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Budget Conference Committee to be Established; Senator Voices Disapproval of Using Civilian Courts and Prisons for Captured Terrorists

Executive and Legislative Branch Activity Budget Last week’s successful eleventh-hour Senate-led bipartisan proposal (H.R. 2775) to raise the debt ceiling (until February 7) and end the government shutdown, by essentially funding the federal government at FY 2013 numbers (through January 15), also included a provision to establish a budget conference committee to reconcile the differing … Continue Reading

Secretary Kerry Travels to France, UK and Italy; Talks Resume with Iran on Nuclear Capabilities; Captured al Qaeda Operative Pleads Not Guilty

Executive and Legislative Branch Activity Secretary Kerry Travel This week, Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to France, the United Kingdom and Italy. In Paris, the Secretary will meet with representatives of the Arab League’s Arab Peace Initiative Follow-on Committee to discuss the Middle East Peace Process. Secretary Kerry will also hold a bilateral … Continue Reading