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  • Frank Lowenstein, staff director of the committee, said: "Let me state unequivocally that prime minister Blair will not be asked to testify before the committee at the upcoming hearing on the Megrahi affair, and the Committee has no intention of ever asking him to testify on this issue."

    US and UK locked in standoff over Senate's Lockerbie investigation

  • The size of the committee guarantees that it will be a talk shop, while the incompetence of the two ministers means that whatever genuinely positive ideas the Committee develops will remain on paper.

    Ukraine's Democracy in Danger

  • I should also note that, from what I understand, Professor McConnell never even attempted to provide the committee with full accounts of every public speech or lecture he had ever given, the Committee understood this, and it was never anissue.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » On Eric Liu on Goodwin Liu

  • One of the very few silver linings in a truly ugly turn of events is that some Republicans in line to assume key committee chairmanships, such as Rep. Darrell Issa who will likely chair the powerful Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, are no fans either of Wall Street or of the Federal Reserve.

    Robert Kuttner: What Lessons of Election Day?

  • Broder's piece notes that the senior Republican on the environment committee, Senator James M. Inhofe of Oklahoma, believes that Boxer's aggressive tactic in Committee "marked the death knell of efforts to enact a comprehensive climate change bill."

    The Political Necessity of Climate and Energy Policy

  • Herbie Perez, chairman of the nominating committee, said she will not certify the results because the Committee needs to ensure that all the uncounted ballots were properly identified as "spoiled."

    Obama Wins Guam By A Hair, Even Delegate Split Likely

  • The members of the committee who voted to pass were prime sponsor Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Committee Chair Sen. Adam Kline, Committee Vice Chair Sen. Debbie Regala, and the eloquent, intelligent and articulate Sen. Rodney Tom, all Democrats; and Republican Sen. Bob McCaslin, who bravely crossed party lines to make this a bipartisan effort.

    Marijuana Decrim, Frank Chopp and the Case of the Missing Balls

  • Forthwith a brief excerpt ,regarding the Church committee -from Walter Mondale-one of the Senatorial members who actually sat on the Committee.

    The Church Legacy | ATTACKERMAN

  • A letter from the CIA's Mr. Panetta to Democratic Rep. Mike Thompson of California, a member of the House intelligence committee who made a similar request, said: "In the end, you and the Committee will have to determine whether this information is an accurate summary of what actually happened."

    CIA Says It Briefed Congressional Leaders

  • Earlier this month MEPs from the relevant European Parliament committees presented their draft reports at a meeting of the legal affairs committee JURI, the Committee which will make recommendations to the European Parliament on how to vote on the Directive early next year.



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