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August 11, 1988 | William J. Eaton
Sen. James A. McClure (R-Ida.) disclosed Wednesday that his office has been listening--unintentionally--to telephone calls placed by other senators and their staffs. McClure blamed the problem on a quirk in the new Senate phone system that has apparently puzzled repair crews asked to stop the inadvertent broadcasting of Senate calls in his office.
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January 6, 1990 | United Press International
Sen. James A. McClure (R-Ida.) said Friday that he will not seek reelection in November and will leave the Senate when his term expires at the end of 1990. "After all of the reflection about what the job is and what there is to be done--and there is much yet to be done on the national agenda--it's my decision I will not be a candidate for reelection," he said. McClure, 65, is entering his 18th year in the Senate.
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January 6, 1990 | United Press International
Sen. James A. McClure (R-Ida.) said Friday that he will not seek reelection in November and will leave the Senate when his term expires at the end of 1990. "After all of the reflection about what the job is and what there is to be done--and there is much yet to be done on the national agenda--it's my decision I will not be a candidate for reelection," he said. McClure, 65, is entering his 18th year in the Senate.
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January 17, 1989 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
U.S. congressional monitors Monday praised the just-concluded European security and human rights conference for strengthening moral standards against political and religious repression. "The most optimistic of us in November, 1986 (when the conference began), would not have anticipated the progress that has been made," Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) told a press conference.
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January 17, 1989 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
U.S. congressional monitors Monday praised the just-concluded European security and human rights conference for strengthening moral standards against political and religious repression. "The most optimistic of us in November, 1986 (when the conference began), would not have anticipated the progress that has been made," Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) told a press conference.
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January 10, 1990 | United Press International
Rep. Larry E. Craig (R-Ida.) announced Tuesday that he will seek election this fall to the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican James A. McClure.
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November 13, 1987
The Senate approved 63 to 30 a major overhaul of the nation's high-level nuclear waste program, virtually tabbing Nevada as the most likely host for a permanent repository. The new plan, drafted by Sens. J. Bennett Johnston (D-La.) and James A. McClure (R-Ida.), would allow exhaustive study of only one site at a time in the search for a place to store America's highly radioactive wastes.
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January 9, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Rep. Larry E. Craig (R-Ida.) announced today that he will seek election this fall to the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican James A. McClure. Craig, 44, is serving his fifth two-year term in the House. He is a member of the Interior Committee, the Public Works and Transportation Committee and the House ethics panel. McClure, 65, announced last week that he will not seek reelection. He is completing his third Senate term.
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March 3, 1988 | United Press International
The Justice Department, ending a long silence by the Reagan Administration on the issue, endorsed legislation Wednesday to ban plastic guns unless they contain enough metal to set off metal detectors. After months of internal debate in the Administration, Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III promised Sen. James A. McClure (R-Ida.), "the enthusiastic support of the Justice Department" for his legislation on undetectable plastic guns.
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June 18, 1989
Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators waving Puerto Rican flags and chanting "Yankee go home" marched through San Juan during congressional hearings on the island's political relationship with the United States. Organizers said 80,000 people took part in the march and rally. "This is an outcry of the people against colonialism in Puerto Rico," Independence Party leader Ruben Berrios Martinez told the crowd. Sens. J. Bennett Johnston (D-La.), James A. McClure (R-Ida.) and Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-N.
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August 11, 1988 | William J. Eaton
Sen. James A. McClure (R-Ida.) disclosed Wednesday that his office has been listening--unintentionally--to telephone calls placed by other senators and their staffs. McClure blamed the problem on a quirk in the new Senate phone system that has apparently puzzled repair crews asked to stop the inadvertent broadcasting of Senate calls in his office.
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March 25, 1987 | United Press International
Sens. J. Bennett Johnston (D-La.) and James A. McClure (R-Ida.) introduced a bill today providing $100 million a year to the state or Indian tribe willing to accept the nation's first high-level nuclear waste dump. "There is a little carrot in this bill," Johnston said in announcing the legislation.
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