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Rep. John Kline Plans To Introduce VA Reform Bill

The VA Secretary would be granted the “authority to waive a co-payment requirement if the VA erred in not sending out the bill in a timely manner.”

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Sen. Carper Becomes 30th Member To Support Iran Deal

The senior Delaware Senator wrote that an “historic agreement with Iran to end their pursuit of nuclear weapons for years and, maybe, forever” has been reached

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Report: Planned Parenthood, Forensics Firm Conclude Videos ‘Heavily Edited’

Videos released by an anti-abortion group suggests the health organization has benefited from the sale of fetal tissue, a claim heavily denied by the clinic

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Maloney Becomes 14th Democratic Rep. To Oppose Iran Nuclear Deal

“This is an agreement with a nation that has not honored its nonproliferation commitments in the past,” Maloney said.

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Murray Backs Iran Deal


With the backing of Murray, Obama now has the support of 29 Senate Democrats as he hopes to defeat what is expected to be an attempted veto override of a resolution disapproving of the international accord.

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Stabenow Signals Support For Iran Deal

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)

“The only thing worse than Iran being the largest state sponsor of terrorism would be Iran as the largest state sponsor of terrorism with a nuclear weapon,” Stabenow said in a statement Monday.

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Harry Reid Endorses Iran Deal

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talks to reporters, Sept. 9, 2014. (Photo by James Cullum)

“I strongly support this historic agreement and will do everything in my power to ensure that it stands,” Reid said.

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McCaskill Backs Iran Deal


McCaskill’s vote becomes one of many crucial votes that President Obama is hoping to garner to sustain what is expected to be a widespread effort to kill the deal that his administration helped broker.

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Iran: 24 Votes Down, 10 To Go To Save Nuclear Deal

After Sens. Donnelly, Reed, and Whitehouse announced their support for the Iran deal, Obama administration is 10 votes away from surviving an attempted override of a presidential veto.

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Republicans Question Kerry Over Iran Nuclear “Side Deals”

Sen. Tom Cotton and Rep. Mike Pompeo wrote that Obama administration officials “have given a total of seven different answers to the simple question of whether officials have read or been briefed on these side deals.”

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Monday, August 31

● DARPA invents Gremlins to draw enemy fire

● Tax-funded charter school accused of teaching religion

● Border agent indicted for alien smuggling

● Labor board revises joint-employer status

● High court asked to affirm Three-Judge Court Act

● Violent crime in 2014

Sec. Carter Announces Flexible Hybrid Electronic Initiative

Flexible hybrid electronics are not a new development, but the initative will “focus on bringing these technologies down the cost curve.”

The World in 2:00 – August 28, 2015

The World in 2:00

Facing December elections and a collapsing economy, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has closed the border with Colombia and ordered thousands deported.

WH: Gun Laws Wouldn’t Have Stopped Virginia Shooter, But Could Save Others

“There are similarly shocking acts of violence that don’t get this attention that could be prevented if Congress, or at least if so many members of Congress, frankly, weren’t scared of the NRA,” Earnest said.

White House On Iran Deal: We’ve Got The Momentum

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Earlier Friday, the White House received its 30th vote in its ongoing efforts to preserve the Iran nuclear agreement.

Virginia Teen Sentenced To 11 Years For Assisting Islamic State

Ali Shukri Amin confessed to running the @Amreekiwitness Twitter account, which educated people on how to use bitcoin to covertly fund IS.