Tag Archives: Congress

08May/17

Obama voices hope for healthcare as he accepts JFK ‘courage’ award

Former U.S. President Barack Obama expresses hope that members of Congress will look beyond party lines when considering the future of the country’s healthcare system, as he accepts the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation’s “Profile in Courage” Award. Continue reading

05Jan/17

U.S. spy chief “even more resolute” on Russia cyber attack

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told Congress he was “even more resolute” in his belief that Russia staged cyber attacks on Democrats in the 2016 election campaign. Continue reading

24Sep/15

Pope says share the wealth

In an address before a joint meeting of Congress , Pope Francis praised capitalism but urged the American people to use it as a force for good.

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02Jul/15

Brazil’s Rousseff downplays opposition to fiscal policy during Google tour

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff downplays Congressional opposition to her controversial fiscal policy while touring Google’s California headquarters where she took a spin in one of the company’s self-driving cars.

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02Apr/15

Indian minister booked for racial remarks against Sonia Gandhi

Following court’s directive, police file a case against India’s junior minister Giriraj Singh for his racial comments against opposition leader Sonia Gandhi.

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02Mar/15

Obama discusses Israel, tells Reuters exclusively Iran must halt nuclear work for decade

In an exclusive interview with Reuters, U.S. President Barack Obama discusses the U.S.-Israeli relationship, its effect on the Iran nuclear talks, and the state of those negotiations.
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