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Cantor to Resign From Congress Rep. Eric Cantor will resign from Congress effective Aug. 18, he said in an interview with the Richmond Times-Dispatch posted at midnight.
Roll Call | 3 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Du soleil, du sexe et de l'idologie Cest lt, les unes des magazines en tmoignent: cest le moment de parler sexualit. Il est vrai que le sujet intresse frquemment mdias et instituts de sondage. LIfop est dailleurs trs en pointe dans le suivi de ces sujets, comme en tmoignent nombre de ses en
Slate Magazine | 3 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Le Moyen-Orient est en passe de sombrer dans lanarchie Le 20 mars 2003, la coalition internationale dirige par les Etats-Unis lanait lopration Libert pour lIrak. Aujourdhui, le Moyen-Orient est en proie des conflits et des violences sans prcdent: de la plaine de Mossoul jusqu Alep, de Bagdad Beyrouth ou Gaza,
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Republicans Block Many Ambassador Nominations in 'Nuclear Option' Fallout Updated 11:07 p.m. | The Senate may not be confirming nominees to posts in a slew of countries before departing for the August recess, but after some procedural maneuvering, the U.S. will be getting a top diplomat in Russia.
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Hawaii Senator Gets Distance From Governor Who Appointed Him The careers of Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz and Gov. Neil Abercrombie have been linked for several years, but the Schatz campaign has worked for the past 18 months to ensure their political fates are not.
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About New York: A Prosecutor, a Governor and a Fight in the Mud Against the odds, the civic hygiene in the Moreland Commission affair took a drastic turn for the worse this week.
New York Times | 5 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In the Loop: Something Congress DID get done before recess? Send an ambassador to Russia (This post has been updated.) And we reiterate, nothing in Congress is ever, ever certain. Just as it appeared the Senate was going home leaving the U.S. embassy in Moscow without an ambassador, GOP senators had a late-night change of heart and allowed Jo
Washington Post | 5 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Senate Approves Veteran and Highway Bills In something of a consolation prize in a year marred by gridlock, the Senate approved expanding veterans health care and replenishing the Highway Trust Fund.
New York Times | 5 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. Congress extends transport funding though May, averting cuts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Thursday approved a $10.9 billion funding extension for transportation construction projects through May 2015, averting a cutback in federal payments to states that was due to start on Friday.
Reuters | 5 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Senate sends VA, transportation bills to Obama on eve of summer recess In a sprint to the finish line before a five-week break, the Senate on Thursday night approved bills to aid the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and to extend federal highway funding through May. Read full article >>
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