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Gene Healy: Has Congress become useless?

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
...organizing" instead of "nation building," more Republicans would be against it. It's "not just the president's war," Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., protested. "It's our war too. ... We must not simply kick the can down the road." Alas, legislative can kick

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Has Congress Become Useless? by Gene Healy

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
...community organizing" instead of "nation building," more Republicans would be against it. It's "not just the president's war," Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., protested. "It's our war too. ... We must not simply kick the can down the road." Alas, legislativ

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Gene Healy: Has Congress become useless?

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
It's "not just the president's war," Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., protested. "It's our war too. ... We must not simply kick the can down the road. ...

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Milbank: Congress does Wiki

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
...that we need to work to continue to build (Pakistan's) democratic institutions," Rep. David Dreier, R-Calif., countered. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., argued that "the documents that were published all over the world yesterday remind us that we don't hav

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House passes pared-down measure to fund war

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., cited recently released classified documents he said revealed some of the corruption and incompetence of the Afghanistan ...

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House OKs stricter drilling rules

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
...were "sticking it to the consumer again at the gas pump." "If you want to apologize for Big Oil, go ahead," responded Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass. "The American people are not on your side on this one." "Let's vote to ensure that a spill of this kind neve

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BP to try well kill Tuesday, House passes reforms

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
"If you want to apologize for Big Oil, go right ahead, but the American people are not on your side on this one," Democratic Representative Jim McGovern ...

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GOP Congress candidate proposes cuts in taxes

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
He said he supports private-sector jobs, while the man he wants to unseat, US Rep. James McGovern, supported a government stimulus package. ...

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Area U.S. reps oppose Afghanistan troops surge

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
...said expanding the war "does nothing to make Americans more safe." The war in Afghanistan is one "whose end is long overdue." Jim McGovern of Worcester, one of the state's more vocal anti-war congressmen, called Obama's Afghanistan policy flawed and sa

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CONGRESSIONAL INSIDERS POLL Congressional Insiders Poll

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
... Frank Kratovil, Jim Langevin, John Lewis, Zoe Lofgren, Nita Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Ed Markey, Jim McDermott, Jim McGovern, Mike McMahon, Kendrick Meek, ...

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Wiki rules the debate

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., argued that ``the documents that were published all over the world yesterday remind us that we don't have any reliable partners; ...

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From Nukes to Nutrition: Churches Endorse Global Priorities Initiative

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
278), the Global Security Priorities Resolution, introduced by Democratic Representative Jim McGovern and Republican Representative Dan Lungren, ...

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House finally OKs $ for Afghan surge

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
...that have been raised, it seems to me it is inappropriate for us to vote on a blank check for this administration," said Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass. During a bipartisan meeting yesterday with congressional leaders, Obama urged passage of the war-spending

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House passes pared-down measure to fund war

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
...if there were greater confidence in the Afghan government, he said, "it would likely take so long it will obliterate our Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., cited recently released classified documents he said revealed some of the corruption and incompetence o

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Congress OKs bill that will help Defense avoid furloughs

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
...among the liberals who opposed the package, as were House Rules Committee Chairwoman Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., and Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass. House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Wash., who could succeed Obey as ful

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House members try to out wiki each other

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
...need to work to continue to build (Pakistan's) democratic institutions," Rep. David Dreier, R-Calif., countered.       Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., argued that "the documents that were published all over the world yesterday remind us that we don't h

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Afghan War Funding

McGovern news - August 6, 2010 - 9:04pm
The outcome had been in doubt all day, as Democratic leaders rolled the dice, and decided to move the bill through under special expedited rules of consideration, which require a two-thirds vote in favor of the measure for passage. That meant backers

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