A collection of news and information related to John Breaux published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 16 » View baltimoresun.com items only1 2 Next >
Reuters(Corrects 8th paragraph to make clear 6,500 is maximum number of tax lobbyists in 2011-2012; deletes paragraph 9 on lobbyists per lawmaker) By Nanette Byrnes May 15 (Reuters) - The ranks of lobbyists are growing in Washington again as Congress flirts...
Reuters* In Washington, barge industry courts lawmakers from river states * Critics question plan to boost already large subsidies for waterway traffic * Shipping industry has a history of support in Congress By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - As...
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...
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...
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...
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....
Tags: Television, Local Elections, Family, Government, George W. Bush
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...
Tags: Wetlands, Natural Resources
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...
Washington BureauSince terrorist hijackers struck the country Sept. 11, Congress has responded by opening wide the nation's wallet. Lawmakers have spent billions of dollars to bolster the military, rebuild New York and the Pentagon, bail out airlines, and compensate...
May 15, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 5, 2013 |Story| Reuters
Feb 27, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 24, 2011 |Column| Los Angeles Times
Aug 19, 2010 |Story| WGNO-LTV
Aug 23, 2010 |Story| WGNO-LTV
Sep 19, 2007 |Column| Los Angeles Times
Dec 26, 2008 |Story| WGNO-LTV
Dec 3, 2008 |Story| WGNO-LTV
Aug 8, 2000 |Story| Hartford Courant
Sep 25, 2001 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Sep 29, 2001 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Original site for John Breaux topic gallery.