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Monthly Archives: December 2014

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Manic Monday Markup 12/8/14…

…And the World: We begin today in Israel, where the Knesset, in a flurry of pre-election activity, has voted to formally dissolve itself ahead of an election planned for March 17, upending rumors Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seeking a new coalition. Last week, Bibi sacked

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Take My Council, Please: Side Walking a Fine Line…

SPRINGFIELD—A Monday déjà vu agenda consisting largely of repeats from the last meeting made for a relatively prompt hearing. Items that returned either were dispatched with remarkable speed compared to the pace that sent them to committee two weeks ago. Both the agreement between the

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Manic Monday Markup 12/1/14…

…And the World: We begin today in Iraq, where new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has dismissed 24 senior officials as his government investigates claims of 50,000 ghost soldiers in the army. Who is Moshe Kahlon? The former Likud minister left Israeli frontline politics and is prepared