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  Irregular Times Progressive Ratings for Rep. Spencer Bachus of AL District 6
Spencer Bachus voted YES for H.R. 2, a bill to increase the minimum wage, which is currently at its lowest point since the 1950s.
Spencer Bachus is not yet on board, apparently failing to recognize the looming threats to our well-being based in oceanic neglect.
Spencer Bachus apparently is comfortable with something being hidden, since the name of Rep. Bachus does not currently appear in cosponsorship of this legislation.
progressivepatriots.com /house/BachusAL6.html   (4994 words)

  
  Spencer Bachus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spencer Thomas Bachus III (born December 28, 1947), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 6th District of Alabama (map).
Bachus won the Republican nomination for the seat and faced five-term Democratic incumbent Ben Erdreich.
Erdreich outspent Bachus by almost 2 to 1, but could not overcome the heavy Republican tilt of the new district and lost by seven percent of the vote.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spencer_Bachus   (443 words)

  
 Spencer Bachus - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Erdereich outspent Bachus by almost 2 to 1, but could not overcome the heavy Republican tilt of the new district and lost by seven points.
Bachus has not faced anything even resembling serious opposition since then, and has been reelected without major-party opposition since 2000.
Jauregui claimed that Bachus wasn't doing enough to curb "judicial activism." However, Bachus won the primary easily, effectively clinching a sixth term.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Spencer_Bachus   (468 words)

  
 Irregular Times Rating and Contact Information for Representative Spencer Bachus of AL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Spencer Bachus has not yet signed on as a cosponsor to H.R., which would keep government agents from riffling through your bookstore receipts and library records without your permission or knowledge.
Spencer Bachus has not yet cosponsored H.R., which would keep members of the Federal Communication Commission from using their appointed positions to censor cable, satellite or internet programs they consider to be indecent.
Spencer Bachus has not yet cosponsored H.J. Res 37, which would amend the United States Constitution to simply state the following: "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
irregularbin.com /house/BachusAL6.html   (3090 words)

  
 Spencer Bachus Is Back In The Natalee Holloway Case Picture Again
U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus, whose veiled references to the disturbing circumstances surrounding the vanishing of Natalee Holloway were sufficient to send 13 FBI agents on their way to Aruba (http://www.useless-knowledge.com/1234/nov/article401.html), met with a delegation of Aruban, Alabaman and FBI representatives yesterday.
Bachus, displaying the tact and courtesy inherent in a Southern upbringing, praised the Aruban investigators for their professionalism and diligence, and suggested that procedural roadblocks, which have stymied Aruban attempts to successfully resolve the mystery, be removed and that American witnesses should talk.
Bachus said, “There are people in my district who have said, `I don't want them coming up here and talking to my son or daughter' but in a criminal investigation where there is a missing young lady, you talk to the people that were around her the last few hours”.
www.useless-knowledge.com /1234/05dec/article219.html   (482 words)

  
 Project Vote Smart - Representative Bachus - Interest Group Ratings   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Summer 03 Representative Bachus supported the interests of the Conservative Index - The John Birch Society 38 percent in Summer 03.
Spring 04 Representative Bachus supported the interests of the Conservative Index - The John Birch Society 13 percent in Spring 04.
Fall 2004 Representative Bachus supported the interests of the Conservative Index - The John Birch Society 60 percent in Fall 2004.
www.vote-smart.org /issue_rating_category.php?can_id=H0063103   (9074 words)

  
 GOP.gov - Bachus Introduces Bill to Protect Savings   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bachus serves as Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee and is a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee.
The legislation Bachus introduced today is the same proposal he steered to overwhelming passage in the House last year.
The Bachus bill will also strengthen smaller community banks by instilling greater confidence among consumers that their deposits will be adequately protected.
www.gop.gov /item-news.asp?docId=56721   (459 words)

  
 APROVision: Meet Congressman Spencer Bachus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Spencer Bachus is another key gatekeeper to the success of HR 996, the rental-purchase legislation supported by APRO.
Once the bill passed his subcommittee with 24-4 vote, thanks in large part to his support and leadership, Bachus was the member of Congress most responsible for shepherding the legislation through the full committee and vote on the House floor.
Bachus also authored the provisions of debt relief legislation for the poorest countries of the world.
www.apro-rto.com /legalchannel/leg_bachus.html   (515 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Spencer Bachus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., at whose urging the hearing was called, has questioned the association's commitment to due process in its investigations and said the NCAA should conduct open hearings as part of its investigatory proceedings.
After the hearing, Bachus said that belief is "condescending" to the public.
Bachus called for the hearing after the NCAA placed the Alabama football program and Auburn men's basketball program on probation in the past two years.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Spencer-Bachus   (2198 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Spencer Bachus
Spencer Bachus said he came away from a Friday meeting with Aruban officials with the sense that they plan to vigorously pursue leads in the disappearance of American student Natalee Holloway.
Spencer Bachus, a Republican whose district in central Alabama was spared the brunt of Hurricane Katrina, donated $2,000 from his re-election fund.
Spencer Bachus, a Republican who is chairman of the Financial Services' Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, wrote the agencies June 26 contending there was no law justifying their involvement in the issue.
politics.surfwax.com /files/Spencer_Bachus_Alabama.html   (3000 words)

  
 Congressman Spencer Bachus - Bachus Announces Grant for Study on Corridor X
WASHINGTON-Congressman Spence Bachus is pleased to announce that a grant for $89,415 has been approved for the Birmingham Regional Planning Commission.
The strategy and planning will cover an area 5 miles wide that will run from Birmingham to the Alabama border along Corridor X. The intent is to study how to best take advantage of the new highway from an economic development standpoint.
Proper planning will ensure that the area along Corridor X will be used to its maximum potential.
www.corridorx.com /Corridor_X_Grant.htm   (196 words)

  
 Spencer Bachus Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bachus, Spencer (1947-), Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Alabama (1993-).
Bachus was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and received a bachelor's degree in 1969 from Auburn University.
Redistricting of the state in 1992 placed most of Birmingham's fl voters into the Seventh District, leaving the Sixth District with a constituency that was 90 percent white and mostly Republican.
www.ebiog.com /biography/736769681/spencer-bachus/bio.htm   (167 words)

  
 Congressman Spencer Bachus - Bill Maher Comment About Our Troops Is Reprehensible
Congressman Bachus has sent a letter to the entire Board of Directors of TimeWarner, HBO's parent company, asking that they stop distributing this tasteless and hurtful programming.
Bachus continued, "This supremely insensitive and offensive statement is an affront not only to service members but to their families, loved-ones and friends as well as anyone who respects the sacrifice made by the troops now serving under difficult and dangerous conditions.
To make such callous remarks about men and women who daily risk their lives to protect the safety of every American is despicable.
bachus.house.gov /HoR/AL06/Press+Room/Press+Releases/2005/Bill+Maher+Comment+About+Our+Troops+Is+Reprehensible.htm   (366 words)

  
 GOP.gov - Bachus Votes to Stop Government Loans to Foreign Companies Causing Layoffs in US   (Site not responding. Last check: )
U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL) voted for an amendment that would stop federally-backed loans to foreign companies whose products are flooding the U.S. market and causing harm to domestic industries.
Last year, Bachus and other members of Congress criticized the Export-Import Bank when it approved an $18 million loan guarantee for a project that will increase the production of steel from China.
Bachus, who testified before the six-member panel in support of American steel companies and steelworkers, said the commission must make recommendations to President Bush by December 15 on how to remedy the situation.
www.gop.gov /item-news.asp?N=20011101142602   (468 words)

  
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Spencer T. Bachus III, was born in Birmingham, Ala., and lives in Vestavia, Ala., a Birmingham suburb.
Bachus was elected to a fourth term in the House in 1998, defeating Democrat Donna Smalley with 72 percent of the vote.
In 2004, Bachus easily defeated a GOP primary challenge from Phillip Jauregui, lead counsel for former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice and Ten Commandments supporter Roy Moore.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/elections/2004/candidates/21981   (388 words)

  
 Resignation of Congressman Spencer Bachus Petition
Bachus has YET to draw up a law prohibiting the First Amendment, he is clearly violating Mr.
Bachus needs to be taught that just because he does not agree with another citizen's opinion, this opinion does not constitute treason.
Bachus, it is time to resign your post to another freedom loving American.
www.petitiononline.com /0521mac/petition.html   (224 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Congressman riled by Maher's military remark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., takes issue with remarks on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, first aired May 13, in which Maher points out the Army missed its recruiting goal by 42% in April.
England was accused of abusing prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
Bachus said he was appalled after watching a rerun of the show shortly after returning from a visit to Germany, in which he met with a paralyzed American soldier in the hospital.
usatoday.com /news/washington/2005-05-23-maher-comments_x.htm?csp=34   (390 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - House committee calls NCAA hearing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bachus said the hearing before the House Judiciary Committee will concern actions taken by the NCAA in its investigations of university programs.
Bachus has said his call for a hearing was not prompted by a specific case, but the NCAA has drawn criticism in his state for its probes of Alabama and Auburn in recent years.
Bachus said a list of confirmed witnesses for the hearing would be announced by the committee chairman before it starts.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/2004-09-08-congress-hearing_x.htm   (280 words)

  
 Home | Committee on Financial Services (Republican), U.S. House of Represententatives
Prior to his election to Congress, Congressman Spencer Bachus served in a number of elected positions …More.
Bachus Statement Regarding SEC's Actions to Examine Industry Controls Against Manipulation
The FACT Act legislation sponsored by Congressman Bachus created new identity theft protections for consumers and gave consumer tools to protect personal information…More
republicans.financialservices.house.gov   (99 words)

  
 GOP.gov - Bachus Re-Introduces Storm Shelter Bill   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shortly after being sworn in for a sixth term in Congress on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL) re-introduced legislation he first proposed two years ago to help cities and counties build tornado-safe shelters for mobile home residents.
That’s not right, especially since those in mobile homes are so vulnerable in these storms,” Bachus said.
Bachus is a senior member of the committee.
www.gop.gov /item-news.asp?docId=56620   (373 words)

  
 Spencer Bachus on Education   (Site not responding. Last check: )
No DOE funds shall be available to any educational agency which prevents participation in constitutionally protected prayer in public schools by individuals on a voluntary basis.
Bachus scores 18% by the NEA on public education issues
The National Education Association has a long, proud history as the nation's leading organization committed to advancing the cause of public education.
www.issues2000.org /House/Spencer_Bachus_Education.htm   (796 words)

  
 Credit Union Journal: Bachus: CURIA In The Spring.(Credit Union Regulatory Improvements Act)(Spencer Bachus)(Brief ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bachus: CURIA In The Spring.(Credit Union Regulatory Improvements Act)(Spencer Bachus)(Brief Article)
Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL), chairman of the House Financial Institutions Subcommittee, said he was "tremendously impressed" with credit union efforts to serve their local communities.
Bachus said he expected movement on the Financial Services Regulatory...
static.elibrary.com /c/creditunionjournal/march012004/bachuscuriainthespringcreditunionregulatoryimprove/index.html   (178 words)

  
 U.S. Congressmen Bob Goodlatte, Spencer Bachus And Steve King To Visit Gaborone In July - "Gaborone Botswana"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He also addresses homeland security issues both in his capacity on the House Judiciary subcommittee and on the Agriculture Committee, which has partial jurisdiction over issues such as bio-terrorism.
Congressman Spencer Bachus was first elected to the U.S. Congress in 1992 by voters from the 6th Congressional District in Alabama.
Congressman Bachus authored the provisions of debt relief legislation for the poorest countries of the world.
botswana.usembassy.gov /botswana/pr072204a.html   (342 words)

  
 U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus Honored as Guardian of Small Business by NFIB   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Faris today vowed to make Rep. Bachus' "rock-solid, pro—small-business voting record" a key element in the campaign when presenting him with the group's coveted "Guardian of Small Business" award.
"Rep. Bachus is a stalwart champion of small business, having stood strong on the key small-business votes in the 108th Congress," Faris said.
NFIB highlighted Rep. Bachus' key votes for the passage of Small-Business Health Plans, a permanent end to the death tax, and The Jobs and Growth Act of 2003, which accelerated the income-tax cuts enacted in 2001 for all taxpayers and included key tax provisions for small businesses.
www.nfib.com /object/IO_18272.html   (438 words)

  
 Brendan Nyhan: Spencer Bachus, Bill O'Reilly and the anti-dissent brigade
Spencer Bachus, Bill O'Reilly and the anti-dissent brigade
In the long tradition of conservative attacks on dissent since 9/11, Rep. Spencer Bachus has likened some fairly innocuous comments by Bill Maher to treason (via Josh Marshall -- see also the Bachus press release):
Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., takes issue with remarks on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, first aired May 13, in which Maher points out the Army missed its recruiting goal by 42 percent in April.
www.brendan-nyhan.com /blog/2005/05/spencer_bachus_.html   (623 words)

  
 Messenger Puppet :: Today's Idiot - Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala
WASHINGTON - A congressman says comedian Bill Maher's comment that the U.S. military has already recruited all the "low-lying fruit" is possibly treasonous and at least grounds to cancel the show.
Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., takes issue with remarks on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, first aired May 13, in which Maher points out the Army missed its recruiting goal by 42 percent in April.
Numerous television stations pulled Maher's previous show, "Politically Incorrect," from the air in September 2001 after he argued terrorists weren't cowards when they slammed airplanes into the World Trade Center a week earlier.
www.messengerpuppet.com /blog/_archives/2005/5/23/881212.html   (471 words)

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