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  • Senate Resolution Honors Phils

    Senate Resolution Honors Phils For Immediate Release Contact: (202) 224-9020 - Arlen Specter (202) 228-6367 - Bob Casey November 20, 2008 Specter, Casey Congratulate 2008 World Series Champions Philadelphia Phillies Senate Resolution Honors Winning...
  • BCS is least of Senate's problems

    Some of our elected officials, apparently dissatisfied with the current level of public aggravation about the economic crisis, have decided to dump a can of paint onto the carpet as well. Both houses of Congress are nibbling around the edges of the much-...
  • Libel over there -- and over here

    Before the American Revolution, a plaintiff could successfully sue a writer for libel even when the offensive statement was demonstrably true. Then, starting with the famous Zenger case in 1735 and culminating with the New York Times vs. Sullivan ruling...
  • U.S. Senate committee to hold hearing on rape investigations

    Concerned that police departments nationwide fail to fully investigate rapes, a congressional committee will examine the issue next week at a hearing spurred partly by a Baltimore Sun examination of the systemic underreporting of sex crimes. The Senate...
  • Testimony before Senate panel calls for more oversight of crime stats, broader definition of rape

    — In Cleveland, women's claims that a sex offender had assaulted them were ignored, until police found the bodies of 11 women at the man's home. In Milwaukee, a woman tried to report being raped but was told at three different police stations to...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • President Obama Arrives In San Francisco For Boxer Fundraiser

    President Obama Arrives In San Francisco For Boxer Fundraiser
    President Barack Obama is helping raise money for Sen. Barbara Boxer's re-election campaign, making his second trip to California in as many months to assist the imperiled incumbent. Obama arrived in San Francisco for two fundraisers Tuesday night for...
  • Lieberman: Stance On Iraq War Making It Difficult For Independent To Be A 'Bridge Builder'

    As the Senate prepared for its all-night debate on Iraq last month, Joseph Lieberman stood with Republicans and lambasted war opponents, most of them Democrats. ``They're already asleep about the consequences of an American defeat in Iraq for our...
  • No smoking tape but Patriots' rep singed again

     
    Reports detailing the eight video recordings that former Patriots??? employee Matt Walsh turned over to the league may not include any smoking tapes that go beyond what New England coach Bill Belichick already had admitted to but there are a......
  • Obama hits road, prime-time, for stimulus

     
    by James Oliphant With the Obama administration facing a make-or-break week for enacting a massive economic stimulus package, officials ramped up pressure on lawmakers Sunday to waste no time sending the bill to the president for his signature....
  • Senate passes stimulus: 'A good start'

     
    by Janet Hook The Senate has voted 61-37 to pass an $838 billion tax-cut and spending bill to boost the economy. The measure now goes to conference with the House, which has passed a $819 billion version of the bill.......