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House Republicans Vote to Sue President over ObamaCare

The suit is expected to claim that Obama, a Democrat, exceeded his executive authority in making unilateral changes to the Affordable Care Act, known as ObamaCare.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Republican Lawsuit of ObamaCare The Republican led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law.

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Oregon Senators Push Congress for Additional Funding to Fight Western U.S. Wildfires

Figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior show that this year’s fire season is already projected to exceed the current budget by $615 million.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have called on Congress to pass a proposal from the White House to provide additional fire funding to treat the catastrophic wildfires already raging in states across the western United States.

President Obama on Tuesday, asked Congress to include an additional $615 million dedicated to wildfire suppression costs as part of an emergency spending request.

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Congress Overlooked?

The U.S. Congress’s Oath of Office conflicts with the veteran’s betrayal by the DOD.

(SALEM, Ore.) - US Congress As of 2014, the U.S. Congress has yet to make a "Rule" preventing the "Degrading" rape of and injurious, non-consensual experiments on U.S. Military Personnel, i.e., by a Law of the Land NOT by a Dept. of Defense (DOD) disobeyed Sec. of Defense Rule.

"To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces" is the U.S. Congress’s responsibility under the U.S. Constitution, Art. I, Sect. 8, Clause 14 and under the Bill of Rights, Amendment VIII.

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U.S. House Passes Measure to End War on Medical Marijuana Patients and Providers

"This historic vote shows just how quickly marijuana reform has become a mainstream issue," said Tom Angell of Marijuana Majority. Oregon Representative Earl Blumenauer backed the measure.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - After years of effort and six previous tries, an unprecedented victory has finally happened.

Congress on Thursday night approved a measure that will prevent the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration from interfering with state medical marijuana laws. The legislation marks the first time in history that Congress has voted in favor of ending the federal government’s war on medical marijuana patients and providers. A record-high 49 Republicans joined 170 Democrats in voting for the measure.

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