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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Kansas Gov Sam Brownback confirmed as Ambassador at large for international religious freedom

Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas was confirmed to an ambassadorship on Wednesday after a six-month after V.P. Mike Pence broke the Senate split 49-49 vote along party lines on the nomination of the Republican. Brownback More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Tennessee Senator Bob Corker will retire, Marsha Blackburn, Andy Ogles primed to run for seat

Senator Bob Corker (R-Tennessee) will leave the Senate when his term expires at the end of 2018, and not seek re-election. The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and other GOP heads have come under More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Congress unites to override Obama’s veto of 9/11 victim bill, JASTA, allowing families to sue Saudis

Congress overwhelmingly rejected President Obama’s veto of legislation allowing families of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, handing him the first veto override More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Thousands protest Iran deal as John Kerry addresses Congress

As Secretary of State John Kerry addressed Congress on President Obama’s Iranian nuclear deal Wednesday, thousands took to the streets to protest. Tensions rose between Democrats and Republicans as Kerry said More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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President Obama ‘sort of’ declares war on ISIS, GOP unhappy

President Obama on Wednesday opened the door to “limited” ground combat operations against the Islamic State, as he asked Congress to formally authorize military force against the terrorist network. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 12th, 2013
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Obama won’t deal, House takes a break as the Senate leaders talk

Republican leadership told the Republican caucus during a Saturday morning meeting that the president will not accept their proposal to raise the debt limit for six weeks. photo donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com House More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
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Menendez-Corker bill, which would authorize the Obama administration to supply arms to Syria’s rebels, passes easily in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

The Syria Transition Support Act, aka the Menendez-Corker bill, passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee easily Tuesday with a vote of 15-3. The bill, co-introduced by the committee’s chairman Sen. Robert More...


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