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House members reaching into Senate affairs

It’s downright fun to watch members of one congressional body suggest the way members of the other congressional body should do their job.

Let’s presume that the upper chamber, the Senate, would prefer that the lower chamber, the House of Representatives, mind its own business. 318 more words

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Snowball stirs climate change debate

U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe’s snowball stunt has done something quite useful.

It has sparked another round of debate over whether Earth’s climate is changing. 364 more words

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Congress Approves One-Week Extension to Fund Homeland Security

The House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security, sending the proposal to the White House and avoiding a partial DHS shutdown with just hours before the Friday night deadline. 803 more words

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Look at global picture, Sen. Inhofe

It was just a matter of time before someone would do this.

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., brought a snowball to the Senate floor Thursday to… 283 more words

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Lawmaker suggests SDSU redevelop Qualcomm stadium site

SAN DIEGO — With the possibility that the Chargers could be leaving San Diego, a local lawmaker has come up with a possible plan for the Qualcomm stadium site. 309 more words

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Senator Throws Snowball on Senate Floor to Disprove Climate Change

Sen. James Inhofe tossed a snowball in the Senate chamber Thursday, using the stunt to emphasize his long-held belief that climate change is “the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.” 84 more words

A Prayer for the U.S. Senate

On this day in 1947, U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall delivered the following prayer.  His prayers were recorded in the Congressional Record and offer a glimpse into the secret of America’s greatness – our heritage of faith in God and obedience to His word. 126 more words

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