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2006-02-02 17:33:35

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Co-sponsors of a controversial U.S. Senate bill to create a $140 billion asbestos injury fund warned on Thursday it was the last chance for such a measure to pass Congress in the foreseeable future. But Pennsylvania Republican Sen.

2006-02-01 12:20:00

The chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday that Congress would attempt to address growing concerns about rising fuel prices and soaring oil industry profits.

2006-01-24 18:24:48

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines on Tuesday to narrowly approve President George W.

2006-01-24 15:25:00

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A sharply divided Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved President George W. Bush's nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court, moving the 55-year-old conservative a step closer toward confirmation by the full Republican-led Senate.

2006-01-24 12:52:04

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A sharply divided Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved President George W. Bush's nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court, moving the 55-year-old conservative a step closer toward confirmation by the full Republican-led Senate.

2006-01-24 09:55:32

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate floor debate on a bill to create a $140 billion fund to compensate asbestos victims will begin on February 6, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter said on Tuesday.

2006-01-22 15:25:00

U.S. surveillance laws should be reviewed and possibly rewritten to allow the type of eavesdropping that U.S. President George W. Bush has been criticized for authorizing, lawmakers from both parties said on Sunday.

2006-01-22 15:20:00

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. surveillance laws should be reviewed and possibly rewritten to allow the type of eavesdropping that U.S. President George W. Bush has been criticized for authorizing, lawmakers from both parties said on Sunday.

2006-01-20 17:23:54

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday rejected Democratic complaints about President George W. Bush's domestic eavesdropping program and prepared a high-profile campaign next week to defend it ahead of a Senate hearing.

2006-01-19 11:48:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced his opposition on Thursday to Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito. Leahy charged that President George W.


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