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September 30, 2001 | MARK Z. BARABAK, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Sen. Barbara Boxer got her start in politics protesting the Vietnam War. But when it comes to the terrorist attacks on New York and the Pentagon, she sounds like an unabashed hawk. "It cannot stand," the California Democrat declared. Rep. Jerrold Nadler is another veteran of the antiwar movement. But the New York Democrat hasn't the slightest hesitation about a war on terrorism. "When someone attacks you," he said, "you've got to respond."
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September 30, 2001 | MARK Z. BARABAK, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Sen. Barbara Boxer got her start in politics protesting the Vietnam War. But when it comes to the terrorist attacks on New York and the Pentagon, she sounds like an unabashed hawk. "It cannot stand," the California Democrat declared. Rep. Jerrold Nadler is another veteran of the antiwar movement. But the New York Democrat hasn't the slightest hesitation about a war on terrorism. "When someone attacks you," he said, "you've got to respond."
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July 17, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
AND FINALLY ... New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler will have a second round of stomach-reduction surgery to speed up his weight loss. The Democrat, who at 5 feet 4 inches once weighed 338 pounds, underwent the first procedure almost a year ago and has since shed about 75 pounds. From Times Wire Reports
TRAVEL
March 23, 1997
Regarding the Feb. 23 article called "Just How Sick Is Too Sick to Fly?": Let me suggest a follow-up article, "Just How Sick Are You Going to Get When You Fly?" After many years of flying to Europe on business and returning home healthy, in the past four years I have returned with respiratory illnesses that have required a visit to the doctor and a prescription for antibiotics. My doctor believes this is a result of reduction in fresh air circulation in the airplane cabin systems. Thanks to Kathleen Doheny for including in her article the information about Rep. Jerrold Nadler's bill [requiring 100% fresh air circulation in planes]
NATIONAL
July 30, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois told House Democrats that as president he would order his attorney general to scour White House executive orders and expunge any that "trample on liberty," several lawmakers said. Presidents issue such orders to direct operations of executive branch agencies, such as the Justice Department and the CIA. President Bush used an executive order last year to breathe new life into the CIA's controversial terrorism-interrogation program that allowed coercive questioning of suspects.
NEWS
October 23, 1999 | Associated Press
House liberals said Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley told them Friday he won't engage in a "bloodletting" negative campaign against Vice President Al Gore. Bradley also picked up an endorsement from Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), only the third House member to publicly back the former New Jersey senator. Three Senate Democrats have also endorsed Bradley. "It takes courage and leadership to step forward and support my campaign," Bradley said.
NEWS
April 28, 1994 | From Associated Press
After months of bad press and an attempt by Illinois to take the monument away, the National Park Service unveiled a plan Wednesday to refurbish and revitalize the beleaguered Grant's Tomb. The upper Manhattan burial site of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President, has long been a target for vandals, graffiti artists and homeless people seeking shelter, and attendance has dwindled.
SPORTS
May 20, 1997 | Times Wire Services
Undeterred by a brushoff from Dodger owner Peter O'Malley, two Brooklyn congressmen Monday unveiled legislation aimed at making it easier to return the team, which is up for sale, to its original home. Apparently determined to continue tilting at this particular windmill, Democratic Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Charles Schumer said their bill would invalidate a major league baseball rule under which local owners can veto a move by another team into their city.
NEWS
December 20, 1998
"Our founding fathers created a system of government of men, not of angels. . . . We need to stop destroying imperfect people at the alter of an unattainable morality. . . . Let us step back from the abyss and let us begin a new politics of respect and fairness and decency." --Rep. Richard A. Gephardt of Missouri, House minority leader * [Livingston's decision to resign is a) "surrender to a developing sexual McCarthyism. Are we going to have a new test.
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September 24, 1992 | From Associated Press
Democratic county committee members Wednesday chose state Assemblyman Jerrold Nadler to succeed Rep. Ted Weiss, the liberal stalwart who died last week on the eve of his victory in the Democratic primary. Officials stopped counting ballots when it was clear that Nadler had more than 50% of the votes from nearly 700 Democratic committee members from Manhattan. He had lobbied heavily for the position, which was also sought by five other contestants.
NATIONAL
August 21, 2004 | From Associated Press
Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft on Friday defended FBI interviews of some political protesters around the country before last month's Democratic convention in Boston, which critics described as an intimidation tactic. Ashcroft told a news conference that FBI agents interviewed only protesters they believed were plotting to firebomb media vehicles at the Democratic National Convention or who might have known about such plots.
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