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VET FORGOTTEN, LEFT LOCKED IN VA CLINIC

Vet sat waiting for more than three hours before he realized he was the only one left in the building

DELTONA, Fla. -
A Marine veteran from Deltona says he’s very disappointed in the Veterans Administration after he was locked inside the community clinic in Orange City on Monday. 236 more words

Kerry, aides, undergo metal detector screening

Secretary of State John Kerry defied a Federal Aviation Administration ban and flew into Israel’s main airport Wednesday in a sign of sheer will to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence of progress in ongoing negotiations aimed at halting fighting that’s left at least 31 Israelis and 650 Palestinians dead. 86 more words

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Instructor highlight: Synthetic Biology meets Capitol Hill

Written by: Karmella Haynes

From ASU News, “ASU professor speaks to Congress about supporting synthetic biology research

“Karmella Haynes was among scientists and engineers to address national leaders at a recent U.S. 160 more words

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"A Partisan Axe To Grind": An 'Unfortunate Political Stunt' Goes Awry

Earlier this year, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) thought he’d come up with a great idea: he’d file a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act in the hopes of making coverage more expensive for Capitol Hill staff. 641 more words

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Congress Probably Won't Address the Border Crisis Until After Summer Recess

It’s becoming increasingly clear that Congress won’t address the border crisis until sometime after its upcoming August recess. The gulf between the House and Senate border crisis proposals is too great and the timeline too short, members and congressional aides indicated this week. 984 more words

Appeals Courts and Obamacare, What Does It Mean

Pick your poisoned apple from any preferred or not preferred media tree. The courts have struck a blow to Obamacare in some. They have not in others. 1,601 more words

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