Politics and Government 9.27.06

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Politics & Government Wednesday, September 27, 2006 Friday, September 22, 2006 Articles: Bush plan went through the House and probably the Senate. Op-ed piece with commentary Wednesday, September 27, 2006 Articles: Bush released all of the security report Condoleezza Rice has responded to Clinton’s rant !!!) House Passes Measure on Religion Suits – court fees cannot be covered by guilty party according to Congress http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/26/AR2006092601486.html Discourages groups from filing suits in the first place (such as the ACLU) Congress supporting values of religious right “an election year red meat for the Christian right because they had been complaining their needs have not been met.” !!!) No Compromise on Wiretap Bill http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/26/AR2006092601272.html bills went to the conference committee Rep. Wilson Friday, September 29, 2006 Articles: George Allen having more racial problems !!!) New York Times: Embattled Lawmakers Top Defense (Funds) $484 billions in new defense appropriations bill Sen. Talent (R-Mo) claims credit for much of the defense spending Conrad Burns Montana claims $200 million in defense bill to fight western wildfires Monday, October 02, 2006 Congressman Folley (6 th district of Florida-R) Wrote inappropriate instant messages / e-mails to 16 year old boys Resigned abruptly on Friday Now the Republican party may name another candidate (but ‘Folley’ will still be on the ballot) Before was likely to be a safe republican seat before, now likely Democrat Folley was the Co-Chair of the Congressional Office of Missing and Exploiting Children (sickly ironic)
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