Viewpoint: Congress, keep your word

Monday, 21 September 2015 11:18 Written by
CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Florida’s senators and representatives have to answer this question between now and Sept. 30. By the end of the month, they must pass a federal funding bill for the next year or face a possible government shutdown. Unfortunately, a growing number want a budget that abandons the modest, bipartisan spending levels Congress established four years ago.
Personality as important as policy in 2016 presidential race
Monday, 21 September 2015 11:16 Written by
Anand Balaji, Contributing writer September 21, 2015 As polls fluctuate from week to week, there is one seemingly undeniable trend in the 2016 presidential election: the voters are drawn towards candidates that express themselves in an open, genuine and unscripted manner. This is proven by the dominance of Donald Trump, whose off-the-cuff style comes off as offensive to some but is seen as refreshing to others among a field of stiff career politicians.
Was Syrian Train-and-Equip Effort Always a 'Mission Impossible'?
Monday, 21 September 2015 11:15 Written by
An opposition fighter takes part in a training session on Feb. 18, 2014, in the eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus.(Photo: Ammar Al-Shami/AFP) 3 CONNECT 1 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE WASHINGTON — A year after US President Barack Obama asked Congress for the authority to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition forces to fight the Islamic State group, a senior general has acknowledged the $500 million program is in tatters.
Carly Fiorina surging in the polls
Monday, 21 September 2015 11:12 Written by
September 21, 2015, 9:41 AM|The GOP primary campaign is shaken up as former HP CEO Carly Fiorina surges in the polls. Vox Chief Political Correspondent Jon Allen joins CBSN with analysis.
ABIH® to Exhibit at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo to Promote the CIH® Certification
Monday, 21 September 2015 11:02 Written by
On September 26th, health, safety and environmental professionals from across the globe will converge at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta for the 2015 National Safety Council Congress & Expo. Over 14,000 professionals will be in attendance from a broad spectrum of industries, institutions and organizations to learn and network with their peers.
No handshakes, fist bumps for the Pope's speech to Congress
Monday, 21 September 2015 11:02 Written by
No handshakes, selfies or fist bumps when Pope Francis enters the House chamber for his historic speech to Congress. Related Digital Diary: Mike Clark covering Pope Francis' visitPope: Society must protect the most vulnerableTraveling Bible exhibit in Philadelphia during pope's visitNotre Dame professor makes playlist for Pope's US visitPope to hold second Mass MondayThat's the message from House and Senate leaders, who in a letter asked lawmakers to refrain "from handshakes and conversations along and…
Hillary Clinton Calls for U.S. To Admit 65,000 Syrian Refugees
Monday, 21 September 2015 11:02 Written by
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says the U.S. should accept 65,000 more Syrian refugees, beyond the 10,000 the Obama administration has planned. “Now, look, we’re facing the worst refugee crisis since the end of World War II and I think the United States has to do more,” Clinton said Sunday on the CBS show Face The Nation.
Now, Congress' Manish Tewari questions relevance of reservation
Monday, 21 September 2015 10:59 Written by
New Delhi: In remarks that could raise eyebrows within Congress, former Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday questioned the relevance of reservation in the 21st century and said if it was required at all, the economic condition, and not caste, should be the basis for it.
MSNBC Hosts Say Hillary Clinton Tried To Smear Obama As Muslim In 2008
Monday, 21 September 2015 10:58 Written by
MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ host Joe Scarborough called it “rich” that Hillary Clinton is denouncing Donald Trump for staying silent when a supporter at a recent rally claimed President Barack Obama is a Muslim when Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign circulated a photo of then Sen. Obama wearing a turban in Kenya.
NBC Online Survey: Hillary Clinton's Lead Narrows
Monday, 21 September 2015 10:58 Written by
Hillary Clinton's lead over Bernie Sanders has dwindled from 24 points to just 13 points over the last month. According to the latest NBC News online survey conducted by SurveyMonkey from Wednesday night through Friday, 42% of Democrats and independents who lean Democrat nationwide support Clinton, compared to 29% who support Sanders.

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