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  In Praise of Senator Frank Lautenberg | Democrats.com
The 81-year-old Lautenberg, was a U.S. Senator from 1983 to 2001, retired briefly, and began serving again in 2003 when New Jersey Senator Robert Torricelli withdrew his candidacy for reelection (in 2002) because of corruption charges and Lautenberg was drafted to take his place.
Lautenberg was the Senator who kept pushing until an Attorney General's investigation was started into the payments made by the Bush Education Department to Williams.
Lautenberg called the Bush administration on the lack of focus in catching Osama bin Laden after CIA Chief Porter Goss claimed in June that he had an "excellent idea" where bin Laden was hiding.
www.democrats.com /node/6582   (1505 words)

 Five Minutes with Sen. Frank Lautenberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Senator Lautenberg is currently serving on the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and also the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, which has primary jurisdiction over the creation and oversight of the Department of Homeland Security.
Senator Lautenberg has been an involved member of the Jewish community, including serving as a chairman of the United Jewish Appeal in 1972.
Lautenberg: You are right to talk about the elderly Jewish population and its capacity to get to the centers of services they need.
www.ujc.org /content_display.html?ArticleID=86261   (1009 words)

  Frank Lautenberg
Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is an American politician.
Lautenberg unexpectedly returned to politics in 2002, when the other New Jersey senator, Democrat Robert Toricelli, was forced to withdraw his candidacy for reelection over corruption charges, and Lautenberg was drafted to take his place despite his advanced age.
Lautenberg became one of very few people in recent times to return to the Senate after leaving it.
www.teachersparadise.com /ency/en/wikipedia/f/fr/frank_lautenberg.html   (331 words)

 CNN.com - Lautenberg enjoys return to Senate - Mar. 10, 2003
Despite that, Lautenberg says he is happy to be back and confident that his voice again is being heard on the domestic issues that have long driven him -- budget priorities, transportation, the environment, guns.
Lautenberg is leading the opposition in Congress to moving air traffic control to the private sector, a move the Bush administration has hinted at but not proposed.
Lautenberg's battles against drunken drivers, cigarette makers, the airline industry, ocean polluters and gun dealers were the hallmarks of his first 18 years in the Senate.
cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/03/10/lautenberg.returns.ap/index.html   (703 words)

 Frank Lautenberg Information
Lautenberg was a member of the President's Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism (PCAST) which was set up in September 1989 to review and report on aviation security policy in light of the sabotage of Pan Am Flight 103 on December 21, 1988.
Lautenberg unexpectedly returned to politics in 2002, when the other New Jersey senator, Democrat Robert Torricelli, withdrew his candidacy for reelection, because of corruption charges.
In February 2006, Lautenberg announced that he intends to run for reelection in 2008, saying that deciding not to run for reelection in 2000 "was among the worst decisions of his life".
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Frank_Lautenberg   (926 words)

 Frank Lautenberg, Schema-Root news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank Lautenberg, believes the $65 million inspection operation makes roads safer, but the only reason she could give is they've been doing it since 1938.
The legislation is co-sponsored by Democrat Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey and Republican Trent Lott of Mississippi.
Frank Lautenberg wants the Senate to debate President Bush's plan to send 21000 additional US soldiers to Iraq, not get bogged down in procedural matters.
www.schema-root.org /region/americas/north_america/usa/government/politicians/senators/frank_lautenberg   (964 words)

 j. - Frank Lautenberg looks back on 18 years in Senate
Lautenberg, 76, is retiring at a volatile time in the Middle East peace process, and as the Senate appears headed for an even Democratic-Republican split.
Lautenberg was stunned when Arafat came to shake his hand at the signing of the original Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement in 1993.
Lautenberg took a stand on terrorism during his career, co-sponsoring legislation passed this year that allows American victims to collect damages from the frozen assets of countries that sponsor terrorism.
www.jewishsf.com /content/2-0-/module/displaystory/story_id/15206/edition_id/295/format/html/displaystory.html   (1098 words)

 Frank Lautenberg
Abstract: Frank Lautenberg is the senior U.S. Senator from New Jersey.
Lautenberg remembers the decision to outsource the rendering payroll service, including the intricate financing required in recasting the direction of the company in 1952.
Lautenberg explains the decision to go public in 1961 to accommodate the major payroll and human resource information needs of employers, and later expansion of company facilities and services like records, brokerage, and time-sharing.
www.softwarehistory.org /preservation/frank_lautenberg.htm   (258 words)

 Frank R. Lautenberg - Congresspedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank Raleigh Lautenberg is the Senior Senator from New Jersey.
Frank Lautenberg's official website was rated by citizen researchers in February 2007 as part of a survey by the Sunlight Foundation.
Lautenberg was born on January 23, 1924 in Paterson, New Jersey and served overseas in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in World War II after graduating high school.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Frank_Lautenberg   (1583 words)

 Inside Edge - NJ Politics @ PoliticsNJ.com: For Frank Lautenberg, the trend is encouraging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lautenberg is indeed a great senator, and I think he would do well -- not as well as Byrd and Akaka, though -- if he were to run again in 2008.
Lautenberg is a great senator, but I agree that it's much easier for an 80something to govern well than it is to campaign well.
Lautenberg survived "Bush 41" prez landslide of '88 and the GOP congressional landslide of '94...plus he won easily during the '02 Senate election, even with a last minute ballot switch.
politics.nexcess.net /insideedge/2006/11/for_frank_lautenberg_the_trend.html   (668 words)

 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg
Senator Lautenberg was joined by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, New York Representative Carolyn McCarthy and other mayors, law enforcement officials and members of Congress to call for the Tiahrt Amendment to be overturned.
Senator Lautenberg's bill seeks to close the "terror gap" in federal gun law by giving the Attorney General the power to block gun sales to terror suspects.
Senator Lautenberg has led the fight against the Tobacco industry's deceptive practices during his 21 years of service in the Senate.
lautenberg.senate.gov   (534 words)

 Online NewsHour: The New Jersey Senate Race -- Frank Lautenberg Biography
If New Jersey Democrats have their way, Frank Lautenberg's retirement from the U.S. Senate will be a far shorter affair than Michael Jordan's brief retreat from basketball.
Lautenberg outspent Haytaian $8 million to $5 million as the two slugged it out over taxes, gun control and environmental issues.
Lautenberg balked at Torricelli's brash partisan style and the two conducted a surprisingly public feud for the next 4 years.
www.pbs.org /newshour/vote2002/races/nj_lautenberg.html   (734 words)

 The Daily Princetonian - Democrat Frank Lautenberg: Bad for Democracy
Lautenberg has been accused of making his own efforts of Chang's behalf and was fined a record $27,000 by the Federal Election Commission for accepting illegal contributions in 1997.
Forrester's attorney's argued that Lautenberg's selection was a violation of voters' rights on account of the absence of a primary and the many absentee ballots that were now invalidated.
Lautenberg, in contrast, owes his status as a candidate to the very sort of smoky back-room deal that primaries were instituted to prevent.
www.dailyprincetonian.com /archives/2002/11/05/opinion/6192.shtml   (840 words)

 CNN.com - Defending Kerry, senator blasts 'chickenhawks' - Apr 28, 2004
Frank Lautenberg on Wednesday points to a picture of President Bush declaring an end to major combat in Iraq last year.
Lautenberg chastised members of the Bush administration for being overly eager to go to war when they had not been willing to fight themselves.
But Lautenberg compared Cheney's remarks with the GOP campaign against former Sen. Max Cleland, a Georgia Democrat whose defeat in 2002 has been a sore spot to many in his party.
www.cnn.com /2004/ALLPOLITICS/04/28/lautenberg.kerry/index.html   (853 words)

 The Raw Story | Senator demands resignation of Housing Secretary after 'don't like Bush' dispute
Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) called on President Bush to ask for the immediate resignation of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Alphonso Jackson if a report about government contracts being awarded based on the contractor's opinion of President Bush are accurate,
In a letter to Secretary Jackson, they demanded all documents related to the advertising contract discussed in his April 28 speech as well as contracts he was involved with during his time at HUD.
It troubles me to read that the contract in question would have sailed through the process because it was a good proposal, however, since the person has a particular viewpoint or doesn't like your policies they are denied the ability to do business with the U.S. Government.
www.rawstory.com /news/2006/Senator_demands_resignation_of_Housing_Secretary_0509.html   (573 words)

 The Frank Lautenberg Page
Lautenberg was a co-sponsor of the Radon Gas and Indoor Air Quality Research Act of 1986, under whose auspices the EPA ETS report was written.
Frank Lautenberg cited it as authority in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala demanding that all federal workplaces and public facilities be made smoke-free.
Frank Lautenberg was honorary chairman; Michael R. Bloomberg was a luncheon vice chairman.
www.smokershistory.com /lautenbe.htm   (1520 words)

 Vail Daily News for Vail and Beaver Creek Colorado - News
Lautenberg is a first-generation American, the son of Polish and Russian immigrant parents.
Lautenberg was chief executive and along with his partners, they developed ADP into one of the largest computing-services company in the world.
Lautenberg resides in Cliffside Park, N.J. with his wife Bonnie, is the father of four, and the grandfather of 10.
www.vaildaily.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20041014/NEWS/110140010&rs=2   (463 words)

 Frank Lautenberg | Darfur Scorecard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lautenberg received extra credit for voting for the Clinton Amendment.
Frank Lautenberg has received an “A” for supporting and voting in favor of all significant Darfur legislation.
We need Frank Lautenberg to keep talking and writing about Darfur, ensuring that it remains a key issue for Congress.
www.darfurscores.org /frank-lautenberg   (122 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Frank R. Lautenberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank R. Lautenberg pointed to a report by the Government Accountability Office today and called for a law requiring that medical information be accurate in courses that stress abstinence from sex as a way to avoid preganancy and...
The son of poor Jewish immigrants (from Poland and Russia), Lautenberg was born in Paterson, New Jersey and served overseas in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in World War II after graduating high school.
Lautenberg is well-known as one of the Senate's most liberal members.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/frank_r._lautenberg   (1015 words)

 Frank Lautenberg | Congress votes database | washingtonpost.com
See how Frank Lautenberg voted on key votes -- the most important bills, nominations and resolutions that have come before Congress, as determined by washingtonpost.com.
Frank Lautenberg has voted with a majority of his Democratic colleagues 97.4% of the time during the current Congress.
View Frank Lautenberg's official financial disclosure statements, which describe the sources, types and amounts of income earned in a given year.
projects.washingtonpost.com /congress/members/l000123   (649 words)

 Frank Lautenberg - The Huffington Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez, both D-N.J., in calling for the corps to hold up plans to award the contract until Congress...
Frank R. Lautenberg and Robert Menendez, both D-N.J., did not call for the gunnery range to be closed, which is something Gov. Corzine has...
Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez and South Jersey GOP Reps. Jim Saxton and Frank LoBiondo are scheduled to receive a telephonic briefing...
www.huffingtonpost.com /topics/Frank+Lautenberg   (886 words)

 Frank Lautenberg | EVOTE.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frank Lautenberg was tapped as the replacement for Sen. Robert Torricelli, making the three term former senior senator the current junior senator from New Jersey.
Lautenberg co-authored the "Ryan White Act" to assist in providing services to AIDS patients, and is a member of the Helsinki Commission, and co-sponsored continuation of the research and development tax credit.
Lautenberg says Lieberman should not run as an Independent in the fall
www.evote.com /?q=node/828   (194 words)

 Sen. Lautenberg chafes at place in Senate seniority system =TheHill.com=   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lautenberg says that he’d like to have been granted a third committee slot, but that there was opposition from fellow Democrats.
Lautenberg has been grumbling about his temporary office space, saying it is difficult to accommodate groups of visitors and have nowhere to put a full-sized Senate staff.
Not to be able to talk to constituents — it’s terrible.” Lautenberg and his staff have to make do with temporary furniture lined up in the hallway.
www.hillnews.com /news/032503/lautenberg.aspx   (856 words)

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