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Topic - John D. Rockefeller Iv
What if this massive spying has come about because the NSA found it too difficult to follow the Constitution?
Democrats got their woman this week, but West Virginia Republicans say they remain confident they will pick off the state's open U.S. Senate seat in a race that could go a long way toward determining who runs the chamber in 2015.
The decision by Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, West Virginia Democrat, not to seek another term in the Senate is the first dent in Democrats' chances of hanging onto power in the upper chamber in 2014 — and emblematic of the challenges the party faces in protecting seats they hold in red states.
At a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday looking into the deadly Costa Concordia cruise ship accident, Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV called for improved safety regulations and more environmental protection — and also criticized the cruise industry for not paying enough taxes.
A key senator says the Federal Aviation Administration could face another shutdown because lawmakers haven't resolved a labor issue that is holding up passage of a long-term funding bill for the agency.
Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill announced separate plans this week to try to block the Obama administration from unilaterally imposing limits on greenhouse gas emissions, ratcheting up pressure on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to hold a vote.
A powerful House Republican wants Amtrak's chairman and top lawyer fired.
Democratic and Republican senators yesterday accused Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales of deceiving them about a top-secret domestic surveillance program and other matters, and told him that a trail of obfuscation and misleading answers has destroyed all trust in his leadership.
But he never forgot where he came from nor who he represented, and he never abused that power for his own gain," said Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, the West Virginia Democrat who served with Mr. Byrd in the Senate for the last 25 years.
"Sen. Byrd came from humble beginnings in the Southern coalfields, was raised by hardworking West Virginians, and triumphantly rose to the heights of power in America. But he never forgot where he came from nor who he represented, and he never abused that power for his own gain," said Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, the West Virginia Democrat who served with Mr. Byrd in the Senate for the past 25 years.