Rep. Linda T. Sanchez
- Homepage: http://lindasanchez.house.gov/
November 2011: '“I hear from former players who were taught spearing,” said Representative Linda T. Sánchez, Democrat of California, who has been an active participant in Congressional hearings into brain damage among N.F.L. players. Her constituents tell her how they learned to use modern helmets as weapons to injure their opponents in youth leagues or high school.'http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/30/sports/ncaafootball/college-players-move-concussions-issue-into-the-courtroom.html
May 2008: 'The Justice Department has appointed at least 30 former prosecutors and other government officials as well-paid corporate monitors in arrangements that allow companies to avoid criminal prosecution....Representative Linda T. Sanchez, Democrat of California, who leads the House Judiciary subcommittee that has been examining the issue. She said in an interview that the data would help Democrats pursue legislation to ensure more accountability in the process of reaching the agreements and selecting the monitors.'http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/23/washington/23justice.html
March 2008: 'The subcommittee's chairwoman, Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.), said today that the deal "appeared to be a backroom, sweetheart deal," because Ashcroft was chosen by Christie without competition.'http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/11/AR2008031101739.html
May 2007: "Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., asked Goodling to "explain what caging is," clarifying that she was unfamiliar with the term. Goodling fumbled around, muttered something about, "it's a direct-mail term, that people who do direct mail, when, when they separate addresses that may be good versus addresses that may be bad," then made sure to end with, "I don't … I believe that Mr. Griffin doesn't believe that he, that he did anything wrong there and there, there actually is a very good reason for it, for a very good explanation." Which explanation Goodling did not then provide."http://www.slate.com/id/2167284/
Role Name Type Last Updated Member of (past or present) Democratic Party / Democratic National Committee (DNC) Organization Jun 1, 2007 Member of (past or present) US House of Representatives Organization Jun 1, 2007
Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Nov 29, 2011 College Athletes Move Concussions Into the Courtroom
QUOTE: ...Berman characterized the N.C.A.A. as “an uncaring cartel that takes care of its own” and added, “This whole notion of protecting amateurism — that’s a farce.”...Berman said he wanted to force the N.C.A.A. to arrange insurance that would provide for training and evaluation for players and follow-up care for former athletes.
New York Times May 23, 2008 30 Former Officials Became Corporate Monitors
QUOTE: The practice drew attention this year after it was disclosed that John Ashcroft, the former attorney general, had been selected by Christopher J. Christie, the United States attorney for New Jersey, as a corporate monitor for a medical supply company. The job, assigned without competitive bidding, would pay Mr. Ashcroft’s consulting firm up to $52 million. Mr. Ashcroft said at a contentious Congressional hearing in March that there was nothing improper about the arrangement.
New York Times Mar 11, 2008 Ashcroft Defends Contract for His Firm: Democrats Questioning No-Bid Deal
QUOTE: [Former attorney general John D.] Ashcroft has come under scrutiny from Democratic lawmakers since he accepted a no-bid contract to oversee the operations of an Indiana medical equipment company which is accused of giving kickbacks to doctors.
Washington Post Jun 15, 2007 Hispanic Leaders Blast Schwarzenegger's Advice to Turn Off Spanish TV
QUOTE: Some Hispanic leaders lashed out Friday at California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's advice that immigrants should "turn off the Spanish television set" to better learn how to speak English.
Fox News May 31, 2007 Raging Caging: What the heck is vote caging, and why should we care?
QUOTE: Vote caging is an illegal trick to suppress minority voters (who tend to vote Democrat) by getting them knocked off the voter rolls if they fail to answer registered mail sent to homes they aren't living at (because they are, say, at college or at war).
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