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  Conrad meets nominee
Conrad also said he will not support a filibuster threat from die-hards in his party who worry that the conservative judge would swing the court too far to the right.
Conrad said that he still has some questions about Alito's views on the breadth of executive branch power and his failure to initially recuse himself from a 2002 case involving Vanguard, a mutual fund where he has held six-figure investments.
Conrad also said he was concerned about a farm foreclosure case over which Alito had presided, in which the family involved said they were treated in an abusive manner by federal agents.
www.bismarcktribune.com /articles/2006/01/28/news/state/109147.txt   (417 words)

 Kent Conrad - The Stanford Daily Online
U.S. Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) would have aced PWR 2, as he is now known as the chartmeister of the Senate.
In his role on the Budget Committee, Conrad and fellow Democrats unsuccessfully fought to prevent the Bush administration from raising the U.S. debt limit to $9 trillion and from passing a $2.8 trillion budget that has been projected to increase the deficit to at least $350 billion this year.
Conrad stays closest to his alma mater’s roots in his amiability and ability to appeal to voters.
www-daily.stanford.edu /article/2006/11/3/kentConrad   (496 words)

 Kent Conrad - Congresspedia
Kent Conrad (born Gaylord Kent Conrad) is the senior Senator from North Dakota.
Conrad was born on March 12, 1948 in Bismarck, North Dakota to German-American parents, but was orphaned and raised by his grandparents.
Conrad was elected to another full term in 1994 and reelected in 2000.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Kent_Conrad   (800 words)

 OpinionJournal - Potomac Watch
Conrad, the feds will still have to dip into this year's "Medicare surplus," which is what Al Gore and "Saturday Night Live" were going to protect with their "Medicare lockbox." But there is no such thing.
Conrad can invent a modest surplus is to measure only Part A of Medicare, the hospital fund, which is financed by a steep payroll tax.
Conrad's real political frustration with the Bush tax cut: It is accomplishing one of its goals, which is to reduce the surplus before all of it is spent.
www.opinionjournal.com /columnists/pgigot/?id=95000813   (937 words)

 DSCC : Biography of Senator Kent Conrad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A fifth-generation North Dakotan, Kent Conrad was elected to the United States Senate in 1986 - the first of four successive elections.
Republicans and Democrats alike recognize Senator Conrad as one of the nation's leading "deficit hawks." He is nationally recognized for his leadership in the effort to bring fiscal discipline to the federal budget while protecting and strengthening both Social Security and Medicare.
Senator Conrad holds a bachelor's degree from Stanford University, and an MBA from George Washington University.
www.dscc.org /2006races/bios/conrad   (386 words)

 Online NewsHour: Selling the Budget -- February 28, 2001
KENT CONRAD: Well, there is if you raid the Social Security Trust Fund of 600 billion as they do.
KENT CONRAD: Well, there is some of this debt that can't be retired within the ten years prudently but they have badly underestimated that number.
KENT CONRAD: Here is what I would suggest: Number one, that we protect every penny of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/budget/jan-june01/conrad_2-28.html   (1235 words)

 Say Anything: North Dakota's Most Popular Political Blog - Rebutting The Minot Daily News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Conrad has worked his way up the seniority chain, and is the ranking Democrat on the Senate’s powerful Finance Committee.
Kent Conrad started this election cycle with millions in campaign money in the bank, over 93% of which comes from out-of-state contributors.
However, I have always found Kent Conrad to be honest (unusual in a politician), informed, attentive to his constituents, yet focused on the national needs as well.
sayanythingblog.com /entry/rebutting_the_minot_daily_news   (2462 words)

 Kent Conrad News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kent Conrad News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Kent Conrad and Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., fresh from easy re-election victories, are returning to Washington with their party in control of the House and gaining in the Senate.
North Dakota Senator Kent Conrad says both legs of the Minot Air Force Base have been trargeted for cuts by the Pentagon.
www.topix.net /us-senate/kent-conrad?scoring=r   (596 words)

 TIME.com Print Page: Nation -- Kent Conrad: The Statistician   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Orphaned at 5 when his parents were killed in a car accident, Conrad, along with his brothers, was raised by his grandparents and by an uncle and aunt.
He and the Democrats helped lead an unsuccessful fight to prevent the Bush Administration from raising the U.S. debt limit to $9 trillion and from passing a $2.8 trillion budget that is projected to increase the deficit to at least $350 billion this year.
Conrad launched his political career as a tax commissioner in Bismarck, rooting through phone and tax records to dig up evidence of tax fraud by out-of-state companies.
www.time.com /time/nation/printout/0,8816,1183973,00.html   (513 words)

 (Kent)CONRAD SEES RED (Hoeven To Run Against Conrad in ND?)
Democrat Sen. Kent Conrad of North Dakota is up for re-election in 2006, and Bush apparently intends to do to him what was done to Sen. Tom Daschle in 2004 if Conrad doesn't fall into line.
Conrad was rumored to be mulling retirement, but indications are now that he will run for re-election.
Conrad can call up his buddy Daschle and ask him how the private life is going, or Conrad can get on board with W and hope for the best.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1337831/posts   (858 words)

 Kent Conrad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kent Conrad (born on March 12, 1948) is a United States senator from North Dakota.
He won the election and was sworn in December 5, 1992, resigning his other seat the same day.
As of August 2006, Conrad had the highest approval rating among his constituents of any U.S. Senator, at 74% approval to only 21% disapproval, despite his being a Democrat in a historically Republican state.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kent_Conrad   (787 words)

 Kent Conrad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
An op-ed authored by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Kent Conrad (D-ND) in USA Today sets out guidelines for the Social Security debate that could form the foundation for a constructive dialogue...
Executive summary: US Senator from North Dakota3 North Dakota Senator Kent Conrad are:8 An op-ed authored by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Kent Conrad (D-ND) in USA Today sets out guidelines for the Social Security debate that could form the foundation for a constructive dialogue...9 Nationality: United States.
The top industries supporting Kent Conrad are:8 An op-ed authored by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Kent Conrad will be put to the test.
kent-conrad.ralrea.info   (404 words)

 Kent Conrad | Congress votes database | washingtonpost.com
Kent Conrad is running in the U.S. Senate, North Dakota race.
See how Kent Conrad voted on key votes -- the most important bills, nominations and resolutions that have come before Congress, as determined by washingtonpost.com.
View Kent Conrad's 2005 official financial disclosure statement, which describes the sources, types and amounts of income earned in 2005.
projects.washingtonpost.com /congress/members/c000705   (398 words)

 North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad says he will continue fight to pass farm disaster legislation after Congress reconvenes ...
Conrad tried once again to pass a stripped-down version of the disaster bill he and other farm-state senators had authored just before the Senate recessed so members could return to the campaign trail.
The modified bill was the third attempt this year by Conrad and Republican senators such as Conrad Burns of Montana to get a vote on agriculture disaster assistance.
Conrad promised to continue to fight for farmers and ranchers.
southeastfarmpress.com /news/100306-Conrad-legislation   (457 words)

 Kent State University - Institute for Bibliography and Editing
"Textual Bibliography and Conrad's Fiction: Light Shed by the Dismal Science," MLA convention, December 1981 (co-author).
Co-organizer, "Conrad's Century: The Past and Future Splendour," special international meeting of the Joseph Conrad Society of America, Kent State University, 6--9 April 1995.
Chair, "Plenary Session: The Informer': Conrad's Aesthetic Adventure, by Ted Billy," Conrad in Philadelphia: 1997 (Special Meeting of the Joseph Conrad Society of America), April 1997.
dept.kent.edu /IBEWebsite/editors/sreid.html   (1403 words)

 Kent State vs Marshall (Apr 20, 2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kent State University Baseball Kent State at Marshall Apr 20, 2003 at Huntington, W.Va. (University Heights) Kent State 17 (18-13,7-1 MAC) Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ TUCKER, Joe 2b...........
Kent State University Baseball Kent State at Marshall - Play-by-Play Apr 20, 2003 at Huntington, W.Va. (University Heights) Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Kent State..........
Kent State - inning 3 O'BRIEN, P. homered to left center, RBI (1-1).
dept.kent.edu /athletics/baseball/2003/game31.htm   (1301 words)

 People For the American Way - Thankful for the Senate Rules
Thanks to Senator Kent Conrad and the rules that give a stalwart minority a voice in the Senate, it looks like the nation will be saved from a toxic piece of legislation, and a serious threat to the personal privacy of every American who pays taxes.
Senator Conrad and his staff uncovered a tiny provision slipped into a massive bill that would have allowed certain members of Congress and their staffs not only to look at your income tax return – but to publicly disclose anything they found without penalty.
That provision would be law today were it not for Senator Conrad and the rules of the Senate, which allow Senators to shine a bright light on abusive practices, egregious mistakes and midnight power grabs.
www.pfaw.org /pfaw/general/default.aspx?oid=17449   (277 words)

 A Special Interview With Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND)
Senator Kent Conrad is the ranking member of the Budget Committee and a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee.
As the representative of one of the most rural states in the nation, Conrad also serves as a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee.
This past year, Senator Conrad led the fight to extend Medicare coverage of self-injected biological therapies for persons with rheumatoid arthritis.
www.arthritis.org /advocacy/AdvocacyVol5no1/interview.asp   (751 words)

 tingilinde: kent conrad on the budget
Kent Conrad of North Dakota has a nice piece on the budget, the debt and social security.
I'm Sen. Kent Conrad, the senior Democrat on the Senate Budget Committee.
This is Sen. Kent Conrad of North Dakota.
tingilinde.typepad.com /starstuff/2005/03/kent_conrad_on_.html   (685 words)

 P&I Forum
Kent Conrad is a recipient of the 2005 Defender award.
Washington, D.C.__ U.S. Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND)today was honored by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) with the “2005 Community Health Defender Award” for his outstanding leadership in expanding health care access to millions of uninsured and medically underserved Americans.
The award is given each year to Members of Congress who have worked to successfully increase the number of Community, Migrant, Public Housing and Homeless Health Centers around the country that provide quality health care to medically uninsured and underserved people.
www.nachc.com /piforum/award/kentconrad.asp   (278 words)

 Conrad will vote to confirm Roberts
WASHINGTON - Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., says he will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee John Roberts.
Conrad said Thursday that he made his decision after talking to Roberts on the phone.
Conrad is breaking with his party's top senator in deciding to vote for Roberts, a 50-year-old appeals court judge and former Reagan administration lawyer.
www.bismarcktribune.com /articles/2005/09/23/news/state/102619.txt   (271 words)

 DSCC : North Dakota   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
His performance as senator was rated "excellent" by 38 percent, "good" by 38 percent, "fair" by 18 percent and "poor" by 4 percent.
Conrad has shown that his priorities are North Dakota's priorities.
Conrad currently is working with our firm and other firms such as ours to correct inequities in multi-employer pension funds.
www.dscc.org /2006races/nd   (399 words)

 People For the American Way - Send a Thank You to North Dakota Senator Kent Conrad
In this Thanksgiving week, PFAW would like your help in sending a huge THANK YOU to Senator Kent Conrad for his courageous stand to block a threat to the privacy of your tax returns contained in a massive spending bill.
Senator Conrad's principled protest was only possible because of the Senate's unique rules.
Let's start now in encouraging the steadfast courage of Senators like Kent Conrad, and remembering why these rules that set the Senate apart from the House will be so essential to maintain in the coming years.
www.pfaw.org /pfaw/general/default.aspx?oId=17451   (446 words)

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