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US to accept 85,000 refugees in 2016 me.' That isn't good enough," according to a statement from the lawmakers, who head the congressional judiciary committees.Conditions in Syria have been growing increasingly dire as the civil war grinds on. As many as 9 million people...
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House weighs military justice bill

The judiciary committee of the House of Representatives met Tuesday to discuss judicial reforms inspired by a series of savage sexual assaults in the Alaska...
White House: Obama wants to admit more Syrian refugees

...congressional aide who requested anonymity to discuss a private meeting.Kerry said after meeting with Senate Judiciary Committee members that the U.S. would increase the number of refugees it is willing to accept. He did not provide a specific...
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House chair: Planned Parenthood probe protects taxpayers

...fetuses.In a session highlighted by partisan clashes, Democrats said the investigation by the GOP-led House Judiciary Committee was just the latest in a decades-long effort to curtail abortion rights and was based on deceptively edited videos...
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Clinton says private email was a mistake, says sorry

...prosecution. Pagliano was paid to maintain Clinton's personal server while she was secretary of state.Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson - both Republicans...
Nation and World

...reflects "the care and the scrutiny with which we are scrutinizing this email traffic."Also Monday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said he has asked Clinton's long-time lawyer, David Kendall, about...
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For Clinton, Biden, a long, tangled friendship

...Their alliance dates to Bill Clinton's presidency in the late 1990s, when Biden used his perch atop the Senate Judiciary Committee to help pass legislation targeting crime, gun violence and domestic abuse. Years later, when Hillary Clinton...
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My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...John Coghill represents District B as Majority Leader of the Alaska Senate. He is the Vice-Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a member of the Senate Health and Social Services Finance Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Alaska...
Obama calls for shorter sentences for nonviolent convicts

...enthusiasm about the need for structural change. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has been working...pitch. A group of 19 Republicans, led by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia, wrote a letter...
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State senator rescinds subpoena for video in inmate death to keep the video confidential. The Senate Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena to get the video, but Senate...pending cases.Sen. Lesil McGuire chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee. Her husband's law firm represented the Mosley...


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