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Adam Schiff

Adam Bennett Schiff is the U.S. Representative for. He has served in Congress since 2001. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district, which was numbered as the 27th District during his first term, includes Alhambra, Altadena, San Gabriel, Burbank, Glendale, South Pasadena, Temple City, Monterey Park, and Pasadena.
In 2007, he became a member of the House Appropriations Committee. He is a member of the Blue Dog Coalition. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Idea of splitting Iraq into 3 autonomous enclaves gains traction
2014-07-02
Adam Schiff, D-Calif., a member of the House Intelligence Committee, says, “The question is, which is more stable: one Iraq that's constantly in an internal war with itself, or three pieces that are extraordinarily hostile? It's very hard to say.” In ...
(The Seattle Times)
  1. Amid Iraq unrest, idea of three autonomous enclaves gains traction

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Adam Schiff votes in support of Armenia's amendments on Syria at OSCE ...
2014-06-30
YEREVAN, JULY 1, ARMENPRESS. Rep. Schiff voted in favor of both amendments, which seek to protect historic Christian communities in Syria. The second amendment is a reaction to attacks and ethnic cleansing in towns like Kessab, which has been ...
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  1. Adam Schiff votes for Armenian amandments to support Syria
  2. US Representative voted for amendments proposed by Armenian representative ...

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Congress Names 4 Countries To Anti-Piracy Watchlist
2014-06-25
Adam Schiff, D-Calif. India is the only new addition to the list, despite an Economic Times report that the country is experiencing a tepid decline in software piracy. In 2013, piracy rates stood at 60 percent, three percentage points less than in 2011 ...
(TechCrunch)
  1. Anti-piracy group names China, Russia, Switzerland and India as countries ...
  2. Anti-Piracy Caucus' Watch List: China, India, Russia and … Switzerland
  3. Congressional Caucus Cites Piracy Problems In China, Russia, Switzerland And ...

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US lawmakers: Egypt's 'descent toward despotism' risks US aid
2014-06-24
California U.S. Representative Adam Schiff introduced an amendment to an annual appropriations bill on Tuesday that would shrink Egypt's overall aid package by about 30 percent and redistribute some of the money to support education and democracy.
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    Congress to Obama: No consensus from us on Iraq
    2014-06-17
    Adam Schiff of California, a senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, balked at the benefit of a U.S. air attack, predicting that it might do more harm than good. “The president should be wary of calls to intervene militarily through an air ...
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      Capture of Benghazi suspect renews debate over what to do with terrorism ...
      2014-06-17
      Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.), a member of the House Intelligence Committee and the House Select Committee on Benghazi. “There is a certain contingent in Congress that wants everyone treated as an enemy combatant and sent to Gitmo,” Schiff said in an ...
      (Washington Post)
      1. Ahmed Abu Khattala: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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      Federal bill calls for new rules for killer whales, others at SeaWorld
      2014-06-13
      The Animal Welfare Act regulations have not been updated in two decades, said Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael). lRelated 'Blackfish's' director, now its 'steward,' finds it hard to move · Movies Now · 'Blackfish's ...
      (Los Angeles Times)
      1. Tipping Point: Now Even Congress Is Worried About SeaWorld's Captive Orcas
      2. SeaWorld Describes Killer Whale Protection Amendment as a Waste of ...
      3. Congress attempts to change captivity rules for orcas, marine life

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      Proposed Mandatory Curfew At Bob Hope Airport Narrowly Defeated
      2014-06-11
      Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), who introduced similar legislation in 2011 that was defeated on a 178-243 vote. Schiff told KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO that while he was “disappointed” with the vote, he was encouraged to see growing support for a curfew among his ...
      (CBS Local)
      1. Airport Curfew Bill Stalls

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      Critics, supporters square off over Bergdahl release
      2014-06-10
      Adam Schiff reviewed the agreement and said, based on his reading, that it is possible the former U.S. detainees "might disappear even during the first year in Qatar." Schiff told CNN's Jim Sciutto that the United States has "some capability to track ...
      (CNN)
      1. Defense Sec. Hagel: Bergdahl deal was 'imperfect' but right decision
      2. Hagel defends Bergdahl deal in Congress

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