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Senator presses CFTC on MF Global mess, seeks hearing – Reuters



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Senator presses CFTC on MF Global mess, seeks hearing
Reuters
WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Congress increased pressure on the US futures regulator to sort through the mess left behind by the collapse of brokerage MF Global , and called for a hearing to examine whether proper market
Senator Stabenow Questions Regulatory Oversight Of MF GlobalNASDAQ

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Cullman Senator Paul Bussman favors GOP leadership decision – Cullman Times Online



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Cullman Senator Paul Bussman favors GOP leadership decision
Cullman Times Online
By David Palmer The Cullman Times CULLMAN — State Sen. Scott Beason has been ousted as chairman of the Senate Rules Committee. The move, led by Republican leaders, comes after months of controversy that followed the Jefferson County Republican who
The GOP's wise choice: Beason no longer deserved key committee chairmanshipAnniston Star
OUR VIEW: Alabama Senate leadership removes Sen. Scott Beason as chairman of The Birmingham News – al.com (blog)
Beason replaced by Waggoner as Rules Committee ChairmanWBRC
Birmingham Business Journal -WAFF
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Sen. Rubio seeks more information on State Dept. nominee for the Western … – Washington Post


Sen. Rubio seeks more information on State Dept. nominee for the Western
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Republican Senator Marco Rubio asked to postpone a Senate Foreign Relations committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday to discuss the nomination of Roberta Jacobson for Under Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere.

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US Senate Defense Panel Cuts $27 Billion From Pentagon Budget – BusinessWeek


US Senate Defense Panel Cuts $ 27 Billion From Pentagon Budget
BusinessWeek
Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) — The US Senate Armed Services Committee is recommending cutting $ 27 billion from the Pentagon's budget request for the fiscal year that started Oct. 1. The Senate panel yesterday approved the 2012 defense

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US Senate committee agrees on detainee treatment – Montreal Gazette



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US Senate committee agrees on detainee treatment
Montreal Gazette
This October 23, 2010 file photo reviewed by US military officials shows the Camp VI entrance in Guantanamo where 70 prisonners are detained on Guantanamo. On the green hills of Guantanamo, in the middle of
Levin and McCain Strike Deal Over Detainee HandlingNew York Times (blog)
Senate Armed Services Committee Completes Second Markup of National Defense PoliticalNews.me (press release)

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Harry Reid: Grover Norquist Is Thwarting Super Committee – Huffington Post



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Harry Reid: Grover Norquist Is Thwarting Super Committee
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON — A new wave of pessimism colored super committee talks on Tuesday as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) blasted anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist for meddling with the panel's progress and suggested that the American public
Mitch McConnell's new favorite term: 'Bipartisan'Politico
Debt 'Headlock': Reid Rules Out Undoing Automatic CutsABC News (blog)
Senate Showdown Over The Super Committee, Taxes Still The ProblemBusiness Insider
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Key senator in hospital for casino vote – The Boston Globe



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Key senator in hospital for casino vote
The Boston Globe
After leading the state Senate's legislative efforts on the year's two thorniest issues – casino gambling and redistricting – Stanley C. Rosenberg should have been in position yesterday for a State House victory lap.
US Senate committee approves Highway BillKHL Group
Ag Appropriations heads to conference committeeAgri-View

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Ex-Pa. state senator re-sentenced to 61 months – Las Vegas Sun


Ex-Pa. state senator re-sentenced to 61 months
Las Vegas Sun
AP A long-powerful Pennsylvania senator was re-sentenced Thursday to 61 months in prison in a sprawling corruption case, just above the 55-month sentence thrown out by a US appeals court. The case against Philadelphia Democrat Vincent Fumo went back to
Resentencing Fumo: Another wrist slapTribune Review

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Reid quietly helping Kihuen’s congressional bid – Las Vegas Sun



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Reid quietly helping Kihuen's congressional bid
Las Vegas Sun
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid walks out of a luncheon for Nevada lawmakers visiting Washington DC at the Library of Congress with his arm around State Senator Ruben Kihuen, who is contemplating a run for Congress, on Saturday, July 23.

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US senator from Virginia wants state included in Obama offshore drill plan – Platts


US senator from Virginia wants state included in Obama offshore drill plan
Platts
The US Interior Department was mistaken to leave Virginia off its latest proposal for offshore drilling, one of the state's two US senators said Sunday, adding that he only supported drilling there if Virginia receives a share of royalties.

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