June 2003: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Washington Post Source Oct 10, 2004
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Nov 18, 2004 House Republicans Act to Protect DeLay
QUOTE: ...House Republicans changed their rules yesterday to allow Majority Leader Tom DeLay (Tex.) to keep his post even if a grand jury indicts him, and Senate GOP leaders continued to weigh changing long-standing rules governing filibusters...
Washington Post Oct 10, 2004 Senate Approves Bill On Victims' Rights: Both Chambers Tackle Busy Agendas
QUOTE: The [Senate--Ed.] bill seeks to ensure post-conviction access to DNA testing for death row and other prison inmates who claim innocence and authorizes $350 million in new funds to improve the quality of legal defense in capital cases. It also authorizes $755 million over the next five years to help clear the backlog of more than 300,000 rape kits and other crime scene evidence awaiting analysis.
Washington Post Oct 08, 2004 Initiative on Hate Crimes Scrapped
QUOTE: House Republican negotiators yesterday scuttled a Senate-approved proposal to strengthen the nation's long-standing hate-crimes law and extend its coverage to include crimes against gay men and lesbians.
Washington Post Jul 09, 2004 Foes Block Class-Action Lawsuit Bill in Senate
QUOTE: Legislation to revise the rules on class-action lawsuits was blocked last night in the Senate, apparently dooming the measure -- the last surviving plank in Republicans' agenda for altering the civil litigation system -- for the rest of the year.
Washington Post Jul 06, 2004 Senate Republicans Seek to Limit Class-Action Suits
QUOTE: In a confrontation of powerful political interests, the battle pits the business groups, which tend to support Republicans, against trial lawyers and consumer, civil rights and environmental groups that work more closely with Democrats. Business interests contribute heavily to Republican campaigns, while trial lawyers are a major source of campaign money for Democrats.
Washington Post Jun 15, 2004 Many Senators Have Stakes in Large Companies: Firms Would Benefit Under Tax Bill
QUOTE: As Congress prepared for action on its biggest tax bill of this year, many senators had a personal as well as political stake in the domestic manufacturing companies that have emerged as key beneficiaries...
Washington Post May 19, 2004 President, Senate Reach Pact on Judicial Nominations: Bush Vows He Won't Use Recess Appointments; 25 to Get Vote
QUOTE: Republicans and Democrats disagreed over who -- if anyone --won the fight over recess appointments.
Washington Post Mar 26, 2004 Senate Passes Bill On Harm To Fetuses
QUOTE: Under the Senate-passed bill, violence against a pregnant woman would be regarded as two separate crimes: one against the woman; the other against her unborn child...
Washington Post Jun 20, 2003 Senate Approves Generic Drug Measure
QUOTE:by restricting the ability of brand-name drug manufacturers to "unfairly extend patent life, maximizing company profits on the backs of American consumers."
Jul 13, 2002 Senate Votes to Curb Insider Lending
QUOTE: The Senate yesterday voted to restrict companies from lending money to their officers and directors, taking aim at the kind of insider borrowing President Bush now condemns but once practiced.
Washington Post Jul 12, 2002 McCain Accounting Proposal Scuttled
QUOTE: Senate Democrats yesterday blocked a proposal that would have changed the way companies account for stock options...
Washington Post Mar 21, 2002 Campaign Reform Wins Final Approval: Senate Votes 60-40; Bush Says He Will Sign 'Flawed' Bill
QUOTE: The bill, approved 60 to 40, would end political parties' ability to collect "soft money" donations, which totaled nearly $500 million in 2000. In an effort to curb thinly veiled attack ads by outside groups, it also would limit "issue ads"...
Washington Post May 10, 2001 11 Judicial Nominees Named: Bush Urges Senate to Rise Above Partisan 'Bitterness'
QUOTE: ...Bush adhered to his campaign commitment to fill court vacancies predominantly with conservative legal thinkers. But the administration sidestepped sharper ideological controversy...
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