December 19, 1992 |
President-elect Bill Clinton met here Friday with Rep. Les Aspin (D-Wis.), believed to be his selection for secretary of defense, and sources said Rep. Dave McCurdy (D-Okla.) was likely to be offered the post of director of central intelligence. It was unclear whether McCurdy, 42, who had mounted an aggressive bid for the Pentagon job, would accept the CIA post. He has suggested he would prefer to remain in the House of Representatives than take charge of the CIA.
February 6, 1992 |
The chairmen of Congress' intelligence committees unveiled a plan Wednesday for a sweeping reorganization of the nation's spy agencies that would strip the CIA of some of its duties and give overall responsibility for intelligence-gathering to a new director of national intelligence. The blueprint would involve by far the biggest change in government intelligence since the CIA was created after World War II. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman David L. Boren and his House counterpart, Rep.
December 7, 1994 |
Oklahoma Rep. Dave McCurdy, chairman of the centrist group that helped launch President Clinton's 1992 White House bid, Tuesday branded Clinton an "old Democrat" at heart and warned that he must mend his ideological ways or risk losing the organization's support. McCurdy's remarks to the 10th annual conference of the Democratic Leadership Council reflected the resentment and disappointment felt by many in his audience.
September 22, 1991 |
In a preview of themes that could dominate the Democratic Party's presidential race, seven declared or likely candidates appearing Saturday before a group of party insiders presented themselves as outsiders committed to shaking up the party, the political system and the nation.
October 16, 1994 |
As chairman of the centrist Democratic Leadership Council once headed by Bill Clinton, Rep. Dave McCurdy of Oklahoma has long clamored for a "New Democrat" agenda distinct from traditional liberalism. As a candidate for a Senate seat this fall, McCurdy still emphasizes some signature New Democrat ideas, such as personal responsibility, skill-training and welfare reform. But in his closely fought contest against conservative Republican Rep. James M.
November 11, 1989 |
At recess time at St. Edmond's parochial school in south Philadelphia, the youngsters crowd around to watch blue-uniformed volunteers from the Philadelphia Youth Service Corps swarm over the 75-year-old structure, painting the trim and patching the concrete. "The building looks wonderful," says Sister Nancy Marie Firn, the principal. "But the best thing about this is that it gives the children a chance to see people working together to help someone else."