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  John W. Warner News - The New York Times
Warner clearly wrestled with his decision to seek re-election to another six-year term in the Senate.
Senator John W. Warner, Republican of Virginia, was treated at a hospital to correct an abnormal heart rhythm, atrial fibrillation, his office said.
Warner, a five-term senator and one of Congress’s most influential voices on the war in Iraq, announced Aug. 31 that he woul...
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  Senator John Warner
He is the grandson of John W. and Mary Tinsley Warner of Amherst County, Virginia, and the son of Martha Budd Warner and Dr. John W. Warner, a physician and surgeon.
Upon his return from the Korean Peninsula, Senator Warner finished his law degree at the University of Virginia, and, in 1953, he was selected by the late Chief Judge E. Barrett Prettyman of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals as his law clerk.
Following his work in the Navy Department, Senator Warner was appointed by the President to coordinate the celebration of the Bicentennial of the founding of the United States of America, directing the federal role at events in all fifty states and in 22 foreign countries.
www.senate.gov /~warner/about/aboutthesenator.htm   (595 words)

JOHN WARNER, Nearly sixty years have passed since John Warner, then a young man in the full prime of enthusiasm and ambition, came to Kansas to seek his fortune in the young state.
John Warner was born in Baden, Germany, October 16, 1833, and was but five years old when, in 1838, his parents, John and Elizabeth (Pfiester) Warner, brought their family to the United States and settled on a farm in Clark County, Indiana.
Warner's father gave up agricultural work to engage in railroad construction in Indiana and Kentucky, and was the builder of the first railroad in the latter state, from Louisville to Frankfort, a work in which his son, John, took a part.
skyways.lib.ks.us /genweb/archives/1918ks/biow/warnerj.html   (935 words)

 John Warner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In February 1969, Warner was appointed Undersecretary of the Navy under the Nixon administration.
Warner's "compromise" (approved by a Republican majority) authorized the President to establish permissible interrogation techniques and to "interpret the meaning and application" of international Geneva Convention standards, so long as the coercion falls short of "serious" bodily or psychological injury.
Warner maintains that the new law holds true to "core principles" that the US provide fair trials and not be seen as undermining Geneva Conventions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Warner   (1533 words)

 Vietnam Shades Warner's Iraq Stand - washingtonpost.com
John W. Warner's words betray the guilt he still carries about the Vietnam War and help explain why this pillar of the Republican establishment is leading a bipartisan revolt against the war plans of a president in his own party.
Warner's biggest sin, in the eyes of conservative Republicans, was his opposition to North, who was seen as an unadulterated champion for the party's right wing.
Warner's resolution gives some of his Republican colleagues a politically safe position to take on a war that is increasingly unpopular with the American public.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/27/AR2007012701478_pf.html   (1536 words)

 Paul Abrams: John Warner's [not so] Secret Warnings - Politics on The Huffington Post
John Warner (R-VA), outgoing Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, may become the main protagonist to bring the war in Iraq to an end.
Warner's comments during the hearings, his answers on Meet the Press last weekend, and his words in October upon returning from Iraq all point to his leaving the reservation if the Administration does not get real and make a major course change in Iraq.
Warner has been wavering for about 6 months, but remained loyal by not holding oversight hearings, and not expressing his concerns publicly.
www.huffingtonpost.com /paul-abrams/john-warners-not-so-se_b_35679.html   (598 words)

 John Warner ’53 Brings Perspective to National Debates
Warner began his first year at the Law School and, he says, found it to be “one of the most enlightening years” of his life.
Warner’s ability to act clearly and consistently on those principles, and to telegraph that to his constituents, has brought him uncommon popularity for a modern politician.
Warner was also a founding member of the Senate’s “Gang of 14” in 2005, opposing his party leadership’s plan to use the “nuclear option” to override one of the Senate’s most hallowed traditions, the filibuster.
www.law.virginia.edu /html/alumni/uvalawyer/spr07/warner.htm?docid=NT00000DB6   (1682 words)

 Superintendent John Adams Warner
John A. Warner was born Sept. 17, 1886 in Rochester, NY, and graduated from Harvard University in 1906.
Young John Warner served three years in the New York National Guard, 1st Cavalry, and saw active duty during the U.S. Army's 1916 incursion into Mexico in pursuit of the bandit Pancho Villa.
Warner's long, successful NYSP career came to a close on Aug. 24, 1943, when he was called to active duty with the U.S. Army during World War II.
www.troopers.state.ny.us /Introduction/Superintendents/Warner   (594 words)

 John Warner of the "Increase"
In 1648, John Warner sold his property in Hartford, and bought a "New House", a home lot and other lands in Farmington, of Reinold Marvin, who the account says "was a fellow passenger with John on the Increase".
The marriage of John Warner to Ann Norton, in Hartford, occurred on June 28, 1649.
The fourth (immigrant) was John Warner, who appears among the original proprietors of Hartford in 1639 and later was one of the original settlers of the town of Farmington"
www.askgar.com /genealogy/John.Warner.Increase.html   (1106 words)

 April 2001 University Reporter
Warner is associate professor of chemistry and director of the biochemistry major at the university.
Warner is also working with two undergraduates, James Norman and Michael Tauber, in a new pilot program with the Office of Technology Assistance within the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs.
Image: “Green chemistry” professor John Warner is shown here in the Green Chemistry Laboratory for Research and Education in Sustainable Innovation at the Science Center.
www.umb.edu /news/2001news/reporter/0401/chemistry.html   (709 words)

 Descendants of John Warner
WARNER was born 1582 in Blockley,Worchester, England, and died 1626 in Blockley,Worchester, England.
I WILLIAM WARNER of the Township of Blockley in the County
ggrandfather is John Warner Hill born in mid-late 1800's died in 1941.
www.clawges.com /Warner.html   (2471 words)

 John Warner - Conservapedia
John William Warner (born February 18, 1927) is the Senior United States Senator from Virginia, former Secretary of the Navy, and a World War II veteran.
Warner was born and grew up in Washington, D.C. He enlisted in the United States Navy during World War II in January 1945, shortly before his 18th birthday.
Warner joined the Marine Corps in October 1950, after the outbreak of the Korean War, and served in Korea as a ground officer with the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing.
www.conservapedia.com /John_Warner   (427 words)

 [this blog]: [this blog] Interview: John Warner
John Warner knows comedy writing, and he has some serious chops to prove it.
John Warner: I started as a writer of very dull and earnest short stories in the Raymond Carver mode, a writer whose work I admired to distraction.
Six years ago, John McCain giving the commencement speech at Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University seemed about as likely as Barbara Bush being on the cover of Maxim for their special First Ladies Swimsuit Issue, yet, there he was because he feels like he has to make nice to the lunatic fringe of the Republican Party.
jakechristie.blogspot.com /2006/06/this-blog-interview-john-warner.html   (2362 words)

 John W. Warner - Congresspedia
John Warner's official website was rated by citizen researchers in February 2007 as part of a survey by the Sunlight Foundation.
In 2005, Warner was one of fourteen senators (Gang of 14) to forge a compromise on the Democrats' proposed use of the judicial filibuster, thus blocking the Republican leadership's attempt to implement the so-called "nuclear option".
Warner, agreeing with Lugar's assessment, stated that he too felt the September 2007 reporting date for the president's "surge" in Iraq was too long to wait to revise U.S. policy there.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=John_Warner   (2055 words)

 John Warner - dKosopedia
John Warner is one of the ex-husbands of Elizabeth Taylor.
Evidence of the increasing concern among Republican legislators about the effect of Iraq on their individual political careers was apparent in the call by John Warner for President George W. Bush to conduct FDR style "fireside chats" about the Republican war.
In effect, Warner is recommending that Bush assume even more of the moral and political blame for the Republican decision to drag the United States into an unwinnable conflict that made it less safe by creating a breeeding ground for future Islamist terorists.
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Sen_Warner,_John   (168 words)

 John Warner: Patriotic John Warner Bravely Defeats Traitorous John Warner
John Warner: Patriotic John Warner Bravely Defeats Traitorous John Warner
Patriotic John Warner Bravely Defeats Traitorous John Warner
I met John Warner once, when he was chairman of the bicentennial commision during the Ford Administration.
wonkette.com /politics/john-warner/patriotic-john-warner-bravely-defeats-traitorous-john-warner-233703.php   (293 words)

 Virginia GOP senator will retire / John Warner's move opens up scramble for seat
John Warner, a five-term Republican from Virginia and one of Congress' most influential voices on the war in Iraq, announced Friday that he would not seek re-election in 2008.
Warner, a former chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee who has grown increasingly critical of the course of the war, called last week for the withdrawal of some troops by Christmas to send a message to the Iraqi government.
Mark Warner (no relation to the retiring senator) is said to be considering both the Senate seat in 2008 and a campaign for governor in 2009.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/09/01/MN5TRTLP3.DTL&feed=rss.news   (1007 words)

 John Warner's family settles their namesake Prairie
John Warner, the namesake of Warner's Prairie north of Woolley, was a practical man after wandering as a youth.
John and Ellen moved to Whatcom in 1867 with their first two children and John worked there for six years, both in the woods and the Sehome coal mine until it closed in 1873.
John's son George Warner, who was born while the family lived near the Thompson river in 1863, returned to the Spuzzum area of the Fraser river and married there.
www.stumpranchonline.com /skagitjournal/S-WArea/Pioneer/WarnerJohn01-Profile.html   (2998 words)

 Warner Downbeat After Iraq Trip - washingtonpost.com
John W. Warner (Va.) told reporters on Capitol Hill that the Iraqi government is having trouble making strides and is incapable of providing even basic human necessities to people in certain areas of the country.
Warner and other senators traveled to Jordan, Iraq and Israel this week to discuss the security situation and to evaluate the progress of the Iraqi government.
Warner acknowledged that, before the invasion of Iraq, there was a lack of understanding among members of Congress about how much it would take to give Iraq full sovereignty.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/05/AR2006100501645.html   (594 words)

 Bloomberg.com: U.S.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Warner is a World War II and Korean War veteran, McCain was tortured while a prisoner during the Vietnam War, and Graham is a former Air Force lawyer.
Warner, the son of a Washington doctor, quit high school at 17 to join the Navy during World War II and volunteered as a Marine Corps officer in the Korean War.
Warner was Navy secretary during the presidency of Richard Nixon, and Senate colleagues regard him as an expert on defense policy.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=aTwYegO8mCEw&refer=us   (887 words)

 John Warner | Congress votes database | washingtonpost.com
See how John Warner voted on key votes -- the most important bills, nominations and resolutions that have come before Congress, as determined by washingtonpost.com.
John Warner has voted with a majority of his Republican colleagues 83.3% of the time during the current Congress.
View John Warner's official financial disclosure statements, which describe the sources, types and amounts of income earned in a given year.
projects.washingtonpost.com /congress/members/w000154   (642 words)

 John Warner - Wonkette
John Warner is set to announce his retirement from the Senate in a minute or two (and probably will have announced it by the time we get this post up), setting up a total free-for-all in Virginia, where it was basically a given that he would continue being their Senator until the end of time.
But one day someone noticed that John wasn’t actually raising any reelection money or setting up a campaign, and now Republicans are going to desperately try to hold on to a seat that, a couple years ago, woulda been a total given.
John Warner and his merry band of Senate outlaws demand more attention for their troop escalation-opposition-resolution.
www.wonkette.com /politics/john-warner   (2252 words)

 Virginia Senate: If John Warner Doesn't Run Again... - The Fix
Lost amid the hubbub over the release of the Iraq Study Group report yesterday, Sen. John Warner (R-Va.) told a group of reporters that he was "leaning in favor" of running for a sixth term in 2008.
Warner clearly relished his job as governor (2001-2005) and joked often while campaigning for Kaine last year that he would have loved to served a second term.
Warner would be smart to bow out gracefully and lay claim to his emeritus status as Virginia's only retired US Senator.
blog.washingtonpost.com /thefix/2006/12/virginia_senate_if_john_warner.html   (3744 words)

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