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  Rep. Michael Castle visits political science class   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Castle, speaking to students enrolled in Kenneth J. Campbell’s political science and international relations class, said the events of Sept. 11 and the subsequent anthrax attacks and war in Afghanistan have raised important issues and generated difficult questions.
A key to the future is education, Castle said, adding that few in the public or even the halls of Congress have a solid grasp of the history, religion and politics of the Middle East.
Castle praised the leadership of President George W. Bush, noting that the administration “had a good team in place going into this,” with vast foreign policy experience in Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Colin Powell and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
www.udel.edu /PR/UDaily/01-02/Castle110501.html   (428 words)

 Delaware Grapevine
U.S. Rep. Michael N. Castle had a small stroke, technically two small strokes, but his doctors anticipate he will be able to resume his work as a congressman and return to campaigning after an unspecified stretch of time for rest and recovery.
It sounded positive for Castle, a Wilmington Republican who is one of the leading figures of Delaware politics, an enthusiastic campaigner who towers over voters with a six-foot-four frame but has a stoop to his shoulders and a smile that almost seem to apologize for it.
Castle was stricken about six weeks before the election amid his campaign for an eighth term, running against Democrat Dennis Spivack and two minor-party candidates.
www.delawaregrapevine.com /9-06castlestroke.asp   (635 words)

 Amusement & Music Operators Association - The Presidential Dollar Coin Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
During the brief House debate, Castle and Republican Michael G. Oxley of Ohio, Financial Services Committee chairman, voiced misgivings about that requirement, which was included in the Senate bill at the behest of Democrat Sen. Byron L. Dorgan of North Dakota.
Castle said he was worried it might mean that the $1 coins would "sit and collect dust." He and Oxley said that they would try to revisit the issue in the future.
Castle believes all former presidents, living or dead, should be honored.
amoa.com /joomla/content/view/97/141   (490 words)

 National Volunteer Fire Council -- Mike Castle Receives NVFC's 2006 Legislator of the Year Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Castle is a member of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus and has worked closely with NVFC on legislation to benefit the volunteer fire service of America.
Castle has been supportive of many other issues of importance to the fire service.
Last year, Castle voted in favor of legislation setting a hard date for turning over radio spectrum to first responders for communications interoperability.
www.nvfc.org /news/2006-castle.html   (438 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Lawmakers Hear Pleas Against War
REHOBOTH, Del. -- Rep. Michael N. Castle (R-Del.) had just begun to greet participants in the Governor's Day beach walk here Friday when he ran into Viola Babiarz -- and into the midst of the often-anguished debate among his constituents over the prospects of war with Iraq.
It was a familiar story to Castle, whose own views -- along with those of many of his other constituents -- mirror those of Babiarz, who wants to see Hussein deposed but is reluctant to see the United States take unilateral military action to make it happen.
Castle, a moderate Republican and strong favorite for reelection this fall, is a cautious, thoughtful and deliberate legislator, whose district encompasses the entire state of Delaware, which is often described as a bellwether for the nation.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A53134-2002Sep22?language=printer   (989 words)

 Project Vote Smart - Representative Castle - Interest Group Ratings
Spring 05 Representative Castle supported the interests of the Conservative Index - The John Birch Society 0 percent in Spring 05.
Spring 04 Representative Castle supported the interests of the Conservative Index - The John Birch Society 25 percent in Spring 04.
Fall 2004 Representative Castle supported the interests of the Conservative Index - The John Birch Society 30 percent in Fall 2004.
vote-smart.org /issue_rating_category.php?can_id=H0712103&...+Issues   (9063 words)

 Mike Castle - Congresspedia
Castle was born July 2, 1939 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Castle is president of The Republican Main Street Partnership and is considered one of the most moderate Republicans in the House.
Castle is a member of various Moderate/Liberal Republican Organizations such as Republicans For Enviornmental Protection, The Republican Majority For Choice, Republicans For Choice and Christine Todd Whitman's Its My Party Too.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Michael_Castle   (601 words)

 Michael Castle News - Page 2
U.S. Rep. Michael Castle was talkative and in good spirits Monday after suffering two small strokes over the weekend, aides said.
Republican Delaware congressman Mike Castle is in the hospital.
Thomas R. Carper, a Democrat, and Rep. Michael N. Castle, a Republican, are emblematic of Delaware's uniquely congenial political atmosphere.
www.topix.net /us-house/michael-castle/page2   (857 words)

 Michael Castle News
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Michael Castle and 24 other House Republican moderates on Wednesday sent a letter to House Majority Leader John Boehner urging him before the end of the legislative year to "live up to" his pledge to add...
September 27, 2006 - Congressman Michael Castle was released from a hospital Wednesday, five days after suffering a minor stroke.
www.topix.net /us-house/michael-castle   (726 words)

 Michael N. Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Michael Newbold Castle (born July 2, 1939) is an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware.
Castle was Deputy Attorney General in Delaware from 1965 until 1966, and was elected to the Delaware House of Representatives in 1966.
Castle is also the co-chair of several Congressional caucuses, including the Diabetes Caucus, the Community College Caucus, the Biomedical Research Caucus and the Passenger Rail Caucus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Michael_N._Castle   (1097 words)

 Delaware Grapevine
It is Carper and Castle who have come to the fore in this brief lame-duck session of the Congress, meeting in between the election and the next term that begins in January.
A former two-term governor first elected to statewide office in 1980, Castle routinely polls 70 percent of the vote, although he backslid to 69 percent this time.
For Castle, the rule change was a time for another of those maverick stands.
www.delawaregrapevine.com /11-04carpercastle.asp   (752 words)

 Schwartz Votes
Voting yes: Michael N. Castle (R., Del.), Charles W. Dent (R., Pa.), Michael G. Fitzpatrick (R., Pa.), Jim Gerlach (R., Pa.), Tim Holden (D., Pa.), Frank A. LoBiondo (R., N.J.), Joseph R. Pitts (R., Pa.), H. James Saxton (R., N.J.), Christopher H. Smith (R., N.J.) and Curt Weldon (R., Pa.).
Voting yes: Michael N. Castle (R., Del.), Charles W. Dent (R., Pa.), Michael G. Fitzpatrick (R., Pa.), Jim Gerlach (R., Pa.), Frank A. LoBiondo (R., N.J.), Joseph R. Pitts (R., Pa.), H. James Saxton (R., N.J.), Christopher H. Smith (R., N.J.) and Curt Weldon (R., Pa.).
Challengers said that Bush's 118,000-vote win in Ohio was tainted by irregularities such as a shortage of voting machines in some Democratic precincts, improper handling of provisional ballots and partisan administration of election laws by Ohio's Republican secretary of state.
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Green Party candidate Michael Berg, whose son Nicholas was abducted and killed by Islamic militants while working as a contractor in Iraq, said immediate withdraw is the only acceptable solution.
While Rep. Castle advocated bringing troops home and turning the country over to the Iraqis as quickly as possible, he said there must be a plan in place.
Castle said it was a game-day decision to attend the event, but added it was important to participate in the only Kent County debate for statewide offices.
www.newszap.com /articles/2006/10/25/dm/central_delaware/dsn03.txt   (896 words)

 MichaelMoore.com : Son's Death in Iraq Prompts Bid for Congress
Michael Berg has been a pacifist and an atheist most of his life.
Castle, a moderate Republican who supports the war, is a former two-term governor and is the longest-serving congressman in Delaware history.
Castle but that he opted to go with the Greens because "the Democrats have the money to get the message out, but they have the wrong message."
www.michaelmoore.com /words/latestnews/index.php?id=6416   (808 words)

 CQPolitics.com - DE: Filing Deadline Leaves Incumbents Facing Nominal Opposition
Castle’s centrist position earned him 69 percent of the vote in 2004, a typical performance for the entrenched incumbent.
Castle nonetheless maintains an overwhelming money edge with $794,000 in receipts for this election cycle and $1.3 million cash on hand (which includes money left over from previous routine campaigns).
Michael Berg — father of Nicholas Berg, a contractor who was abducted and brutally murdered in 2004 by insurgents in Iraq — is running for the seat as the Green Party candidate.
www.cqpolitics.com /2006/07/de_filing_deadline_leaves_incu.html   (711 words)

 The First State Celebrates Constitution Day
Mike Castle, currently serving a record seventh term as Delaware's lone Member in the House of Representatives.
On July 4th, 1776, we declared our independence from Great Britain and established the basic principles, "that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness," which have guided our country for the past 230 years.
It will continue to be a large part of the foundation of the country and should be treated with reverence everyday, not just on Constitution Day.
www.law.widener.edu /constitution/2006/essay_castle.shtml   (409 words)

 Delaware U.S. House of Representatives Race, 2000 -- Sussex County Online, Delaware
Incumbent Michael N. Castle easily won his U.S. House of Representatives seat with a big victory over newcomer Micheal C. Miller of Lewes on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000.
Castle won 67.6 percent of the vote, or 211,546 votes, compared to Miller's 96,538 votes or 30.9 percent.
Castle, the popular 61-year-old Republican from Wilmington, said the federal tax surplus should be used to pay down the public debt, keep Social Security in a lock box, provide for Medicare into the future, and ensure government programs are adequately funded.
www.sussexcountyonline.com /campaign2000/results/ushouse.html   (222 words)

 The Ripon Society
MICHAEL N. As voters prepare for the 2006 election, there are many solutions to a variety of concerns being presented by candidates – gas prices, the war in Iraq, national security, and immigration to name only a few.
While all significant, we must also remember the importance of education, not only as a primary issue for voters, but also as something worth being extremely proud of.
Michael N. Castle represents the State of Delaware in the U.S. House of Representatives.
riponsoc.org /forum506l.htm   (854 words)

 C&EN: Latest News - Stem Cell Talk
OPENING UP Castle (right) told the audience that there is support in Congress for an expanded federal policy on stem cell research.
COURTESY OF M. A panel of experts met on Capitol Hill on Nov. 16 to discuss the impact of President George W. Bush's reelection on federal stem cell research policy.
Castle authored stem cell legislation H.R. 4682, which would expand federal policy by allowing stem cell lines to be derived from excess frozen embryos in storage at fertility clinics.
pubs.acs.org /cen/news/8247/8247notw4.html   (333 words)

 MichaelMoore.com : As Vote Nears, DeLay Attacks Bill Expanding Stem Cell Research
One, sponsored by Representative Michael N. Castle, Republican of Delaware, would loosen restrictions that President Bush imposed in August 2001 on federal financing of such research.
Bush's policy permits the federal government to pay for studies only on those colonies, called lines, of stem cells that were created prior to his 2001 announcement, so as not to encourage the further destruction of embryos.
The Castle bill, similar to one sponsored in the Senate by Arlen Specter, Republican of Pennsylvania, would roll back that restriction, permitting the creation of new lines from embryos that would otherwise be discarded by fertility clinics.
www.michaelmoore.com /words/latestnews/index.php?id=2694   (605 words)

 Hamilton College - News, Sports, Events - Castle '61 Wins Again
Delaware Republican Michael Castle, a 1961 Hamilton graduate, easily won re-election to his sixth term in Congress with 72 percent of the vote, according to unofficial election returns Tuesday night.
A native of Wilmington, Del., Castle has never lost a race for statewide elected office.
The paper described Castle as a fiscal conservative and social moderate who "often surprises on certain issues." He chairs the Subcommittee on Education Reform and is a member of the House Financial Services Committee and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
www.hamilton.edu /news/more_news/display.cfm?id=5304   (459 words)

 New Castle County
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www.co.new-castle.de.us /defaulthome/home/webpage7.asp   (198 words)

 Keyword   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The News Journal of Delaware reported today that Michael Berg, father of terror victim Nick Berg, is running for Congress from his new home in Delaware.Nick Berg was a civilian who went to Iraq several times seeking to help the Iraqi people by rebuilding radio towers.
He was kidnapped by terrorists and beheaded, reportedly by Al Qaeda in Iraq leader Al Zarqawi.Berg briefly became a darling of the Bush-hating media when television news showed him collapsing in his front yard in West Chester, Pennsylvania when he was told by members of the press that a videotape of his son's beheading...
September 28, 2005 Bishop Michael Saltarelli is outspoken in witnessing to the Gospel of Life to his diocese and to the politicians in the Diocese of Wilmington—particularly those who call themselves pro-choice and Catholic.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/keyword?k=michaelcastle   (1003 words)

 Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative - DATI
This means that individuals who are able to move from room to room in their home, but cannot walk to the end of their driveway, will not be able to receive a power wheelchair under Medicare policy.
Both the Senate and the House of Representatives have begun circulating a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt requesting that changes be made to this restriction.
We would also like to express our thanks to Representative Castle and Senators Biden and Carper for enabling a nationwide network of AT supports to continue to serve the citizens who depend on it.
www.dati.org /news/breaking_news.html   (1269 words)

 US: The Enron case - Delaware and Rep. Michael N. Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
An active questioner was Michael Castle, Republican of Delaware.
Never in all these debates have I heard mention of where Enron was incorporated.
I am copying this to Representative Castle, and I await his reply.
www.stanford.edu /group/wais/USA/us_enroncaserepmichaelncastle2502.html   (320 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Castle
Castle, C. Austin — U.S. Vice Consul in
Castle, Curtis Harvey (1848-1928) — also known as Curtis H. Castle — of Merced,
1939) — also known as Michael N. Castle — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington,
politicalgraveyard.com /bio/castle.html   (400 words)

 Carvel Research and Education Center
7:37 p.m., Oct. 29, 2004--Former Delaware Gov. Elbert N. Carvel and members of his family joined UD administrators and Delaware elected officials at an Oct. 29 groundbreaking ceremony for the new Elbert N. and Ann V. Carvel Research and Education Center in Georgetown.
UD President David P. Roselle welcomed program speakers, including Gov. Ruth Ann Minner, U.S. Rep. Michael N. Castle, UD Board Chairman Howard E. Cosgrove, Robin W. Morgan, dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and state Sen. Thurman G. Adams Jr.
Carvel served on UD’s Board of Trustees from 1945-85 and was vice chairman from 1972-85.
www.rec.udel.edu /misc/history/groundbreaking.htm   (1052 words)

Delaware has: 3 counties: New Castle, Sussex, Kent.
Local: Cities and Towns New Castle, Sussex, Kent NACO Counties
State Legislature: All 41 House seats and 11 of 21 Senate seats were up.
www.gwu.edu /~action/states/de.htm   (361 words)

 Mike Castle - Home
Castle Praises Initiative for Increased Security on Freight Rail, Calls for Passage of His Comprehensive Rail Security Legislation -- December 15, 2006      
Castle & Miss Delaware Announce Fight Against Digestive Illness in Children -- December 15, 2006      
Here you will be able to find important information regarding my work in Delaware and Washington, as well as ways I can help you.
www.castle.house.gov   (125 words)

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