Big Deal

Cottle, Michelle
February 2001
New Republic;02/12/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 7, p26
Presents information about U.S. Senator John Breaux. Role of Breaux in bipartisan efforts of U.S. President George W. Bush; Attitude of Breaux towards a variety of policy disputes such as Medicare, Social Security, tobacco and tax cuts; Information on career of Breaux; Stance of Breaux on several issues, including abortion, gun control and the environment; Proposal of a compromised tax cut plan; Report that during the tobacco debate, Breaux argued against a $1.50-per-pack tax increase on cigarettes.


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