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The new news on 02/01/2008

February 1, 2008

Frozen babies found in Canada’s provinces.

Microsoft offers to buy Yahoo for US$44.6B.
With files from Grant Surridge, Reuters Published: Friday, February 01, 2008.Clinton claims win in Florida primary – Yahoo! News, http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080130/ap_on_el_pr/democrats

Fed May Cut Rates Again Today

Giuliani to exit presidential race today – Yahoo! News,
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080130/ap_on_el_pr/giuliani

Edwards to quit presidential race – Yahoo! News,
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080130/ap_on_el_pr/edwards

Edwards to quit presidential race – Yahoo! News,
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080130/ap_on_el_pr/edwards

January 28, 2008

In this MegaVote for Maryland’s 4th Congressional District:


Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: National Defense Authorization Act, FY2008
* House: Veto Override on Children’s Health Insurance Program Extension and Improvement

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: FISA Amendments Act of 2007
* House: Economic Stimulus Package


Recent Senate Votes
National Defense Authorization Act, FY2008 – Vote Passed (91-3, 6 Not Voting)

The Senate approved a modified version of the defense authorization bill, which addressed concerns that caused President Bush to unexpectedly veto the original bill last month.

Sen. Barbara Mikulski voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Benjamin Cardin voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Recent House Votes
Veto Override on Children’s Health Insurance Program Extension and Improvement – Vote Failed (260-152, 19 Not Voting)

The House fell 15 votes short of the two-thirds majority needed to override President Bush’s veto of this bill reauthorizing and expanding the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Rep. Albert Wynn voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Upcoming Votes
FISA Amendments Act of 2007 – S.2248

The Senate is scheduled to vote on this intelligence surveillance bill.


Economic Stimulus Package – H.R.____

The House will vote on this economic stimulus bill early in the week.

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