August 14, 2012 |
DURHAM, N.C. - Evangelist Billy Graham was released from a North Carolina hospital Tuesday after a two-day stay for treatment of bronchitis, his doctors announced. "Mr. Graham had a quick recovery and responded very well to his treatment," said Daniel Fertel, a pulmonologist at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. "Despite this illness, he remains remarkably healthy for a 93-year-old man. " Graham, who was admitted early Sunday morning, returned to his home in tiny Montreat in the mountains of western North Carolina.
August 12, 2012 |
Billy Graham has been admitted to a North Carolina hospital for a lung infection, his evangelistic association said in a statement on Sunday. “Upon admission, he was alert and in good spirits,” the statement said . “The pulmonologist treating Mr. Graham, David Pucci, DO, said that he is resting comfortably, that appropriate antibiotics are being administered and that his condition is stable.” Graham, 93, is a widely popular evangelist...
March 7, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - The political fallout from Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster has begun as fellow Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham switched Thursday to support John Brennan as CIA director, saying the vote has become a “referendum” on the drone program. Graham's changed position comes after Paul, the Kentucky tea party favorite, became an overnight political sensation for holding the Senate floor nearly 13 hours as he pressed the Obama administration for assurances Americans would not be targeted on U.S. soil by unmanned military-style aircraft.
September 19, 1986 |
The Nov. 8 and 9 performances by the Martha Graham Dance Company in Royce Hall have been canceled, according to Pebbles Wadsworth, director of the UCLA Center for the Arts. However, James Nomikos, general manager of the Graham company, denied that the performances were "canceled." He said they "were never more than tentative." Nomikos specified that the announced November concerts "were only pencilled in. We have not canceled.
January 17, 1999 |
Shortly after Rep. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) rose Saturday to speak to the Senate, an aide raced through the press gallery plopping on reporters' desks the thick closing statement of Rep. Henry J. Hyde (R-Ill.), who leads the House team prosecuting President Clinton. "But where's the Graham text?" asked one reporter, throwing aside Hyde remarks that wouldn't be delivered for another three hours. "No text. He's letting it fly from note cards," the aide responded. And let it fly he did.
April 24, 2010 |
Two of President Obama's top domestic policy initiatives — energy and immigration — appeared on the brink of collapse on Saturday after a Republican senator at the center of both efforts threatened to jump ship in a dispute with Democrats over timing. Sens. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) said Saturday afternoon that they would postpone the introduction of their long-anticipated energy and climate bill, which they had planned to roll out on Monday.