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June 5, 1985 | Associated Press
Sen. Jake Garn (R-Utah) introduced President Reagan on Tuesday to his six colleagues from the space shuttle Discovery in a brief Oval Office meeting. Garn was a payload specialist on the April 12-19 mission.
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May 30, 1991 | From Associated Press
Republican Sen. Jake Garn, who flew aboard a space shuttle and became one of NASA's staunchest champions, said Wednesday that he will retire from politics next year to spend more time with his family. Flanked by his wife, Kathleen, six of seven children and eight of 10 grandchildren, a tearful Garn said he would not seek a fourth term in 1992. "The No. 1 reason I'm not running you see on either side of me," he said at the state Capitol. "While Sen. Jake Garn would like to run again . . .
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December 15, 1985 | United Press International
Utah's only black state senator says he will challenge U.S. Sen. Jake Garn (R-Utah) next year. State Sen. Terry Williams, a Democrat, said Friday that his campaign will be focused on Garn's voting record.
BUSINESS
April 6, 1990 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT and SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When House and Senate conferees met in the steamy days of last summer to write a complex bailout bill for the crippled savings and loan industry, they spent hours arguing publicly and privately about the job prospects of one man, M. Danny Wall. House members, angered by the escalating cost of the thrift crisis, said Wall had misled them about the expense of closing insolvent S&Ls in his role as the nation's chief thrift regulator, and they wanted to dump him.
NEWS
August 19, 1986
The only black ever elected to the Utah Senate is seeking the Democratic nomination today to oppose Republican Sen. Jake Garn. State Sen. Terry Williams is opposed by real estate salesman Craig Oliver for the nomination to face Garn, who has no GOP primary opposition in his bid for a third term. In Wyoming, 11 men are competing to succeed Gov. Ed Herschler, who has filed for bankruptcy, listing more than $6 million in debts stemming from a business failure.
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May 30, 1991 | From Associated Press
Republican Sen. Jake Garn, who flew aboard a space shuttle and became one of NASA's staunchest champions, said Wednesday that he will retire from politics next year to spend more time with his family. Flanked by his wife, Kathleen, six of seven children and eight of 10 grandchildren, a tearful Garn said he would not seek a fourth term in 1992. "The No. 1 reason I'm not running you see on either side of me," he said at the state Capitol. "While Sen. Jake Garn would like to run again . . .
NEWS
March 6, 1985 | United Press International
Sen. Jake Garn (R-Utah) will be going up in space this month after all. The National Aeronautics and Space Agency today announced a new crew that includes Garn, chairman of the Senate subcommittee that oversees NASA's annual budget, to fly the shuttle Discovery around March 29 on a revised mission.
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August 22, 1986 | Associated Press
Sen. Jake Garn, 53, entered a hospital today for tests to determine his suitability as a kidney donor for his daughter, a diabetic who suffers from progressive kidney failure, officials said. The senator's daughter, Susan Garn Horne, 27, is being treated at Georgetown Hospital in Washington, D.C., which is where the surgery would take place, press secretary Laurie Snow said from Washington. Garn had said earlier that either he or his son could be the donor.
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September 9, 1986 | Associated Press
Sen. Jake Garn entered a hospital today for surgery on Wednesday in which doctors will transplant one of his kidneys to his ailing daughter. Garn, 53, will donate a kidney to Susan Rhae Garn Horne, 27, who suffers from progressive kidney failure due to a diabetic condition. "I am very happy and proud to be the donor," Garn (R-Utah) said before checking into Georgetown University Hospital in Washington. "Her mother carried her for nine months, and I am honored to give her part of me."
NEWS
April 15, 1985 | From a Times Staff Writer
Sen. Jake Garn finally got a little air time Sunday, appearing on television from the space shuttle Discovery wired up for a variety of medical experiments. He described his voyage as "great." The 52-year-old Utah Republican, flying as a congressional observer, had not been heard from Friday and Saturday as the crew launched two satellites. But during a regularly scheduled telecast from the Discovery's lower deck on Sunday, he posed for about a minute with electrodes dotting his forehead.
BUSINESS
December 1, 1989 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President Bush's senior assistants said Thursday that embattled thrift regulator M. Danny Wall has no supporters in the White House--a clear signal that they want him to step down from the government agency charged with supervising the nation's savings and loans.
BUSINESS
July 12, 1989 | KATHLEEN DAY, The Washington Post
Sen. Jake Garn of Utah, the ranking Republican on the Senate Banking Committee, and House Banking Committee Chairman Henry B. Gonzalez (D-Tex.) are headed for a showdown over one of the most divisive issues in pending legislation to bail out the savings and loan industry: Whether the nation's chief S&L regulator, M. Danny Wall, deserves to keep his job. Garn says yes. Gonzalez says no.
BUSINESS
August 3, 1988 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, Times Staff Writer
Alarmed by growing losses in the savings and loan industry, leaders of the Senate Banking Committee called Tuesday for emergency legislation to slow the growth of financially troubled S&Ls and to assure that state-chartered institutions meet federal investment standards. Pounding the table, Chairman William Proxmire (D-Wis.) said: "I feel strongly now we should take action to stop the bleeding." The ranking Republican, Sen.
BUSINESS
February 21, 1988 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, Times Staff Writer
Efforts to dismantle the legal barrier that keeps banks out of the securities business have been delayed, possibly even derailed, by political infighting, the stock market crash, a court ruling and lobbyists with pit bull temperaments. The nation's big banks expected 1988 to be the year that Congress repealed parts of the Glass-Steagall Act, which prohibits them from owning securities firms and underwriting corporate debt.
NEWS
September 12, 1986 | From a Times Staff Writer
The conditions of Sen. Jake Garn and his daughter were upgraded to good on Thursday, as they recovered from operations in which the senator gave her a kidney. Susan Garn Horne, 27, was in "extremely high spirits" and had a healthy appetite, said Nancy Saenger, a spokeswoman for Georgetown University Hospital. The 53-year-old senator was a little nauseated but otherwise fine, Saenger said.
NEWS
September 9, 1986 | Associated Press
Sen. Jake Garn entered a hospital today for surgery on Wednesday in which doctors will transplant one of his kidneys to his ailing daughter. Garn, 53, will donate a kidney to Susan Rhae Garn Horne, 27, who suffers from progressive kidney failure due to a diabetic condition. "I am very happy and proud to be the donor," Garn (R-Utah) said before checking into Georgetown University Hospital in Washington. "Her mother carried her for nine months, and I am honored to give her part of me."
NEWS
September 12, 1986 | From a Times Staff Writer
The conditions of Sen. Jake Garn and his daughter were upgraded to good on Thursday, as they recovered from operations in which the senator gave her a kidney. Susan Garn Horne, 27, was in "extremely high spirits" and had a healthy appetite, said Nancy Saenger, a spokeswoman for Georgetown University Hospital. The 53-year-old senator was a little nauseated but otherwise fine, Saenger said.
NEWS
April 18, 1985 | LEE DYE, Times Science Writer
The first elected official to fly in space said today that he did what he was supposed to do aboard the Discovery. He got sick. But the fact that he spent his first two days of flight suffering from space sickness was a small price to pay for a "dream come true," Sen. Jake Garn (R-Utah) said during a press conference from the Discovery. 'Every day I would pinch myself and think this can't be real . . . I'm not here . . . I'm not seeing this. . . ."
NEWS
August 22, 1986 | Associated Press
Sen. Jake Garn, 53, entered a hospital today for tests to determine his suitability as a kidney donor for his daughter, a diabetic who suffers from progressive kidney failure, officials said. The senator's daughter, Susan Garn Horne, 27, is being treated at Georgetown Hospital in Washington, D.C., which is where the surgery would take place, press secretary Laurie Snow said from Washington. Garn had said earlier that either he or his son could be the donor.
NEWS
August 19, 1986
The only black ever elected to the Utah Senate is seeking the Democratic nomination today to oppose Republican Sen. Jake Garn. State Sen. Terry Williams is opposed by real estate salesman Craig Oliver for the nomination to face Garn, who has no GOP primary opposition in his bid for a third term. In Wyoming, 11 men are competing to succeed Gov. Ed Herschler, who has filed for bankruptcy, listing more than $6 million in debts stemming from a business failure.
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