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2006-03-08 17:57:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. congressional leaders on Wednesday finalized a panel of negotiators to try and hammer out a compromise bill on corporate pension reform. The House of Representatives named its members to the conference committee that already included a team of Senate lawmakers.

2006-03-06 10:27:44

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Seeking to rein in spending, President George W. Bush will announce legislation on Monday requesting a line-item veto, the power to cancel specific items within spending bills, the White House said.

2006-03-06 12:33:26

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Seeking to show he is serious about curbing spending, President George W. Bush asked Congress on Monday to yield some of its power of the purse by allowing him to propose canceling specific budget items.

2006-03-06 10:54:47

Please read in second paragraph .... special interest spending ... instead of ... special spending ... A corrected version follows. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W.

2006-03-06 10:55:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush announced on Monday he would propose legislation to Congress to give him a line-item veto, or the power to cancel specific items in federal spending bills.

2006-03-06 09:45:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will announce legislation on Monday requesting a line-item veto -- the power to cancel specific items within spending bills, the White House said.

2006-03-05 22:02:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will soon make a formal request to Congress for a line-item veto -- authority that would give him power to cancel specific spending items in budget bills, an administration official said on Sunday.

2006-01-09 06:39:55

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney was taken to a Washington hospital early on Monday, suffering from shortness of breath, according to a statement from the vice president's office. The vice president was taken to George Washington University Hospital around 3 a.m.

2005-12-16 14:40:47

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush ranks as the least popular and most bellicose of the last ten U.S. presidents, according to a new survey. Only nine percent of the 662 people polled picked Bush as their favorite among the last 10 presidents. John F.

2005-12-15 15:47:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration warned on Thursday that Congress must strengthen legislation aimed at overhauling traditional pension funding rules if it wants to avoid a presidential veto. Shortly before the U.S.


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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
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