Jim McDermott

Type: Person
Name: Jim McDermott
Title: Congressman - Washington (USA)
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. Ground Troops Back in Iraq? General Hints Broader Military Effort May Be Needed to Fight ISIS

A week after President Obama vowed not to send ground troops into Iraq to fight the Islamic State, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, admitted ground troops may be needed. “If there are threats to the U.S., I would of course go back ... [Published Democracy Now! - 12 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Ribbon-cutting at Seahurst Park merges environmental and community interests

Ribbon-cutting by former Burien City Councilwoman Joan McGilton, who spearheaded the project By Maggie NicholsonOn Friday, September 12th, community members and leaders gathered for a ribbon-cutting at newly restored Seahurst Park in Burien.Preceding ... [Published Highline Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

As Activists Gear Up for People's Climate March, Rep. Jim McDermott Pushes Carbon Tax

World leaders are gathering at the United Nations next week for a major summit on climate change. On September 21, more than 100,000 people are expected to attend the People’s Climate March being held in New York City. We talk to Rep. Jim McDermott about ... [Published Democracy Now! - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Democracy Now - September 17, 2014 at 9:00am

- 9:00amDemocracy NowU.S. Ground Troops Back in Iraq? General Hints Broader Military Effort May Be Needed to Fight ISIS; As Activists Gear Up for People’s Climate March, Rep. Jim McDermott Pushes Carbon Tax; Debate: Should Scotland Vote for Independence? ... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 3 reports

Top Lawmakers Confident Bill To Train and Equip Syrian Rebels Will Pass

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) answers questions following the weekly Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol September 16, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Win McNamee— President Obama looks to receive congressional support to equip and train ... [Published Time - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Democrats Grow Antsy About Syria Vote

:50 AM PDT post a commentWith the vote coming tomorrow, House Democrats said they are increasingly anxious about a proposal to authorize President Obama to arm and train Syrian rebels with the hope they will combat the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists ... [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Syria, Iran Slam US Plan in Fighting Militants

Why would attacking Syria not be like Russians invading the Crimea? After all, it would be an invasion of Syrian sovereignty and an act of war. Being an act of war, the President would be well advised to seek Congressional approval even if he believes ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO Montage: Even MSNBC and the Democrats Hate Obama’s ISIS Plan

Chris Matthews is skeptical. Tom Friedman wonders where the Chinese are.And that’s just a start. Others in the mix include Chuck Todd, Ed Schultz, Tom Brokaw, and Jim McDermott.For a mind-bender on a par with that Bill Maher clip we posted yesterday , ... [Published Pajamas Media - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

How long will the US campaign against Islamic State last?

MARK COLVIN: Barack Obama, elected president partly because he promised to end the Iraq war, is now taking his country's forces back in there.He says it won't be a conventional war like Afghanistan and previous American incursions in Iraq, but it will ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

McDermott 'Insulted' by Obama Bypassing Congress

Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA) slammed President Obama for saying he had the authority to authorize military action against ISIS but welcomed “support” from Congress during his speech on ISIS on MSNBC on Wednesday. “I was insulted by it. He needs ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Can Obama make his case on ISIS?

09/10/2014 Kristen Welker, Jim Miklaszewski, E.J. Dionne and Rep. Jim Mcdermott, D-Wash., join Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss what President Obama is planning for ISIS, what Americans want done and the threat ISIS actually poses to the U.S. ... [Published MSNBC - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

11 of 37 U.S. Lawmakers Who Didn’t Support Iron Dome Funding Backed by J Street

Earlier this month, the U.S. Congress voted 395-8 to approve an additional $225 million in emergency funding for the Iron Dome amid Israel’s . The , citing , reported Aug. 21 that JStreetPAC in the current election cycle has donated $21,145 to Reps. Keith ... [Published Algemeiner.com - Aug 23 2014]

Quotes

"this project was a work of love from the very beginning" said Congressman Jim McDermott, addressing the sun-soaked crowd...
...And if you don't qualify for those three things you can't be taken into a locked situation for treatment," said McDermott. "so that leaves a lot of people who are on the edge but not over the line where you can say, 'put them in.'"
"If you come out of medical school, at the University of Washington right now, you're probably $175,000 or $200,000 in debt," said McDermott. "at that point, the question rises in your mind, 'how should i get rid of that debt?'"

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Ribbon-cutting at Seahurst Park merges environm... [Published Highline Times - 10 hours ago]
U.S. Ground Troops Back in Iraq? General Hints ... [Published Democracy Now! - 12 hours ago]
As Activists Gear Up for People's Climate March... [Published Democracy Now! - 12 hours ago]
Democracy Now - September 17, 2014 at 9:00am [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - 14 hours ago]
Top Lawmakers Confident Bill To Train and Equip... [Published Time - Sep 16 2014]
Top Lawmakers Confident Bill To Train and Equip... [Published TIME.com - Sep 16 2014]
Top Lawmakers Confident Bill To Train and Equip... [Published Swampland - Sep 16 2014]
Democrats Grow Antsy About Syria Vote [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 16 2014]
Democrats Grow Antsy About Syria Vote [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 16 2014]
Pricing Pollution, Cutting Carbon [Published ZNet - Sep 15 2014]
Syria, Iran Slam US Plan in Fighting Militants [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
Liberals press Pelosi, Obama for vote on Syrian... [Published The Hill - Sep 14 2014]
VIDEO Montage: Even MSNBC and the Democrats Hat... [Published Pajamas Media - Sep 12 2014]
Is this the end for hospital charity care? [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 11 2014]
Stuck between Iraq and a progressive place [Published MSNBC - Sep 11 2014]
How long will the US campaign against Islamic S... [Published ABC Online - Sep 11 2014]
McDermott 'Insulted' by Obama Bypassing Congress [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 11 2014]
Can Obama make his case on ISIS? [Published MSNBC - Sep 11 2014]
The Almost-Nonexistent Congressional Restraint ... [Published Intercept - Sep 11 2014]
House bill looks to fix mental health system [Published KREM.com - Sep 10 2014]
House GOP Close to Reauthorizing Export-Import ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 10 2014]
Seahurst Park Ribbon-Cutting — Seawall Removal ... [Published Highline Times - Sep 09 2014]
Rep. Jim McDermott has plan to ease VA wait times [Published KREM.com - Sep 09 2014]
Chris Matthews: 'Homeland' Is a Code Word Neoco... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 09 2014]
VIDEO: Is ISIS a Threat to the U.S. Homeland? [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 08 2014]
What will it take to defeat ISIS? [Published MSNBC - Sep 07 2014]
Maddocks: U.N. agency calls Benghazi committee ... [Published Wicked Local Natick - Sep 06 2014]
The game plan to raise the minimum wage [Published MSNBC - Sep 04 2014]
As One Door Closes, Another One Opens [Published Contracting Business.com - Sep 03 2014]
Dillingham first precinct in the state to repor... [Published Dutch Harbor Fisherman - Aug 29 2014]
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Top Lawmakers Confident Bill To Train and Equip... [Published TIME.com - Sep 16 2014]
Top congressional leaders indicated Tuesday that the short-term spending bill to keep the government open, combat the West African Ebola virus and train and equip Syrian fighters opposed to Islamist militants in Syria and Iraq will pass this week. “When ...
Top Lawmakers Confident Bill To Train and Equip... [Published Swampland - Sep 16 2014]
Top congressional leaders indicated Tuesday that the short-term spending bill to keep the government open, combat the West African Ebola virus and train and equip Syrian fighters opposed to Islamist militants in Syria and Iraq will pass this week. “When ...
Democrats Grow Antsy About Syria Vote [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 16 2014]
With the vote coming tomorrow, House Democrats said they are increasingly anxious about a proposal to authorize President Obama to arm and train Syrian rebels with the hope they will combat the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists consolidating power in ...
McDermott 'Insulted' by Obama Bypassing Congress [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 11 2014]
Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA) slammed President Obama for saying he had the authority to authorize military action against ISIS but welcomed “support” from Congress during his speech on ISIS on MSNBC on Wednesday. “I was insulted by it. He needs ...
Chris Matthews: 'Homeland' Is a Code Word Neoco... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 09 2014]
Monday on MSNBC's "Hardball," host  Chris Matthews became pointed offered his thoughts on the word "homeland" after playing a clip of President Barack Obama using the term. Matthews launched into a rant saying, "I'm uncomfortable with the phrase ...
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