June 2003
New Republic;6/2/2003, Vol. 228 Issue 21, p8
Presents news briefs related to United States politics and government as of June 2, 2003. Criticism of Nebraska Democratic Senator Ben Nelson for giving in easily to Republican Party tactics related to the tax cut proposals of President George W. Bush; Probability that the Republican-led House of Representatives will allow a 1994 assault weapons ban expire, which may ultimately result in the acquisition of such weapons by terrorists; Revelation, in an article about Senator Bill Frist, of how the donor-reward system worked between Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss and a campaign contributor who sought a diplomatic post; Others.


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