Congress

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March 26, 2019 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto, handing him a victory in his drive to spend billions more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved. Lawmakers voted 248-181 in...
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Pentagon approves transfer of $1 billion for border wall
March 26, 2019 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — The Pentagon approved the transfer of up to $1 billion in military funds Monday night to go toward building a wall along the Southern U.S. border; however, Congress rejected the motion during a hearing before the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday. Acting Secretary of...
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ADDIS ABABA, March 10, 2019 (Xinhua) -- The wreckage of an Ethiopian Airlines' aircraft is seen at the crash site, some 50 km east of Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on March 10, 2019. All 157 people aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight were confirmed dead as Africa's fastest growing airline witnessed the worst-ever incident in its history. The incident on Sunday, which involved a Boeing 737-800 MAX, occurred a few minutes after the aircraft took off from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport to Nairobi, Kenya. It crashed around Bishoftu town, the airline said. (Xinhua/Wang Shoubao) (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
March 25, 2019 - 2:43 pm
This week, Congress joins the investigation into Boeing and the FAA.
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Alexandria-Ocasio-Cortez
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March 13, 2019 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) stumbled over her words during a congressional meeting Tuesday, after Wells Fargo chief executive Timothy Sloan responded to accusations of “financing the caging of children” at the southern U.S. border. "Why was the bank involved in the...
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Micahel Cohen
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February 27, 2019 - 8:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — There'll be much talk of a "rat," hush money for onetime paramours and the 2016 presidential campaign. But did President Donald Trump break the law? <<<LISTEN LIVE HERE at 9AM>>> That's the key question Michael Cohen will be expected to answer with documents on...
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Dogs in shelter cages needs family and care
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January 28, 2019 - 1:38 pm
The Humane Society Legislative Fund believes the bill has a better chance of passage this time around and thinks it could reduce other types of crime.
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington.
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January 25, 2019 - 2:16 pm
Trump announced the agreement to break the 35-day impasse as intensifying delays at the nation's airports and widespread disruptions brought new urgency to efforts to resolve the standoff.
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Puerto Rico
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January 18, 2019 - 11:52 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri congressman has apologized for yelling "go back to Puerto Rico" at Democrats on the House floor during a heated debate over the partial government shutdown. Rep. Jason Smith, a Republican from Salem, says he apologized to California Democratic Rep. Tony Cardenas, who...
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President Donald Trump joined by, from left, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Steve Scalise and Vice President Mike Pence
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January 07, 2019 - 8:22 am
There's a lesson from Missouri, I think, that those in Washington might want to consider about the benefits of compromise compaired to the potential costs of obstinacy.
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Monopoly man appears in back of congressional hearing.
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December 12, 2018 - 8:19 am
Some of you may eye roll becasue this is goof ball for the umpteenth time, but other may get a chuckle.
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