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  • Lynne Cheney, Susan Thomas floated as possible replacements for late Sen. Craig Thomas

    06/06/2007 3:36:42 PM PDT · by kellynla · 68 replies · 1,533+ views
    politico.com ^ | June 06, 2007 | staff
    Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney, is being floated in Senate GOP leadership circles as a possible replacement for the last Sen. Craig Thomas (R-Wyo.), who died Monday night. Susan Thomas, the late senator's wife, has also been mentioned by Senate Republicans as a potential choice to take over for her husband, as well as former Justice Department official Tom Sansonetti. One GOP insider said Lynne Cheney had been in Washington "too long" to be acceptable to the Wyoming GOP, despite her long resume, and Susan Thomas would not be interested in serving out her husband's term. Sen....
  • Be Afraid of President McCain

    03/06/2007 2:08:07 PM PST · by A. Pole · 35 replies · 919+ views
    Reason Magazine ^ | March 2007 | Matt Welch
    The John McCain presidency effectively began on January 10, 2007, when George W. Bush announced the deployment of five more combat brigades to Iraq. This escalation of an unpopular war ran counter to the advice of Bush’s senior military leadership, ignored the recommendations made by the bipartisan Iraq Study Group, and sidestepped the objections of the Iraqi government it was ostensibly intended to assist. But the plan was nearly identical to what the Republican senior senator from Arizona, nearly alone among his Capitol Hill colleagues, had been advocating for months: boost troop levels by at least 20,000, give coalition forces...
  • U.S. Senators call on Bush to support Serbia

    08/08/2006 1:04:42 PM PDT · by kronos77 · 82 replies · 2,154+ views
    WASHINGTON DC -- 25 U.S. Senators are asking that the U.S. president supports the democratically elected Serbian government. The letter argues that Serbia’s role is of vital importance for the future of South-Eastern Europe and America’s regional interests and that Belgrade has grown into a strong U.S. regional partner. “In order to help transform Serbia, the U.S. should support the reforms in the military and the security sectors, encourage cooperation with the Serbian Army and enabling its officers to attend military colleges and courses in the U.S.”, the letter said. The Senators remind that it is Serbia’s strategic goal to...
  • Are U.S. senators real 'inside traders'?

    03/08/2004 10:54:35 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 16 replies · 148+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Tuesday, March 9, 2004
    Are U.S. senators real 'inside traders'? Study shows stock portfolios outperform market by 12% -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: March 9, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com WASHINGTON – While Martha Stewart is facing jail time for her role in dumping stock just before a government action would decrease its value, U.S. senators have an uncanny knack for doing this on a regular basis – with impunity from the securities laws they write. A study of U.S. senators' personal stock portfolios has found they outperformed the market by an average of 12 percent a year in the five years to 1998. "The...