TITLE

Capital Briefs

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Human Events;6/4/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 19, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs from the U.S. Fred Thompson, former Tennessee senator and television actor, has signaled his intention to make his unannounced bid for the Republican presidential nomination official. White House Political Director Sara Taylor has resigned from her post. Senator John McCain has verbally attacked Senator John Cornyn in a committee meeting about the immigration bill.
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25326010

 

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