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Teamsters Praise Obama Crackdown On Companies That Abuse Workers
BusinessWeek - 3 Hours ago
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters strongly supports President Obama's executive order to crack down on corporations that break laws but still win government contracts.
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House GOP cancels vote on immigration bill
KTXS-TV - 3 Hours ago
(CNN) - On the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress. House Republicans canceled a vote on their $659 million emergency response to the border influx from Central America
House Republicans Cancel Vote on Immigration Bill WHO-TV
House GOP cancels vote on immigration CNN
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USW Lauds Obama's Executive Order on Fair Pay, Workplace Safety
Reuters - 4 Hours ago
PR Newswire PITTSBURGH, July 31, 2014 PITTSBURGH , July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW International President
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House GOP calls off vote on immigration bill
KEYT3 - 3 Hours ago
(CNN) - On the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress. House Republicans called off a vote on their $659 million emergency response to the border influx from Central America
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Driving high questioned on busy day in Congress
Wichita Eagle - 3 Hours ago
WASHINGTON — Amid all the debates on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are also wondering whether driving cars after smoking marijuana is dangerous. Among the unanswered questions is: Would drivers who are 'high'
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Snooping 'unacceptable': Swaraj tells Kerry
InToday - 3 Hours ago
US Secretary of State John Kerry with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj India on Thursday told US that surveillance of political leaders and others in India by the American intelligence was "unacceptable"
Snooping Is Unacceptable: India Bluntly Tells US Outlook India
Snooping by US unacceptable Sushma Swaraj tells Kerry Bombay News.Net
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Boehner warns on unilateral immigration action by Obama
Reuters - 4 Hours ago
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday that any unilateral steps by President Barack Obama to address a surge of illegal immigrants would make matters worse and add to a "legacy
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Giving up on Congress, immigration protesters target White House
Reuters - 3 Hours ago
As chances of Congress agreeing on any immigration legislation dwindled on Thursday, several hundred protesters gathered outside the White House to push one main goal: keeping immigrant families together.
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House Republican leaders cancel vote on border funding bill
Chicago Tribune - 3 Hours ago
_ U.S. House Republican leaders on Thursday canceled a vote on a $659 million border security funding bill amid divisions within the party and lack of support from Democrats. The decision throws into
U.S. House Republican leaders cancel vote on border funding bill News.net
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Senate immigration efforts 'nutso,' won't fly in House: Boehner
Reuters - 4 Hours ago
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday called Senate Democratic efforts to pass immigration reform "nutso" and said the measure has no chance of being taken up in the Republican-controlled
U.S. Senate immigration efforts 'nutso,' won't fly in House -Boehner Reuters UK
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CIA concedes it spied on U.S. Senate investigators, apologizes
Reuters - 3 Hours ago
The CIA conceded on Thursday that it had improperly monitored computers used by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee in an investigation of CIA interrogation tactics and secret prisons for terrorism
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CIA apologizes for spying on Senate committee
Louisville Channel - 4 Hours ago
CIA Director John Brennan apologized to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday and admitted the agency spied on computers used by its staffers who prepared an investigation of the controversial
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Obama signs order on contractor labor violations
Investor's Business Daily - 3 Hours ago
Obama is signing an executive order requiring contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes. The order requires companies to disclose labor violations when they're seeking lucrative
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House Republicans Abandon Vote on Border Security Bill in Face of Tea Party Opposition
Time - 3 Hours ago
(WASHINGTON) — House Republicans abandon vote on border security bill in face of tea party opposition.
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White House: shelling of U.N. facility by Israelis 'totally unacceptable'
Chicago Tribune - 4 Hours ago
_ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu The Israeli military estimated on Wednesday that accomplishing that task, already into its fourth week, would take several more days. "We are determined to
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Boehner: Obama executive steps further president's 'lawlessness'
Reuters - 5 Hours ago
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday that any unilateral steps by President Barack Obama to address a surge of illegal immigrants on southeastern border would make matters
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Obama Requires Contractors to Disclose Labor Violations
BusinessWeek - 2 Hours ago
President Barack Obama signed an executive order today to improve working conditions for employees of federal contractors, some of whom have gone on strike over what they contend are unfair labor practices
Obama To Require Contractors To Disclose Labor Violations Law360
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Women on US currency? 'A pretty good idea,' says Obama
KTXS-TV - 5 Hours ago
(CNNMoney) - Move over, George Washington. Eleanor Roosevelt might be taking your spot on the $1 bill. A young girl's letter to President Barack Obama sparked a discussion about the possibility of
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Women on U.S. currency? Obama likes it
CNN Money - 5 Hours ago
Who would you like to see on a $1 bill? NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Move over, George Washington. Eleanor Roosevelt might be taking your spot on the $1 bill. A young girl's letter to President Obama sparked
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Fearing a Loss, House Republicans Pull Their Own Immigration Bill
MSNBC Newsweek - 3 Hours ago
Speaker of the House John Boehner walks from the podium after speaking to the media on Capitol Hill on July 10, 2014. Joshua Roberts/Reuters House Republicans decided to pull Speaker John Boehner’s
Fearing a Loss, House GOP Pull Their Own Immigration Bill MSNBC Newsweek
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Lawsuit galvanizes Democratic fund-raising
MSNBC - 2 Hours ago
07/31/2014 Prof. Jason Johnson of Hiram College joins to discuss the Speaker Boehner's lawsuit that will be moving forward thanks to a House vote on Wednesday - and how the lawsuit is benefiting Democrats.
Lawsuit galvanizes Democratic fundraising MSNBC
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Blow to House GOP leaders as border bill falters
CNBC - 3 Hours ago
But despite the efforts by the Senate, which passed a broad immigration overhaul in June 2013, the legislation floundered in the Republican-controlled House. Republican House members, many of whom sit
Blow to House GOP leaders as border bill falters NYT CNBC
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State senator pleads not guilty to racketeering
Miami Herald - 3 Hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- A California state senator previously charged with bribery has pleaded not guilty to a new charge of racketeering. State Sen. Leland Yee also pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges
Sen. Leland Yee pleads not guilty to racketeering KCRA.com
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The House GOP Border Plan Just Blew Up In Its Face
Business Insider Australia - 3 Hours ago
House Republican leadership abruptly postponed and then ultimately canceled a vote on its plan to deal with the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday, after a conservative revolt left leadership
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White House: UN School Shelling 'Indefensible'
NewsMax.com - 4 Hours ago
The White House says there is little doubt Israeli artillery hit a United Nations school in Gaza and is casting the shelling as "totally unacceptable and totally indefensible." White House spokesman
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