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May 29, 2018

In Mideast, Rep. Lynch says US should avoid alienating allies

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch says the United States needs to focus on containing conflict the Middle East and ensure that any tensions between our allies do not hinder our relationships with them. In a telephone interview Tuesday from the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, the South Boston Democrat said he and other members of a congressional delegation have visited several countries in the Middle East to discuss various security concerns.

May 24, 2018

Who has signed the DACA discharge petition

Here are the lawmakers that have signed a petition that would force a House floor vote on immigration bills, according to the House Clerk's Office. The measure needs 218 signatures to move forward, which would require 26 Republicans and 192 of 193 Democrats (so far, just one Democrat has said he will not sign the petition).

May 23, 2018

POW/MIA Chair of Honor: A solemn reminder in the U.S. Capitol

It is said that there is loyalty in the simple act of remembrance. In November, the United States Congress unveiled a Chair of Honor that sits empty in the United States Capitol as a tribute to those brave men and women who, in the course of their courageous military service, have been rendered missing in action or prisoners of war.

May 23, 2018

POW/MIA Chair of Honor: A solemn reminder in the U.S. Capitol

It is said that there is loyalty in the simple act of remembrance. In November, the United States Congress unveiled a Chair of Honor that sits empty in the United States Capitol as a tribute to those brave men and women who, in the course of their courageous military service, have been rendered missing in action or prisoners of war.

May 22, 2018

Congress rebels against Trump’s Middle East war secrecy

As the top Democrat on the House panel overseeing the Defense Department, Rep. Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts has traveled to Iraq almost two dozen times under three different presidents. But now, that ability to monitor US military actions and foreign aid, Lynch insists, is being compromised by what he contends is a plummeting level of transparency under President Donald Trump, even as the administration promises to confront Iran throughout the Middle East.

May 22, 2018

Congress rebels against Trump’s Middle East war secrecy

As the top Democrat on the House panel overseeing the Defense Department, Rep. Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts has traveled to Iraq almost two dozen times under three different presidents. But now, that ability to monitor US military actions and foreign aid, Lynch insists, is being compromised by what he contends is a plummeting level of transparency under President Donald Trump, even as the administration promises to confront Iran throughout the Middle East.

May 22, 2018

Congress rebels against Trump’s Middle East war secrecy

As the top Democrat on the House panel overseeing the Defense Department, Rep. Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts has traveled to Iraq almost two dozen times under three different presidents. But now, that ability to monitor US military actions and foreign aid, Lynch insists, is being compromised by what he contends is a plummeting level of transparency under President Donald Trump, even as the administration promises to confront Iran throughout the Middle East.

May 19, 2018

House Democrats dream of oversight bonanza after midterms

House Democrats, stewing over stacks of unanswered letters to Trump officials collecting dust on their shelves, are counting the days until they can take back the majority and launch dozens of inquiries into the president and his administration that the White House will no longer be able to ignore.

May 19, 2018

House Democrats dream of oversight bonanza after midterms

House Democrats, stewing over stacks of unanswered letters to Trump officials collecting dust on their shelves, are counting the days until they can take back the majority and launch dozens of inquiries into the president and his administration that the White House will no longer be able to ignore.

May 18, 2018

Lynch Statement on Shooting at Santa Fe High School

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) released the following statement on the tragic school shooting in Texas.

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