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House Passes ‘Gabriella Miller’ Kids Cancer Bill – Senate Expected to Snub

Earlier this year Congressional Representatives Gregg Harper, R-Mississippi, and Peter Welch, D-Vermont, crafted a bipartisan bill to take $126 million in federal money over 10 years intended for political conventions and direct it to pediatric research. With a vote of 295 to 103 the 113th Congress today passed H.R. 2019: …

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Who’s Funding Islamic Library Books & $173k for “Meaning of Life” Research?

Now that they’re back in black the federal government has found enough loose change to fund research into seemingly impossible to answer questions to some of life’s toughest questions. The recipient? The National Endowment for the Humanities. Alabama Republican Senator Jeff Sessions, the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, …

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