December 18, 1992 |
Rep. Joe L. Barton (R-Tex.) on Thursday became the first candidate for the Texas Senate seat that Democrat Lloyd Bentsen is giving up to be Treasury secretary in the Bill Clinton Administration.
November 12, 1987 |
Sen. Lloyd Bentsen (D-Tex.), with the state Capitol as a backdrop, announced Wednesday he will run for a fourth term in 1988.
December 29, 1993 |
Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen will visit China beginning Jan. 19, the U.S. Embassy said Tuesday. His full program is still being worked out, a spokeswoman said. The Clinton Administration has tried to increase contacts with China in order to deal with some of the problems, from trade to human rights, that have bedeviled the bilateral relationship.
September 9, 1988 |
Democratic vice presidential nominee Lloyd Bentsen came to Manhattan on Thursday looking for votes and campaign money, and he found a sandwich that would impress even a Texan. At the Carnegie Delicatessen, a New York institution, Bentsen and his wife B. A. joined comedian Henny Youngman, one of the deli's regulars, for lunch. The Lone Star couple ordered the "Broadway Danny Rose," a sandwich named after the Woody Allen film that featured the midtown restaurant. "How do you eat this thing?"
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 5, 1988
Apartisan crowd of about 400 adults and children, many of them shouting "We're on your side," greeted Democratic vice presidential candidate Lloyd Bentsen at a rally Friday night at Burbank Airport. Armed with Dukakis/Bentsen posters and wearing "I Like Mike" buttons, the boisterous crowd cheered the Texas senator when he emerged about 6 p.m. from his campaign airliner. Bentsen, with Sen. Alan Cranston (D-Calif.