'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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Two lawmakers — a Democrat and a Republican — are pushing a bill to update a Cold War-era law on propaganda efforts by federal agencies that critics say hinders the U.S. war of ideas against Muslim extremists.
A dispute over a memorial design featuring a statue of President Eisenhower as a barefoot boy is threatening to delay construction of a national memorial to the 34th president and leader of the Allied forces in World War II.
They were the first Americans into Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 attacks and will probably be the last U.S. forces to leave.
Republican congressmen Wednesday produced a road map for new laws to protect cyberspace from hackers, criminals and foreign enemies, saying voluntary information-sharing arrangements and incentive-based policies are better than new regulations.
House of Representatives Speaker John A. Boehner visited Iraq over the weekend to express U.S. commitment to the country's postwar success, despite a rancorous Washington budget debate over spending cuts.
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"This outdated law ties the hands of America's diplomatic officials, military and others," said Rep. Mac Thornberry, Texas Republican. "Congress has a responsibility to fix the situation."
Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, said Wednesday he hoped House passage of the bill would pressure the Democratic-controlled Senate to move on its legislation.