TITLE

An amazing week

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Hill;8/8/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 97, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the accomplishment of a lobbying reform bill by the U.S. Congress. He cites that the highly prioritized bill of President George W. Bush was passed reluctantly before the Congress adjourned. However, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi promised to revisit the new law before six months to gain support from the majority in the Congress.
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26212540

 

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