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 AL-05 Bud Cramer
Cramer was born and raised in Huntsville and earned a law degree at the University of Alabama in 1972, A military veteran, he served his country as an Army tank officer at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Cramer is a lifelong member of the Methodist Church, where he taught Sunday school classes to young people for many years.
Bud Cramer believes honesty, leadership, and vision are the fundamental qualities of an effective congressman.
www.dccc.org /races/candidates/AL_05_Robert_Cramer.html   (832 words)

 Vote Record and Cosponsorship Rating for Representative Robert (Bud) Cramer of AL in the 109th Congress
Cramer has not yet cosponsored H.R., which would provide more information to the public about contacts between lobbyists and politicians, and which would slow down the revolving door of politics in which politicians move into cushy corporate jobs after they retire in exchange for favors.
Cramer has not yet cosponsored H.R., which would put an end to the practice of "extraordinary rendition," in which Bush Administration officials send people into the custody of certain nations, knowing full well (some would say intending) that they will be tortured there.
Cramer voted YES on the Tyranny Act, H.R. Rep. Cramer swore a solemn oath of office to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America.
irregularnews.com /house/CramerAL5.html   (2717 words)

 Truth of Cramer's Blue Dogs Revealed | Suppressed News
Cramer's press release did not reflect the reality of his 10 votes to impede, change, or kill the tax cut.
Cramer further explained his voting strategy by claiming "flip-flopping [is] common on Capitol Hill." This admission reveals Cramer as just another flip-flopping liberal like those rejected by most voters in the last election.
Cramer has previously sold his vote for funding promises when he was the deciding vote to ban guns during the Clinton administration.
suppressednews.com /newsitems/local/AlVkkyElkyZtYzIgh.html   (587 words)

 Cramer says he's staying a Democrat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Democratic Rep. Bud Cramer (Ala.) yesterday dismissed talk in Republican circles that he was being pressed to switch parties.
Cramer guessed that the speculation was born from an ongoing joke between himself and home-state Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) about changing parties.
Cramer represents a predominantly Republican district in northern Alabama and often votes with GOP leadership.
thehill.com /thehill/export/TheHill/News/Campaign/063005_cramer.html   (427 words)

 Gun Owners Irate with Congressman Cramer | Suppressed News
Cramer aligned himself with his fellow Democrats in voting to pass the so-called Campaign Finance Reform measure.
Cramer narrowly won re-election in 1994, because gun owners were angry that he voted for President Clinton's gun ban (part of the 1993 "Crime Bill") that became law.
Anthony Roulette from the ILA responded that Cramer indeed regained his "A" rating and NRA endorsement in 1996, because he "showed he truly was opposed to the ban [that he voted for in 1993] by voting for its repeal" in the following Congress.
suppressednews.com /newsitems/local/EpEuFuAFZkcOoiNoSl.html   (645 words)

 Robert Cramer - dKosopedia
Robert 'Bud' Cramer is the representative from the Fifth District.
Cramer was able to survive from them until now (including a 1994 scare when Republican Wayne Parker almost unseated Cramer; the final margin was 88,693 to 86,923) in part by moving to the right, as his less than stellar ratings from various liberal groups can attest.
Cramer will face Gerald "Gerry" Wallace in the 2004 general election, although his seat is considered safe.
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Robert_Cramer   (196 words)

 Alabama Aviator - Alabama Airports - Flight Schools in Alabama and Aircraft Rentals - News
Cramer also successfully lobbied the Administration to include the airport tower in the annual budget submission to Congress.
Cramer said, "Having our airport tower included as a priority in his budget emphasized the tower's importance to our state and nation."
Representative Cramer is a member of the House Appropriations Committee.
www.alabamaaviator.com /news.asp?record_no=5327   (260 words)

 Bud Cramer - Congresspedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cramer was born August 22, 1947 in Huntsville, Alabama.
He was educated at the University of Alabama, served in the United States Army and was a lawyer and district attorney before entering the House.
[2] Cramer was one of only four Democrats in the House to vote for the tax cut bill of 2003.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Bud_Cramer   (451 words)

 UAH News: Your Official UAH News Source
U.S. Rep. Bud Cramer joined officials from The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and the National Weather Service today to announce the installation of eight new weather monitoring stations - the first of their kind in the nation - across North Alabama.
Cramer' a member of the House Appropriations Committee' secured the research funding which was used for this project in the Fiscal Year 2005 Omnibus Appropriations Act.
In addition to securing the funding for the new weather stations' Cramer was instrumental in obtaining the NEXRAD radar at Hytop and the North Alabama Forecasting Office in Huntsville.
www.uah.edu /News/newsread.php?newsID=504   (880 words)

 REP. BUD CRAMER ON NORTH KOREA: Fact, fiction are difficult to separate in tyrannical regime of Kim Jong Il   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
BUD CRAMER ON NORTH KOREA: Fact, fiction are difficult to separate in tyrannical regime of Kim Jong Il Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 03:56:25 GMT Server: Microsoft-IIS/6.0 Content-type: text/html
Cramer is a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence where he listens to testimony about nasty intrigues around the world.
Cramer believes some of Kim's bellicose statements and actions are an attempt to get the U.S. to negotiate one-on-one.
www.decaturdaily.com /decaturdaily/news/061022/cramer.shtml   (900 words)

 Alabama's 5th District: Aust vs. Cramer Human Events - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As Cramer's political opponents would later predictably point out, this tribute from the man who made possible the furlough of rapist-murderer Willie Horton was not exactly a ringing endorsement of law and order.
In Congress, Cramer voted for the Clinton "crime bill" of 1994, right down to its ban on assault weapons and its now-famous advocacy of "midnight basketball." In so doing, Cramer also voted for the Racial Justice Act as part of the Clinton crime package on April 21, 1994.
As his record became better known to his constituents, Cramer was held to reelection by fewer than 2,000 votes in 1994 (but improved to 56% of the vote in the more Democratic year of '96).
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3827/is_199809/ai_n8818128   (741 words)

 Alabama Aviator - Alabama Airports - Flight Schools in Alabama and Aircraft Rentals - Welcome
Washington, D.C. Representative Bud Cramer (Ala.-05) announced the House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2007 Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill.
During subcommittee hearings earlier this year, Representative Cramer pressed for and received commitments from senior Department of Defense and Army officials that the BRAC Commission's recommendations for Redstone will be implemented by the required deadline.
In addition, Cramer secured $2.25 million to help construct a concrete apron at the North end of the Redstone Arsenal Airfield.
www.alabamaaviator.com /index.asp?record_no=6789   (279 words)

 Bud Cramer | Congress votes database | washingtonpost.com
Bud Cramer is running in the U.S. House, Alabama District 5 race.
See how Bud Cramer voted on key votes -- the most important bills, nominations and resolutions that have come before Congress, as determined by washingtonpost.com.
View Bud Cramer's 2005 official financial disclosure statement, which describes the sources, types and amounts of income earned in 2005.
projects.washingtonpost.com /congress/members/c000868   (576 words)

 Bud Cramer on Health Care   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We are writing on behalf of the House Blue Dog Caucus to request that bipartisan legislation be crafted for passage before the end of this Congress that adequately addresses the funding of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP programs.
Cramer adopted the Blue Dog Coalition press release:
Voice your opinions on Health Care in The Forum.
www.issues2000.org /House/Bud_Cramer_Health_Care.htm   (1746 words)

 UAH News: Your Official UAH News Source
The building serving as headquarters for the National Space Science and Technology Center was formally dedicated today in honor of U.S. Rep. Robert E. "Bud" Cramer of Huntsville.
UAH President Frank Franz recommended having the UAH-owned building named in honor of Cramer to the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees earlier this year.
Cramer played a key role in securing $17 million in federal funding to help establish the center, and he was instrumental in opening a National Weather Service research office in the facility in February 2003.
www.uah.edu /News/newsread.php?newsID=191   (467 words)

 Example of a letter to address to local government units Commissioner Alabama USA
I would like to express my concern about the quarry that is proposed for Gurley, Alabama.
Cramer contact TVA to express concern and to make them aware that lines run through the proposed site.
In addition, I would appreciate him contacting the Department of Housing and Urban Development to alert them to the fact that one of their developments, Gurley Gardens is only 750 feet from the proposed site.
www.contactez.net /gurleyalabama/Letterlocalgovernment.html   (468 words)

 Chicago Children's Advocacy Center for sexually abused children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Erin Sorenson, Executive Director of the Chicago Children's Advocacy Center, is the first Children's Advocacy Center director to win the Bud Cramer Award.
The award is given annually by the National Children's Alliance, a national network of over 400 centers providing services to more than 54,000 abused children each year.
The award presented Wednesday, September 20, at the Holiday Inn on the Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington D.C., 202.638.1616 - is named after U.S. Congressman Bud Cramer, from Huntsville, Alabama.
www.chicagocac.org /newsletters/sept_dec2000/bud.shtml   (364 words)

 Timt.net - Representative Bud Cramer is Wishy-Washy on Social Security Reform
I wrote an email to my U.S. Congressional Representative, Robert (Bud) Cramer, requesting that he support the "privatization" of Social Security as proposed by President Bush.
If you've ever looked at how Bud Cramer votes, you'd know just about every spending program that ever makes its way through Congress is "vital" as far as he is concerned.
Bud Cramer likes to act like a "blue dog" Democrat to the public in the firmly "red state" of Alabama.
www.timt.net /article.php?story=20050221233617352   (951 words)

 Bud Cramer on Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cramer scores 90% by the NEA on public education issues
The National Education Association has a long, proud history as the nation's leading organization committed to advancing the cause of public education.
Click here for a summary of Bud Cramer's positions on all issues.
www.issues2000.org /House/Bud_Cramer_Education.htm   (923 words)

 NFIB.com - Bud Cramer Stands Up for Small Business Owners of Alabama
Alabama, Feb.17, 2000 -- The small business group NFIB today thanked U.S. Rep. Bud Cramer (5th Dist. - Ala.) for taking a stand for the small business owners of Alabama and supporting the Small Business Liability Reform Act.
With Cramer's help, the bill was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives, 221-193.
"Representative Cramer really came through for small business this week, against tremendous pressure from those who want to allow lawsuits at every turn," said Dan Danner, NFIB senior vice president.
www.nfib.com /object/1610140.html   (375 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Cramer
Cramer, Judith — also known as Judy Cramer — of Pontiac,
Cramer, Robert — of Burt, Saginaw County, Mich. Democrat.
Cramer, William Cato (1922-2003) — also known as William C. Cramer; Bill Cramer; "Mr.
politicalgraveyard.com /bio/cramer.html   (473 words)

 Congressman Bud Cramer - Home
December 13, 2006 - The Democrat Steering and Policy Committee reappointed Representative Cramer to the House Appropriations Committee.
December 8, 2006 - The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that stops the implementation of a 5.1 percent reduction in reimbursements to Medicare physicians, slated to take effect in 2007.
Representative Cramer has heard from many constituents expressing their concerns over illegal immigration.
cramer.house.gov /HoR/AL05   (365 words)

 Key Votes by Bud Cramer | Congress votes database | washingtonpost.com
Members of Congress / Bud Cramer / Key Votes
The following list shows votes by Bud Cramer on the most important bills, nominations and resolutions that have come before the 109th Congress. The list is based on an analysis of the potential impact of the legislation on policy and politics.
Vote 6: H RES 5: Instituted a number of changes in the ethics rules that govern the conduct of individual members of Congress.
projects.washingtonpost.com /congress/members/c000868/key-votes   (418 words)

 Election 2002 Web Archive Record - Robert "Bud" Cramer, Democratic Party candidate for House, Alabama, 5th District, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Election 2002 Web Archive Record - Robert "Bud" Cramer, Democratic Party candidate for House, Alabama, 5th District, 2002.
Robert "Bud" Cramer, Democratic Party candidate for House, Alabama, 5th District, 2002.
Web site promoting the candidacy of Robert "Bud" Cramer, Democratic Party candidate for House, Alabama, 5th District, 2002.
memory.loc.gov /elect2002/catalog/1175.html   (61 words)

 REP. CRAMER COMMITTEE INCREASES FUNDING FOR BORDER SECURITY | Government from AllBusiness.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bud Cramer (Ala.-05) announced today that the House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2007 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill.
Cramer, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, said the bill passed today provides $32.08 billion for the Department of Homeland Security, $1.8 billion above FY 2006 enacted funding levels.
Included in this legislation is $19.6 billion for border protection, immigration enforcement, and related activities, a $1.6 billion increase over this year's level.
www.allbusiness.com /government/3675583-1.html   (454 words)

 Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Davy explains the history of the national children's advocacy network established by Congressman Bud Cramer.
Congressman Cramer and Florence Mayor Irons talk in front of the newly renovated addition to the center.
The Briggs family, who grew up in the home which is now the new children's center addition.
www.cramerchildrenscenter.com /Events.htm   (116 words)

 Bud Cramer - Moviefone
Congressman Bud Cramer, Representing Alabama's Fifth District - Photo of Congressman Cramer with U.S. Capitol.
Home, , About Bud, , Contact Bud, , Issues...
Bud Cramer - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Bud Cramer Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/bud-cramer/259366/main   (87 words)

 GovTrack: Robert (Bud) Cramer, Jr.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
To contact Robert Cramer, visit his official website.
Cramer is a moderate Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship.
Past and present terms in the House and Senate held by Robert Cramer:
www.govtrack.us /congress/person.xpd?id=400084   (152 words)

 Robert Cramer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the past few years, Democrats have become increasingly irriated by a more conservative voting pattern - particularly against partial-birth abortion and in support of parts of the Republican Contract with America.
However, unlike a few other conservative Demorcats, he did not vote in favor of any of the articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton.
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (5th of 9)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bud_Cramer   (705 words)

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