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Topic - Jerrold Nadler
Rep. Jerrold Nadler isn't holding back when it comes to fellow New York Democrat Anthony Weiner, who he said is in need of "serious psychiatric" evaluation.
A bill to provide federal funding to churches and nonprofits tied to religious organizations has passed the House, over the objections of one Democrat, Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York, who found it unconstitutional.
The Obama administration has finally put to rest the absurd plan to mint a $1 trillion coin to evade spending limitations, but the idea remains a sad sign of the times.
Flags are at half-staff as Americans collectively mourn the murder of children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Friday.
President Obama on Sunday night pledged the remainder of his presidency to taking steps to end the string of spree shootings that have scarred the nation's consciousness in recent years.
President Obama on Saturday called for "meaningful" action to prevent future tragedies like Friday's Newtown, Conn., school shooting that claimed the lives of 28, including 20 elementary-aged children — but other gun-control advocates made it clear they want more from the White House on the issue.
A veteran Democratic lawmaker believes the nation will go along with stronger gun control laws if President Obama "exploits" the Newtown, Conn., tragedy and nudges Congress to action. A veteran Democratic lawmaker believes the nation will go along with stronger gun control laws if President Obama "exploits" the Newtown, Conn., tragedy and nudges Congress to action.
Wiping away tears and choking back his emotions, President Obama said Friday the mass shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., require the country to "take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics."
People who were stricken with cancer after being exposed to the toxic ash that exploded over Manhattan when the World Trade Center collapsed would qualify for free treatment of the disease and potentially hefty compensation payments under a rule proposed Friday by federal health officials.
Before Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. testified to the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, the ranking Democrat had a warning for his colleagues on the panel: Play nice.
The House of Representatives Wednesday debated but did not immediately vote on a bill to outlaw abortions based solely on the basis of sex.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler doesn't think abortions kill babies. How 20th century of him.
"In God We Trust" is the national motto, even though Barack Obama told a Jakarta, Indonesia, audience last November that our national motto is "E Pluribus Unum" ( "Out of many, one").
The House paused from its focus on job creation Tuesday to reaffirm the national motto "In God We Trust," making a rare return to social issues that a few lawmakers called a waste of time.
Folk music legend Pete Seeger and `60s folk singer Arlo Guthrie joined Occupy Wall Street demonstrators Friday in their campaign against corporate greed while residents near the protest park encampment pushed to regain some peace and quiet in their neighborhood.
"That is new. It contradicts what we thought we knew," said Rep. Jerrold Nadler, New York Democrat and chairman of the Constitution subcommittee. "We'll have to ask Mr. Ashcroft."
Mr. Nadler said they would revisit whether those claims were valid, and may recall Mr. Yoo in closed session.