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  • Pelosi Breaks Pledge to Put Final Health Care Bill Online for 72 Hours Before Vote

    11/06/2009 6:20:48 AM PST · by Pan_Yans Wife · 35 replies · 1,372+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | November 5, 2009 |
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD that the speaker will not allow the final language of the health care to be posted online for 72 hours before bringing the bill to a vote on the House floor, despite her September 24 statement that she was "absolutely" committed to doing so. House members are still negotiating important issues in the bill--whether it will provide taxpayer-funding for abortions, for example. Pelosi is pushing for a Saturday House vote, and a number of big changes will be introduced, likely less than 24 hours before the vote takes place (if in fact...
  • (illegal)Texas man accused of smuggling 3 Iraqis into US(Juan De Dios Martinez Vela)

    03/19/2009 9:07:44 AM PDT · by Tigen · 12 replies · 786+ views
    JPost ^ | Mar 19, 2009 | AP
    A Sullivan City man accused of smuggling three Iraqis into the United States was set to appear for a detention hearing Thursday. Prosecutors allege Juan De Dios Martinez Vela, 28, sneaked the men across the Rio Grande as part of a smuggling network with links to the Middle East.