NY Times Political Reports

March 9, 2006

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President Bush said corporate foundations should give more to social programs run by churches, synagogues and mosques.
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The secretary said he believed the unrest was still "controllable by Iraqi security forces and multinational forces."
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The economic and social impact of an aging population may be gentler than feared since fewer older people will have disabilities.
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An F.B.I. agent told a jury that in 2001 he was convinced that Zacarias Moussaoui was an Islamic extremist who knew about a terrorist plan involving airplane hijackings.
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March 8, 2006

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The announcement did not immediately mollify Democrats, though Senator Charles E. Schumer called it a promising step.
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The wining and dining of lawmakers will not immediately end because the ban still faces hurdles, including passage by the House.
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More than 100 violations in the last two years included wiretaps that were broader or longer than approved by a court.
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Republican senators said the proposal was a hard-wrung compromise with the White House for oversight of eavesdropping.
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Jack Abramoff says in a magazine that he worked closely with many top Republicans, despite their claims to the contrary.
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After years of allowing President Bush to set their course, Republicans are rebelling over domestic spying and a port deal.
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March 5, 2006

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Rejecting a free-speech challenge, the justices ruled that schools accepting federal money must allow recruiters on campus.
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The president said that the measure would help restrain government spending by allowing him to strip out pork-barrel spending.
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Representative Bill Thomas, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, would have had to give up the chairmanship in the next Congress because of term limits on leadership positions.
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Democratic candidates for Congress see a variety of Republican vulnerabilities but disagree on what will be a winning formula.
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The law is in the forefront of an effort by opponents of abortion to force the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade.
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Through five days and three countries, George W. Bush got a little of what beleaguered U.S. presidents always look for on foreign trips: a chance to set aside problems at home.
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February 20, 2006

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The Supreme Court announced today that it will hear a challenge to a federal law outlawing an abortion procedure.
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At the National Archives, intelligence agencies have been removing from public access thousands of historical documents.
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In promoting his plan to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, President Bush toned down his implicit criticism of countries in the Persian Gulf.
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In direct response to the Supreme Court, states are advancing bills to limit the government's power of eminent domain.
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