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Blumenthal homeless vet bill gets boost from Schumer

With Veterans Day falling next week and winter approaching, Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s measure to help house homeless veterans got a boost from neighbor Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. “These are people

In Washington, inauguration preparations are well under way

The preparations were kicked off on Sept. 20, weeks before the nations picked who would be sworn in to serve as its president for the next four years.

House passes bill to increase visas for highly educated immigrants

A bill to increase the number of visas for highly educated immigrants and allow families to stay in the United State while their visas are processed was passed in the House today by a vote of 245-139.

The STEM Jobs Act, sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, would increase the number of visas available for students who graduated from American universities with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees by 55,000 a year.