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  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    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
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    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
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    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
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Gitmo closure elusive, Obama looks at other steps
    President Barack Obama's vow to try again to close the Guantanamo Bay prison remains a tough sell in Congress.... More
  • Risky move: Biden undercuts WH executive privilege shield
    It’s a risky move by President Joe Biden that could come back to haunt him — and future presidents — in the hyperpartisan world of Washington politics. Democrat Biden has agreed ...
    10/11/2021 - 10:08 am | View Link
  • Los Angeles OKs one of the strictest vaccination mandates in US; White House to announce $1 billion purchase of rapid, at-home coronavirus tests
    As fall arrives, academic models are predicting for coronavirus case counts to rise across the US as the virus attacks the unvaccinated, people gather inside in cooler weather, and immunity wanes ...
    10/6/2021 - 3:20 pm | View Link
  • Biden, Congress face big week for agenda, government funding
    More immediately, the Senate has a test vote set Monday to keep the government ... The House Budget Committee on Saturday advanced a first version of the $3.5 trillion, 10-year bill, though ...
    09/27/2021 - 8:39 am | View Link
  • Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser Asks For Climate Action Support From Congress
    9 hours ago U.S. Postal Service Advises Customers To Plan Ahead As Holiday Shipping May Take LongerFirst Class standards will be revised from 1-3 days to 5 days which will impact 40% of First ...
    08/19/2021 - 5:20 pm | View Link
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  • Military Daily News, Military Headlines |
    Daily U.S. military news updates including military gear and equipment, breaking news, international news and more.
    10/15/2021 - 1:53 am | View Website
  • Be Careful What You Assume | USPS Office of Inspector General
    The Postal Service has set-aside cash totals of more than $335 billion for its pensions and retiree healthcare, exceeding 83 percent of estimated future payouts. Its pension plans are nearly completely funded and its retiree healthcare liability is 50 percent funded – much better than the rest of the federal government.
    10/14/2021 - 3:20 am | View Website
  • Privatization | Downsizing the Federal Government
    The American economy is sluggish, the government is running large deficits, and the public is frustrated with the poor performance of federal bureaucracies. One reform that can tackle all of these problems is privatizing federal businesses and assets. This study discusses a dozen advantages of privatization and describes government activities that should be moved to the private sector.
    10/14/2021 - 3:06 am | View Website
  • United States Postal Service
    The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.It is one of the few government agencies explicitly authorized by the United States Constitution.
    10/14/2021 - 2:16 am | View Website
  • About
    The Academy's stated mission is "to educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to our nation.” It is the youngest of the five United States service academies, having graduated its first class in 1959.
    10/13/2021 - 9:44 pm | View Website
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