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Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement regarding her "no" vote on the McKeon amendment. The legislation authorizes the Department of Defense to train and arm the Syrian rebels, identified as the moderate elements of the Free Syria Army, to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The bill passed by a vote of 273 to 156.
Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has asked Republicans in the House of Representatives to stop wasting our resources on the continued investigation of the attack on the United States Diplomatic Mission in Benghazi in 2012. Hearings by several Congressional committees have not revealed any instances of misconduct by the Department of State.
New York, N.Y. - Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Nisha Agarwal announced today that the City is stationing representatives at the federal immigration court to directly address the needs of unaccompanied minor children undergoing deportation proceedings.
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"There is a good reason why two members of the United States (US) House of Representatives from Brooklyn are focusing attention on the economic and social needs of Caribbean island-nations an
"The president and first lady paused for a moment of silence on the White House lawn.