THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge 13: A bridge named after a politician
This mystery bridge article starts off with a pop quiz- three questions to be exact:
1. What bridges do you know that are named after a politician?
2. Which was the very first bridge that ... Posted on 10/9/12 at 6:14 AM
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Egypt's bickering government and opposition need to overcome their differences to create "a sense of political and economic viability" if the country is to thrive as a democracy, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday.
Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., said Wednesday that he “can see the outline of a compromise” on health care reform that could lead to legislation reaching the president’s desk by the end of the year if “all the stars align.”
The compromise bill melding House and Senate versions would be “based largely on the Senate Finance (Committee) bill” that he helped fashion, he said, including a not-for-profit cooperative alternative to private health insurance.
By Chuck Haga, Forum Communications Co.
, November 12, 2009
While battling the FBI’s expanded surveillance guidelines, Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., also revealed (Daily Kos, Oct. 8) that in the Senate Judiciary Committee review of the Patriot Act (also Oct. 8), Republicans protecting the Act were joined, in a closed-door classified session, by Obama officials with amendments further preserving it. Then, in a public session, all but three Democrats voted for a watered-down “compromise” bill by Patrick Leahy and Diane Feinstein.
Nat Henthoff, First Amendment
, October 28, 2009
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