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September 9, 1993 | Associated Press
Rep. Jim Slattery (D-Kan.), considered a likely candidate to run for governor, announced Wednesday that he does not plan to seek reelection to Congress. Slattery, 45, has held the 2nd District seat since 1983.
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March 15, 1994 | KAREN TUMULTY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Democratic Rep. Jim Slattery scanned the crowd of about 100 assembled for the Lions Club convention here and posed a question: "How many of you believe that everybody should contribute something to our health care delivery system in this country?" Everyone in the audience immediately raised a hand. Next, however, came a more telling moment: "How many of you favor either an employer mandate or an employee mandate to pay for it?
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March 15, 1994 | KAREN TUMULTY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Democratic Rep. Jim Slattery scanned the crowd of about 100 assembled for the Lions Club convention here and posed a question: "How many of you believe that everybody should contribute something to our health care delivery system in this country?" Everyone in the audience immediately raised a hand. Next, however, came a more telling moment: "How many of you favor either an employer mandate or an employee mandate to pay for it?
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September 9, 1993 | Associated Press
Rep. Jim Slattery (D-Kan.), considered a likely candidate to run for governor, announced Wednesday that he does not plan to seek reelection to Congress. Slattery, 45, has held the 2nd District seat since 1983.
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July 22, 1990 | from Associated Press
Dr. Karl A. Menninger was eulogized Saturday as the man who brought psychiatry out of the "snake pit" era and gave new hope to the mentally ill. About 1,000 people, including Gov. Mike Hayden and Rep. Jim Slattery (D-Kan.), packed the First Presbyterian Church for services for the psychiatrist, who died Wednesday of abdominal cancer. He would have been 97 today.
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October 22, 1993 | From Associated Press
Congress officially killed the superconducting super collider Thursday, halting construction of the giant machine that was one-fifth complete at a cost of $2 billion. The $640 million sought by the Clinton Administration to continue construction this year will instead be used to shut down the project under an agreement reached Thursday by House and Senate negotiators. "The SSC has been lynched, and we have to bury the body," said Sen. J. Bennett Johnston (D-La.
NEWS
November 10, 1994
Here are the latest returns in the races for governor nationwide. (i)=incumbent Party Vote ALABAMA Jim Folsom (i) D 49.9% Fob James Jr. R 50.
BUSINESS
December 24, 1991 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Air Force has imposed two stop-work orders on Northrop Corp. involving stealth-related systems on the B-2 bomber, according to information provided by the Air Force to Congress. The stop-work orders were issued last May and in May, 1990, on two different classified subsystems that help the aircraft escape detection by enemy radar, the Air Force said last week in response to questions posed by Rep. Jim Slattery (D-Kan.) at an Oct. 3 hearing.
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August 3, 1994 | From Associated Press
Rep. Alan Wheat became the first black person nominated to statewide office in Missouri on Tuesday, winning the Democratic nomination for the seat of retiring Sen. John C. Danforth. Former Gov. John Ashcroft easily captured the GOP nomination. In Detroit, Democratic Rep. John Conyers, chairman of the House Government Operations Committee and the most senior black congressman, turned back his first serious primary challenge in 30 years.
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July 8, 1988 | Associated Press
Interior Secretary Donald P. Hodel is waging a letter-writing campaign harshly critical of House Democrats supporting legislation to protect a national battleground, but Republicans backing the same bill are noticeably absent from his target list. A spokesman for Hodel said that the only reason 29 Republican co-sponsors of the bill escaped his scorn is that the targets were selected in "haphazard" fashion.
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April 22, 1994 | KAREN TUMULTY and EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A House Education and Labor subcommittee on Thursday became the second congressional panel to begin work on health care reform, but most of the real legislative action was taking place elsewhere behind the scenes. It is difficult to gauge how that effort is faring, because no fewer than five congressional committees will eventually produce their own versions of the bill. The House and Senate leadership will then try to meld the bills into something both chambers can accept.
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April 10, 1992 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the first major breach of the budget agreement, the House voted overwhelmingly Thursday for an election-year bill to double the amount of money that Social Security recipients age 65 to 69 may earn without losing any of their benefits. The vote was 340 to 68. The popular measure, an amendment to the Older Americans Act, was sent to the Senate, where it faces an uncertain fate. Opponents said the House bill adds $7.
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