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Daily Archives: February 11th, 2014

House of Representatives votes to continue paying America’s bills past midterm elections

Excerpt: With the memory of last autumn’s disastrous manufactured fiscal crisis and completely unnecessary federal government shutdown still fresh in their minds, the leadership of the U.S. House Republican Caucus today allowed a bill to come to the floor to authorize the U.S. Department of the Treasury to pay the nation’s bills for another year, through […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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Governor Inslee halts death penalty: “During my term, we will not be executing people”

Excerpt: Governor Jay Inslee this morning imposed a moratorium on capital punishment while he is Washington State’s chief executive, declaring at a news conference in Olympia that after much reflection and discussion with victims’ families, police, and prosecutors, he had come to the conclusion that equal justice wasn’t being served. “If a death penalty case comes […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics
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