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  J M
The fourth district of Alabama is located in the north-central section of the state, is composed primarily of mountainous terrain, and is represented by Robert Aderholt.
Aderholt is a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, and also serves on the subcommittees for Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans Administration and Housing, and Urban Development and the Military Construction.
Aderholt is one of 35 Republican representatives on the House Appropriations Committee.
www.nd.edu /~layala1/JCongPap.html   (1078 words)

 Robert Aderholt - Demopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Robert B. Aderholt represents the 4th District of Alabama in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Congressman Robert Aderholt was re-elected in November of 2002, to his fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing the Fourth Congressional District of Alabama.
Congressman Aderholt is married to the former Caroline McDonald of Huntsville.
demopedia.democraticunderground.com /index.php?title=Robert_Aderholt&printable=yes   (525 words)

 Sand Mountain Reporter
Aderholt prefaced his remarks by stating, “I am proud to be a member of the only political body in the Congress directly elected and responsible to the people … I do thank you for the opportunity to represent you and serve in that seat.
Aderholt believed that “after the American people heard the Democratic Senators tying up the whole Congress over a Pricilla Owens or a Mississippi judge I think that would be a place far better for their own decision making than for the American people to say it is time to move forward.
Aderholt didn’t feel there was a sufficient amount of interest and support across the country to accomplish either one at present, and until there was a grassroots ground swell of the people putting pressure on the Congress nothing would be done to change the present tax system.
www.sandmountainreporter.com /print.lasso?wcd=6987   (1536 words)

 al.com: Elections
Robert B. Aderholt was born in Haleyville, Ala., and still resides there.
Aderholt lost a 1990 bid for the Alabama House but was elected as a George Bush delegate to the Republican National Convention two years later.
Robert Aderholt came within one percent of winning a seat in the Alabama House when he was 24 and eventually won the state house seat at 31.
www.al.com /election/?candidate_bios/aderholt_robert_b.html   (633 words)

 Project Vote Smart - Representative Aderholt - Interest Group Ratings
Spring 05 Representative Aderholt supported the interests of the Conservative Index - The John Birch Society 13 percent in Spring 05.
Spring 04 Representative Aderholt supported the interests of the Conservative Index - The John Birch Society 25 percent in Spring 04.
Fall 2004 Representative Aderholt supported the interests of the Conservative Index - The John Birch Society 44 percent in Fall 2004.
vote-smart.org /issue_rating_category.php?can_id=BC033977&...+Issues   (9015 words)

 Robert Aderholt - Congresspedia
Robert Aderholt currently serves the Fourth Congressional district of Alabama.
Robert Aderholt was born July 22, 1965, in Haleyville, Alabama.
After graduation, Congressman Aderholt was Assistant Legal Advisor to Governor Fob James in 1995 and 1996, and served four years as Municipal Judge in his hometown of Haleyville.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Robert_B._Aderholt   (488 words)

 ARC | Alabama Representative Aderholt Honored by the Development District Association of Appalachia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2003—U.S. Representative Robert Aderholt of Alabama was honored today for his outstanding service to the people of the 13-state Appalachian Region by the Development District Association of Appalachia (DDAA) during its annual training conference in Arlington, Virginia.
Joining Pope in presenting a plaque of appreciation to Aderholt was Phil Segraves, mayor of Guin, Alabama, and vice chair of the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments, along with Robert Culver, executive director of the Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments and DDAA president.
Aderholt also serves on the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, better known as the Helsinki Commission, which is dedicated to human rights issues.
www.arc.gov /index.do?nodeId=1753   (452 words)

In February 2004, Aderholt proposed a bill in Congress that would have done the equivalent of what Moore sought unsuccessfully in the federal court system.
Aderholt's district is one of the nation's largest for knit socks.
Aderholt is a member of the powerful Appropriations Committee, including several subcommittees vital to his district and state.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/CandidateProfile.aspx?ci=523&oi=H   (354 words)

 The GOP Auction House: Robert Aderholt of Alabama (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.columbia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Aderholt voted for the GOP Medicare Prescription Drug Bill that will give billions to businesses and the health care industry, while forcing seniors to accept annual increases in premiums and deductibles and a growing gap in coverage for the prescription drugs they buy.
Aderholt voted to continue awarding contracts to Halliburton even if the Pentagon's own audit processes found that more than $100 million of their contractor's costs in Iraq were unreasonable.
Aderholt opposed expanding access to the military's TRICARE health insurance program to thousands of Reservist and National Guard members, even though 20 percent of all Reservists do not have health insurance, and 40 percent of Reservists aged 19 to 35 lack health coverage.
www.dccc.org.cob-web.org:8888 /houseofscandal/members/RobertAderholtAL-4.html   (758 words)

 The Times-Journal
Aderholt, R-Haleyville, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd during a meeting of the Alabama chapter of the Hosiery Association on Thursday at Fort Payne.
Aderholt said he couldn’t speak to the concerns of private corporations, but said he has faith that the terms of the sock deal will be honored.
Aderholt said he differs from most in the party in that he does favor at least some level of protectionism.
www.times-journal.com /report.lasso?WCD=4367   (1289 words)

 Robert Aderholt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1992, Aderholt was appointed Haleyville munincipal judge, and in 1995 become the top aide to Governor Fob James.
Aderholt is married to the former Caroline McDonald.
As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Aderholt has secured a significant amount of highway and sewer funding for the 4th District.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Aderholt   (498 words)

 Public Citizen | Press Room - Rep. Robert Aderholt’s CAFTA Flip-Flop on Basis of Empty Sock Promise Will Leave Him ...
Aderholt noted that, “the leadership would have done whatever they needed to get this vote – by that I mean anything that would have been legally possible.”[5]It seems that Aderholt was willing to take any deal, even one that had no legal value.
Aderholt’s acquiescence on CAFTA stands in sharp contrast to the accountability of Rep. Bud Cramer (D-Ala.), who hails from the neighboring Alabama district.
Aderholt’s district (the 4th) has been particularly hard hit, with the Department of Labor certifying that more than 8,000 people as having lost their job due to trade during the NAFTA decade.
www.citizen.org /pressroom/release.cfm?ID=2013   (1829 words)

 Aderholt: Critics bar Iraq oil: Comments about war keep Bush from tapping supply, he says   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Fifth-term U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt of Haleyville, in a luncheon speech to the Rotary Club of Decatur on Monday, said the same pre-war criticism makes him hesitant to use our presence in Iraq to pursue a permanent oil supply.
Aderholt, a longtime critic of free trade agreements, decided to vote in favor of the Central American Free Trade Agreement at the 11th hour, and only after publicly criticizing the agreement.
Aderholt said he decided to vote for the bill for two reasons.
www.decaturdaily.com /decaturdaily/news/051004/oil.shtml   (556 words)

 CullmanTimes.com, Cullman, Alabama - Aderholt hopes changes in Washington will be positive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Aderholt, who will be in his sixth term, received 70 percent of the votes (128,412) overall, compared to Bobo’s 30 percent (54,388).
Aderholt said he heard Pelosi’s comments Wednesday and was pleased to know she wants to work in a non-partisan manner.
Robert Gates, a former CIA director and current president of Texas A&M University, will be nominated by President Bush to take over the position.
www.cullmantimes.com /morelocal/local_story_313005402.html?keyword=secondarystory   (616 words)

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Aderholt is a supporter of H.R. 97, Notch Fairness Act of 2001.
Aderholt, along with Rep. Hall and Rep. Wexler is determined to see Notch legislation enacted into law.
Congressman Robert Wexler (D-19-FL) and Congressman Robert Aderholt (R-4-AL.
www.tscl.org /NewContent/100215.asp   (618 words)

 Cheney defends warrantless taps: Vice president stands up for Rep. Aderholt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Cheney compared Aderholt to the late Tom Bevill, a Democrat from Walker County who served in the House for 30 years.
Aderholt's district covers almost everything between Birmingham and Huntsville, from the Mississippi line to the Georgia line, a swath of 14 North Alabama counties.
Although Aderholt doesn't have opposition for a sixth term, he isn't leaving anything to chance.
www.decaturdaily.com /decaturdaily/news/060207/cheney.shtml   (657 words)

 The Times-Journal
Congressman Robert Aderholt will be in Fort Payne Thursday to meet with members of the Alabama chapter of the Hosiery Association to discuss how passage of the Central America Free Trade Agreement will impact the local hosiery industry.
Aderholt’s visit comes following good news for the local hosiery industry, as the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) agreed to accept the domestic sock industry’s petition to renew protections against surging sock imports from China.
“[Aderholt] really did us a big favor because with this agreement we are probably better off than we would have been than if CAFTA has passed without it, or even if CAFTA hadn’t passed at all,” Cole said.
www.times-journal.com /report.lasso?wcd=4349   (1025 words)

 State Politics & Policy | Alabama Health Department Not Required To Distribute Emergency Contraception, HHS Secretary ...
Aderholt said he has submitted a letter to the health department signed by the entire Alabama congressional delegation saying that the agency is not required to distribute EC (Aderholt release, 7/28).
Aderholt said he has "done all he can" to urge the health department to stop distributing EC, adding, "It's out of the federal purview," according to the
The segment includes comments from Aderholt; Miller; Linda Bell and Diane Boyd, two of the registered nurses who quit over Alabama's EC policy; and Judy Ford, a nurse practitioner at the Montgomery County Health Department (Elliott, "All Things Considered," NPR, 7/28).
www.kaisernetwork.org /daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=25031   (490 words)

Introduced as the Ten Commandments Defense Act by Rep. Robert Aderholt of Alabama, the measure was approved 248-180, and was an amendment on a larger package of juvenile justice and gun control legislation still being debated.
On Wednesday night, Aderholt told the House that the nation "was founded upon Judeo Christian principles," and that his proposal -- which would legalize the display by states of the Decalogue on public property -- did not favor one religion over another.
Aderholt had succeeded in persuading representatives and senators, though, to pass a measure recommending that the Ten Commandments be displayed in classrooms, government buildings and other official venues.
www.atheists.org /flash.line/tenco1.htm   (586 words)

 Copts.com print page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Congressman Robert Aderholt introduced an amendment to the Appropriation's Committee's report language about U.S. foreign aid to Egypt.
On Tuesday (June 27), Congressman Robert Aderholt introduced an amendment to the Appropriation's Committee's report language about U.S. foreign aid to Egypt.
This will undoubtedly send a strong signal to Cairo that both the American people and Congress are deeply concerned about the persecution and discrimination facing Coptic Christians.
www.copts.net /print.asp?id=147   (826 words)

 DNC: Rep. Aderholt Wrapped Up in Abramoff PayToPlay Scandal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The Associated Press reported yesterday on the startling number of Republicans in Congress, including Alabama Rep. Robert Aderholt, who are embroiled in one of the worst pay-to-play scandals to ever rock the nation's capital.
According to the Associated Press, "Rep. Robert Aderholt, R- Ala., along with more than two dozen other members of congress, signed a letter to Interior Secretary Gale Norton on Feb. 27, 2002, that helped lobbyist Jack Abramoff's clients.
By engaging in one of the worst pay-to-play scandals in decades, Representative Aderholt turned his back on the values and priorities of the people of Alabama.
releases.usnewswire.com /GetRelease.asp?id=56991   (312 words)

 Robert Aderholt on Jobs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Aderholt is a member of the Congressional Rural Caucus
The Congressional Rural Caucus (CRC) is a bipartisan coalition of Members of Congress who are committed to helping agricultural and rural America build stronger, more prosperous futures for current and future generations of Americans living on the family farms and ranches and in rural communities.
Click here for a summary of Robert Aderholt's positions on all issues.
www.issues2000.org /House/Robert_Aderholt_Jobs.htm   (435 words)

 JSU News Wire
Congressman Aderholt was re-elected in November 2004 to a fifth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing the Fourth Congressional District of Alabama.
Through the steadfast support he has given the project, the university is on the threshold of constructing an environmentally friendly building for Field School classes and workshops in order for citizens of Alabama of all ages to better explore and enjoy more than 60 acres adjoining the Little River Canyon National Preserve.
Born on July 22, 1965, and raised in Alabama, Congressman Aderholt and his wife, Caroline, reside in Haleyville with their daughter, Mary Elliott, who was born in 1999, and their son, Robert Hayes, who was born in 2004. 
www.jsu.edu /news/july_dec2005/07152005b.html   (239 words)

 Stop The ACLU » Blog Archive » Interview With Congressman Robert B. Aderholt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
I had the privilege of interviewing Congressman Robert Aderholt of the Fourth District of Alabama about the Constitution Restoration Act he has introduced.
Aderholt for the opportunity and honor of interviewing him about this.
Jay at Stop The ACLU recently had the chance to interview Congressman Robert Aderholt of the Fourth District of Alabama, in regards to a piece of legislation he’s introduced called the “Constitution Restoration Act”.
stoptheaclu.com /archives/2006/03/24/interview-with-congressman-robert-b-aderholt   (1893 words)

 Public Theology: Dominionist Theology Promotes American Theocracy
Even though the introduction of this bill received little national media attention, it is the most important legislation in the last fifty years.
I was privileged to be in attendance at the press conference in Prattville, Alabama when former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, Rep. Aderholt, Sen. Shelby, Sen. Brownback, and Ambassador Alan Keyes formally announced the introduction of this bill to the media.
Aderholt feels confident it will pass the House as well.
www.pubtheo.com /page.asp?pid=1277   (2807 words)

 Liberty Magazine
On February 6 Representative Brian Kerns introduced the Ten Commandments Public Display Resolution of 2002,1 which requires the prominent display of the Ten Commandments in the chambers of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Then in March, Representative Robert Aderholt followed suit by reintroducing his Ten Commandments Defense Act.
Representative Aderholt and others have championed such legislation since 1997, in the wake of the Judge Roy Moore controversy in Alabama.
www.libertymagazine.org /article/articleview/54/1/2   (2357 words)

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