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Corker joins growing list of GOP lawmakers on their way out

Added: 26.09.2017 17:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) announced he won't seek reelection in 2018 on Sept. 26, joining four other Republican members of Congress who say they won't seek another term.

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Rep. Nydia Velázquez Urges White House For More Help In Puerto Rico

Added: 26.09.2017 16:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks to Democratic Rep. Nydia Velázquez of New York, about her efforts to get the U.S. government to do more to help Puerto Rico. She visited there after the hurricane, and is leading a group of lawmakers who asked the executive branch for the same consideration as was given to Texas and Florida.

Lawmakers Urge Tillerson Not To Cut Diplomacy In State Department Redesign

Added: 26.09.2017 16:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been redesigning the State Department, and many in Congress are worried that he's gutting U.S. diplomacy. The House Foreign Affairs Committee weighs in at a hearing with Tillerson's deputy.

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Rep. Nydia Velázquez Urges White House For More Help In Puerto Rico

Added: 26.09.2017 16:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks to Democratic Rep. Nydia Velázquez of New York, about her efforts to get the U.S. government to do more to help Puerto Rico. She visited there after the hurricane, and is leading a group of lawmakers who asked the executive branch for the same consideration as was given to Texas and Florida.

Lawmakers Press White House to Step Up Aid to Puerto Rico

Added: 26.09.2017 16:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Members of Congress, including Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.), say the federal government's response to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria has been "totally inefficient."

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GOP lawmaker alludes to female lawmakers as ‘eye candy’

Added: 26.09.2017 15:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of an organization of GOP conservatives has jokingly alluded to female members of the group as “eye candy.” North Carolina Rep. Mark Walker, who heads the Republican Study Committee, said at a Tuesday news conference that the group has almost 160 men and women and added that “if it wasn’t [...]

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Trump ally Stone denies collusion with Russia

Added: 26.09.2017 14:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

Republican political consultant Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, flatly denied allegations of collusion between the president's associates and Russia during the 2016 U.S. election in a meeting with lawmakers on Tuesday.

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Trump ally Stone denies collusion with Russia

Added: 26.09.2017 14:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

Republican political consultant Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, flatly denied allegations of collusion between the president's associates and Russia during the 2016 U.S. election in a meeting with lawmakers on Tuesday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

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