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Just links today:Sam Brownback links [(L.A. Times) Palestinians Vie for Share of U.S. Funds:][1] "Still, some conservative Republicans were stunned by the size of the foreign aid package included in the $81.9-billion emergency funding request detailed last week by the administration, most of which would go to U.S. military and rebuilding operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. ... 'There will be a lot of pushback, and there may be real pushback against the whole number for the Palestinians,' said Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.), who serves on the Senate Appropriations and Foreign Relations committees." [(China Post) Europeans lobby U.S. Congress on China arms:][2] "Europeans are vigorously lobbying the U.S. Congress to convince lawmakers -- with little apparent success -- that lifting their arms embargo on China would not threaten U.S. security interests in Asia, U.S. and European sources said on Friday. ... A new resolution put forward by such U.S. senators as Joseph Biden, top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Sam Brownback, a leading committee Republican, warned that lifting the embargo 'would potentially adversely affect transatlantic defense cooperation.'" Todd Tiahrt links [(Wichita Eagle) Clock ticks on Boeing Wichita sale:][3] "Boeing's announcement of a sale of its Wichita operations could come this week, U.S. Rep. Todd Tiahrt said Monday. But Tiahrt cautioned that he thought it would be announced last week, and the week before and even months ago."How to contact As always, you can find information to contact members of the Kansas congressional delegation [here.][4] [1]: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-palestinians21feb21,0,417731.story?coll=la-home-world [2]: http://www.chinapost.com.tw/international/detail.asp?GRP=D&id=58610 [3]: http://www.kansas.com/mld/eagle/business/industries/aviation/10957825.htm [4]: http://ljworld.com/extra/where_to_write.html#fed


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