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Charlie Crist Leads Congressional Push to Aid Lebanon After Beirut Explosion

Crist rounded up more than 85 members of the U.S. House to send a letter to U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo calling on him to send humanitarian relief to that nation.

Alcee Hastings Wants to Extend Parental Leave for FAA Employees

Hastings brought out the “FAA Family and Medical Leave Act" which “will ensure employees of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are extended the same paid parental leave benefits afforded to other government employees under the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020.”

Florida Congresswoman Stresses the Importance of NATO

Demings was part of a group including U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Mary., and U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., which visited Denmark, Hungary and Luxembourg.

Marco Rubio, Brian Mast: Time for US to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty of Golan Heights

The backers of the proposal left no room for doubt that they are backing the proposal thanks in part to concerns about the Syrian regime.

Nancy Pelosi, Jim McGovern Tap Alcee Hastings, Donna Shalala to Serve on Rules Committee

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., the chairman of the committee, announced on Friday that U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., was staying on the committee and freshman U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., was joining it. 

Donald Trump Signs Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’ s Proposal to Let Cancer Patients Defer on Public...

Modeling her proposal off of Ros-Lehtinen’s and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s, R-Col., “Deferment for Active Cancer Treatment Act,” U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., was able to include a provision allowing the deferments as part of the minibus.
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s Proposal to Let Cancer Patients Defer on Public Student Loans Included in...

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum was able to get the provision included during the U.S House Appropriations Committee markup of the Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill which passed on a voice vote. Congress is expected to pass the minibus before adjourning.