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daily review brief: Thursday September 18 2014

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daily review brief: Thursday September 18 2014

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Congressman Cleaver’s Comment on the Arrest and Charges Following the Incident at His Kansas City District Off... http://1.usa.gov/1tsgcJI

Murray, Cantwell and Heck won’t give up, will continue to pursue meaningful, long-term extension of Export-Imp... http://1.usa.gov/YWGngv

Guidance regarding Consular Assistance to Americans in the areas of Mexico affected by Hurricane Odile: Guidan... http://1.usa.gov/YWGngs

Levin, Rangel and Becerra Statements on Guatemala Labor Enforcement Case: WASHINGTON – Today, Ways and Means C... http://1.usa.gov/1mipuXW

Michigan Delegation Pushes for Emergency Disaster Declaration: Washington, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan group of... http://1.usa.gov/1trpjua

NJ Delegation Secures $1.5B in USDOT Sandy Resiliency Funding: (WASHINGTON D.C.) – U.S. Senators Robert Menend... http://1.usa.gov/YWyO9p

Connolly to Hold Open Season Workshop for Federal Employees/Retirees Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014: To help federal ... http://1.usa.gov/1wtTjVL

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts: Last reply by bot on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:29:21 +0000 http://bit.ly/1BRNVyS

FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Takes Actions to Combat Ant: Last reply by bot on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:28:38 +0000 http://bit.ly/1wKdJwE

The Thom Hartmann Program - September 18, 2014: Last reply by bot on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:27:50 +0000 http://bit.ly/1wKdHVE

"Months Later": Last reply by bot on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:27:15 +0000 http://bit.ly/1wKdHFi

Rep. Himes Discusses His Vote Against Plan to Arm Syrian Reb: Last reply by bot on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:26:31 +0000 http://bit.ly/1BRNXGR

Rep. John Lewis Wins Two Creative Loafing Best of Atlanta Awards: Rep. John Lewis won kudos in two categories ... http://1.usa.gov/1trKFHI

Remarks as Delivered by The Honorable James R. Clapper Director of National Intelligence AFCEA/INSA National S... http://1.usa.gov/1BQwnmC

DNI Unveils 2014 National Intelligence Strategy: The Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper today ... http://1.usa.gov/XnyT4i

H.Res.734: (09/18/2014 legislative day) http://1.usa.gov/1sxRlzV

H.Res.707: Condemning all forms of anti-Semitism and rejecting attempts to justify anti-Jewish hatred or viole... http://1.usa.gov/1sxRkfj

S.J.Res.40: A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Michael Lynton as a citizen regent of the Boar... http://1.usa.gov/1sxRlzQ

Larsen: Russia Must Respect Ukraine’s Territory: WASHINGTON—Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, issued the following stat... http://1.usa.gov/1BRKfNG

Rep. Chu Statement on ISIL Vote: Washington, DC – Rep. Judy Chu on Wednesday voted in support of President Oba... http://1.usa.gov/1wK911Y

.Vegas Domain Names Now Available For Purchase On City Of Las Vegas Website: Click the article header for the ... http://bit.ly/1mid02B

Cantwell responds to House vote on Ex-Im Bank extension: Last reply by bot on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:20:28 +0000 http://bit.ly/1trArY3

Why I #WalkTheWalk on Climate Change: Last reply by bot on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:20:04 +0000 http://bit.ly/1wtOzQa

Panel Discussion: The Industrial History of Denial: Last reply by bot on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:19:46 +0000 http://bit.ly/1trArXP

Senator Markey Joins Online Companies in Support of Net Neut: Last reply by bot on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:19:22 +0000 http://bit.ly/1wtOzQ2

Senator Donnelly and Jim Cantore remind Hoosiers to be prepa: Last reply by bot on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:18:58 +0000 http://bit.ly/1wtOzPX

Sen. Carper Statement on Senate Passage of Measure to Fund the Government and Support Presidents Plan to Confr... http://1.usa.gov/1trzWNq

POCAN, MILLER, MURRAY INTRODUCE BILL TO INVEST IN APPRENTICESHIPS, INCREASE SKILLED WORKERS: WASHINGTON, D.C.—... http://1.usa.gov/1sxDOs9

Pocan Introduces Bill to Help Low-Income Households Pay Off Student Loan Debt: WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark... http://1.usa.gov/1sxDMAv

U.S. Senate Approves Measure to Deny ISIL Terrorists Safe Haven: http://1.usa.gov/XqNQ5R

COLORADO 2014 SENATE RACE TRENDING: Last reply by bot on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:29:41 +0000 http://bit.ly/1BRAoHt

Gingrich Not Happy with GOP: Last reply by bot on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:15:52 +0000 http://bit.ly/1BRAqPD

Thomas Mulcair - Full speech on Iraq // Discours complet sur: Last reply by bot on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:04:24 +0000 http://bit.ly/1wJYALW

Gov. Hickenlooper announces more than $6 million from Department of De... http://bit.ly/1sxyS6L

Peters Statement on H.R. 4: WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Gary Peters (MI-14) released the following... http://1.usa.gov/1BRwjTK

Audit Reports of Authorized Committees for Federal Election: Last reply by bot on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:01:40 +0000 http://bit.ly/1BRuGp4

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Highlights: Joint Statement on National Dialogue in Sudan: Last reply by bot on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:00:38 +0000 http://bit.ly/1wJRmYm

SBA Partners with SEC on Jumpstart Our Business Startups (Jo: Last reply by bot on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:59:54 +0000 http://bit.ly/1wJRmYk

Just the Facts: House Republicans' Failed Record on Promotin: Last reply by bot on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:58:52 +0000 http://bit.ly/1BRuG8K

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Feinstein Applauds National Strategy to Preserve Efficacy of Antibiotics: Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein ... http://1.usa.gov/YWglKc

President Calls for New Actions to Combat the Growing Threat of Drug Resistance: (Washington, D.C.) – Today, P... http://1.usa.gov/XqzJgT

Opposing H.R. 2: Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 2, American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs ... http://1.usa.gov/XqzHFy

9/18/2014: Today on the show, justice is served on the Middle East, guns, Congress, terrorism, Australia, Seni... http://bit.ly/XqvotY

Tonko: I'm a fan of recycling, but HR2... http://bit.ly/1tqUm9l

Plunkett Named to New Position: FORT MEADE, MD - Debora Plunkett was named as the new Senior Advisor for Equal... http://1.usa.gov/1mhCSM7

Lowey Announces $200,000 in Federal Grants for Westchester and Rockland Organizations Helping Identify Mental ... http://1.usa.gov/1tqxuXN

JOHNSON HOLDS HEARING ON CONSUMER PROTECTIONS: Today, Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Cha... http://1.usa.gov/1sx5JIH

The Cost of War

Senator Jon Tester speaks on the floor of the Senate about the cost of fig... http://bit.ly/1mhDam3

Introducing ChattaData, the City's Performance Dashboard: https: Introducing ChattaData, the City's Performanc... http://bit.ly/YW34Bv

H.R.2: American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act (09/18/2014 legislative day) http://1.usa.gov/1tqvQW3

Schumer Gillibrand and Owens announce $8.6M in funding for major expansion at Plattsburgh International Airpor... http://1.usa.gov/YW1Nu1

Committee Passes Lynch Legislation to Support Wounded Warriors in the Federal Workforce: WASHINGTON, DC - Toda... http://1.usa.gov/1BRb3NY

Governor Releases $1.52 Million in Grants to Local Nonprofits: HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announce... http://1.usa.gov/1tqpIwQ

Manchin Argues Against Arming Syrian Rebels on MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes: http://1.usa.gov/1wJ8cGN

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Schumer, Gillibrand and Owens Announce $8.6M in Funding for Major Expansion at Plattsburgh International Airport: http://1.usa.gov/1swRAeu

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $300,000 To Combat Human Trafficking In Rochester: http://1.usa.gov/1tqowto

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After Gillibrand’s Push, FEMA Awards Jewish Community Council Of Greater Coney Island Nearly $500,000 In Disas... http://1.usa.gov/1swRBzg

Cartwright Announces $76,180 Grant Awarded to the Nurture Nature Center in Easton to Educate Public on Environ... http://1.usa.gov/Xq5Xsw

Levin, Stabenow introduce Senate companion to Kildee House resolution opposing permanent storage of nuclear wa... http://1.usa.gov/1swN8wi

U.S. Senate Passes Reed’s Sunscreen Innovation Act: http://1.usa.gov/1tqaTdE

Levin, Stabenow introduce Senate companion to Kildee House resolution opposing permanent storage of nuclear wa... http://1.usa.gov/1tq6vvp

Levin floor statement in support of provision to train and equip Syrian opposition forces to defeat ISIS: http://1.usa.gov/1wtlvIv

H.R.4: Jobs for America Act (09/18/2014 legislative day) http://1.usa.gov/1tq5eUX

Lowey: $2.59 Billion in Federal Superstorm Sandy Resiliency Funds for New York Transit Agencies This Week: New... http://1.usa.gov/1tpRw4A

Rep. Ron Kind Introduces Bipartisan "Teacher Tax Relief" Act: WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Ron Kind (D-W... http://1.usa.gov/1tpPHEJ

Rep. Ron Kind Statement Following Vote in Favor of Keeping Government Open and Funding Efforts to Confront ISI... http://1.usa.gov/1swoGLL

Jim Burns, Deputy Director of Trading and Markets, to Leave SEC:
The Securities and Exchange Commission toda... http://1.usa.gov/1tpOOvL

SEC Charges Eight for Roles in Widespread Pump-and-Dump Scheme Involving California-Based Microcap Company:
... http://1.usa.gov/1tpORb4

Jim Burns, Deputy Director of Trading and Markets, to Leave SEC:
The Securities and Exchange Commission toda... http://1.usa.gov/1wtg50d

SEC Charges Eight for Roles in Widespread Pump-and-Dump Scheme Involving California-Based Microcap Company:
... http://1.usa.gov/1tpOQnp

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Michigan Delegation Pushes for Emergency Disaster Declaration: Today, a bipartisan group of thirteen members o... http://1.usa.gov/XpFk6R

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Horsford Urges IRS To Address Flawed Regulation Of 501(c)(4) Groups: *Watch Remarks*

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Horsford Signs Discharge Petition To Force Vote On Employment Non-Discrimination Act: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today... http://1.usa.gov/1wIQL9j

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SEC Charges Tacoma, Wash.-Area Firm for Undisclosed Principal Transactions and Misleading Performance Advertis... http://1.usa.gov/1svK6Zs

$1M in funding for toolkit to monitor international child labor projects announced by DOL: The U.S. Department... http://1.usa.gov/1wIMlzp

H.Res.727: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to remove Federal Government obstacles to the prod... http://1.usa.gov/1tpaiJl

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Larsen Votes in Favor of Training and Equipping Syrian Opposition Forces: WASHINGTON—Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, ... http://1.usa.gov/1wt2VAg

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Harkin Investigation Finds Persistent Barriers to Economic Success for
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Levin, Wyden, McCain release GAO report showing large partnerships avoid IRS audits: http://1.usa.gov/1toZZoy

USTDA Helps Modernize Transit Systems and Power Grids in Vietnam: HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM (September 18, 201... http://1.usa.gov/1mgzp0i

Murray, Alexander Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Designating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Wee... http://1.usa.gov/1svDr1b

Senator Murray Accepts Award for Education Advocacy, Calls for Bipartisan Action to Continue Investments in Ed... http://1.usa.gov/1wI90vz

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Fattah Announces $524,000 in Grants to Four Philadelphia Museums: The Institute of Museums and Library Science... http://1.usa.gov/1tobfla

Kaptur Discusses Iraq Policy on C-SPAN: WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 18, 2014) - Congresswoman Kaptur said this... http://1.usa.gov/1wsJO9z

SEEC Members Voice Support for People’s Climate March and UN Climate Summit: On Sunday, September 21st constit... http://1.usa.gov/1sv49XY

Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with Santander Holdings USA: Federal Reserve Board issues enfo... http://1.usa.gov/Xop4D8

Rep. Bonamici Statement on Passage of Amendment to Train and Equip Syrian Opposition Forces: Washington, D.C. ... http://1.usa.gov/1to2mb8

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Himes Opposes Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels: Washington, DC — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following st... http://1.usa.gov/1mfBd9E

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Shea-Porter Statement on McKeon Amendment on Syria “Train and Equip”: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report: In the week ending September 13, the advance figure for seasonall... http://1.usa.gov/1suhcJ8

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Maloney’s Legislation To Help Railroads Invest in PTC Passes Committee: Washington – Representative Sean Patri... http://1.usa.gov/1wGh4gr

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Truth About the Border: No Evidence of ISIS Plot on U.S. - Mexico Border: Hearing Video Clips:

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