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On Thursday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will debate and vote on an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against ISIS. The committee will likely consider AUMF provisions ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 2 Recommends
At long last, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is expected to vote this week on an authorization for the use of force for the war against ISIS that started in early August. There is little ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 07:27 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Fulbright Commission hearing on the Vietnam War, 1971 John Kerry of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, April 22nd, 1971: In our opinion, and from our experience, ...
by Simplify
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 12:11 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
By a 10-7 vote, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has passed a resolution authorizing the use of military force in Syria. Seven Democrats voted in favor of the resolution, as did three ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 127 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 12:46 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
I have a lot of Senate diaries these past two days. I wanted to put this one out yesterday but just didn't have the time. Tomorrow will be a catch up day on the stories I didn't get to cover but ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 31, 2013 at 09:51 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
I may not be the biggest fan of Senator Mary Landrieu (D. LA) but I always enjoy seeing her rip Republican morons a new one: http://www.rollcall.com/news/...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 62 comments on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 11:57 AM PDT with 149 Recommends
Since President Barack Obama has been re-elected, a number of names have emerged as possible replacements for Obama's cabinet. One of whom is John Kerry, whom you all know as the 2004 Democratic ...
by pipsorcle
Comment Count 100 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 04:55 PM PST with 9 Recommends
The Importance of Sustainable U.S. Aid to ...
by American Progress
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jun 13, 2011 at 12:10 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Once upon a time, sounds like a fairy tale beginning but even as we've sunk to the depths of incivility in more then our politics in this country, it isn't a fairy tale I assure you. For once there ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jul 17, 2010 at 09:13 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I have just finished watching a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Haiti. I was heartened to stumble on this event from ...
by Granny Doc
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 08:20 PM PST with 29 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Nov 29, 2009 at 08:55 AM PST with 20 Recommends
The following quote from the AP article linked below is specious propaganda as much so as the Bush 43 admin implying that Saddam Hussein had nuclear and chemical arms or their insinuation that ...
by Synergy
Comment Count 56 comments on Sun Nov 29, 2009 at 04:42 AM PST with 11 Recommends
A new report from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, prepared at the behest of Senator Kerry, in response to the ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 148 comments on Sat Nov 28, 2009 at 09:57 PM PST with 140 Recommends
Welcome to the 25th installment of "Considered Forthwith." This weekly series looks at the various committees in the House and the Senate. Committees are the workshops of our democracy. ...
by Casual Wednesday
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Oct 25, 2009 at 05:33 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
There's an article today in the Boston Globe that I wanted to bring to your attention. It is about several things--a sick kid, a costly medication, poor countries, and technology.
by mem from somerville
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jun 14, 2009 at 12:19 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
And where are the foodies on this one? I did a search for this on the site with the name of the winner, Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, and not a word from the regulars. Do you ...
by mem from somerville
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jun 12, 2009 at 04:16 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Brave Afghan Vet Demands Answers from Congress From the Testimony Today, 4.23.09, by the Soldiers of Today, on Afghanistan!
by jimstaro
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2009 at 01:44 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
by jimstaro
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 09:40 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Yesterday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approved S.384 The Global Food Security Act of 2009 , which was ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2009 at 10:12 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
WASHINGTON — Her days as New York’s junior senator dwindling — and with a world of problems before her — Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday bid a fond ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2009 at 11:53 AM PST with 13 Recommends