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Pope Francis to address U.S. Congress on Sept. 24

Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) — Pope Francis will deliver an unprecedented address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Sept. 24, House Speaker John Boehner announced Thursday. Top News – UPI.com

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Is Congress Looking for Aliens?

The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology spent its valuable time Wednesday to discuss what methods are being used to determine if life exists elsewhere in the universe. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich wants a colony on the moon and NASA plans to grow turnips and basil there just in case. So its no wonder that the House of Representatives would ...

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‘Do-Nothing’ Congress Was Way More Productive Than the Current One

Despite being known as the “Do-nothing Congress,” the 80th Congress still passed more than 900 bills during its two years in office. The current Congress, meanwhile, has only passed 52 laws this year. In 1948, a stonewalled and exasperated President Harry Truman campaigned against the 80th “do-nothing” Congress, a gridlocked legislative body that at the time was unlike any prior ...

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Americans Don’t Want to Re-elect Their Own Members of Congress

A George Washington University Battleground poll said 60 percent of voters want new representatives.  All politics is local. And for the first time a new poll shows not only are Americans fed up with Congress, they are also fed up with their own individual member. This is a marked contrast from previous polls, when the sentiment was throw all the ...

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