Author: Staff Report

NAFTA negotiations scheduled




United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said arrangements for the first round of negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) among the United States, Canada and Mexico will take place in Washington, D.C. from August 16 – 20,…

Iran defense triggers concern




The Revolutionary Guard used missiles to attack Islamic State (ISIL or Daesh) positions in the Syrian province of Deir Az Zor, marking the first time Iranian military forces fired missiles at another country in three decades, but the move has created…

Ethics complaint targets Frelinghuysen




The Campaign for Accountability (CfA) asked the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) to investigate whether Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), chair of the House Appropriations Committee, violated ethics rules when he caused a bank employee to lose her job for engaging…

Sen. John McCain has brain cancer

John McCain




Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) was diagnosed with brain cancer by the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, after the Arizona lawmaker underwent a procedure last week to remove a blood clot last week.  At McCain’s request, Mayo Clinic released a statement that said, “Following…