February 2003: Journalist
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) New York Times Source Apr 26, 2011
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Apr 26, 2011 House G.O.P. Members Face Voter Anger Over Budget
QUOTE: Attendees accused a Republican lawmaker of trying to dismantle Medicare while providing tax cuts to corporations and affluent Americans… An announcer says that a House-approved budget amounts to “ending Medicare so millionaires can get another tax break.”
New York Times Dec 24, 2010 Democrats Seek Changes to Senate Procedures
QUOTE: Frustrated by routine filibusters and other procedural blockades, Senate Democrats are urging their leadership to negotiate with Republicans to change the rules that govern how the Senate does business. The Democrats would leave intact the ability of the minority party to filibuster legislation and nominations, meaning that in most cases it would still take 60 votes to get anything done. But they want to require senators to be on the floor if they intend to try to debate a bill to death and would make other changes to streamline the Senate’s operations...
New York Times Aug 10, 2010 House Passes $26 Billion in State Aid
QUOTE: The House interrupted its summer recess on Tuesday to approve $26 billion in aid to school districts and states to prevent large-scale layoffs of teachers and public employees and to engage in another partisan fight over policy priorities.
New York Times Mar 03, 2010 Rangel Steps Aside From Post During Ethics Inquiry
QUOTE: Representative Charles B. Rangel stepped down on Wednesday as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee after losing support within his party because of ethics violations....The ethics panel is still investigating more serious accusations regarding Mr. Rangel’s fund-raising, his failure to pay federal taxes on rental income from a villa he owns in the Dominican Republic and his use of four rent-stabilized apartments provided by a Manhattan real estate developer.
New York Times May 23, 2009 In Going After Pelosi, Gingrich Is Merely Squaring the Circle
QUOTE: Now, the Pelosi-Gingrich relationship has become one of more interesting subtexts of the furor.... rekindling the tension between the two and underscoring how in recent years both parties have waged war against the House speaker to advance their political goals.
New York Times Jan 08, 2009 Citi Reaches Deal With Lawmakers on Home Loans
QUOTE: In a move that would help troubled homeowners, Citigroup agreed to support legislation that would let bankruptcy judges adjust mortgages for at-risk borrowers....Financial industry lobbyists, however, said the plan was flawed and vowed to fight legislation aimed at easing up on homeowners facing foreclosure.
New York Times Jul 14, 2008 Bush Lifts Drilling Moratorium, Prodding Congress
QUOTE: Mr. Bush said some experts believe that drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf could yield a decade’s worth of oil for the United States, and that exploiting it could be done unobtrusively, without damaging coral reefs or creating spills. He said Congress was “the only thing standing between the American people and these vast oil resources.”
New York Times Apr 23, 2008 G.O.P. Set to Block Bill Easing Limits on Pay Discrimination Suits
QUOTE: Senate Republicans said on Tuesday that they were confident they would be able to block legislation intended to reverse a Supreme Court ruling last year that established tight time restrictions on lawsuits over pay discrimination.
New York Times Dec 06, 2007 Tax Stalemate Threatens Chaos as Filing Nears
QUOTE: But their inability to agree on exactly how to limit that tax is threatening to throw filing season into chaos and cost millions of Americans more in income taxes while fueling a political blame game over just who is responsible.
New York Times Oct 03, 2007 Limbaugh Latest Target in War of Condemnation
QUOTE: After the liberal media watchdog organization Media Matters sounded the alarm about his comments, Mr. Limbaugh said on subsequent shows that he was talking about only one discredited man who claimed to be a wounded veteran. “I was not talking about antiwar, active duty troops,” he insisted.
New York Times Sep 30, 2006 In Taking On Fox, Democrats See Reward in the Risk
QUOTE: Though Fox News maintains that its reporting is down the middle, Democrats have long complained that the news channel operates like a public relations outpost of the Bush White House. But never before has that anger built into a mad-as-hell-and-not-going-to-take-it-any-more moment, and spilled over in such naked and sustained fashion onto Fox News itself.
New York Times Sep 06, 2006 In Bellwether District, G.O.P. Runs on Immigration
QUOTE: Not only is Aurora bearing the costs of schooling and providing other services for a significant population of illegal immigrants, it is in the heart of a swing district and so is central to the intense battle for control of the House of Representatives.
New York Times Jul 26, 2006 Senate Removes Abortion Option for Young Girls
QUOTE: The Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would make it a federal crime to help an under-age girl escape parental notification laws by crossing state lines to obtain an abortion...could result in criminal charges against close relatives or clergy members who interceded to help in a time of personal crisis.
New York Times Nov 19, 2003 Consensus on Energy Bill Arose One Project at a Time
QUOTE: Calling the passage of the first major energy bill in a decade a "regressive exercise that lets some polluters off the hook," House Republicans and Democrats are both threatening to filibuster over the bill's provision protecting producers of the gasoline additive MTBE from product defect lawsuits...
New York Times Feb 03, 2003 NASA Dismissed Advisers Who Warned About Safety
QUOTE: When an expert NASA panel warned last year that safety troubles loomed for the fleet of shuttles if the agency's budget was not increased, NASA removed five of the panel's nine members and two of its consultants.
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