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  Mary Landrieu - Congresspedia
On May 23, 2005, Landrieu was among the Gang of 14, the group of moderate senators who forged a compromise on the use of the judicial filibuster, thus blocking the Republican leadership's attempt to implement the so-called nuclear option over the organized filibustering by Senate Democrats of judicial nominees in the US Senate.
Mary Landrieu was born November 23, 1955 in Arlington, Virginia and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Landrieu was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1996, defeating Woody Jenkins, and narrowly won reelection in 2002, defeating Suzanne Haik Terrell.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Mary_Landrieu   (1477 words)

  
  Mary Landrieu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mary Landrieu was born in Arlington, Virginia, and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Landrieu was an unsuccessful candidate in the 1995 gubernatorial race in Louisiana—she finished third in the state's qualifying primary (sometimes referred to as the "jungle" primary)—thus failing to make the run-off which effectively becomes the general election in Louisiana.
Landrieu was elected to the U.S. Senate in the presidential election year of 1996, defeating Woody Jenkins by 5,788 votes out of 1.7 million cast, the narrowest national result of the 33 races for the U.S. Senate and one of the closest election margins in Louisiana history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mary_Landrieu   (1116 words)

  
 Mitch Landrieu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Landrieu was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1987 where he served for sixteen years in the seat previously held by his sister and his father.
In 1993 Landrieu made an unsuccessful bid for the office of Mayor of New Orleans; the office went to Marc Morial, the son of another former mayor (the contest between sons of former mayors prompted some commentators to joke about establishing a tradition of primogeniture for the city's top office).
With Landrieu's unsuccessful mayoral bid concluded, political pundits around the state have alleged that the Lt.Governor is regrouping and preparing to run for Governor against the incumbent,Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, bearing in mind that the Lt. Governor in Louisiana is a separate, elected office.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mitch_Landrieu   (793 words)

  
 Robert Alt on Mary Landrieu & Miguel Estrada on National Review Online
The advertisement was paid for by "Friends of Mary Landrieu," which Federal Election Committee reports reveal to be the Principal Campaign Committee of the Candidate.
Landrieu said she has done her best in the U.S. Senate to encourage the appointment of more fl judges.
Landrieu just meant that she doesn't oppose Estrada, and that she supports confirming Hispanics to the bench.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-alt021403.asp   (658 words)

  
 Mary Landrieu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Mary Landrieu told the truth in a fundraising letter she sent out last year, in which she boasted that she was "proud" of her 80 percent rating in the voting "scorecard" of the National Abortion Rights Action League.
Given this overwhelming pro-abortion voting record, it is perhaps not surprising that Mary Landrieu and her campaign have tried to deflect the debate onto other issues, particularly endless rehashing of whether Suzanne Terrell authorized use of her name for a Planned Parenthood banquet in 1994.
Mary Landrieu knows very well, that when President Bush nominates someone to the Supreme Court, Suzanne Terrell is going to stand with the President, instead of with the pro-abortion advocacy groups that will seek to defeat that nomination.
www.nrlc.org /Carol_Tobias_LA.htm   (2088 words)

  
 Mean Ol' Meany: Those Damn Great Democrats Part VIII - Mary Landrieu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Mary was elected to her first term in 1996 at a time when Republicans were being slaughtered in the streets in Louisiana by desperate Democrats.
Since Mary has never had an iota of impact on the Senate or government in general, it is assumed that she is just there because no one wants her in Louisiana.
Mary's committee asignments include Appropriations where she makes the coffee, which everyone complains about and she also serves on the District of Columbia Subcommittee where she is tasked with making DC's school system into the worst in the entire industrialized world.
liberalsmash.blogspot.com /2005/09/those-damn-great-democrats-part-viii.html   (744 words)

  
 Mary Landrieu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Mitch landrieu is the current lieutenant governor of louisiana....
Mary Landrieu was born in Arlington, EHandler: no quick summary.
Some experts and pundits considered Landrieu to be a possible running mate for presidential candidate John Kerry[Click link for more facts about this topic] in the 2004 election before Senator Kerry's selection of John Edwards[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject], EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/mary_landrieu.htm   (604 words)

  
 U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.) | Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Mary L. Landrieu has been referred to as “one of the Senate’s foremost leaders on education” by her colleagues in the Senate.
Landrieu is married to Frank Snellings, an attorney from Monroe.
The daughter of former New Orleans Mayor and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Moon Landrieu and Verna Landrieu, Sen. Landrieu is the eldest of nine siblings and the proud aunt of 36 nieces and nephews.
landrieu.senate.gov /about/bio.cfm   (1318 words)

  
 FrontPage magazine.com :: The Pathetic Case of Mary Landrieu by Lowell Ponte   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The oldest of his nine children, Mary by age five was walking New Orleans precincts, campaigning door to door for her ward politician pop.
Mary Landrieu would again vote to make hardcore Leftist Tom Daschle the Democratic leader of the U.S. Senate, and thereafter he would make all Democratic committee assignments and control all legislation.
If Mary Landrieu is able to conjure enough magic ballots to win from the Parishes around New Orleans, hers will be the victory of a politician who won by promising to support President Bush.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=4936   (1647 words)

  
 CNN.com - Mary Landrieu's dilemma - Nov. 22, 2002
Landrieu campaigned as George W. Bush's best friend in Louisiana's November 5 election against three Republican opponents, but failed to reach the 50 percent needed for election, thanks to an anemic African-American turnout.
Landrieu in the Senate attached herself to the state's senior senator, Democrat John Breaux.
Mandatory trigger locks: Landrieu, yes; Breaux, no. Broad prescription drug coverage under Medicare: Landrieu, yes; Breaux, no. Federal funding for school distribution of "morning after" pills: Landrieu, yes; Breaux, no. While Landrieu repeatedly declared her support for the president prior to November 5, she was seldom there when Bush needed her.
archives.cnn.com /2002/ALLPOLITICS/11/22/column.novak.opinion.landrieu   (674 words)

  
 Irregular Times Rating and Contact Information for Senator Mary Landrieu of LA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Senator Landrieu took a brave stand by fillibustering an the reauthorization of the Patriot Act and stopping the reauthorization of the act in its tracks.
Landrieu failed to oppose the Graham Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act.
Rather, Senator Landrieu cravenly accepted the bizarre notion that a man with an anti-constitutional record, and who is unwilling to share his point of view regarding the constitution, is worthy of being elevated to the position of Chief Justice.
irregularbin.com /senate/senLandrieuLA.html   (1973 words)

  
 CNN.com - Mary Landrieu's dilemma - Nov. 22, 2002
Landrieu campaigned as George W. Bush's best friend in Louisiana's November 5 election against three Republican opponents, but failed to reach the 50 percent needed for election, thanks to an anemic African-American turnout.
Landrieu in the Senate attached herself to the state's senior senator, Democrat John Breaux.
Mandatory trigger locks: Landrieu, yes; Breaux, no. Broad prescription drug coverage under Medicare: Landrieu, yes; Breaux, no. Federal funding for school distribution of "morning after" pills: Landrieu, yes; Breaux, no. While Landrieu repeatedly declared her support for the president prior to November 5, she was seldom there when Bush needed her.
edition.cnn.com /2002/ALLPOLITICS/11/22/column.novak.opinion.landrieu   (665 words)

  
 La. Senator Returns to Capitol to Denounce Bush - New York Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Landrieu, a Democrat who was nearly put out of office in 2002 after Mr.
Landrieu was surrounded by about two dozen colleagues on the Senate floor, all of them Democrats except one, Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi.
Landrieu predicted that the cost of repairs to the Gulf Coast would top $200 billion, and pledged to find out why the federal response "was so incompetent and insulting to the people of our states."
www.nytimes.com /2005/09/09/national/nationalspecial/09landrieu.html?ex=1283918400&en=4d94fc2f6fdda45c&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss   (565 words)

  
 TIME.com -- Mitch Frank: Mary Landrieu Dodges a Bullet
Landrieu is no shrinking violet, although her opponents have long tried to dismiss her drive.
This is a woman with serious political genes: the oldest child (of nine) of Moon Landrieu, a former mayor of New Orleans, Mary won a seat in the state legislature at 23, the youngest representative in the state's history.
Landrieu's campaign conducted its own poll and found she got 53% of the vote in a four-way race.
www.time.com /time/columnist/frank/article/0,9565,344546,00.html   (1098 words)

  
 Sen. Mary Landrieu joins Homeland Security committee - Examiner.com
Mary Landrieu on Tuesday announced that she will join the Homeland Security Committee, which will make the Louisiana Democrat a key figure on upcoming investigations into the Bush administration’s response to Hurricane Katrina.
Landrieu already is the ranking member of the subcommittee that controls D.C.’s budget.
Landrieu said in a statement Tuesday that she will also focus on port security.
www.examiner.com /a-399660~Sen__Mary_Landrieu_joins_Homeland_Security_committee.html   (586 words)

  
 Senator Bears Witness And Bares Emotions
Sniffles were audible from the gallery as Landrieu catalogued "what I've seen." Everyone knows what she saw, at least in its wide-angle contours of aerial devastation shots and death estimates.
Mary Landrieu came back to Capitol Hill from her storm-tossed home state, and gave a sad and angry account of what she saw there.
Landrieu was at once gracious and defiant, thanking the president and then -- in her floor speech -- ridiculing his statement last week that no one "anticipated the breach of the levees."
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/08/AR2005090802014.html   (792 words)

  
 Friends of Mary Landrieu 2002 Campaign Ad
Immediately following the destruction of Hurricane Mitch in Nicaragua and Honduras, Mary Landrieu was the first representative of the US to visit Honduras and involve herself with the relief effort for those affected by the hurricane AND she obtained 11 million dollars in support of the affected families.
Mary Landrieu, has always been close to our community, she has grown,socialized and worked along our side.
Mary Landrieu, siempre ha estado cerca de nuestra comunidad, ella hacrecido con nosotros y ha socializado y trabajado a nuestro lado.
www.cfif.org /htdocs/legislative_issues/federal_issues/hot_issues_in_congress/confirmation_watch/landrieu_ad.htm   (333 words)

  
 Senator Mary Landrieu, We Ask You to Please Shut Your Pie Hole
Most people know Mary Landrieu as the Senator who from time to time pretends to be a naive school girl, even-though she is pushing 50; let me put it this way, you would not want to see her without her make-up on.
Mary Landrieu owes her rise to power in Louisiana to her politically connected family, to include her father, Maurice Edwin Landrieu, the former Mayor of the corrupt city of New Orleans, and her brother, Mitch Landrieu, Louisiana's current Lieutenant Governor.
Yet Mary Landrieu gives both her dad's former city and her brother's state a pass on this failure to act.
www.theconservativevoice.com /articles/article.html?id=8223   (510 words)

  
 Bio for Senator Mary Landrieu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Senator Landrieu ran for a seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1979, becoming the youngest woman ever elected to the state Legislature.
With her swearing in on January 7, 1997, Mary Landrieu became the first woman from Louisiana elected to a full term in the Senate.
As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Landrieu is a strong and effective voice for Louisiana, while bringing her record of fiscal discipline to the committee that approves more than $300 billion in federal discretionary spending annually.
www.uscc.gov /bios/2005bios/05_02_3_4bios/landrieu_mary.htm   (460 words)

  
 ZoomInfo Web Summary: Mary Landrieu
:Mary L. Landrieu has been referred to as "one of the Senate's foremost leaders on education" by her colleagues in the Senate.
One Louisiana publication dubbed her "Military Mary" for her dedication to our armed services and her knowledge of defense issues.
Mary Landrieu, D-La., agreed that the strong support last week for the revenue-sharing provision is a good sign.
www.zoominfo.com /Search/PersonDetail.aspx?PersonID=335470   (1518 words)

  
 Expose the Left » Seantor Mary Landrieu (D- LA) Spins on FOX News Sunday (VIDEO)
Senators Mary Landrieu (D) and David Vitter®; of Louisiana appeared on FOX News Sunday to discuss the situation down south.
Landrieu says “we should not point fingers”, yet she blasts the Bush administration and the federal government.
The Louisiana Democratic Political Machine May Be In Trouble- Truth: “If Sen. Mary Landrieu were as good at busing fl people to safety as she was at busing them to the polls to vote, none of them would have died.”...
exposetheleft.com /2005/09/11/landrieufns   (4665 words)

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