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The Swampby Frank James Taxpayers for Common Sense has e-mailed reporters its database of earmarks in the omnibus $420 billion spending bill currently being debated in the Senate and here's one conclusion to draw from it: Republican senators from the South......
The Swampby Mark Silva Storm warnings on the healthcare reform front: Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said today that President Barack Obama may lack the votes in the Senate necessary to push the healthcare reform he wants this summer. "Well to......
Sun StaffHOUSTON - In a somber ceremony yesterday, President Bush told the families and colleagues of the seven astronauts lost aboard the space shuttle Columbia that the crew had perished in a great cause that the nation would continue to pursue. Speaking to...
Tags: Family, Florida, Laura Bush, Finance, George W. Bush
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Having seized control of the Senate and widened their edge in the House, Republicans are poised to help President Bush push through some top priorities, including tax cuts, a Homeland Security Department and the appointment of conservative...
Tags: Judges, White House, Republican Party, Energy, Parliament
Times Staff WriterThe Senate today approved a sweeping corporate tax overhaul — one of a series of measures with broad appeal to key constituencies. The vote, 69 to 17, took place as the Senate began wrapping up its preelection session this week. During an...
Here are the results of elections around the nation Tuesday. Not all returns were available at press time. ALABAMA Governor: Democratic Gov. Donald Siegelman won reelection over Republican Rep. Bob Riley. Senate: Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions held...
Sun StaffWhen several Catholic bishops argued last year that they had a responsibility to deny Holy Communion to politicians who support abortion rights, Baltimore's Cardinal William H. Keeler was not among them. He instead offered that taking the sacrament was...
Sun ReporterSuspenseful it was not. And yet, when Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist called for the verdict in President Clinton's impeachment trial, he suddenly placed the weight of history on 100 sets of shoulders in the hushed Senate chamber. "Senators, how say...
Chicago Tribune Staff WritersAs Americans go to vote Tuesday, Democrats and Republicans have sent out teams of lawyers across the nation to watch for fraud, intimidation and other illegal tactics that could mean the difference in some of the closest races. Already, Democrats were...
Tribune staff reportersClass-action attorneys have targeted bad water, poor auditing and a case of mold in an apartment complex. They have taken on faulty tires, police strip searches and even the beer served at the Portillo's hot-dog chain in Chicago, where a promised "12-...
Tags: Florida, Finance, Republican Party, Civil Rights, Litigation
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