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BALTIMORE — More powerless than they’ve been in a decade, House Democrats started a 48-hour soul-searching retreat this week still divided over an appealing economic agenda.
by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle
(This OpEd first appeared on HuffingtonPost.com on Jan. 18, 2017)
As the dust settles from a divisive presidential election, one message is clear: the American people are sick and tired of business as usual in Washington. They want a government that works for them, not special interests.
By U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle
(published in Northeast Times Jan. 10, 2017)
Congressman Brendan F. Boyle and the Ukraine Caucus Co-Chairs, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Congressman Sander Levin and Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick led a letter to President Obama urging him to visit Ukraine prior to the end of his term. Fifteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives joined in on signing the letter in support.
Is toxic water in the vicinity of the former Naval Air Station Willow Grove and the Naval Air Warfare Center in Warminster making people sick?
That's the concern three area congressmen raised Thursday in a letter to the Navy demanding answers about the government's knowledge of the water issues.
By Asaf Romirowsky and Benjamin Weinthal
In a move uncharacteristic of U.S. policy as it has been carried out for decades, the Obama administration recently endorsed Europe’s version of a soft Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) campaign targeting Israeli merchandise.
Last month, as President Obama was delivering his last State of the Union Address , I sat in the House chamber and reflected on what I believe to be one of his greatest achievements in office: his leadership these last seven years to tackle global climate change.
After two years, the US House of Representatives passed the Electrify Africa Act on Monday, which aims to connect millions of sub-Saharan African’s to a reliable power supply.
By Cindy Saine
The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed the Electrify Africa Act, after nearly two years of trying to get the measure through both chambers of Congress. It now goes to President Barack Obama for his signature.