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Senator Markey Wins Full-Term as Senator
Democrat Edward Markey has been elected to a full six-year term in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts.
Markey defeated little-known Republican challenger Brian Herr on Tuesday.
Markey ran a lower-profile race than last year, when he won a special election to finish John Kerry's Senate ter…
Ebola Patient Tweets About Congressional Hearing
The American video journalist being treated for Ebola in Nebraska spent part of Thursday watching a Congressional hearing on the deadly virus.
Ashoka Mukpo posted two tweets about the hearing Thursday after someone there asked a question about the potential for dogs to spread Ebola...
Pentagon Can’t Confirm Chemical Weapons Report
The Pentagon says it cannot confirm if any U.S. soldiers exposed to chemical weapons during the invasion of Iraq were told to keep quiet.
The "New York Times" reports between 2004 and 2011, U.S. troops found about five-thousand chemical warheads, shells or bombs in Iraq and the Pent…
Twenty-Six Members Of Congress Want Travel Ban From West Africa
Over two dozen lawmakers on Capitol Hill want travelers from West Africa banned from the U.S. until the Ebola outbreak is under control.
Twenty-three House Republicans and three Democrats have sent a letter to President Obama that asks the State Department to impose a travel ban and restrict visas is…
Chapman Declared GOP Congressional Nominee
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Post by John Chapman.
The Associated Press is reporting that Chatham attorney John Chapman has won the Republican Party's nomination to take on incumbent Democratic Congressman Bill Keating in the ninth Congressional District race...
White House Seeks Increased Funding To Fight Ebola
The White House is asking Congress for $58 million above current levels to speed the production of promising drugs to fight Ebola and to give additional flexibility to the Department of Homeland Security to cope with the thousands of unaccompanied Central American children still arriving at the sout…

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