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April 30, 2000 | MATT KELLEY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
American Indian tribes, plagued by poverty and vastly outnumbered by non-Indians, in the past have had little political muscle to flex against elected officials they disliked. Now that a few tribes earn big money with successful casinos and other ventures, Indian leaders are increasingly taking their political agenda into the 21st century realm of attack ads, Web sites and soft money. The tribes' top target in 2000: Sen. Slade Gorton (R-Wash.).
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 2000 | MATT KELLEY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
American Indian tribes, plagued by poverty and vastly outnumbered by non-Indians, in the past have had little political muscle to flex against elected officials they disliked. Now that a few tribes earn big money with successful casinos and other ventures, Indian leaders are increasingly taking their political agenda into the 21st century realm of attack ads, Web sites and soft money. The tribes' top target in 2000: Sen. Slade Gorton (R-Wash.).
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October 16, 1991 | From Associated Press
Here are excerpts from the Senate debate Tuesday preceding the vote to confirm Clarence Thomas' nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court: Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.): The issue before us is the fate of the Supreme Court and the Constitution now and for decades to come. It is no secret that I oppose Judge Thomas' nomination.
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October 16, 1991 | From Associated Press
Here are excerpts from the Senate debate Tuesday preceding the vote to confirm Clarence Thomas' nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court: Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.): The issue before us is the fate of the Supreme Court and the Constitution now and for decades to come. It is no secret that I oppose Judge Thomas' nomination.
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April 1, 1986 | United Press International
Republican Sen. Slade Gorton, who was swept into the Senate in the 1980 Reagan landslide, announced Monday he will seek reelection with the goal of spreading economic prosperity.
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January 26, 2000 | ART PINE and NICK ANDERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President Clinton said Tuesday that the budget he will send Congress on Feb. 7 will propose paying off the entire $3.6-trillion national debt by 2013--two years earlier than had been expected even a few months ago. At a news conference, the president attributed the opportunity for a speedup to an economy that is even stronger than had been forecast, resulting in higher tax revenue and lower expenses, and to his own austere budget policies.
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May 24, 1989 | From Associated Press
A submarine-hunting surveillance ship will be christened today in Washington state, the Navy announced Tuesday. The ceremonies for the surveillance ship Bold will be at the Tacoma Boatbuilding shipyards in Tacoma, with Sen. Slade Gorton (R-Wash.) making the main speech.
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November 5, 1986
Democrat Brock Adams, a former six-term congressman and U.S. transportation secretary, held a slim 51% to 49% lead over Republican Sen. Slade Gorton with 65% of the vote tallied. Gorton, criticized over his handling of the nuclear waste issue, received campaign help from President Reagan in the final days before the election.
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November 9, 2000 | Times Wire Services
Three races were too close to call Wednesday: * Florida: A recount was underway in the South Florida 22nd District congressional race between veteran GOP Rep. E. Clay Shaw and Democratic challenger Elaine Bloom. Shaw held a slim 614-vote lead. * New Jersey: Democratic Rep. Rush Holt had a 56-vote lead over Republican Dick Zimmer in the 12th District. A recount was considered likely. * Washington state: Republican Sen.
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December 13, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A House-Senate panel approved a $12-billion measure to fund natural resources programs, with changes in provisions on mining law and logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. The bill would retain the moratorium on mining leases on federal lands for 1996, reinstate some environmental protections for the Tongass and give the U.S. Forest Service a chance to revise a logging plan after two years.
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