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Mitchell Attends Mayor’s Conference, Lobbies For Gun Control

 

Mayor Jon Mitchell is attending the U-S Conference of Mayors in Washington this week, but he took some time on Thursday to visit Capitol Hill. 

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House Republicans Reject New England Fishermen Aid

    The U.S. House of Representatives has shut out Northeast fishermen from any emergency aid in its pending disaster relief bill.
 
    The Republican-led House advanced its Superstorm Sandy relief bill Monday without voting on amendments that would have inserted between $116 million and $150 million in fishing industry funding

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The New England Council

Congressman Tierney Fights For Fishermen

A Massachusetts Congressman says he'll file an amendment to insert $150 million in emergency funds for fishermen in the House's Superstorm Sandy Relief Bill.  

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House Votes and Approves Hurricane Sandy Relief

With thousands of people still suffering from the affects of Hurricane Sandy, Congress came under fire after they weren't going to vote on a bill that would provide relief to the victims.

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Fiscal ‘Deal’ is done but at what expense?

I laugh hearing the serious tone of news readers telling us about the Fiscal Cliff deal! So, other than costing most working Americans more in Social Security payments, who benefited from the political theater?

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House Republicans Stall Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill

It has been two months since Hurricane Sandy swept up the East Coast and destroyed much in it's path. While president Obama has done what he can, House Republicans won't budge on the proposed relief plan.

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While We Were Facing a Fiscal Cliff, Congress Got a Raise

It's outrageous! In a recent Presidential Executive Order that was not requested by Congress, Mr. Obama granted members of Congress and other federal workers a pay raise!

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Senator Dianne Feinstein To Propose Assault Weapon Ban Bill

In the wake of all of the deadly shootings that have taken place not only this year, but in recent time, Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein is proposing a bill to make it illegal to own assault weapons.

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Naked Protesters Storm John Boehner’s Home [NSFW VIDEO]

AIDS activists took off their clothes and protested at Speaker of the House John Boehner's house. Be warned, the video is graphic.

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Keating Wins 9th Congressional District Race

Congressman William Keating has been elected to the new 9th Congressional District, and is anxious to get to work for it's people.

Keating stopped in New Bedford Tuesday, greeting supporters. He says his number one priority is generating jobs, and in New Bedford he believes Cape Wind and the South Terminal Maritime Project will be a primary job generator

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