Latest Patrick Leahy Stories

2010-11-17 15:54:00

WASHINGTON Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), who has been the Democratic co-chair of the Senate National Guard Caucus for more than a decade, has a new Republican partner.

2010-10-29 11:02:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Led by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), 11 U.S. senators are raising questions about the pending approval of the TransCanada Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

2010-09-22 12:51:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) strongly supports Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and senior Republican committee member Sen.

2010-09-21 16:37:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 21), in a vote of 56 to 43, the U.S. Senate by four votes failed to muster the supermajority of 60 votes needed to end the Republican filibuster of the motion to proceed to the annual Defense Department Authorization Bill.

2010-09-21 08:35:00

US law enforcement authorities could have more tools to help them crack down on websites pirating movies, TV shows and music, after the US Senate introduced a new bill on Monday.

2010-06-10 14:15:00

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Thursday spoke on the Senate Floor against the resolution by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) that would prevent the EPA from regulating reductions in greenhouse gases. Leahy's full speech follows: Mr.

2010-04-30 10:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The unfolding disaster of the sinking and leaking of a drilling platform off the Louisiana coast, together with the recent tragedies at coal mines in West Virginia, remind us of some of the high human, environmental and economic costs associated with the extraction of fossil fuels.

2010-03-23 12:02:00

The White House Tuesday, March 23, 2010 WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a comment of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on the Signing of "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act": After a long night of worry and ruin for uncounted millions of American families who have fallen through the cracks of a broken health insurance system, this is the dawn of an historic new day of hope in a country that has always risen to meet its challenges and to renew its...

2010-03-18 15:38:00

WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following are the comments of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on the USDA Inspector General's audit of the national organic standards and labeling program, released Thursday.

2010-03-17 11:06:00

WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the usual abundance of nearby farms, local farm products are largely missing from most schools' lunch trays.

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