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Bill in Congress Seeks to Rein in Trade by ISIS in Looted Antiquities

Four congressman last week reintroduced a bill into the House of Representatives that attempts to coordinate U.S. efforts to protect historic sites around the world and to restrict imports of cultural property illegally trafficked from Syria. 191 more words

Engel Sends Bipartisan Letter to USAID Urging Funding for LGBT Rights in Central America

Press Statement from Rep. Eliot L. Engel

MARCH 12, WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Representative Eliot L. Engel, the ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was joined by Reps. 191 more words

LGBT Rights

Members of Congress to de Blasio: Let Students Off for Lunar New Year

New York City’s entire Congressional delegation signed a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio asking that he honor a campaign promise make the Lunar New Year—celebrated in many Asian cultures—a public school holiday. 396 more words

How Rep. Engel came to be State of the Union's 'aisle hog'

When President Obama walks into the House chamber tonight, one of the lawmakers sitting on the center aisle that he’ll likely shake hands with is Rep. 244 more words


“America on a War Footing”-- Dennis Kucinich condemns HR 5859 and its late night approval by just three members of Congress

The three members of Congress who did this:
Rep. Ed Royce (California)
Rep. Eliot Engel (New  York)
Rep. Marcy Kaptur (Ohio)

Rep. Jim Gerlach (Pennsylvania) wrote HR 5859. 1,886 more words

BREAKING: U.S. Representatives approve resolution condemning Russia, with update

This is truly one of the lowest points ever taken in American conduct. The shocking vote of 411 in favor, 10 against, 13 not voting, took place this morning… 1,128 more words

'Who Knows?': Eliot Engel Frets About ISIS Overrunning Syrian Opposition

Congressman Eliot Engel has backed the president’s strategy of training and arming Syrian rebels to combat the growing threat of the Islamic State, but the ranking member of the foreign affairs committee fears that the radical organization could win out in the region. 314 more words