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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…

TrumpCare threatens mothers & babies




The U.S. Senate has taken up health care legislation—already passed by the U.S. House of Representatives—that would do immense harm, including by rolling back access to reproductive health coverage and care. The bill currently under discussion would: Impose devastating cuts…