Timeline of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
United Nations Security Council on July 21, 2014. SOURCE: un.org

Thursday, July 17, 2014: Ukrainian Aviation Traffic Control reported that it had lost contact with Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at 14:15 (GMT) near the Russian-Ukrainian border in eastern…

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Transcript: United States Representative Samantha Power’s remarks on the crash of Flight MH17 in Ukraine – July 18, 2014

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Partial transcript of remarks by Samantha Power, United State’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine before the United…

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Transcript: U.S. Representative Samantha Power’s remarks on the crash of Flight MH17 in Ukraine – July 21, 2014

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Partial transcript of remarks by Samantha Power, United State’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine before the United…

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Election 2014: Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley’s voting records & positions on key issues

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) SOURCE: merkley.senate.gov

Overview of Sen. Jeff Merkley’s (D-Oregon) voting records and positions on key issues:

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Obama administration seeks $3.7 billion in supplemental funding to deal with influx of unaccompanied children along southwest border

Monday, July 21, 2014
SOURCE: Customs & Border Patrol

The Obama administration has requested from Congress $3.7 billion in emergency supplementing funding to help the Departments of Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, State, and Justice to…

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Republican Senators raise concerns that most unaccompanied migrant children will end up staying in the U.S.

Friday, July 18, 2014
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina). SOURCE: appropriations.senate.gov

Republican Senators have raised concerns that unaccompanied migrant children who are placed with family members by the Department of Health and Human Services will most likely end up…

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Homeland Security Secretary seeks to modify 2008 law that requiring unaccompanied migrant children to be transferred to HHS

Friday, July 18, 2014
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. SOURCE: appropriations.senate.gov

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is asking Congress to modify the 2008 William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) to allow for the immediate deportation of unaccompanied…

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Election 2014: Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell’s voting records & positions on issues 

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky). SOURCE: mcconnell.senate.gov

Overview of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-Kentucky) voting records and positions on key issues:

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Election 2014: Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey’s voting records & positions on key issues

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Sen. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts). SOURCE: markey.senate.gov

Overview of Sen. Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) voting records and positions on key issues:

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List of 42 Republican Senators who voted against S. 2578 Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

List of 42 Republican Senators who voted against S. 2578 Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014, a bill that would ensure employers cannot interfere in…

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