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Female state lawmakers slam NRA for being sexist, extremist

Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News “There were certainly comments about the liberty tree needing to be watered with more bloodshed,” Jo Anne Simon said. ALBANY — A group of female state lawmakers slammed the NRA and other gun-rights groups Wednesday for being sexist as well as extremist. The women, including two Brooklyn lawmakers who were targeted by the NRA ...

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Expelling Syrian diplomats overdue, U.S. lawmakers say

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) — A decision from the U.S. State Department to expel Syrian diplomats from the country was long overdue, members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Expelling Syrian diplomats overdue, U.S. lawmakers say

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) — A decision from the U.S. State Department to expel Syrian diplomats from the country was long overdue, members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Lawmakers want new City Controller to audit NYCHA

Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images Rep. Yvette Clarke, Democrat of Brooklyn, was among a host of lawmakers who called on the incoming City Controller to audit the New York City Housing Authority. New York City’s congressional delegation on Friday demanded that the incoming City Controller launch a top-to-bottom audit of the troubled New York City Housing Authority. “We’re calling for ...

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