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  1. Lawmakers Blast International Basketball's Ban on TurbansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Journal

    ... member. "Every day FIBA delays is another day that Sikhs can't play," said Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Joseph Crowley of New York and Rep. Ami Bera of California in a joint statement. The two lawmakers call the policy "outdated, discriminatory, ...

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  2. Kathy Hochul All But Endorses John LiuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The New York Observer

    ... personal power." Congresswoman Grace Meng-who along with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Congressman Joseph Crowley, Assemblyman David Weprin and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic spoke in support of Mr. Liu-equated Mr. Avella's decision to join the ...

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  3. GAO undercover sting signs up fake people on ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | UPI

    ... the other side of the aisle have tried to repeal the act ... so it's interesting to hear their concern," Rep. Joseph Crowley , D-N.Y., said. Crowley said that if indeed there were criminals attempting defraud the exchanges, the GAO's methods would ...

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  4. Ease of fake O-Care sign-ups worries GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Hill

    ... the other side of the aisle have tried to repeal the act a so it's interesting to hear their concern," Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) said. "Frankly, this hearing is premature." The GAO investigation initially tried to sign up fake applicants using ...

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  5. GAO: Too early for ACA fraud talkRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Politico

    ... aisle to criticize Obamacare. "It's much ado about nothing, because there's really nothing there yet," Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) said, noting the investigation is ongoing. But he also said he had questions about the basic concept behind the ...

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  6. GAO Finds It Easy to Fake Applications for Health Insurance Premium Tax CreditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | WebCPA

    ... Now, we learn that in many cases, the exchange is unable to screen out fake identities or documents.' Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., suggested during the hearing that it was premature, as the GAO had not completed its investigation and taxpayers have ...

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  7. NY: Citi Bike Queens Expansion Could Get a Lift From Commuter Tax Break BillRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Mass Transit

    ... in, a local lawmaker wants to bring in more users with a commuter tax break to help the system expand. Rep. Joseph Crowley Monday said he would introduce a bill to add bike share to the list of employee commuting options eligible for a tax benefit ...

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  8. Unaccompanied Minors 14 Times Central American Refugees in 2013CNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    ... respecting of the claims of persecution or violence at home, especially for juveniles," Pelosi added. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) said children who are crossing the U.S. border illegally are "refugees" who are fleeing violence. "This is a ...

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  9. Illegal Unaccompanied Minors 14 Times Central American Refugee Totals From FY2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    ... respecting of the claims of persecution or violence at home, especially for juveniles," Pelosi added. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) said children who are crossing the U.S. border illegally are "refugees" who are fleeing violence. "This is a ...

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  10. State Senator Tony Avella Gets Support of Retail Workers' UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | The New York Observer

    ... of the Queens Democratic party, and touted endorsements from three members of Congress Monday - Congressman Joseph Crowley, who is also the borough's party boss, Congresswoman Grace Meng, and Congressman Gregory Meeks. "I'm honored to received the ...

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  11. Democrats, Republicans React to Obama's Request for Border FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Voice of America

    ... - who are coming across as refugees because of the violence they are facing in their homelands," said Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY). Homeland Security officials say the vast majority of an estimated 52,000 unaccompanied children who have crossed the ...

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  12. Myanmar progress begins to slipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Journal Gazette

    ... leadership. 'We have a moral obligation despite the political benefits' of improving ties, said Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., who has introduced a bill to link additional U.S. aid to human rights reforms. 'We're for having a relationship with Burma, ...

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  13. Burma poses test for U.S. diplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... Burma's leadership. "We have a moral obligation despite the political benefits" of improving ties, said Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), who has introduced a bill to link additional U.S. aid to human rights reforms. "We're for having a relationship ...

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  14. The Underground Epidemic: U.S. Female Genital Mutilation | CommentaryRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | Roll Call

    It's officially summer in the U.S. and that means it is 'cutting season.' While some women begin prepping for bathing suit bodies, others fear the violent practice of female genital mutilation.

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  15. Watch Two US Congressmen Battle Each Other With Prince SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | MotherJones

    ... a cover of "Purple Rain" (he got the lyrics wrong , but still). Here's a Vine of his Prince tribute: Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) responded with his own acoustic Prince cover of "Raspberry Beret" - which isn't from Purple Rain , but whatever: Prince ...

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  16. Congressmen Cover Prince, Battle Over 'Purple Rain,' 'Raspberry Beret'Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... tweeted his disbelief in the album's age and added the hashtag, "#Purplerain." In response to Ellison, Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., tweeted his Prince performance for "Raspberry Beret," Prince's first single off his 1985 album "Around The World in a ...

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  17. Joseph Crowley Savors Diamond Memories From Congressional Baseball GamesRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... an average age far past that of a professional ballplayer in his prime, and perhaps especially good for Rep. Joseph Crowley. "I've been hurt twice in the last three seasons," the New York Democrat readily admitted. "I've been hurt at the game. ...

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  18. NY: MTA Balks at Long Island Congressional Delegation's Call to Push Back LIRR Strike DateRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Mass Transit

    ... Bishop (D-Southampton), Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola), Gregory Meeks (D-St. Albans), Grace Meng (D-Queens), Joseph Crowley (D-Woodside), Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan), Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn). The MTA and the ...

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  19. New Bill Aims to Make Mortgage Insurance Premiums Permanently DeductibleRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Truth About Mortgage

    ... a good idea or not. After all, you don't really know the true cost. Enter Devin Nunes (R-CA), and co-sponsor Joseph Crowley (D-NY), who introduced H.R. 4845 in the House of Representatives on June 11th. The bill aims to amend the Internal Revenue ...

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  20. New York Times Admits Female Genital Mutilation Is an Immigrant CrimeRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | VDARE

    ... she said. "No one knows. When I tell people what we are trying to do, people are in shock." Representatives Joseph Crowley of New York and Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, both Democrats, have also spoken out on the issue. On Wednesday, they will ...

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