Simpson-Bowles Budget A Caricature, Says Pelosi

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says the reason she voted against the Simpson-Bowles budget late Wednesday afternoon was because the budget was a “caricature” of President Obama’s budget. (:18)

 

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TRNS News Notes- 5/28

Accident: Military ships live anthrax
WH pushes for phone data deal
Nebraska ends death penalty
U.S. hammers FIFA over graft
Immigration: Obama delays SCOTUS battle
EPA water wars / ditches & puddles

Pataki Announces 2016 White House Bid

From @GovernorPataki

The former New York Gov. joins a growing number of Republican presidential hopefuls that have announced or are expected to announce in the coming days and weeks.

Putin: U.S. Indictments Against FIFA ‘Look Very Strange’

With FIFA elections expected to be held Friday, Putin added that he has “no doubt[s] – it’s a clear attempt not to allow Mr Blatter to be re-elected as president”

Thursday, May 28

● Robocall lobbyists were too brazen

● Non-employer businesses grew slightly in 2013

● Big retail muscles in on veterinarians

● Factory farms grow bigger

● Joblessness in the states

● Fined for power wheelchair scam

The Day Ahead – May 28, 2015

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The U.N. highlights Iraq’s threatened cultural heritage sites and FIFA’s president seeks another term at the job during the annual meeting of soccer’s governing body.

In New York, Two Chimps Earn Their Day in Court

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In a historic first, a U.S. court holds a habeas corpus hearing on behalf of a non-human.