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Lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would halt Social Security benefits for suspected Nazi war criminals.
The bill would make them ineligible for federal benefits and instruct the attorney general to inform the Social Security Administration when someone loses or renounces their citizenship because of their Nazi participation.
A search for some small measure of justice will go on as long as Nazi war criminals remain alive and unpunished. Never mind that almost seven decades have passed since they participated in the Holocaust. Never mind that they are well up in years, perhaps approaching 100.
WASHINGTON — The effort in Washington to build a new museum on the National Mall commemorating women’s achievements is running into one big obstacle: men.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) spearheaded the creation of a women’s history museum, which passed the House, 383-33, in May.