Posts Tagged ‘senator’

Wall Street Bill Seen as ‘Too Big to Fail,’ Delay Looms

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Political momentum is expected to carry a sweeping Wall Street reform bill to approval in the U.S. Congress, but the death of Senator Robert Byrd threatens to delay final action until mid-July.

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Wall Street Bill Seen as ‘Too Big to Fail,’ Delay Looms

Senator Relents, Allowing Benefits Bill to Advance

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

U.S. lawmakers have reached an agreement to end the one-man filibuster by Senator Jim Bunning, that has blocked an extension of health and unemployment benefits since last week.

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Senator Relents, Allowing Benefits Bill to Advance

‘You’re Wrong’ on Health Care, GOP Leader Tells President

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Speaking at the White House healthcare summit, GOP Senator Lamar Alexander told President Obama: “You are wrong about your (health care) bill.”

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‘You’re Wrong’ on Health Care, GOP Leader Tells President