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U.S. House schedule for Friday, May 30, 2014

From Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s office….


On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.
First votes expected: 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Last votes expected: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

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25 years later … remembering the Tiananmen Square massacre

Chinese flagBy Lynn R. Mitchell

It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since the Tiananmen Square massacre. For those of us old enough to remember, the image of a lone pro-democracy protester defiantly standing up to Chinese Army tanks in Tiananmen Square is seared into our brains. PBS has an informative timeline of that event that led to the massacre of hundreds of Chinese citizens (see PBS timeline).

Photos from¬†Associated Press photographer Jeff Widener at The Daily Mail are a stark reminder of an event that was headline news in 1989 (see Tiananmen Square ‘Tank Man’ photographer shares forgotten negatives from bloody government crackdown on 25th anniversary).

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