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Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Tue May 24 17:05:00 2005
Clear-Skies
Remarks by President Bush in Swearing-In Ceremony for the EPA ... www.mysan.de
President Honors and Congratulates EPA Administrator Steve Johnson www.whitehouse.gov
Bush Pledges Environmental Stewardship Under New Agency Chief tokyo.usembassy.gov
John Nichols: Moyers' search for truth, Limbaugh's trash talk ... www.madison.com
Taylor grad prepared for position heading up EPA www.chronicle-tribune.com
Bush says new EPA chief will put science at heart of environmental ... www.signonsandiego.com
New Environmentalism, Or Backdoor to Nuclear Power? www.ipsnews.net
Bush: EPA Chief Will Emphasize Science www.guardian.co.uk
Bush: EPA chief will emphasize science www.bakersfield.com
Bush sees fusion of science, nature www.dallasnews.com

Deficit
The Morning Mail www.jsonline.com
United Case Warns All US Pensions Bankrupt www.larouchepub.com
OECD says US inflation pressures 'palpable', rates still below ... www.forbes.com
Protesters rail against governor www.dailybulletin.com
Sallie Mae Rivals Say Banning Fixed-Rate Loans Will Hurt Them www.bloomberg.com
Agriculture chief defends cuts www.ardemgaz.com
AMT reform? No sure thing money.cnn.com
Congress Resists Deep Farm Program Cuts www.agweb.com
Ag Secretary defend Bush plan for farmers www.mlive.com
Johanns faces warm reception but tough questions deltafarmpress.com
Agriculture Secretary Visits Arkansas Farm www.katv.com
china, us: Stronger Chinese currency �no panacea for American ... www.mmorning.com
US, not China, dug trade hole www.ajc.com
Ag Secretary Defend Bush Plan for Farmers www.washingtonpost.com
Agriculture secretary tours Lonoke County farm, defends Bush cuts www.arkansasnews.com
US needs to tighten reins on inflation: OECD www.menafn.com
Johanns defends Bush budget on Arkansas trip www.wavy.com
Hopes fade for Blair's ambitious G8 Africa deal www.alertnet.org
Senators push to repeal alternative tax www.philly.com
Update 1: Ag Secretary Defend Bush Plan for Farmers www.forbes.com
Agriculture Secretary Touts Trade Agreement at Farm Bureau Meeting arkansasbusiness.com
Immigrants rally against Schwarzenegger www.sbsun.com
Repeal of Alternative Tax Gains a Top GOP Backer www.nytimes.com

Social-Security
GOP: Confirm Judicial Noms Soon www.11alive.com
Bush Addresses GOP Social Security Split www.washingtonpost.com
Grassley urges Social Security talks www.ohio.com
GOP urges quick judicial nominations www.salon.com
GOP Urges Quick Judicial Confirmations www.guardian.co.uk
Dems HOPE to cut property taxes for homeowners www.greenbaynewschron.com
Non-nuclear fallout www.qando.net
The Vile and Self-Defeating Betrayal That is Bipartisanship www.ilcaonline.org
Political spotlight shifts to Rochester www.star-gazette.com
Dangerous Clowns (Part 2) www.buzzflash.com
In upstate New York, Bush acknowledges GOP split on Social ... www.wstm.com
Wild end to �05 session www.bergen.com
First Lady plays to tough crowds at shrines www.wiscnews.com
Howard the Horrible www.nationalreview.com
Democrats urged to negotiate on Soc. Sec. www.twincities.com
GOP urges quick judicial confirmations www.nola.com
Grassley Urges Democrats to Negotiate on Social Security www.kare11.com
Agreement Opens The Way For Votes On Judges, Avoids Epic Battle www.wave3.com
With deal struck, first judicial vote is due Tuesday www.usatoday.com
From Elizabeth Wilner, Mark Murray, and Bill Hatfield msnbc.msn.com
Bush brings debate upstate www.fltimes.com
Why Republicans Thought `Nuclear quote.bloomberg.com
Left, Right Outflanked by Center in Judicial Dispute ktla.trb.com
Judge Deal Averts Filibuster Fight cbs5.com
Battles Over Judicial Nominee Just One Test For President's Second ... www.theday.com
Senate filibuster showdown averted www.sfgate.com
Grassley Urges Social Security Negotiations www.sfgate.com
A narrow Bush victory, but more tests lie ahead www.iht.com
Bush addresses GOP Social Security split www.newsobserver.com
Grassley urges Democrats to negotiate on Social Security, even if ... news.mywebpal.com
US Senate Clears Way for Confirmation of Bush Nominee Owen www.bloomberg.com
Senate clears path to confirm judicial nominees www.usatoday.com
Grassley Urges Social Security Talks www.guardian.co.uk
Senate poised to vote on judicial nominee www.baltimoresun.com
America wins when senators come to their senses www.suntimes.com
The Quest for Energy--A Decades-Long Debate www.forbes.com
Globalist: The no vote in France: A search for scapegoats? www.iht.com
Senate Democrats wary on Social Security msnbc.msn.com
Many pension systems now 'unsustainable' news.ft.com
Dems To President: Hands Off Social Security www.wokr13.tv
Defending the zoo www.chicagotribune.com
This Ponzi scheme is on its last legs, JOHN LEWICKE, Mason ... www.cmonitor.com
The Deal: Not so bad kmaher.redstate.org
10:06 am: In New York, Bush acknowledges GOP split on Social ... www.freenewmexican.com
Social Security debate continues www.miningjournal.net
Two Paths to Leadership Greatness www.forbes.com
In New York, Bush acknowledges GOP split on Social Security www.newsday.com
'It's about time,' Bush says of vote on judge www.chron.com
Remarks by President Bush in a Conversation on Strengthening ... www.prnewswire.com
Agreement opens the way for votes on judges, avoids epic battle www.tucsoncitizen.com

Tax-Cuts
Contributed by: Anonymous www.infoshop.org
Property tax cuts for 400,000 in NSW a.ninemsn.com.au
Reforms needed to control economy: OECD www.theage.com.au
Wealthy should do their part www.rutlandherald.com
OECD warning to Australia www.heraldsun.news.com.au
Analysts warn of DOD budget 'train wreck' www.washtimes.com
Board gives preliminary nod to budget www.philly.com
California lawmakers should learn from summer of 2002 www.venturacountystar.com
OECD sees yuan boosting China's current account surplus www.stuff.co.nz
Some useful tips for the senator www.centredaily.com
Deficits in Italy and Portugal top EU limits www.iht.com
Agriculture Secretary Touts Trade Agreement at Farm Bureau Meeting arkansasbusiness.com
Repeal of Alternative Tax Gains a Top GOP Backer www.nytimes.com

Federal-Tax-Reform
AMT reform? No sure thing money.cnn.com
Tax Panel Unlikely to Seek Estate Tax Overhaul www.webcpa.com

Medicare-prescription-drug
Medicare To Revise Handbook for New Prescription Drug Benefit ... www.medicalnewstoday.com
Mellon and FBMC Announce Health Savings Account Alliance www.prnewswire.com

Robert-Byrd
Moderates take charge, defuse filibuster fight www.sptimes.com
Senators make deal to vote on some nominees www.dfw.com
Senate Expected to Vote on Judicial Nominee www.ksbitv.com
Senators Reach Deal on Judicial Filibusters www.pbs.org
Last-minute deal averts Senate crisis www.mg.co.za
An Admission of Guilt www.nationalreview.com
Nelson Brokers Deal on Judges www.swnebr.net
Senators strike deal on judges www.kentucky.com
Deal limits filibusters, allows vote on nominees www.indystar.com
Washington, DC Breakthrough pact unlikely to end battle www.concordmonitor.com
Senators compromise on filibusters www.cnn.com
Team of two builds pact of 14 www.ocregister.com
Filibuster deal surprises leadership www.chicagotribune.com
US Senate braces for filibuster www.hernandotoday.com
Senate showdown off as deal struck www.fortwayne.com
CWA Says, Seven Republican Dwarves Sold Out Snow White--Left ... www.earnedmedia.org
Schools to Teach Constitution on Sept. 17 www.washingtonpost.com
Bipartisan group in Senate averts showdown www.marinij.com
Byrd played key role in deal www.dailymail.com
The Senate's quavering middle www.sunherald.com
Bitter feud has bittersweet end www.chicagotribune.com
Schools to teach Constitution on Sept. 17 newsobserver.com
Last-minute deal averts Senate fight over judge nominees www.timesonline.co.uk
Win some, lose some, and some get rained out powerlineblog.com
Letter to Senator Graham c17wife.redstate.org
Pact stops Senate on brink of filibuster fight www.orlandosentinel.com
Senate filibuster showdown averted www.sfgate.com
Draw your own conclusion powerlineblog.com
US Senate Deal May Be Tested by High Court Vacancy (Update1) www.bloomberg.com
Cornyn Statement on Filibuster Compromise lonestartimes.com
IT'S A COMPROMISE: SENATE ENDS IMPASSE www.mercurynews.com
Filibuster showdown averted www.al.com
Deal averts filibuster showdown in Senate www.chron.com
Senators cut deal on judicial nominations seattletimes.nwsource.com
Steals and deals www.americanthinker.com
Washington, DC Senate reaches accord on judicial nominees www.concordmonitor.com
Schools ordered to observe �Constitution Day� msnbc.msn.com
Moderates avert Senate showdown COMPROMISE: 14 senators agree to ... sfgate.com
Clash over judicial nominees averted with compromise www.freep.com
Bipartisan Senate group fashions agreement www.jsonline.com
Owen Confirmation Clears Key Hurdle In US Senate www.kwtx.com
Senators' pact ends filibuster fight www.suntimes.com
Deal averts filibuster rule change www.contracostatimes.com
Bench Memos www.nationalreview.com
For 1 day, a nation of schools must teach the same topic www.billingsgazette.com
Spineless Wussyboys augustine.redstate.org
The Top 10 Filibuster Falsehoods www.alternet.org
The quavering moderates www.orlandosentinel.com
Deal clears path for Pryor vote www.montgomeryadvertiser.com
Nuclear Stand-Down www.ndol.org
Senators find way around impasse www.thestate.com
DEAL AVERTS FILIBUSTER SHOWDOWN IN SENATE www.pbs.org
Robert Byrd is an unlikely champion of the filibuster, but he's an ... www.prospect.org
Senators strike compromise on court vote, filibusters www.sanluisobispo.com
Senate deal averts showdown www.stltoday.com
Fight averted www.sj-r.com
Senate expected to vote on judicial nominee www.cnn.com
Stage Set For Confirmation Vote www.kltv.com
Senate avoids battle over filibuster battle www.rockymountainnews.com
Senators reach deal to avoid showdown on judicial nominees www.duluthsuperior.com
Senate strikes deal on judges www.capecodonline.com
Back from the nuclear brink www.oregonlive.com

Barbara-Boxer
GOP Urges Quick Judicial Confirmations abcnews.go.com
Record cleans up Congress for history washingtontimes.com
McCain, Dems May Cave on Filibuster www.rushlimbaugh.com
A filibuster isn'ta filibuster until it hurts www.usatoday.com
Bipartisan group in Senate averts showdown www.marinij.com
Bipartisan Agreement in Senate Averts a Showdown on Judges www.theledger.com
Moderates avert Senate showdown ANALYSIS: Only time will define ... sfgate.com
Senate Reaches Compromise on Sexual Filibuster www.pugbus.net
Sheila Samples: The Wrong Man... www.scoop.co.nz
It's a Compromise: Senate Ends Impasse www.hispanicbusiness.com
Senate filibuster showdown averted www.sfgate.com
Road funds facing detour www.dailynews.com
IT'S A COMPROMISE: SENATE ENDS IMPASSE www.mercurynews.com
On Whom was John Bolton Eavesdropping? blogcritics.org
Senators Reach Deal To Avert Showdown www.theday.com
No-brainer levy vote took deep thought toledoblade.com
Deal averts filibuster rule change www.contracostatimes.com
Their only hope for victory worldnetdaily.com
The Top 10 Filibuster Falsehoods www.alternet.org
Sen. McCain on preserving filibuster msnbc.msn.com
Attack On Election Board Whistleblower In Ohio www.scoop.co.nz
Senate deal averts showdown www.stltoday.com
Hamilton manager goes East for levee funding www.chicoer.com

Hillary-Clinton
Offenders 'can be denied viagra' www.sibernews.com
President RIce? www.qando.net
Experts study possible Pirro bid to unseat Clinton www.thejournalnews.com
Town of Wappinger putting historic farm to use www.midhudsonnews.com
9:30 AM News Update - Corrections Officer Caught With 130 Pounds ... www.newswatch50.com
Cast in Concrete? www.opinioneditorials.com
Sexual predators, rapists lose Medicaid Viagra www.grandforks.com
Sex offenders lose access to Viagra www.news.com.au
Dangerous Clowns (Part 2) www.buzzflash.com
The caveat emperor www.boston.com
Young: Curious political times www.metrowestdailynews.com
Clinton to visit India, visit tsunami areas:- news.webindia123.com
Sex convicts' federal Viagra benefit to end www.contracostatimes.com
5-24 1:30 PM News Update - 7 Arrested in Carthage Drug Sweep www.newswatch50.com
Senate Reaches Compromise on Sexual Filibuster www.pugbus.net
Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy Rides Again www.villagevoice.com
Pirro nixes new run for DA - eyes statewide post www.nydailynews.com
New Passport May Impact Montreal�s Gay Tourism www.tobe.ca
Sex offenders lose access to free Viagra www.smh.com.au
Pirro eyeing statewide office in '06 www.newsday.com
Commission Accuses IRA over Mccartney Murder Probe news.scotsman.com
IRA accused over McCartney death www.utvlive.com
Sex Offenders Viagra Fix Offensive www.bayoubuzz.com
American Revolutionary Commemorative program will highlight New ... www.midhudsonnews.com
Viagra revelation continues to cause stir www.midhudsonnews.com
Perverts lose Viagra freebies www.nydailynews.com
Judeo-Christian Council for Constitutional Restoration Chairman ... releases.usnewswire.com
Clinton Cautious, Leg Officially Opposed www.indyeastend.com
Bipartisan Senate group fashions agreement www.jsonline.com
The Frist Rule www.corante.com
Cox pressing ahead with Clinton Senate challenge www.newsday.com
DMV RELEASES NEW CUSTOM PLATES FOR NASCAR FANS www.newswatch50.com
It's time for a contraceptive crusade in this country www.tallahassee.com
Revisiting Walter Cronkite and Hillary Clinton's call for global ... www.renewamerica.us
Guard And GRIP Gratitude www.indyeastend.com
Truth-telling 'housewife' story.news.yahoo.com
PARIS NOIR The Joy of Sax, Part I popmatters.com
Sex offenders lose Viagra www.sunherald.com
Criminalizing Abortion in South Carolina www.counterpunch.org
Pirro will not seek reelection, may have sights on statewide ... www.midhudsonnews.com
HMOs' high profits www.miami.com
The Dragon Lady Runs for DA www.villagevoice.com
12:30 PM News Update - Protestors Arrested At Presidential Visit www.newswatch50.com
Medicaid outrage www.democratandchronicle.com
Prosecutors Struggle to Avoid Implicating Hillary www.newsmax.com
Brand Hillary Clinton www.here-now.org
Experts offer tips to stop ID thieves www.grandforks.com
Medicaid-paid Viagra for offenders decried www.reviewjournal.com
8:30 AM News Update - City Drafts Letter To Senators Calling For ... www.newswatch50.com
OSWEGO MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO RAPE www.newswatch50.com

Jon-Corzine
New Jersey Governor's Race Begins To Heat Up kyw.com
Corzine unveils plan to improve access to health care in NJ www.courierpostonline.com
News For Your Web Site dallas.dbusinessnews.com
Corzine offers health cost cut www.nj.com
Without fuss or fluff, Caliguire undaunted www.philly.com
Look into SJ's future attracts gov. hopefuls www.nj.com

Christopher-Dodd
Now those letters are really hot www.cleveland.com

Elizabeth-Dole
Army investigator says NC National Guard officials improperly read ... www.journalnow.com
Audience sought with Bush www.wdnweb.com
Political Wrap: Judicial Nominees, Stem Cell Research npr.streamsage.com
House panel to consider new regulator for mortgage giants www.marketwatch.com
Army Investigators Say NC Guard Improperly Read E-Mail www.wral.com
Army investigators say NC Guard improperly read e-mail www.the-dispatch.com
No RMB reevaluation until China is ready www.chinadaily.com.cn
Investigators Say NC Guard Improperly Read E-Mail www.wsoctv.com

Russ-Feingold
US funds help manufacturers compete www.jsonline.com
Bipartisan Senate group fashions agreement www.jsonline.com

Dianne-Feinstein
Angel Island renovation funds OK'd www.montereyherald.com
Freshman Sen. Salazar in thick of talks seattlepi.nwsource.com
Governor opposes MTBE lawsuit immunity www.sacbee.com
State, federal role sought in LNG sitings www.bangornews.com
Senate Ready to Go To The Mattresses www.spoofnews.com
National Right to Life Committee's Views on Stem Cell Funding Bill ... i-newswire.com
It's a Compromise: Senate Ends Impasse www.hispanicbusiness.com
Senate Careens Toward Filibuster Showdown www.tristate-media.com
'Nuclear' Senate move could hurt gays www.planetout.com
Angel Island bill wins House vote www.contracostatimes.com
Senate filibuster showdown averted www.sfgate.com
In the Senate, history and high wvgazette.com
Bill would give states LNG role www.presstelegram.com
Senate late-nighter: Lawmakers careen toward constitutional ... www.signonsandiego.com
Senate avoids filibuster showdown www.staronline.com
Road funds facing detour www.dailynews.com
Freshman Sen. Salazar in Thick of Talks www.washingtonpost.com
IT'S A COMPROMISE: SENATE ENDS IMPASSE www.mercurynews.com
House agrees to fund Angel Island restoration www.contracostatimes.com
Moderates avert Senate showdown COMPROMISE: 14 senators agree to ... sfgate.com
Lawmakers careen toward constitutional showdown on judges www.dentonrc.com
House Approves Angel Island Restoration Funds www.ktvu.com
Hamilton manager goes East for levee funding www.chicoer.com
Senate draws closer to historic filibuster www.presstelegram.com

Orrin-Hatch
Stem cell showdown set in House www.chicagotribune.com
Stella's column www.suntimes.com
House to vote on bill to expand stem-cell research www.duluthsuperior.com
Stem-cell measure's House sponsors predict victory www.contracostatimes.com
A long Senate history of filibuster threats www.nynewsday.com
National Right to Life Committee's Views on Stem Cell Funding Bill ... i-newswire.com
Lamb LRP dealt setback www.capitalpress.info
Senate Careens Toward Filibuster Showdown www.tristate-media.com
Democrats Flub History Lesson on Filibusters www.townhall.com
In the Senate, history and high wvgazette.com
Senate late-nighter: Lawmakers careen toward constitutional ... www.signonsandiego.com
Senate avoids filibuster showdown www.staronline.com
Time to put US at forefront of promising research www.usatoday.com
STEM CELL POLITICS www.pbs.org
Straightening the record on judicial blocking ... martinaknight.redstate.org
Lawmakers careen toward constitutional showdown on judges www.dentonrc.com
Anti-civil rights female judges at the center of fight over Senate ... www.chicagodefender.com
The Top 10 Filibuster Falsehoods www.alternet.org
The Senate's Cease-Fire www.washingtonpost.com
The Deal: Not so bad kmaher.redstate.org
Stem cell bill faces key vote www.nola.com
Senate draws closer to historic filibuster www.presstelegram.com
Davos in Jordan, Part I www.nationalreview.com
Gop Snatches Page From Clarence Thomas Playbook For Brown news.pacificnews.org

James-Inhofe
Inhofe proposes medals to codetalkers www.heralddemocrat.com
Legislation introduced to honor Choctaw Codetalkers nativetimes.com

Ted-Kennedy
EDITORIALS : Them, Us and We www.ardemgaz.com
Voting Patterns: Noteworthy Yet Unnoticed www.aim.org
McCain, Dems May Cave on Filibuster www.rushlimbaugh.com
A filibuster isn'ta filibuster until it hurts www.usatoday.com
Redfern community farewells activist priest www.abc.net.au
Senate Reaches Compromise on Sexual Filibuster www.pugbus.net
US immigration www.economist.com
Activist priest farewelled dailytelegraph.news.com.au
Another View: US and Mexico are partners in crime of illegal ... www.theunionleader.com
Bolder wants 'clean' race www.bouldernews.com
The saint who spilt his guts for others www.smh.com.au
Judeo-Christian Council for Constitutional Restoration Chairman ... releases.usnewswire.com
30-Year Veteran of the Left-Wing Divorces Liberal Elite www.rushlimbaugh.com
Senate Deal Hamstrings GOP till 2007 www.newsmax.com
Group Says, 'You Can't be Catholic And be Pro-Abortion' www.family.org
Buchanan: Frist Has Ceded Power to McCain www.newsmax.com
The Deal: Not so bad kmaher.redstate.org
US Senators Mount Assault on Wind Power renewableenergyaccess.com
Bolder race organizers want 'clean' race www.tcpalm.com

John-Kerry
US Senate Deal on Judges May Be Tested by High Court Vacancy www.bloomberg.com
High court won't hear Nader-ballot case 159.54.226.83
Sanders Steps Up www.inthesetimes.com
A Memo And Two Catechisms www.occupationwatch.org
Bush's gravitational sling www.denverpost.com
The McCain Way www.newyorker.com
Short and snappy comments by anonymous Observer readers on the ... www.charlotte.com
US military atrocities and the moral choice facing the American ... www.axisoflogic.com
The caveat emperor www.boston.com
Supreme Court won't hear Nader ballot challenge www.gazettetimes.com
Howard the Horrible www.nationalreview.com
Elections Office audit gets county funding seattletimes.nwsource.com
Clark to speak to veterans at fair www.mlive.com
Too tough for TV www.dcexaminer.com
Utter nonsense www.canoe.ca
US Senate Deal May Be Tested by High Court Vacancy (Update1) www.bloomberg.com
Kragthorpe: Jazz's chances may get fickle on us www.sltrib.com
A reel shame www.bergen.com
The Quest for Energy--A Decades-Long Debate www.forbes.com
FERC: LNG plan has bad side www.heraldnews.com
Kerry Says He Signed Form SF-180 wizbangblog.com
Proactive judicial activism worldnetdaily.com
The Permanent Campaign www.disinfo.com
Labor union rift opening; GOP sees opportunity www.ilcaonline.org
Abigal W. Leonard; Gabriel S. Oberfield; Monty Phan www.nynewsday.com
Mixing science with creationism www.salon.com
Religious Freedom www.useless-knowledge.com
What debate? www.dhonline.com
Anheuser Busch Signs Up JibJab www.newsmax.com
Media's lack of diversity is the enemy www.nydailynews.com
Top court won't hear Nader case www.dailyvanguard.com
Decade-old Cisneros probe will go on www.mysanantonio.com
Supreme Court won�t hear Nader ballot challenge www.newsreview.info
Sleater-Kinney - "We�re all really opinionated, intelligent and ... www.drownedinsound.com
Democrats See Star Wars www.mensnewsdaily.com
Of skirts and robes www.dfw.com
Experts Skeptical of Homeland Security Pitch in Base Closures www.newhousenews.com
Trial Begins in Washington Over Election for Governor www.theledger.com
Leo: Newsroom groupthink leads to erosion of press credibility www.bouldernews.com
Groupthink jeopardizes media www.cantonrep.com
Politicians Are Pod People www.thewmurchannel.com

Patrick-Leahy
Senate Safe For Democracy www.cbsnews.com
McCain, Dems May Cave on Filibuster www.rushlimbaugh.com
Senate has brewed its own destruction www.newsday.com
Anti-civil rights female judges at the center of fight over Senate ... www.chicagodefender.com

Joe-Lieberman
Moderates take charge, defuse filibuster fight www.sptimes.com
SIKORSKY GETS GOOD NEWS www.connpost.com
US Senate Deal Averts Showdown on Bush Nominees www.voanews.com
Moral Flea Market laura-gottlieb.redstate.org
Senators reach deal on judges www.philly.com
A Center Forms to Outflank Left, Right www.latimes.com
Quotes about Senate filibuster deal www.myrtlebeachonline.com
7 Republicans abandon GOP on filibuster washingtontimes.com
David Brooks: The Senate's quavering middle www.dallasnews.com
The Cynical Optimist www.easternecho.com
Senate showdown averted deseretnews.com
Last-minute deal averts Senate fight over judge nominees www.timesonline.co.uk
Left, Right Outflanked by Center in Judicial Dispute ktla.trb.com
Compromise on Judicial Nominees Is Reached www.latimes.com
Pact stops Senate on brink of filibuster fight www.orlandosentinel.com
US Senate deal averts crisis over judges www.smh.com.au
Senate averts 'nuclear' showdown greenvilleonline.com
Deal heads off nuclear option www.thehill.com
Quotes About Senate Filibuster Deal www.sfgate.com
IT'S A COMPROMISE: SENATE ENDS IMPASSE www.mercurynews.com
Stage Left www.tnr.com
Senate heads off 'nuclear' vote www.post-gazette.com
Senate deal pulls plug on 'nuclear option' _ for now www.knoxstudio.com
A Shaky Win for Bipartisan Center www.latimes.com
Bush Will Veto Bill That Would Loosen Restrictions on Federal ... www.medicalnewstoday.com
Deal averts filibuster rule change www.contracostatimes.com
US Senate Braces for Showdown on Judicial Filibuster Issue www.bloomberg.com
LAST-DITCH DEAL AVOIDS JUDGE-WAR SHOWDOWN www.nypost.com
The quavering moderates www.orlandosentinel.com
Sub Base closure could affect entire state www.zwire.com
Deal clears path for Pryor vote www.montgomeryadvertiser.com
Nuclear Stand-Down www.ndol.org
Not everyone cheering deal www.philly.com
A collection of quotes about the wvgazette.com
Senators strike compromise on court vote, filibusters www.kansascity.com
Senators Strike Deal To Avert Showdown On Judicial Nominees www.texaspanhandleplains.com
Centrist senators' deal averts filibuster face-off www.sacbee.com
Filibuster fight reveals Senate's weak middle www.charlotte.com

Trent-Lott
Sups OK bond resolution for unmanned systems www.gulflive.com
Senate Safe For Democracy www.cbsnews.com
Senate has brewed its own destruction www.newsday.com
Loan to fund nursing home improvements www.winstoncountyjournal.com
Late-Working Senators Bring Out the Beds www.guardian.co.uk
Late-working senators bring out the beds www.montereyherald.com
The Top 10 Filibuster Falsehoods www.alternet.org
Web of Influence www.foreignpolicy.com
Why, Senator?, JOHN B. ANDREWS, Concord - Letter www.cmonitor.com
Why Republicans May Go Nuclear in a Proxy War quote.bloomberg.com
Now those letters are really hot www.cleveland.com
A Moving Force In Fight for Bush's Judicial Nominees www.washingtonpost.com

Bill-Nelson
Farmers Find Allies in Fight Against US-Cuba Policy www.newhousenews.com
US Senate braces for filibuster www.hernandotoday.com
Nelson, Martinez prepare for judicial showdown www.naplesnews.com
Rep. Johnson seeks Cabinet post www.orlandosentinel.com
Group Pushes Power Window Safety Bill www.washingtonpost.com
Month of firsts on tap at Deer Creek Speedway www.whowon.com
Women can thank filibuster www.heraldtribune.com
Many wait while Harris ponders www.heraldtribune.com
Experts offer tips to stop ID thieves www.grandforks.com

Barack-Obama
The Dean Fighting Machine: Not the cool-headed leader Democrats ... www.dallasnews.com
Close Guant�namo Prison www.scoop.co.nz
Decision Time On Stem Cell Research Lawmakers face key vote www.southernillinoisan.com
More than 300 Mayors Will Gather in Chicago for the 73rd Annual ... releases.usnewswire.com

Harry-Reid
Senate Expected to Vote on Judicial Nominee www.ksbitv.com
GOP: Confirm Judicial Noms Soon www.11alive.com
GOP urges quick judicial nominations www.salon.com
Senators Avoid Battle Over Filibusters www.ftimes.com
GOP Urges Quick Judicial Confirmations www.bismarcktribune.com
Deal opens way for judge votes, avoids epic battle www.daily-chronicle.com
Senate back in business after shutdown averted futures.fxstreet.com
Senators Defuse Filibuster Feud www.cbsnews.com
Blue chips slip on GM, Fed in focus www.reuters.com
Foes join to block deal on judges www.theaustralian.news.com.au
CWA Says, Seven Republican Dwarves Sold Out Snow White--Left ... www.earnedmedia.org
Nuke option avoided with Senate deal www.thetranscript.com
GOP urges quick judicial confirmations www.pennlive.com
Bipartisan Agreement in Senate Averts a Showdown on Judges www.heraldtribune.com
Agreement Opens The Way For Votes On Judges, Avoids Epic Battle www.wave3.com
Big day in the US Senate www.fortwayne.com
Judge Deal Averts Filibuster Fight cbs5.com
Judicial deal avoids showdown www.thebrunswicknews.com
Agreement shuts door for Michigan appeals nominee Saad www.freep.com
Senate back in business www.marketwatch.com
Michigan could be closer to filling court vacancies www.freep.com
Filibuster showdown averted in Washington www.kstp.com
Nuclear Option May Still Be Invoked, Frist Says www.townhall.com
Senate clears path to confirm judicial nominees www.usatoday.com
Cots' Appearance Prods Senators to Action www.civilrights.org
With Deal Struck, First Judicial Vote Is Due Tuesday www.civilrights.org
Senate poised to vote on judicial nominee www.baltimoresun.com
Filibuster showdown averted www.miningjournal.net
Steals and deals www.americanthinker.com
Compromise keeps Senate filibuster alive www.tdn.com
Text of the Deal & My Take On It ... martinaknight.redstate.org
Asbestos shares jump after US Senate judges deal www.alertnet.org
Nuclear Stand-Down www.ndol.org
Dems, GOP reach compromise on judicial nominees; filibuster stays www.napanews.com
'It's about time,' Bush says of vote on judge www.chron.com
Compromise Reached, Senate Set to Vote on Judicial Nominee www.nytimes.com
Senate Compromise Amounts to 'Betrayal,' Say Pro-Family Leaders headlines.agapepress.org
Filibuster averted www.saukvalley.com
US stocks fall before Fed minutes www.reuters.com
Senate Judicial Nominee Battle Averted for Now www.cbn.com
US blue chips slip on GM downgrade, Fed in focus futures.fxstreet.com
Back At The Keyboard www.useless-knowledge.com
Agreement opens the way for votes on judges, avoids epic battle www.tucsoncitizen.com

Jay-Rockefeller
FBI asks US Congress for power to seize documents www.washingtonpost.com
FBI wants to seize records without judicial OK www.chron.com
Coming this week www.herald-mail.com
FBI asks US Congress for new power to seize documents www.alertnet.org
Rockefeller's ties to Japan go back to college days www.dailymail.com

Ken-Salazar
Moderates take charge, defuse filibuster fight www.sptimes.com
US Senate Deal on Judges May Be Tested by High Court Vacancy www.bloomberg.com
It's apocalypse now -- deal 'very, very remote' www.thehill.com
Freshman Sen. Salazar in thick of talks www.ledger-enquirer.com
Nelson Brokers Deal on Judges www.swnebr.net
Salazar to co-sponsor energy bills www.rockymountainnews.com
Senators strike deal on judges www.kentucky.com
AF secretary hears religion-bias claims www.denverpost.com
Friends Byrd and Warner Play Key Roles Forging Pact www.latimes.com
Flexible Spending Accounts: More Time to Spend www.accountingweb.com
Senators reach deal on judges www.philly.com
Team of two builds pact of 14 www.ocregister.com
What the deal on judges means msnbc.msn.com
7 Republicans abandon GOP on filibuster washingtontimes.com
Senate showdown off as deal struck www.fortwayne.com
Stakes Still High After Senate Makes Deal abcnews.go.com
Byrd played key role in deal www.dailymail.com
Agreement restores order in the Senate www.denverpost.com
Advocate group travels to DC to voice concerns www.rockymountainnews.com
Senate strikes deal to avert filibuster showdown www.kansascity.com
Pact stops Senate on brink of filibuster fight www.orlandosentinel.com
The Center Holds www.washingtonpost.com
Senate filibuster showdown averted www.sfgate.com
Deal heads off nuclear option www.thehill.com
Larson considers a bid for Senate seat durangoherald.com
US Senate Deal May Be Tested by High Court Vacancy (Update1) www.bloomberg.com
Sanity Prevails, Centrist Senators Reach Filibuster Compromise theyellowline.blogspot.com
Senate forges deal on judges www.baltimoresun.com
Freshman Sen. Salazar in Thick of Talks abcnews.go.com
Senate heads off 'nuclear' vote www.post-gazette.com
Filibuster showdown averted www.al.com
Senate deal pulls plug on 'nuclear option' _ for now www.knoxstudio.com
Deal averts filibuster showdown in Senate www.chron.com
Salazar: Coloradans held in Arab nation to be freed www.denverpost.com
US Senate Group Reaches Agreement to Avert Showdown (Update3) www.bloomberg.com
Senators reach compromise that avoids showdown; most nominees to ... www.sbcbaptistpress.org
Bipartisan Senate group fashions agreement www.jsonline.com
Senators strike deal to end showdown over judicial nominees www.twincities.com
Senators' pact ends filibuster fight www.suntimes.com
Senate cuts deal, averts fili-bruiser www.commercialappeal.com
Return of two Steamboat Springs men from United Arab Emirates is ... www.9news.com
Salazar helps contribute to Senate peace www.lovelandfyi.com
Senators avert showdown over filibuster www.dailystar.com
Nuclear Stand-Down www.ndol.org
Senators find way around impasse www.thestate.com
Senate sidesteps showdown over filibuster rules www.staugustine.com
Salazar helped broker Senate deal durangoherald.com
Salazar plays role in agreement www.longmontfyi.com
Colorado makes inroads on fed highway funding www.coloradoan.com
Senate avoids battle over filibuster battle www.rockymountainnews.com
Senators reach deal to avoid showdown on judicial nominees www.duluthsuperior.com
Senate strikes deal on judges www.capecodonline.com
Senate side of the US Capitol and the Senate Office Buildings www.etopiamedia.net

Rick-Santorum
Won't Somebody Think of the Children? www.proudparenting.com
Could a favor for Thune save Ellsworth? www.argusleader.com
US military atrocities and the moral choice facing the American ... www.wsws.org
The caveat emperor www.boston.com
NY Times Magazine omitted key facts in profile of Santorum's ... mediamatters.org
Specter's quandary www.workingforchange.com
PUBLIC ADDRESS 24/05/05 - You had to be there www.scoop.co.nz
Progress for North Shore Connector pittsburgh.bizjournals.com
'Watch Those Guys' www.washingtonpost.com
A Return to Sanify? www.capitolhillblue.com
The Daily Low-lights: Radioactive Rhetoric www.pfaw.org
Groundbreaking set for visitor center www.eveningsun.com
Hannity, North join forces with Freedom Alliance for charity event worldnetdaily.com
Rabid Judiciary Bites Again www.humaneventsonline.com
Frist's political skills being tested www.sitnews.us
Debate over evolution simmers in red and blue states www.etaiwannews.com

Charles-Schumer
Agency: States don't have to pay for sex offenders' Viagra courttv.com
Offenders 'can be denied viagra' www.sibernews.com
Medicaid Paying for Sex Offenders' Viagra www.wtoctv.com
9:30 AM News Update - Corrections Officer Caught With 130 Pounds ... www.newswatch50.com
GOP Urges Quick Judicial Confirmations abcnews.go.com
No Viagra for sex offenders www.sptimes.com
The Nation in brief www.ardemgaz.com
China told by US to revalue renminbi by 10% moneycentral.msn.com
5-24 1:30 PM News Update - 7 Arrested in Carthage Drug Sweep www.newswatch50.com
Moderates avert Senate showdown ANALYSIS: Only time will define ... sfgate.com
Convicted US Sex Offenders Receive Free Viagra news.scotsman.com
States allowed to deny Viagra payments to sex offenders www.tuscaloosanews.com
States allowed to deny Viagra for sex offenders www.cnn.com
End to Viagra for some www.newsday.com
Senate filibuster showdown averted www.sfgate.com
No virility drugs for pedophiles www.zwire.com
Feds Close Viagra Loophole www.cbsnews.com
Pirro eyeing statewide office in '06 www.newsday.com
Compromise reached www.nynewsday.com
Sex offenders get Viagra via Medicaid www.ocregister.com
Fla. sex offenders got Medicaid-funded Viagra www.floridatoday.com
US urged to curb Viagra allowance www.turkishweekly.net
US Senate, with deal, set to vote on some judges www.reuters.com
Clinton Cautious, Leg Officially Opposed www.indyeastend.com
States May Deny Viagra to Sex Offenders www.washingtonpost.com
In Filibuster Debate, Clinton Says All Needs Limits www.wnbc.com
US tells states it can deny Viagra payments to sex offenders www.sun-sentinel.com
DMV RELEASES NEW CUSTOM PLATES FOR NASCAR FANS www.newswatch50.com
US Senate Deal Prevents Showdown www.turkishweekly.net
PERVS' VIAGRA NIXED www.nypost.com
Senate deal averts historic showdown www.bangkokpost.com
States don't have to buy rapists Viagra www.suntimes.com
12:30 PM News Update - Protestors Arrested At Presidential Visit www.newswatch50.com
US - Convicted rapists and sex offenders get Viagra paid for by a ... www.eitb24.com
�Out of the mainstream� judges were elected overwhelmingly fredericksburg.com
Medicaid outrage www.democratandchronicle.com
States Allowed To Deny Viagra Payments For Convicted Sex Offenders www.kotv.com
States Allowed to Deny Viagra Payments for Convicted Sex Offenders www.officer.com
US tells China to revalue renminbi by 10% www.finfacts.com
China told to revalue renminbi www.business-standard.com
Deal reached over judicial nominees www.newsday.com
States may deny Viagra to sex offenders www.oregonlive.com
8:30 AM News Update - City Drafts Letter To Senators Calling For ... www.newswatch50.com
OSWEGO MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO RAPE www.newswatch50.com
States allowed to deny Viagra payments for convicted sex offenders news.mywebpal.com

Arnold-Schwarzenegger
Dan Walters: Intellectual honesty can be hard to come by in ... www.sacbee.com
Raise cash, leave in a flash www.chicagotribune.com
Offshore drilling renewal feared www.montereyherald.com
Kuwaitis Gain Vote; Shooting Blamed on Turkish TV mathaba.net
Judge: Murder paroles illegally blocked www.sacbee.com
Coming soon: Britney in India timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Former eBay Exec Prepares For Gubernatorial Race abclocal.go.com
Editorial briefs www.fortwayne.com
Governor takes rap over prison issues www.redbluffdailynews.com
Governor dodges hot issues, fiddles with special election www.mercurynews.com
Governor opposes MTBE lawsuit immunity www.sacbee.com
Don't veto stem cells www.sfgate.com
Westly's $10 million check sets up his bid for governor www.contracostatimes.com
Britney to sizzle in India as Planet Hollywood chain of ... www.indiadaily.com
Planet Hollywood may bring Britney to India:- news.webindia123.com
Planet H'wood to invest $15m in India sify.com
School board to discuss state budget www.paloaltoonline.com
Celebrities Join World Poker Exchange Tournament www.casinocitytimes.com
Proposition 98: Pony up governor www.gilroydispatch.com
Donation means Westly's in race www.montereyherald.com
Planet Hollywood to open 5 restaurants in India www.hindu.com
State Lawmakers Get Pay Hike cbs5.com
Westly Writes Big Check for Gubernatorial Race www.sacunion.com
State Lawmakers Granted 12 Percent Pay Hike www.thekcrachannel.com
Teachers rally at capitol www.dailydemocrat.com
Schwarzenegger 'Suspects Stallone of Nazi Smear Campaign' www.hollywood.com
People in the news www.dailysouthtown.com
It's a Compromise: Senate Ends Impasse www.hispanicbusiness.com
Planet on the platter www.business-standard.com
Senate filibuster showdown averted www.sfgate.com
Westly's $10 million donation signals plan to run for governor www.marinij.com
Senate, Assembly awarded 12% raise www.sacbee.com
Tarantino's Bastards script finished, Casting Begins www.cinematical.com
Commission OKs boost in pay for legislators www.mercurynews.com
CalPERS, UC data sought on hedge funds www.kansascity.com
Commission hikes California lawmakers' pay to $110,000 a year www.signonsandiego.com
IT'S A COMPROMISE: SENATE ENDS IMPASSE www.mercurynews.com
Commission raises lawmakers' salaries www.insidebayarea.com
Americans love their safety net www.sfgate.com
SCHWARZENEGGER 'SUSPECTS STALLONE OF NAZI SMEAR CAMPAIGN' www.contactmusic.com
Introducing a New Web Search Contender searchenginewatch.com
California's state controller makes a splashy sign he'll run for ... news.bostonherald.com
Interview: Joel Fox Fighting for Government Reform www.labusinessjournal.com
State in Brief www.mercurynews.com
First Solar prepares to boost output as cost crunch hits rivals toledoblade.com
Have Conservatives Thrown in the Towel? www.webcommentary.com
Steve Westly to run for Calif. governor www.ohio.com
Westly's puts up $10 million to take on governor in 2006 www.thedesertsun.com
Bioterror expert switches to West Nile www.sfgate.com
Legislators to Receive 12% Raise ktla.trb.com
Chicago Protesters Greet Gov. Schwarzenegger www.nbc5.com
Author suggests Stallone led smear campaign against Schwarzenegger ... www.southflorida.com
Information About Igor Skoglund Appeared On Www.britney. ... www.getseattle.com
State Lawmakers Now Nation's Highest Paid www.sacunion.com
Beatty tackles the governator www.heraldsun.news.com.au
`Strategy meetings' smell a lot like lobbying www.mercurynews.com
Jump-starting hydrogen car dream www.ledger-enquirer.com
Update: Calif. Senate passes bill-of-rights legislation rcrnews.com

Eliot-Spitzer
State VESID Employee Charged In Computer Theft www.theempirejournal.com
Spitzer: NY get $13M in Bristol-Myers Squibb settlement www.newsday.com
Experts study possible Pirro bid to unseat Clinton www.thejournalnews.com
Pirro has bright future and a cloud www.thejournalnews.com
Old Mutual�s headwinds continue www.moneyweb.co.za
Update 3: Editor: Drug Firms Don't Disclose Enough www.forbes.com
Editor: Drug Firms Don't Disclose Enough www.washingtonpost.com
Journal Editor Blasts Drug Firms' Trial Data www.latimes.com
New York state disabilities office employee charged in theft of 33 ... www.nynewsday.com
Three pharmaceutical companies don�t disclose enough in clinical ... www.cantonrep.com
Update 6: Editor: Drug Firms Don't Disclose Enough www.forbes.com
KILLER BOTCH 'DOC' FINALLY BACK IN NY www.nypost.com
High court sticks by Oneida ruling www.fltimes.com
Business Briefs 5/24: Berkshire severs ties to General Re ex-CEO www.journalstar.com
Journal editor blasts drug makers www.nj.com
The ripoffs behind rebates moneycentral.msn.com
New York Desk www.nysun.com
Editor: Drug firms don't disclose enough www.businessweek.com
Pirro eyeing statewide office in '06 www.newsday.com
Jeanine Pirro will not seek re-election as county DA www.thejournalnews.com
Blue Nile bids for Europe market seattletimes.nwsource.com
Update 5: Editor: Drug Firms Don't Disclose Enough www.forbes.com
Spitzer doles out $13M in Bristol cash money.cnn.com
Stock options pay off for local executives www.palmbeachpost.com
NY to receive $13M in drug settlement buffalo.bizjournals.com
Med journal editor blasts drugmakers on disclosure www.bradenton.com
Cox pressing ahead with Clinton Senate challenge www.newsday.com
Update 4: Editor: Drug Firms Don't Disclose Enough www.forbes.com
Sir Bob returning to Aid & comfort www.nydailynews.com
Pirro will not seek reelection, may have sights on statewide ... www.midhudsonnews.com
Brokerage's Colo. restitution set www.denverpost.com
Educating Legal Stewards To Keep the Peace in a Free-Market ... www.nysun.com
NYS Disabilities Office Employee Charged In Theft Of 33 Laptops www.wnbc.com
Spitzer: state to get $13 million in drug settlement case www.newsday.com
Experts offer tips to stop ID thieves www.grandforks.com
Three pharmaceutical companies don't disclose enough in clinical ... www.dfw.com
PIRRO AIMS HIGH www.nypost.com
New York State Employee Charged With Larceny And Fraud In ... www.allamericanpatriots.com

John-Sununu
Lawmakers get first shot at saving yard www.fosters.com
Veterans outpatient clinic dedicated in Somersworth www.fosters.com
House panel to consider new regulator for mortgage giants www.marketwatch.com
Cedar Point Communications Founder George Kassas Named Finalist in ... www.prnewswire.com
News brief - Delegation to meet on base closure Friday www.concordmonitor.com
Davos in Jordan, Part I www.nationalreview.com

George-Voinovich
Scandal mars coin investment www.kentucky.com
Ruling Threatens State Tax Incentives www.infozine.com
Sheila Samples: The Wrong Man... www.scoop.co.nz
Confirm Bolton www.townhall.com
Ohio senator plays key role in agreement www.cantonrep.com
The spirit of Bob Dole www.americanthinker.com
Legality of Ohio tax breaks studied cincinnati.bizjournals.com
Dealing with the Deal www.nationalreview.com
No-brainer levy vote took deep thought toledoblade.com
Voinovich will be made to pay for his courage www.cantonrep.com
Confirmation overdue washingtontimes.com

John-Warner
Senate Votes to End Filibuster on Judge www.selmatimesjournal.com