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...with major political implications, I mentioned in a story that the judge had been nominated to the bench by a Republican president. Later that day, I got an email from him directly, complaining that my reporting left an impression that his...
New gas platform for Cook Inlet now en route from Texas

...conducted by U.S.-built ships and manned by U.S. crews.In contrast, in 2006, the administration of Republican President George W. Bush granted the Jones Act exemption to bring the rig on a foreign ship on the grounds of regional energy...
Cal Thomas: God and Caesar (again)

...other direction and seeks to impose its will on people of faith.It's going to take a Republican Congress and a Republican president with courage and a new health insurance plan to repeal Obamacare and start over with real reforms that protect...

WASHINGTON - Striving for unity among Democrats rather than compromise with Republicans, President Barack Obama will unveil an election-year budget on Tuesday that drops earlier proposals to cut future Social Security benefits...
Cal Thomas: Is Cruz out of control?

...sequestration."How does Cruz expect to get the reforms he wants without a Republican Senate majority, not to mention a Republican president?"We have the same number of votes we had when we got the Budget Control Act," he maintains. "If we had stood...
Thomas: Taking the law into his own hands

...execution of his office? Is he preserving, protecting and defending the Constitution by such behavior?Imagine a Republican president trying to delay the implementation of any law favored by Democrats. The sharp knives would be out for his political...
Stevens covers host of issues

...Center of Alaska in Kenai. "Republicans have made a lot of changes in this state," he said, adding that it was Republican President Abraham Lincoln's secretary of state, William Seward, who effected the purchase of the Alaska Territory from...
Dec. 2, 2001 The Voice of the Times on a judicial appointment holdup

...Despite all the pretensions of bipartisanship being claimed by Senate big shots, Leahy simply doesn't want the Republican president to fill any federal court vacancies. Beistline, one of five judicial nominees submitted to the Senate by President...
Presidential race hinges on 2 votes Justices Kennedy, O'Connor hold key to who moves into White House

...along a line that was ideological if not plainly partisan. All five in the majority were named to the court by Republican presidents, while the four dissenters included two named by Republicans and two by President Clinton. Without more recounts...
Senate should get moving on president's judicial appointments

...subjected to a philosophical litmus test. The only issues should be scholarship, temperament and integrity. Republican presidents tend to nominate people who will interpret the Constitution to mean exactly what it says. Democrats tend to select...


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