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Topic - Brian Higgins
President Obama flubbed the names of a couple Buffalo, N.Y. officials while speaking at the city's state-university campus Thursday, confusing the mayor, Byron Brown, with the city's congressman, Brian Higgins, National Review Online first reported.
Iran is not supporting active terrorist cells in the Western Hemisphere, according to a State Department report set to be released this week that is likely to ignite a major battle with Capitol Hill.
The House will consider bipartisan legislation that aims to push the State Department to adopt a more vigilant posture toward Iran's activities in Latin America.
A bipartisan House bill aims to push the State Department to adopt a more vigilant posture toward the Iran's activities in Latin America.
The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service announced plans Thursday to target more than 250 mail-processing facilities for potential closure, including eight in Virginia and Maryland, while allowing itself more time to deliver first-class mail in an effort to save billions of dollars and return to profitability.
"This is not comforting," he said.
"We've heard from experts who testified that Hezbollah, which is a terrorist proxy for Iran, Syria, and Venezuela, has an active membership in 14 North American cities," Mr. Higgins said. "Some dismiss this concern by saying their activities are limited to fundraising."