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  • Here's Where Campaign Finance Reform May Move Ahead As Congress Dithers

    WASHINGTON -- Nearly five years after the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United altered the landscape for money in politics, Congress has done nothing to reverse the ruling's adverse side effects for disclosure and collaboration between independent ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Congressional critics ready to block Obama push to normalize Cuban relations

    "Unfortunately, we fear the most damaging chapter to America's national security is still being written. We dread the day President Obama takes to the podium to announce a ... Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.; Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.; and Sen. Jeff Flake, R ...

    Fox News 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Court brief: Rogue agency defied judges to carry out partisan probe of ...

    Agents for the embattled state Government Accountability Board in Wisconsin continued a zealous campaign finance investigation into dozens of conservative groups even after judges who preside over the board voted to shut it down, according to a ...

    Fox News 3 years, 2 months ago
  • The Federal Government Recognizes Battle Over Medical Marijuana

    By engaging with the opposition, these advocates created the political space for Senator Mikulski (D-MD) to get the amendment included in the final bill. Coordinated lobby days hosted by ASA at the National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference and Lobby ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Mental Health

    Elizabeth Fitelson, M.D., the director of the women's program at Columbia University, explained how pregnancy was once automatically perceived as being a time for "emotional well-being" for a woman, as she was assumed to be overjoyed to be having a ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Obama Speaks On Relations With Cuba, Release Of Alan Gross

    Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) ... Ben Rhodes, Obama's senior foreign policy hand, and Ricardo Zuniga, senior director for the Western Hemisphere National Security Council, met Cuban counterparts in Canada. The second major ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • For Breast Cancer: It's Not Nature vs. Nurture -- It's Both

    According to the National Cancer Institute, "Even with total mastectomy, not all breast tissue that may be at risk of becoming cancerous in the future can be removed." Because of this, a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy reduces the risk of breast ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • US Hotel Companies Eager to Plant Flags In Cuba

    “The minute it's available, we'll be down there,” said Choice Hotels International Inc. chief executive Stephen Joyce, whose Rockville, Md.-based company includes the brands Comfort Inn and Cambria Suites. ... “Our founder Conrad Hilton often spoke of ...

    blogs.wsj.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Uniting to Stop the Worms

    "Uniting to Stop the Worms" may sound like a science fiction film headline, but intestinal worm infections -- known as soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) -- are all too real. They impair the lives of a billion people worldwide living in areas with ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Proof Positive That It Takes Great Vendor Relationships to Avoid Wedding ...

    He's a sales rep at a company called Potomac Floral Wholesale in Silver Spring, Maryland - next to DC, my hometown. And I learned quickly that their ... What if the weather gets bad and the ferry doesn't make its trip? I'd be screwed. I can't take that ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Chicken Soup Really Is 'Jewish Penicillin' For Your Cold. Mom Was Right.

    If you were brought up by a Jewish mother, chances are you have been prescribed a hot bowl of chicken soup at a time you felt under the weather. Dr. Mom may have insisted it was a type of "Jewish penicillin," that ... Stephen Rennard, M.D, Larson ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Military surveillance 'blimp' takes to Maryland skies

    It looks like a blimp, but the tether technically means it is an aerostat. This giant balloon-like device, the size of a football field, will soon keep watch over the nation's capital and a huge swath of the eastern seaboard. JLENS, short for Joint ...

    Fox News 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Investing in America's Dazzling Scientific Talent

    The other two were Nobel Laureate Peter Agre, MD, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University, and Esther Takeuchi, PhD, holder of 150 patents and SUNY Distinguished Professor of ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • A New Paradigm to Fix the World -- Fixing a Failure to Consider

    That is because those Directors don't want to understand how or why technology works, they just want it to work. CTOs who make the mistake of talking too much in technological terms that are beyond the comprehension of business executives with hubris ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • US Executions in 2014 Dip to 20-Year Low

    The most executions in a single year was in 1935 when 197 people were put to death in the U.S., according to University of North Carolina political scientist Frank R. Baumgartner. The recent pattern has been particularly pronounced in Texas, which didn ...

    blogs.wsj.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Jobless Rates Fall In Most US States in November

    North Dakota's rate is the lowest in the nation at 2.7%. The state has benefitted from the shale oil boom. Last month, North Carolina's 0.5 percentage point decrease was the largest in the U.S., followed by Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, and Michigan at ...

    blogs.wsj.com 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Curiosity rover finds methane on Mars: What it could mean for life

    "Right now, it's too much of a single-point measurement for us really to jump to any conclusions," Paul Mahaffy of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland one of the authors of the new methane study, told Space.com. "So all we can ...

    Fox News 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Radar 'blimps' to monitor Washington-area skies

    The first of two radar-detecting blimps is slated to rise up over Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland on Friday as part of a three-year exercise testing the integration of an Army air surveillance system with the North American Aerospace Defense Command.

    Fox News 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Obama signs legislation ending Nazi benefit checks

    President Obama on Thursday capped a swift and forceful response to an Associated Press investigation by signing into law a measure that bars suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits. AP's investigation, which was the ...

    Fox News 3 years, 2 months ago
  • Alan Gross's diplomatic escorts

    And while the call indeed came from a constituent, it didn't emanate from Van Hollen's 8th Congressional District of Maryland in the Washington, D.C. suburbs. ... And on the other line was Alan Gross, a Van Hollen constituent and political supporter ...

    Fox News 3 years, 2 months ago