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Ivan Russkih, center, and Alexander "Sasha" Shekhter, right, help to hold up the Ukraine flag as people turned out for a vigil outside the White House for the victims of the uprising in Ukraine on February 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Ivan Russkih, center, and Alexander "Sasha" Shekhter, right, help to hold up the Ukraine flag as people turned out for a vigil outside the White House for the victims of the uprising in Ukraine on February 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 94%

More than 94 percent of House members present yesterday backed $1 billion in loan guarantees to aid Ukraine. The House voted 385-23 for a bill, H.R. 4152, which would “let the government guarantee private-sector loans to Ukraine” and would “allow...

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Rep. Peter King speaks to the media after a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner on Capitol Hill.

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Rep. Peter King speaks to the media after a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner on Capitol Hill.

Rep. King: ‘Very Uncomfortable’ with Sandy Aid Opposition in Party

House Republicans from districts struck by super-storm Sandy last fall are still seething at Republican colleagues who opposed an aid package. “It’s going to make it very uncomfortable going back to Congress, working with some of these people,” Rep. Peter...

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