With tag: patrick_leahy
Leahy Calls For Weiner To Step Down
Sen. Patrick Leahy says he thinks a
resignation by New York Congressman Anthony Weiner would be in the best
interests of his constituents and the U.S. House.
Leahy -Grassley Fraud Bill Advances
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is
lauding passage by the Senate Judiciary Committee of legislation he
coauthored with Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley to strengthen law
enforcement's efforts to investigate and prosecute fraud.
Delegation Won't See Bin Laden Photos
All three members
of Vermont's congressional delegation say they have no interest
in seeing graphic photos of Osama bin Laden's corpse.
Leahy Supports Decision Not To Release Bin Laden Photo
By Bob Kinzel
Patrick Leahy says he understands why President Obama has decided not to
release photographs of slain terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. The
President says releasing the photographs could incite violence in some parts of
the world, and provide a propaganda tool for terrorists that could endanger U.S.
Leahy Calls For Review Of Pakistan Aid
By Bob Kinzel
Patrick Leahy is calling for a complete review of foreign aid to Pakistan. Leahy says he wants to be certain that Pakistan is a strong ally of the United States in the war on terrorism. Leahy's decision is significant because he's
the chairman of the Senate subcommittee that distributes foreign aid.
Law School To Host Health Reform Forum
Senator Patrick Leahy is recommending a Bellows Falls man to President Barack Obama for appointment to a
federal agency that could have a role in cleaning up the nation's financial
Leahy, Welch Cautiously Support Libya Action
By Ross Sneyd
Senator Patrick Leahy
says it's important that the military offensive in Libya has the backing of the U.N. and
the Arab League. Congressman Peter Welch doesn't want to see the U.S. drawn too deeply into the conflict.
Leahy Dismayed At Failure Of 'Don't Ask' Repeal
Leahy says it's regrettable that the Senate failed to muster the votes to break
a Republican filibuster blocking repeal of the military's "don't ask,
don't tell" policy banning gay troops from serving openly in the military.
The Lame Duck Session Of Congress
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch discusses the issues the lame duck session of Congress will address. Plus, Senator Patrick Leahy discusses a new study from the Pentagon regarding the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy. And, we listen back to the voices in the news this week.
U.S. Senate Debate
By Jane Lindholm
The major party candidates for the U.S. Senate - Democratic incumbent Patrick Leahy and Republican challenger Len Britton - debate their positions on health care reform, the economy and Afghanistan.