#US Congress

  • Article: The Tax Bill Will Make Inequality Far Worse in the US, UN Expert Says
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    The Tax Bill Will Make Inequality Far Worse in the US, UN Expert Says

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 19, 2017

    The bill will ‘essentially shred crucial dimensions of a safety net that is already full of holes.’ Read more

  • Article: Interactive Tool Shows You Where Your Representatives Stand on Foreign Aid
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    Interactive Tool Shows You Where Your Representatives Stand on Foreign Aid

    By James O'Hare|April 27, 2017

    Foreign aid could be gutted. This tool will let you know who’s responsible. Read more

  • Article: A Republican Senator Just Called Trump's Budget Proposal 'Dead on Arrival'
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    A Republican Senator Just Called Trump's Budget Proposal 'Dead on Arrival'

    By Meghan Werft|Feb. 28, 2017

    Cuts to foreign aid won’t make it according to Senator Graham. Read more

  • Article: Congress Again Fails to Pass Zika Funding as Florida Outbreak Grows
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    Congress Again Fails to Pass Zika Funding as Florida Outbreak Grows

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 7, 2016

    Senate Democrats vote down bill that also would have banned money from going to Planned Parenthood. Read more

  • Article: Good News! The Education for All Act Is Coming to a Vote This Week
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    Good News! The Education for All Act Is Coming to a Vote This Week

    By David Ambuel |Sept. 5, 2016

    H.R. 4481 helps people everywhere gain access to a good education. Read more

  • Article: Congressional Budget Resolutions Show US Commitment to World's Poorest
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    Congressional Budget Resolutions Show US Commitment to World's Poorest

    By Annika Reno|July 13, 2016|Global Poverty Project

    Here's why we're feeling optimistic about U.S. foreign assistance in 2017. Read more

  • Article: Zika is spreading and the US Congress is dithering
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    Zika is spreading and the US Congress is dithering

    By Mark Leon Goldberg|April 20, 2016|DAWNS Digest

    Congress can do more for Zika. Read more

  • Article: Foreign Affairs: the great uniting force for bitterly divided US polititians
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    Foreign Affairs: the great uniting force for bitterly divided US polititians

    By Tom Murphy|April 17, 2016|DAWNS Digest

    Republicans and Democrats are fighting on a lot of things, but they mostly agree on protecting aid. Read more