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The Swampby James Oliphant Congressional Democrats appear close to having something they haven't known for a long time: power. After being marginalized by the Bush administration and stymied by a cohesive Republican minority, Democrats on the Hill look poised to...
The Swampby James Oliphant Twelve Senate races are considered to be close this Election Day. The outcome could have a significant impact on the balance of power on the Hill. Democrats are chasing a 60-vote majority, which would allow them to......
Tags: Mark R. Warner, Polls, Government, Ted Stevens, Jeff Merkley
Spin CycleHolder opens up with a show of support that includes a lengthy speech from former Sen. John Warner, his home-state senator. Holder in his opening will refer to Rich: "My decisions were not always perfect. I made mistakes. I......
The SwampAttorney General-designate Eric Holder, right, talks with former FBI director Louis Freeh on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, prior to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Holder's nomination. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) by Frank...
Tags: Government, FBI, New York, Heads of State, Laws
WatchdogCongratulations to NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol, who was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 30th annual Sports Emmy Awards Monday night. Ebersol received the award in a ceremony featuring from Muhammad Ali and the commissioners/CEOs of...
Tags: Film Festivals, Michael Cohen, Selena, Chris Gray, Vice (movie)
The Swampby David Lerman As Virginia Sen. John Warner tells it, his legislation to curb greenhouse gas emissions will help reduce global warming, lessen U.S. dependence on foreign oil, and create millions of jobs using new technologies. "We are trying to......
The Hartford CourantAmerica's sense of security was smashed with apocalyptic fury Tuesday when the most destructive and meticulously planned terror attack in history shattered two of the country's most potent symbols. Shortly after leaving Boston, American Airlines Flight...
Washington BureauThe Senate narrowly approved a new round of military base closings Tuesday, even as critics warned that more bases might be needed to fight the new war on terrorism. On a 53-47 vote, the Senate agreed to authorize an independent commission to recommend...
More than 50 ethics scholars have signed a letter asking President Bush to support medical research using cells from human embryos, and more U.S. senators went on record Friday as supporting the research. "We urge you not to close this door on what might...
Tags: Health, Government, Ted Stevens, George W. Bush, Bill Frist
Washington BureauThe myriad caves and hardened tunnels hidden in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan are mythic in their complexity and impenetrability. As the presumed hideouts of Osama bin Laden and his cadres, they would seem to be the ideal place to make a last...
Reaction to Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld's testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee: Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) saying Rumsfeld should resign: I think the president of the United States should fire the secretary of Defense, Rumsfeld....
Tags: Hillary Clinton, U.S. Senate, Colin Powell, Iraq, Bill Frist
Oct 31, 2008 |Blog| Newsday
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Sep 12, 2001 |Story| Hartford Courant
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May 7, 2004 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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