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House Speaker Paul Ryan declares 'An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us'
Members of the House of Representatives gathered at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., today after the shooting at a Virginia park that injured five people, including U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise. Democrats and Republicans held hands and prayed together at the start of the briefing, and
A Vegan Thanksgiving With Cory Booker
Sen. Cory Booker , D-N.J., won’t be serving up turkey at his Thanksgiving table. Or Mac and Cheese. Or pumpkin pie. The vegetarian senator announced on Twitter that he’s committing to a vegan diet until the end of the year. Vegan until end of yr at least. Vegetarian for last 22yrs MT
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES 7 TAKEAWAYS FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA’S UN ADDRESS: President Obama delivered a sweeping 40-minute address to the U.N. General Assembly yesterday noteworthy for its vigorous defense of U.S. leadership in the world at a time of “pervasive unease” while ...
The Health Effects of GMO Foods
Vermont is poised to become the first state to require labels on genetically modified food, but will these "frankenfruits" actually hurt the people who eat them? Probably not, experts say. Swapping genes in and out in a lab may sound a little different than cross breeding crops for hundreds of
Another Shutdown Showdown
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES HOUSE GOES ALL-IN TO DEFUND OBAMACARE: With Washington hurtling toward the brink of another fiscal crisis, House Speaker John Boehner set up a major showdown with the Democratic-led Senate when he announced yesterday that the House of Representatives
Combative Assad Says He Could Provide List of Weapons 'Tomorrow'
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad continues to deny that Syria used chemical weapons against its own people, says he is fully committed to handing over Syrian chemical weapons to international control, and that he could provide a list of his chemical weapons stockpile “tomorrow,” as Russia...
Pentagon: Viral Photos of Syrian Objectors 'Illegitimate'
The Pentagon Monday declared ”illegitimate” a series of photos circulating online which purport to show U.S. servicemen holding up handwritten signs objecting to war in Syria. Five remarkably similar photos posted on a defaced U.S. Marine Corps website appeared to show American troops from the ...
House Hunters - In Search Of Support For Immigration Reform (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES MEETING OF THE MEMBERS: A comprehensive immigration overhaul might have sailed through the Senate with a comfortable 68-32 vote before the Independence Day recess, but the post-holiday focus is now on the House, which seems reluctant to offer, much ...
Genetically Engineered Salmon Nears FDA Approval
Genetically engineered salmon could make its way onto plates in the new year, but your body won't notice anything fishy about the filet, experts say. The Food and Drug Administration has determined genetically engineered salmon won't threaten the environment, clearing it of all but one final hurdle
To the Beat of Whose Drum? Top Musicians in Politics
Music is certainly a form of expression -- political expression, that is. Outspoken musicians have been throwing their two cents into the political arena for years, backing candidates, airing their views about political pundits and making their opinions known. From plugs against animal cruelty to