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Workers swarmed through Henry J. Kaiser's Richmond, Calif., shipyard in World War II, building 747 ships for the Navy. The war "had siphoned off the most hardy specimens," a newspaper reported, so Kaiser was left with many workers too young, old or infirm...
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' announcement that he can't play in the presidential primaries because his wife and daughters say he's not allowed to is terrible news for the GOP and the country. It's terrible not because Daniels was obviously the best...
Much of the commentary on Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's new healthcare proposal has focused on what she learned from the collapse of the universal coverage plan she designed during her husband's first term as president. But a larger legacy of failure...
Times Staff WritersSecretary of State Colin L. Powell announced his resignation today, as did three other Cabinet members, but all vowed to ensure a seamless transition by staying until their successors take office. "This will be a smooth process to get their...
Times Staff WriterPresident Bush nominated Jim Nicholson, the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican and a former Republican Party chairman, to head the Veterans Affairs department today. The White House also announced that the secretaries of Labor, Interior, Transportation...
Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON — Republicans retained control of both the House and Senate in Tuesday's elections, extending their decade-long domination of Capitol Hill as they swept up victories across the South and unseated Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle of...
ABC26 NewsToday, Sheriff Marlin Gusman stands alongside many civic and community leaders in endorsing Cedric Richmond to represent Louisiana's Second Congressional District. "Cedric has the experience and proven track record. I know he will make a great...
ABC26 NewsToday, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has announced his support of Cedric Richmond's candidacy for Louisiana's Second Congressional District. "I have had the honor of working with Cedric for a number of years and I know that he has the talent and...
December 26, 2008...Sources close to President Bush are privately reporting that before he leaves the White House he is considering commuting the sentence of former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards. In fact, a decision may be made in the next few days....
Former U.S. Senator John Breaux (D-LA) received the America's WETLAND Lifetime Achievement Award at a reception on Capitol Hill on Monday night. In presenting the award, the America's WETLAND Foundation's (AWF) Chairman R King Milling said: "We...
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The Hartford CourantJoe Lieberman woke up early Monday after a fitful night to the sound of his name on the radio -- something about vice president. ``Did you hear that?'' he asked his wife. ``No,'' she said. Thus did Connecticut's junior U.S. senator learn of his...
Washington BureauAs President Bush works to assemble an international coalition to fight terrorism, the House gave him a boost with potential allies Monday by voting final congressional approval for the payment of $582 million in back dues to the UN. In the next two...
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