TITLE

Rep. Stark says sorry; censure fails

AUTHOR(S)
Kucinich, Jackie; Soraghan, Mike
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Hill;10/24/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 124, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts of Representative Pete Stark of California to apologize to his colleagues for his controversial comments about the Iraq war. The apology came after an unsuccessful Republican party censure vote. He hopes that the apology would allow him to become as insignificant and further explains that public attention should remain focused on critical, divisive issues like the war in Iraq and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) bill.
ACCESSION #
27423166

 

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