August 1, 1993 |
In a dramatic speech on the U.S. Senate floor (all chairs were occupied, according to well-placed sources), Sen. David L. Boren (D-Okla.), until today a bitter opponent, offered a drastically reduced set of conditions for his "yes" vote on President Bill Clinton's forthcoming deficit-reduction plan, now in conference committee. Gone are the senator's formerly "non-negotiable" quid pro quo demands for season Redskin tickets and free re-stringing of his tennis rackets.
June 7, 2011 |
Rep. Brad Carson said Tuesday he will run as a Democrat in the congressional district he once held in Oklahoma, a seat being vacated by Rep. Dan Boren. Boren, the only Democrat in the state’s congressional delegation, will give up the seat in 2012. His retirement puts the conservative eastern Oklahoma district into play as Democrats and Republicans jockey for control of Congress. Carson, an enrolled tribal member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, held the seat from 2001 to 2005.
January 13, 1987 |
The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee clamped new security restrictions on senators and staff members Monday to prevent further leaks of sensitive information from the panel's files. The action, by Sen. David L. Boren (D-Okla.), the committee's new chairman, is intended to prevent the release of committee documents to the news media and others. Boren and Sen. William S. Cohen (R-Me.
October 11, 1985
A 36-year-old Los Angeles man dubbed the "Flat-Tire Rapist" was sentenced today to 113 years and seven life terms in state prison for assaults on 11 local women in 1984. Paul Seward, who was sentenced by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Roger W. Boren, had been charged with kidnaping, robbing and attacking the women after letting the air out of their car tires and then waiting around to offer help.
October 26, 1985 |
Sen. David L. Boren (D-Okla.), citing "increasing danger" to the political process, said Friday that he will press for legal maximums on the amounts of money congressional candidates may accept from political action committees. Boren said he will offer legislation to limit each House candidate to $100,000 in campaign contributions from the PACs, and Senate candidates to between $175,000 and $750,000, depending on the size of their states.
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September 25, 1986 |
Overruling defense objections that the prosecution is "grandstanding" and turning the "Twilight Zone" manslaughter trial into a "theatrical production," a judge agreed Wednesday to transport jurors to a Beverly Hills theater next week to view footage of the 1982 film scene that came before the deaths of actor Vic Morrow and two child actors. "We have a film of the actual incident involving the death of the victims in the case.