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Bob Franken: Cuba si, Congress no

...negotiate with the Castros than with the Congress. Of course, he did have help with the...To make the point, some members of Congress were having their heads explode at the...process of normalization, it will be up to Congress to end the full trade embargo, which...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-20/bob-franken-cuba-si-congress-no
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Rich Lowry: Obama's Cuban olive branch

...Fidel Castro as a cute, plucky figure of defiance, and even now, the government has determined apologists in the U.S. Congress.If Cuba were a racist apartheid-style system rather than a communist dictatorship, no one would be so eager to do business...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-21/rich-lowry-obamas-cuban-olive-bra
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Gas pipeline coordinator office in Alaska to close

...shutting down after not being included in the budget bill that Congress recently passed.Federal coordinator Larry Persily said he...involved with a new project was becoming more of an issue. Congress did not act to address that.Robert Dillon, a spokesman for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-17/gas-pipeline-coordinator-office-in-a
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Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

WASHINGTON - Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill for President Barack Obama's...bill, which cleared the House on Thursday, was the main item left on Congress' year-end agenda, and exposed fissures within both political parties...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-13/congress-sends-obama-11-trillion-spe
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What others say: Wait and see

...it starts today with the opening of the health-insurance marketplace.Whether it stays open will depend on Congress and Congresses to come.Republicans don't like President Obama's healthcare reform. Maybe not this week, with a Democrat-controlled...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-02/what-others-say-wait-and-see
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What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

...existing ones.Something must change.Congress seems intent to make immigration an issue...House and Senate beginning work in 2015, Congress wants to make immigration a political...the two organizations closer together.Congress has been reluctant to cut funding for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-17/what-others-say-defend-the-coast-
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Fort Greely to get $50 million under spending bill

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Congress has approved $50 million toward a ground-based missile defense...to increased confidence after this summer's successful test and Congress taking a lower 48 site out of consideration," Felling said in an...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-16/fort-greely-to-get-50-million-under-
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Cal Thomas: Paul Ryan's hope for a Congress that works

...election and plan strategies for the remaining days of the current Congress and the new one in which Republicans will hold majorities in...debate within conservative circles over whether the outgoing Congress should pass a continuing resolution to fund the government...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-08/cal-thomas-paul-ryans-hope-for-a-
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Rich Lowry: Dianne Feinstein's travesty

...find Michael Hayden's phone number.The committee portrays Gen. Hayden, the former CIA director, as a liar who deceived Congress about the agency's interrogation program, yet the committee couldn't be bothered to interview him.That's because the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-14/rich-lowry-dianne-feinsteins-trav
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Bob Franken: Political cruelty

...It's easy to conclude that it's futile to wish that our Congress could do its fundamental job, which is to fund the government...order to keep the government up and running, the members of Congress had to swallow some changes in the law that tightened the grip...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-16/bob-franken-political-cruelty
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