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Ron Paul Is 'Very Pleased' With Rand Paul For Making This Vote

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

Former GOP presidential candidate and Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) spoke out Friday in support of his son's decision to vote against Ukraine aid. As CN...

U.S. to Help Ukraine by Importing Hemp

Ben Droz | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Ben Droz

Two birds with one stone: we help Ukraine by importing hemp seeds, and then boost our own economy by giving farmers and industry a new crop and resource.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Republicans Kill IMF Language In Ukraine Bill | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats threw in the towel Tuesday on a bid to secure reforms at the International Monetary Fund as part of a Ukraine aid bill,...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Contrary Congress Can't Get It Together To Help Ukraine | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers agree on the need for swift response to Russia's annexation of Crimea, but their debate over reforms to the International...

Ukraine Aid Bill Moves Ahead In Senate, Still Faces Hurdle

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics

(Adds quotes from Menendez, McCain, Hoyer.) By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, March 24 (Reuters) - A bill providing econo...

McCain Eviscerates Fellow GOPers: 'Don't Call Yourselves Reagan Republicans'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took to the Senate floor Thursday to castigate fellow Republicans for holding up aid to Ukraine over provisions boosting fu...

Boehner Criticizes Senate Ukraine Aid Package

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) reiterated his opposition Thursday to a Senate Ukraine aid bill that includes a U.S. quota increase at the Interna...

Luke Johnson

Ukraine's New Leader Meets Congress | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ukraine's new Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, capping off a whirlwind day in Washington Wednesday at the State Department, the White ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Ukraine Aid Clears Senate Panel As New Snarl Looms | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill that would provide Ukraine with up to $1 billion in loan guarantees and levy sanctions against Russian officials cleared a Senate...

How Americans Feel About Obama's Handling Of Ukraine Crisis

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

More Americans support President Barack Obama's handling of the crisis in Ukraine than those who don't approve of his actions, but a majority oppose e...

Paul Blumenthal

U.S. Aid To Ukraine Flows Though Opaque Groups | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the United States readies $1 billion in loan guarantees to the new government in Ukraine, along with even more aid for reforming elec...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Approves $1 Billion Aid Package For Ukraine | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives cleared a financial aid package for Ukraine on Thursday, heeding the White House's request that Congress re...

White House Unveils Ukraine Aid Package

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- The Obama administration readied economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday as it formally announced an aid package of $1 bill...