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July 22, 1989 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
In a sharp rebuff to Interior Secretary Manuel Lujan Jr.'s strong advocacy of offshore oil drilling at the Western Governors' Conference this week, California's two senators and 17 of its Democratic House members demanded Friday that Lujan resign as chairman of a White House task force studying the issue.
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July 22, 1989 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
In a sharp rebuff to Interior Secretary Manuel Lujan Jr.'s strong advocacy of offshore oil drilling at the Western Governors' Conference this week, California's two senators and 17 of its Democratic House members demanded Friday that Lujan resign as chairman of a White House task force studying the issue.
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January 21, 1994 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the Clinton Administration, the Los Angeles earthquake has provided a politically salable reason for doing what it has sought to do for most of its first year in power: pump billions of dollars into Southern California's ailing economy. In the wake of the damage, however, at least some Administration officials say they now fear that the help will come too late.
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June 12, 2003 | Larry B. Stammer, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, who has publicly called on the Roman Catholic Church to be open in its response to the sexual abuse scandal, tried this spring to derail an effort by church officials to figure out exactly how many priests may have been implicated in abuse, according to members of the church's watchdog panel. Mahony's effort was one example of resistance by some bishops nationwide that the head of the panel, former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating, called "stunning, startling."
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October 18, 1996 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton, buoyed after his final debate with rival Bob Dole, on Thursday battled for votes in the Republican heartland of Orange County as his top aides prepared for a last round of decisions on where to concentrate their time and effort in the days before the election. Clinton and his aides plan to make those decisions at a meeting today, White House Chief of Staff Leon A. Panetta said in an interview with Times reporters and editors.
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December 14, 1993 | JAMES RISEN and DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In an appearance designed both to pay off a political debt and to derail congressional momentum for ever deeper budget cuts that could imperil his health care reform proposal, President Clinton on Monday attended a conference on federal spending hosted by the first-year member of Congress who cast last summer's deciding vote on his economic plan. Democratic Rep.
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November 19, 1993 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton put away his tally sheets and his campaign hat and headed west Thursday, looking forward to something he has not had a chance to do as President--capitalize on an indisputable congressional victory.
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October 18, 1996 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Raising questions about the legality of an immigrant couple's $320,000 in donations to the Democratic Party, federal election officials said Thursday that it is unclear whether noncitizens legally can make contributions when they do not live in this country. The uncertainty presents the Democrats with a troublesome new issue. The party already has returned one large illegal contribution from a foreign corporation and has come under attack for other donations tied to foreign interests.
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October 5, 1993 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton waded into the midst of one of the state's most controversial political issues Monday, urging Californians to defeat Proposition 174--the school voucher initiative on the November ballot. "American schools ought to have competition," Clinton said, but the ballot initiative would "throw out the baby with the bathwater"--taking $1.
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