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IMPEACHMENT SAGA: 70 Senators, 195 Reps Sign To Impeach President Jonathan

OGA JONA might finally leave the villa before he shouts “tamuno”. He might not even have the chance to contest in the upcoming elections.

More members of the House of Representatives and the Senate have thrown their weight behind the call for the impeachment of President Goodluck Jonathan for the shoddy manner he has been handling the affairs of state. 295 more words

Tambuwal tells court to jail Nigeria IGP

Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal has filed an application urging a Federal High court to commit the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba for alleged contempt of court. 29 more words

Thirteen Congressional Terms You May Not Know

Both the House and Senate have complex rules and regulations governing virtually everything elected members do in those chambers. They also have their own vocabulary and slang within the terminology of those rules. 818 more words

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Congressman Frank Wolf wins Daniel of the Year honor

ASHEVILLE, N.C.  – Citing his long service to human rights services, WORLD News Group has named Congressman Frank Wolf its 2014 Daniel of the Year. 427 more words

Tambuwal and His Shameful Law-Breaker Supporters, By Femi Aribisala

Have you ever heard the parable of a man who stole a goat and was arrested and prosecuted?  When brought before the judge, his line of defense was that others had stolen goats in the past but had not been prosecuted.  1,646 more words

Nigeria

Patsy Mink awarded posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom

The late Hawaii Congresswoman Patsy Mink was posthumously honored with a Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday.

President Obama presented the medal to Mink’s daughter, Wendy, at the White House. 362 more words

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No Congress For Young Men (or Women)

The average age of members from the 113th Congress (2013-2014) were as follows:

House:  57.0 years
Senate:  62.0 years

In order to be elected to the… 58 more words

General Political Science