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2005-10-06 17:42:27

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats stepped up attacks on what they called Republicans' "culture of cronyism and corruption" on Thursday, trying to capitalize on a spate of ethics scandals and the Bush administration's heavily criticized response to Hurricane Katrina.

2005-09-21 16:39:53

By Steve Holland and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate leaders warned President George W. Bush on Wednesday his next Supreme Court nominee will likely face a far more contentious confirmation battle than conservative John Roberts, who is poised to become U.S. chief justice.

2005-09-21 10:57:24

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate leaders warned President George W. Bush on Wednesday his next Supreme Court nominee will likely face a far more contentious confirmation battle than conservative John Roberts, who is poised to become U.S. chief justice.

2005-09-21 08:27:32

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate leaders warned President George W. Bush on Wednesday that his next nominee to the Supreme Court will likely face a far more contentious confirmation battle than John Roberts, who is poised to become U.S. chief justice.

2005-09-21 02:28:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid said he will ask President George W. Bush on Wednesday that his second nominee to the U.S.

2005-09-20 15:57:08

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid said on Tuesday John Roberts would be confirmed as chief justice of the United States but that he would oppose the conservative Supreme Court nominee because "I'm not too sure if his heart is as big as his head." "I have too many unanswered questions about the nominee to justify a vote confirming him to this enormously important lifetime position," Reid said of President George W.

2005-09-20 14:35:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid has decided to vote against the nomination of John Roberts as chief justice of the United States, a party aide said on Tuesday.

2005-09-08 14:33:43

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders pushing for an independent commission to investigate the government's response to Hurricane Katrina spurned on Thursday a plan by majority Republicans for a joint congressional inquiry.

2005-09-06 12:38:06

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.

2005-08-19 22:22:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada suffered a minor stroke earlier this week but doctors found no complications, his office said on Friday. "Senator Reid feels fine," his press secretary Tessa Hafen said in a statement.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.