Friday, November 19, 2010

The Seventeenth Summary 11-19-2010 PM

Senate to Vote on Banning Earmarks
New York Times (blog)
By DAVID HERSZENHORN The full Senate will vote on a proposed ban on lawmaker-directed spending items known as earmarks, as an amendment to a food safety...

Senate Fails to Vote on Food-Safety Bill
Wall Street Journal
By BILL TOMSON WASHINGTON—The Senate failed to vote as planned Thursday on passage of a bill to overhaul the nation's food-safety system and grant new...

Stabenow to chair Senate Agriculture Committee
Detroit Free Press
By TODD SPANGLER WASHINGTON – Michigan's Debbie Stabenow is the new chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee and will take the lead in writing the...

Web Censorship Bill Sails Through Senate Committee
Wired News (blog)
COICA must still be approved by the full House and Senate before becoming law. A vote is unlikely before the new year. Among the sites that could go dark if ...

Lisa Murkowski declared herself the victor in the Alaska Senate race on Wednesday, but her Republican challenger Joe Miller took action on Thursday to stop ...

Paycheck Fairness Act Fails in Senate
After the Paycheck Fairness Act, designed to put an end to wage discrimination, failed in the Senate, President Obama expressed disappointment,

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