August 5, 2005 |
An influential House Republican spoke out Thursday against renaming one of Washington's main streets in honor of former President Reagan, calling the proposal "ridiculous." Rep. Henry Bonilla (R-Texas) had introduced a bill July 28 "to redesignate the street in the District of Columbia known as 16th Street Northwest as Ronald Reagan Boulevard." The street runs from the northern tip of the city to the White House. But Rep. Thomas M. Davis III (R-Va.
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May 20, 2013 |
SAN DIEGO -- A former civilian contractor at Camp Pendleton was sentenced Monday to six months in prison followed by six months' house arrest after pleading guilty to stealing medical equipment meant to be shipped to forward-deployed Marines, including some in Afghanistan. Michael Tuisee, 34, of Oceanside, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo to forfeit $8250 in profits that he made by selling the equipment and to pay $179,698.50 in restitution to the Marine Corps.
November 22, 2006 |
More than a week after Republican Rep. Heather A. Wilson claimed a razor-thin election victory, her Democratic challenger conceded Tuesday, saying a recount would cost too much and there was no guarantee it would reverse the result. In Ohio, Rep. Jean Schmidt, a Republican, clinched reelection Tuesday. Additional ballot counts gave her an insurmountable edge of about 3,200 votes over Democratic challenger Victoria Wulsin.
July 7, 2000 |
The Republicans have named three members of Congress--one Latino, one woman and one African American--to leadership roles for a national convention they hope will present an image of diversity. Reps. Henry Bonilla of Texas, Jennifer Dunn of Washington state and J.C. Watts Jr. of Oklahoma will be deputy permanent co-chairs of the convention that begins July 31 in Philadelphia, GOP convention spokesman Tim Fitzpatrick said Thursday. The permanent chairman is House Speaker J.
December 13, 2006 |
Former Democratic congressman Ciro Rodriguez soundly defeated seven-term Republican Rep. Henry Bonilla on Tuesday in an unusual runoff to decide one of the nation's last unresolved House races. With nearly all of the precincts reporting, Rodriguez led Bonilla, 54% to 45%. Bonilla "has already conceded the race and called former congressman Rodriguez and indicated he would do anything he can do to help in the transition," Bonilla spokesman Phil Ricks said. On Nov.
February 19, 1993 |
Former Rep. Albert G. Bustamante of Texas and his wife have been charged in a 10-count indictment that accuses him of receiving thousands of dollars in payoffs and other illegal acts, the Justice Department announced Thursday. It said Bustamante, a Democrat who served in Congress from 1985 until last month, was charged with conducting the affairs of his office as a criminal racketeering enterprise through the receipt of bribes and illegal gifts.