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September 8, 2002 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a primary election that could help determine which party controls the U.S. Senate, Republicans here must choose Tuesday between two candidates so philosophically alike that their hard-fought race has come down to quibbling over which man is more of a Washington insider. As Sen. Bob Smith battles Rep. John E.
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September 8, 2002 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a primary election that could help determine which party controls the U.S. Senate, Republicans here must choose Tuesday between two candidates so philosophically alike that their hard-fought race has come down to quibbling over which man is more of a Washington insider. As Sen. Bob Smith battles Rep. John E.
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BUSINESS
February 19, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
Time Warner Cable Inc. said Director Glenn Britt will succeed Don Logan as chairman when the nation's second-largest cable TV company completes its spin-off from parent Time Warner Inc. at the end of the current quarter. Logan will remain a director, and Donna A. James, Edward D. Shirley and former Sen. John E. Sununu also will join the company's board, bringing its membership to 12. As previously announced, Time Warner Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Jeffrey Bewkes will leave the board.
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April 12, 2006 | From the Associated Press
A former White House political director denied Tuesday that he or anyone on his staff spoke with New England Republicans about a phone-jamming scheme designed to keep New Hampshire Democrats from voting in 2002. Ken Mehlman, now chairman of the Republican National Committee, acknowledged that local GOP officials had called a White House operative in the days surrounding the election. But he said none of the talks involved the phone-jamming incident.
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April 16, 2004 | From Associated Press
Former New Hampshire Sen. Bob Smith on Thursday ended his campaign for a Senate seat in his new home of Florida, citing a poor start to fundraising. The Republican raised only $66,000 in a crowded campaign that features five GOP candidates who have topped the $1-million mark. "In spite of our best effort, we just didn't raise enough money to make the campaign viable," said Smith, who had only about 1% support in recent polls.
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September 23, 2005 | From Associated Press
The Senate passed a $100-billion spending bill for agriculture, food and drug programs, averting debate over emergency contraception and other controversies. "This is not the last word on this issue," said Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), who had sought to cut millions of dollars from the Food and Drug Administration's budget because of its refusal to allow over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill called Plan B.
BUSINESS
August 1, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Three Republican senators introduced a bill Thursday to place regulation of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two biggest U.S. providers of mortgage financing, in the Treasury Department. "The success of these organizations has a direct effect on the stability of the American economy," Sen. Charles Hagel (R-Neb.), one of the sponsors of the bill, said. "The new regulator in the Treasury Department would be better equipped to oversee these large financial institutions," Hagel said. Sens.
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February 22, 2008 | From the Associated Press
A federal judge Thursday acquitted a former Republican Party official accused of taking part in a plot to jam state Democratic Party phone lines on election day 2002. James Tobin, the former regional chairman of President Bush's reelection campaign, was convicted in federal court in 2005 of helping to arrange more than 800 hang-up calls that jammed get-out-the-vote phone lines set up by the state Democratic Party and the Manchester firefighters' union for about an hour. Republican John E.
BUSINESS
February 1, 2007 | From Reuters
Several leading Republican members of the Senate Banking Committee said Wednesday that they would quiz the regulator of mortgage finance company Fannie Mae about approving more than $14 million in pay for the current chief executive. The pay for CEO Daniel Mudd was "astounding" since the company has not yet emerged from an accounting scandal that has so far forced the company to restate $6.3 billion in earnings from 2001 to mid-2004, Sens. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska, John E.
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February 1, 2006 | From Associated Press
Congress is poised to extend the Patriot Act into March to give the White House and conservative Senate Republicans time to strike a deal that would strengthen civil liberties without weakening efforts to fight terrorism. The House is set to vote today on extending the law until March 10 rather than let it expire Friday. The Senate was expected to follow before the deadline. It would be Congress' second extension of the law. Originally passed five weeks after the Sept.
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March 8, 2006 | From the Associated Press
The House renewed the Patriot Act in a cliffhanger vote Tuesday, extending a centerpiece of the war on terrorism at President Bush's urging after months of political combat over the balance between privacy rights and the pursuit of potential terrorists. Bush, forced by filibuster to accept new curbs on law enforcement inquiries, is expected to sign the bill before 16 provisions of the 2001 law expire Friday.
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