May 18, 1985 |
Sen. J. James Exon (D-Neb.) was released Friday from Bethesda Naval Hospital after recovering from surgery to remove his gall bladder May 8.
May 9, 1985 |
Sen. J. James Exon (D-Neb.), 63, has been hospitalized after complaining of stomach pains, his office said today. Mark Bowen, Exon's press secretary, said doctors at Bethesda Naval Hospital have diagnosed the pains as "relating to the gallbladder." He was admitted Wednesday, Bowen said. He said no decision has been made on whether the senator's condition requires surgery.
February 5, 1990 |
Sens. John W. Warner (R-Va.) and J. James Exon (D-Neb.) today announced they will seek reelection to third terms. Warner told a news conference in Washington that he believes "seniority in Congress means an ever more experienced, ever stronger voice for Virginia." He said he has raised about $750,000 for his reelection effort. Exon said in Lincoln, Neb., that he is proud of the key role he has played in the "peace through strength" effort, which has brought down communist domination in Europe.
May 10, 1985 |
Sen. J. James Exon (D-Neb.) underwent surgery Thursday to remove his gall bladder, an aide said. "Mrs. Pat Exon indicated that the senator's condition was fine and that he was recovering normally," said Press Secretary Mark Bowen. He said surgeons at the Bethesda Naval Hospital expected Exon to be hospitalized for about seven days. Exon is one of three senators currently being treated at the naval hospital. The others are Sens. John P. East (R-N.C.) and Pete Wilson (R-Calif.).
March 18, 1995 |
Ruing "the ever-increasing vicious polarization of the electorate," Sen. J. James Exon (D-Neb.) on Friday became the third Democrat to announce his retirement from the Senate at the end of this Congress. Exon, 73, an independent-minded but popular middle-of-the-road lawmaker, decried what he called "the us-against-them mentality," which he said "has all but swept aside the former preponderance of reasonable discussions of the pros and cons of the many legitimate issues."
February 23, 1989 |
In a blow to John Tower's bid for confirmation as defense secretary, the second-ranking Democrat on the committee weighing his nomination announced Wednesday that he would vote against Tower. Also Wednesday, the panel's chairman, Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), sharply disputed President Bush's contention that Tower has been cleared by a lengthy FBI investigation into allegations of personal and financial misconduct.