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Rep. Coffman Wants End to Pension Plan for Lawmakers

Members of Congress should give up their pension plan, Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) said Wednesday. Coffman announced he plans to introduce legislation calling for an end to the defined-benefit retirement plan currently available to members of Congress. The pension currently offers lawmakers who have been in office at least five …

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House Bill Would Authorize Military Force Against Terrorism

House lawmakers have proposed a bipartisan bill that would authorize the U.S. president to use military force against the Islamic State militant group, Taliban, al-Qaeda and other terrorist organizations for five years. The proposed Authorization for the Use of Military Force legislation aims to update previous AUMFs that Congress enacted in …

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Report: China Earth Exports Policy Could Potentially Affect U.S. Military

The U.S., Japan and the European Union challenged China’s restrictions on rare-earth exports during a World Trade Organization meeting Thursday. Rare-earths are minerals considered to be critical to the production of civilian and military technologies, according to Wall Street Journal. President Obama indicated the minerals play an important role with advanced …

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