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Dems Agree in CA-39: U.S. Criminal Justice System is ‘Racist’

Three Democratic candidates running for House Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA)’s now-open 39th district seat agreed unanimously Tuesday that America’s criminal justice system — including police officers — are racist.

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Millennials Are Key to California, Congress in 2018 Midterms

Progressive Democrat billionaire and environmental activist Tom Steyer believes California’s nearly 10 million millennials are the key to seeing a Democrat-controlled Congress, and he is reportedly prepared to spend at least $3.5 million of his own money to achieve it.

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Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act Advances to Senate Floor

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act (H.R. 3542), which sanctions Hamas — an Iran-backed terrorist organization — for using civilians as human shields – a gross violation of internationally recognized human rights.

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Tom Steyer to Mobilize Millennials in Conservative Orange County

Left-wing billionaire and environment activist Tom Steyer is reportedly pouring millions of dollars into Orange County, California, to mobilize millennial voters to turn at least four at-risk red seats blue and shift the Republican majority in the House of Representatives.

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Conservative Super PAC Tries to Rescue California Republicans

The Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF), a conservative super PAC backed by Republican members of Congress, is taking steps to defend GOP members of Congress — particularly in the deep blue state of California — and prevent a potential Democratic takeover of the House in 2018.

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Taylor Force Act Advances to House Floor, Would Halt Aid to Palestinians for Rewarding Terror

The House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed the Taylor Force Act (House Resolution 1164) on Wednesday, taking the United States government one step closer to cutting funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) if it refuses to end its practice of “pay for slay,” which involves rewarding terrorists for killing Americans and Israelis.

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Rohrabacher Loses Top Aide Over Russia Ties

Paul Behrends, a top aide to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and staff director for his House Foreign Affairs subcommittee, was fired on Wednesday after several news reports revealed his alleged ties with pro-Russia lobbyists.

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Fox: Democrat-Heavy Race for Governor Could Save GOP Seats

Joel Fox of California’s “Fox & Hounds” political blog has suggested the possibility that a Democrat-versus-Democrat contest in California’s 2018 governor’s race could end up helping some Republicans retain their seats.

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Royce Wants New Sanctions on Iran for Terrorist Travel Violation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, pushed for new sanctions against the Iranian regime following news that Iran’s Quds Force commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani defied a United Nations resolution forbidding him from leaving his country.

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House Passes Symbolic Resolution Renouncing Anti-Israel UN Vote

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan measure objecting to last month’s anti-Israel United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 on Thursday, garnering 342-80 votes in favor of House Resolution 11.

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Congress to Vote on Symbolic Resolution Condemning UN

On Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on a bipartisan resolution condemning United Nations Security Council’s Resolution 2334,which calls Israeli construction in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem “illegal.”

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Iran Sanctions Act Extended Without Obama’s Signature

In a somewhat surprising reversal, President Obama decided not to sign the 10-year extension of the Iran Sanctions Act passed by Congress, as he had been expected to do. Instead, the ISA extension will become law without his signature.

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Last Remaining Iranian PMOI Members Leave Camp Liberty for Albania

On Friday, the remaining 280 members of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) — also known as the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) — who were stationed in Camp Liberty (Hurriya) in Iraq were relocated to Albania, officially closing the camp which was a place of refuge for the dissidents against the Iranian regime since the 1980s.

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GOP Leaders Promise Legislation on $400M Payment to Iran

WASHINGTON — A House leader promised Wednesday that Republicans controlling the chamber will pass legislation addressing the Obama administration’s $400 million payment to Iran in January, made immediately after four US prisoners were released.

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Iran’s Khamenei: ‘The Americans Cannot Be Trusted’

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reiterated his distrust of the United States to the Iranian people on Monday and called for Iran to be self-sufficient in order to prevent reliance on Western powers.