Adam Smith, 10 months old, stand in the hallway after dozens of parents with toddlers and others sat through a D.C. Council hearing to show support for a paid family leave bill that the mayor let become law Thursday. A bill to offer workers in the District of Columbia some of the most generous paid family leave benefits in the nation will become law, barring last-minute intervention from Congress.

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  6. Monterey braces for a potential round of BRAC.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Monterey County Weekly

    ... Valley, is a co-sponsor of the Military Infrastructure Consolidation and Efficiency Act of 2017 with Rep. Adam Smith, D-Washington. The bill would require a round of BRAC, but Panetta says the bill includes language emphasizing that the military ...

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  7. Washington congressman urges probe on Michael Flynn and Russia's influence on U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Democratic Representative Adam Smith and five other U.S. Representatives are calling for answers to 15 specific questions, and they want a response by February 28. They sent their request Wednesday to White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn, II. Flynn was forced to resign Monday as President Trump's National Security Adviser.

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  8. On Australia, rank-and-file House Republicans are nowhere to be seenRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Kelly . Meanwhile the top Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees, Eliot Engel and Adam Smith, are pushing for Prime Minister Turnbull to address a joint sitting of Congress.* Most concerning for Australia is that the ...

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  9. Democrats demand probe into how much Trump knew of Flynn's Russia ties as Republicans push backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Japan Times

    ... , threats to our NATO allies, and attempted interference in American elections," McCain said in a statement. Rep. Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, said revelations about Flynn's interactions with Russia "raise

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  10. Trump kept Flynn for weeks after learning hea d lied about Russia contactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2012 | The Miami Herald

    ... act, they exercised inexcusably poor judgment that put the security of our country at enormous risk," said Rep. Adam Smith, D-Washington, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. Flynn defended himself in an interview with The Daily ...

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  11. Trump kept Flynn for weeks after learning he'd lied about Russia contactsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2012 | UnionLeader.com

    ... act, they exercised inexcusably poor judgment that put the security of our country at enormous risk," said Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. Flynn defended himself in an interview with The Daily ...

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  12. Smith wants "full investigation" into "vunerability to blackmail" of NSC's FlynnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Michael Flynn's Russia ties, and when the White House knew about them. "I'm not going to prejudge any of Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., senior Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee: "If anyone in the White House knew about Flynn's vulnerability ...

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  13. After Flynn resigns, Dems ask what did Trump know and whenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... threats to our NATO allies, and attempted interference in American elections," McCain said in a statement. Rep. Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, said revelations about Flynn's interactions with Russia "raise grave ...

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  14. After Flynn resigns, Dems ask what did Trump know and when7 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Philly.com

    ... committee on the involvement of Russia in this administration and election. Period. Stop. Public hearings." Rep. Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, said revelations about Flynn's interactions with Russia "raise grave ...

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  15. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull could address US CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Age

    ... courtesy: ABC News 24) Eliot Engel, the ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee from New York and Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee from Washington, have penned a letter to Speaker of the House of ...

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  16. Dems ask Ryan to invite Australian leader to address CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Hill

    Adam Smith Dems ask Ryan to invite Australian leader to address Congress Overnight Defense: McCain, Spicer spar over Yemen raid and Rep. Eliot Engel , the top Democrats on the House Armed Services and House Foreign Affairs committees, respectively, said the speech would be meant to "reinforce our longstanding, close relationship." "An address by one of our closest partners in the Asia-Pacific would also strengthen Congress's understanding of the challenges our nations face together in containing China, defeating terrorism, and promoting the rule of law, free expression and free markets," the lawmakers wrote in a letter , first reported by the Washington Examiner .

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  17. Democrats call for Australian prime minister to address CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Washington Examiner

    Two House Democrats are calling for House Speaker Paul Ryan to extend an invitation to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to address a joint session of Congress to reinforce the long-standing relationship between the U.S. and Australia. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the ranking member on the House Armed Services Committee, and Rep. Elliot Engel, D-N.Y., sent a letter to Ryan on Saturday with the request, which comes soon after President Trump 's contentious phone call with Turnbull, according to reports.

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  18. Trump's plan to lock up more immigrants could profit privately run detention centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Seattle Times

    President Trump's plans to lock up more immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally could aid large private companies such as The GEO Group, which has a federal contract to run the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, one of the largest in the nation. For years, Washington state Democratic Rep. Adam Smith has argued that jailing immigrants is too expensive and inhumane and that Congress should scrap a mandate that requires the federal government to fill 34,000 detention beds every day.

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  19. Why two-thirds of Navy strike fighter jets can't flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WTVR Richmond

    ... Congress's budget issues to the Pentagon assuming there would be a new replacement jet by now." Democratic Rep. Adam Smith of Washington, however, cited budget caps implemented by Congress and President Barack Obama in 2011, coupled with the high ...

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  20. Plan to lock up more immigrants could profit privately run detention centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Stars and Stripes

    President Donald Trump's plans to lock up more immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally could aid large private companies such as The GEO Group Inc., which has a federal contract to run the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., one of the largest in the nation. For years, Washington state Democratic Rep. Adam Smith has argued that jailing immigrants is too expensive and inhumane and that Congress should scrap a mandate that requires the federal government to fill 34,000 detention beds every day.

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