Analysis: Congress Talks Like 10th Graders

Members of Congress on average speak at the same level as high school sophomores, a new report says.

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    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
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    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
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    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
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  • Gitmo closure elusive, Obama looks at other steps
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    08/13/2017 - 2:33 am | View Link
  • Analysis: Trump isn't changing, and that's both good news and bad news for his agenda
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    07/19/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Trend Analysis Report: Tailored Brands Inc (NYSE:TLRD)
    Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0. The firm is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, September 6th. Tailored Brands's ...
    07/12/2017 - 2:28 pm | View Link
  • Analysis: Even sweeping the suburbs would not be enough for Democrats to win the House majority
    More than half of adults in New Jersey's 7th District, for example, graduated from college. Only 17 percent in California's 10th District did. "The most important takeaway is that there is no one kind of voter or district that can deliver the House for ...
    06/28/2017 - 7:29 pm | View Link
  • Mutual Fund Managers Look For Winners In Industrials, Materials, Tech, Banks
    "Going back to the fourth quarter, there was a lot of enthusiasm for potential policies (that would help stocks) when Trump and a Republican majority in Congress were elected," said Brian Flanagan, lead manager of $1.6 billion Thrivent Mid Cap Stock Fund ...
    05/5/2017 - 8:01 am | View Link
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  • Biotechnology Conferences
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    08/18/2017 - 3:05 pm | View Website
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  • Protein Engineering Summit
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    08/18/2017 - 1:04 pm | View Website
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    08/17/2017 - 12:08 pm | View Website
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