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In January a request was made to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee by R-CALF USA, a national cattle group, for an investigation into the cause or causes of the cattle price collapse that began soon after Congress signaled it would repeal country of ...

That's in large part because the story Anita Hill presented to the Senate Judiciary Committee in October 1991 was neither believable nor credible, Paoletta argues.
Hundreds of ranchers and farmers, who really know their water needs, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that the computer models used in the compact underestimated the amount of water that was needed.
And yet, the Senate Judiciary Committee hasn't even bothered to give Garland a hearing. Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sat down with the editorial board of the Des Moines Register last week, and one of its members asked, "[W]hat would be ...

At a fundraiser with fellow lawyers, Braley said: "You might have a farmer from Iowa who never went to law school, never practiced law, serving as the next chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee." He was accurate, Ernst told the Eagle, and it's worked ...
Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said in a statement Monday. "Given the potential impact for consumers, the Senate Judiciary Committee should hold a public hearing on this proposed merger without delay.
Adam Jentleson, a top aide to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, planted a story in The New York Times alleging a past connection between a single staffer in the IG's office and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley was evidence of "fishy" ...
Serving as a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee during his first four years in the Senate, Senator Cardin also has defended civil rights in the U.S.
"It was Grassley's own actions, or lack of actions, that dented his re-election chances this time around. Within hours of the death of U.S.
Josh McKoon, R-Columbus, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said in an interview with The Fulton County Daily Report that he "didn't understand the tall hurry some people seem to be in to completely restructure how it works without some kind ...
The most high profile example, of course, was delivered on a platter by McCain: the Senate Judiciary Committee - bowing to direct orders from Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell - has stonewalled President Barrack Obama's nomination of Merrick ...
The longtime member of the Senate Judiciary Committee - which Leahy has chaired when Democrats have been in the majority - who started his political career as the Chittenden County prosecutor, added that if Milne thought he'd done anything wrong on ...
Adam Jentleson, a top aide to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, planted a story in The New York Times alleging a past connection between a single staffer in the IG's office and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley was evidence of "fishy" ...
Two weeks earlier, the Senate Judiciary Committee, led by then-Senator Joseph Biden, decided to send Bork's nomination to the floor with a recommendation that it be rejected - if brought to a full vote in the Senate.
I believe I'm the only member of the Senate Judiciary Committee who's ever played a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee (Paul Simon of Illinois) in a nationally televised comedy sketch. Jack Handey, who rarely wrote political sketches, conceived ...

The New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee on Oct. 13 recommended the confirmation of those six, without opposition. On Oct. 14, Gov.
Joe Biden served as chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. And Anita Hill was a young Yale Law school graduate and law professor at the University of Oklahoma.
The popular Sen. Chuck E. Grassley looks safe despite efforts by former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge to make an issue of his refusal, as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, to hold a hearing for President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick ...
Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks with reporters in a basement corridor at the Capitol just after President Barack Obama urged Senate Republicans to grant hearings and a confirmation vote to Merrick Garland.
In other Senate Judiciary Committee business, committee staff who work for Grassley and other Republicans have co-authored a report on obstacles faced by federal agency "watchdogs" known as inspectors general.
Grassley, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, added that, based on this cycle's second presidential debate, he expects Clinton to nominate "judicial activists.
In this July 8, 2015, photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, senior Democrat in the Senate, would have a choice of chairing Appropriations or resuming his chairmanship of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Judiciary is the committee that vets nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court and the ...
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a rally in Huntsville.John Sharp | jsharp@al.com. A petition calling for Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions to be removed from the Senate Judiciary Committee has garnered more ...
Last week, Johnson testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee about the trend of corporate consolidation in the agriculture industry, including the pending merger of Bayer and Monsanto.
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday and suggested the ...
judges Susan Baxter and Marilyn Horan have been nominated to the bench in the Western District of Pennsylvania and cleared by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell refuses to schedule a final vote. Judge John ...
On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights, a coalition of more than 200 national advocacy organizations, we write to urge the Senate Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing and vote on the pending nomination of Judge Richard ...
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., to consider five nominees to fill vacancies on federal courts in Texas.
National farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson joined a panel of industry leaders Sept. 20 to testify before members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about the alarming trend of consolidation in agriculture. Less than a week after 275 NFU ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Regulatory barriers facing agriculture are a major driver of agriculture industry consolidation, National Corn Growers Association Chief Executive Officer Chris Novak testified Tuesday at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on ...
He accused members of the Senate Judiciary Committee of not understanding the legislation and its impact on the military. But Republicans and Democrats said the White House had been slow to respond to the bill and miscalculated lawmakers' intent to act ...
"You had at least one prominent Republican senator today saying that the members of Senate Judiciary Committee were not quite sure what the bill actually did and to have members of the United States Senate only reasonably informed of the negative ...
FBI Director James Comey testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 8, 2015.
A leading Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee had once called Garland a "consensus nominee." Polls showed a majority of Americans wanted the Senate to hold confirmation hearings.
Representatives of agricultural companies in the process of merging told members of Congress that the need to continue investing and innovating are driving the mergers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday warned about the proposed $66 billion merger of American seed and weed-killer company Monsanto and German medicine and farm-chemical maker Bayer, expressing ...
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on consolidation in the agriculture industry. James Collins, who heads DuPont's agriculture unit, will testify.
As President Barack Obama's time in office nears its end, the Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced another one of his judicial nominees toward a lifetime post.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing this week that could affect the planned merger of Midland-based Dow Chemical and DuPont.
Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) during a hearing of a subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee where actress Helen Mirren and others testified about the holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act, aimed at reuniting victims with ...
[JURIST] The US Senate Judiciary Committee [official website] on Thursday advanced a bill that would extend the statute of limitations for holocaust families and heirs trying to retrieve artwork seized by Nazis during World War II.
Legislation to safeguard international art loans will be taken up by the full Senate after years of criticism and complaints that the bill amounts to protection for plundered works.
Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the FBI violated federal law by commingling classified and unclassified materials in the safe room, thereby making it unlawful for senators to discuss publicly the unclassified material ...
The quarrelsome Senate Judiciary Committee passed its bill on a strong bipartisan vote with the imprimatur of Senator Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, the Republican chairman.
"I applaud the Alcohol and marijuana Compliance Office (AMCO) on the work completed to date," said Sen. Lesil McGuire (R-Anchorage), chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee. "It is difficult to develop regulations from scratch with so many complex ...
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, in June sent a letter to the Department of the Justice Antitrust Division urging a "careful examination" of the Dow DuPont merger.
Ted Cruz, both Texas Republicans, hold seats on the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee, which would seem to make it easier to get a judge through the Senate.


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