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  1. Russia's Pacific Coast to Become Free PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Marine News

    ... trade and bolster the economy in the far east of the country. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and Walter Jones (R-NC) introduced bipartisan legislation this week that would make deserving World War II U.S. Merchant EU ministers agreed on ...

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  2. Bill Introduced in Congress to Expand Benefits for WWII Coastwise Merchant SeamenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Marine News

    Representatives G. K. Butterfield and Walter Jones introduced bipartisan legislation this week that would make deserving World War II U.S. Merchant Mariners eligible for honorary veterans' status and certain veterans' benefits, Rep. Butterfield's office said in a press release. H.R. 1288, the World War II Merchant Marine Service Act of 2013,would expand the list of documents accepted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to prove service and to grant honorary veterans status to a forgotten segment of the World War II Merchant Marine, the Coastwise Merchant Seamen.

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  3. 'Freedom Fries'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Free Dictionary

    Freedom fries is a political euphemism for French fries in the United States. The term came to prominence in 2003 when Congress officially renamed the menu item in Congressional cafeterias in response to France 's opposition to the proposed invasion of Iraq .

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  4. In surprise move, Dare approves $3.5M for Oregon Inlet dredgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... again and again. Federal dredging money shrank to $800,000 last year, just enough to survey the bottom. Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., announced last month an additional $1.2 million as a short-term fix. A breakthrough came in January when the state ...

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  5. H.J. Res 32: Tim Huelskamp and 32 other Republicans in U.S. Congress Push for More Big GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Irregular Times

    It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.

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  6. House bill blocks cuts to temporary duty per diemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Stars and Stripes

    ... of 26 lawmakers to oppose it and the new legislation co-sponsored by congressmen Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., and Walter Jones, R-N.C. "In recent years, Defense workers have experienced death by a thousand cuts, with pay and benefits being whittled away ...

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  7. Hatch: TPA action possibly delayed until April - White House plans...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Politico

    ... to review negotiating texts," USTR spokesman Matt McAlvanah said. HIGH HOPES FOR GOP TRADE OPPOSITION: Rep. Walter Jones estimates that 30 to 40 of his Republican colleagues are likely to vote against trade promotion authority, which would be ...

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  8. Meeting on N.C. offshore drilling set for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a public meeting Monday regarding the federal government's proposal to conduct an oil and gas lease sale off the coast of North Carolina. The meeting will be held Monday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the ballroom of the Ramada Inn located at 1701 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, according to a release from the office of Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C. Jones requested another meeting be held on the Outer Banks.

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  9. Peninsula readers' letters: March 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... events that led to the 9/11 attacks and the true nature of our "ally" Saudi Arabia. HR 14, introduced by Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina and five others from both parties, urges President Barack Obama to declassify the 28 pages. His prior ...

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  10. Dare County meeting set on offshore oil & gas proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WITN

    The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has agreed to hold an additional public scoping meeting on the Outer Banks regarding the federal government's proposal to conduct an oil and gas lease sale off the coast of North Carolina between 2017-2022. The meeting is in response to a request from Congressman Walter B. Jones and the Dare County Board of Commissioners.

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  11. North Carolina lawmakers object as House GOP caves on Homeland Security fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | McClatchy

    ... the Transportation Security Administration and other divisions to work without pay. One of the lawmakers, Rep. Walter Jones of Farmville, said in an interview Tuesday that a shutdown would have been necessary in order to object to what he said was ...

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  12. Netanyahu Address to Congress Same Old Argument Against Iran NegotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress this morning, sans Vice President Joe Biden and more than 50 other Democrats, as well as Rep. Walter Jones , who skipped Netanyahu's third appearance in Congress. In 2002 Netanyahu testified on Iraq before the House government affairs committee.

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  13. Rep. Walter Jones, No 'Fan' of Obama, Backs Diplomacy with IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | News Max

    While North Carolina Republican Rep. Walter B. Jones is not a fan of President Barack Obama, he said he supports the president's efforts to try to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue diplomatically. "If we don't try to go the diplomatic way, then we just have a world war and we have bombs dropping all over the world, the world blowing up," he said Tuesday on Newsmax TV's "America's Forum."

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  14. Al Franken becomes 6th Jewish lawmaker to skip PM's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Times of Israel

    ... will skip the speech Tuesday, on Monday added Franken (D-Minn.) to its list of Democrats. A Republican, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), also said he will not attend. "This has unfortunately become a partisan spectacle, both because of the impending ...

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  15. Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Hawk Eye

    Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Departme ... AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to reporters about the impasse over passing the Homeland Security budget because of Republican efforts to block President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  16. Rep. Kaptur won't attend today's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Toledo Blade

    ... in that way." Her office on Monday announced she would co-host a bipartisan trade briefing today with U.S. Rep. Walter Jones (R., N.C.) to address jobs and wages. The rabbi she invited to the speech, Mr. Sokobin, is the rabbi emeritus of the ...

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  17. Lawmakers Seek to Reverse Cuts to Some Travel AllowancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Government Executive

    ... on the backs of workers," said Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., who is sponsoring the bill along with Republican Walter Jones of North Carolina. "We need to ensure that workers and service members can find decent lodging while traveling to support ...

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  18. Netanyahu In Washington For Controversial Speech To CongressRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... Eytan Gilboa, quoted by Politico . "More than two dozen Democratic members of Congress, in addition to GOP Rep. Walter Jones (N.C.), have publicly pledged to skip the speech," The Hill reports. "Don't lose focus. The bad guy is Iran," Sen. Ben ...

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  19. Lawmakers won't miss anything by skipping Netanyahu's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Hill

    ... the United States and Israel. More than two dozen Democratic members of Congress, in addition to GOP Rep. Walter Jones (N.C.), have publicly pledged to skip the speech to show their support for President Obama's goal of negotiating a nuclear deal ...

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  20. Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security openRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | News12.com

    Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., holds up a copy of the Constitution while talking to reporters as House Republicans emerge from a closed-door meeting on how to deal with the impasse over the Homeland Security budget, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. GOP lawmakers have been trying to block President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration through the funding for the DHS which expires Friday night.

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