Richard Shelby Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. The Brewing Government Funding Storm That Wasn't Supposed to HappenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Government Executive

    ... Republican for the seat previously held by former Speaker John Boehner and the admission by longtime Senator Richard Shelby, R-Ala., that a challenge from his right had caused him to harden his position on core issues. Now, as lawmakers face their ...

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  2. NASA's Human Spaceflight Program Can't Afford Another Reset From the Next PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Wired

    ... criticism of the Obama administration's proposed NASA budget. Republican committee chairman Senator Richard Shelby said that "NASA has failed to propose a truthful budget that can accomplish the agency's goals." The committee's ranking Democrat, ...

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  3. Machine Gun Kelly and Senator ShelbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Ransom is the criminal act of holding someone or something to extort money. Machine Gun Kelly, one of the most notorious criminally from the Prohibition era, held the record for the largest ransom amount, $200,000 paid for 76 years.

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  4. U.S. Senate Fails to Vote on Biotech BillRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | Neighbors

    Today, in a 48 to 49 vote, the U.S. Senate failed to invoke cloture on a bill that would create a standard, voluntary labeling system for biotech foods, or GMOs. The Alabama Farmers Federation and American Farm Bureau Federation supported the bill as an alternative to a confusing patchwork of mandatory labels required by state laws, like the one scheduled to go into effect in Vermont in July.

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  5. Will the U.S. government ever work again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    ... nominates to fill the vacancy. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, chaired by Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) has not approved any of President Obama's 16 nominees for various positions in the administration. The Board of ...

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  6. ULA executive resigns after committing the gravest sin: speaking his mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... of the Senate Armed Services Committee had been successful--until, as Tobey correctly pointed out, Sen. Richard Shelby, of Alabama, where ULA has a manufacturing site, "parachuted in in the middle of the night" and eased the restrictions. For years, ...

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  7. Jeppson receives few questions during hearing for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Coin World

    ... from which he retired in January. Jeppson fielded questions posed only by the committee's chairman, Sen. Richard Shelby , R-Ala., and Sen. Sherrod Brown , D-Ohio, the committee's ranking Democrat. Before any questions were asked, Jeppson read a ...

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  8. Sen. Shelby voices opposition to Supreme Court nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama Senator Richard Shelby released the following statement in response to President Obama's nomination Wednesday of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court of the United States: President Obama and I strongly disagree on which direction to take our nation, and I believe that we should do everything in our power to block him from further damaging the future of America. Rather than nominating an individual who will preserve the conservative legacy of the late Antonin Scalia, President Obama is attempting to solidify his liberal agenda by drastically changing the direction of the Court for decades to come.

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  9. Merrick Garland Alabama reaction: Shelby 'adamantly opposed' to hearings for Obama's SCOTUS pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Alabama, said Wednesday he is "adamantly opposed to any Senate action" on President Barack Obama's nomination of D.C. Circuit Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, arguing that Obama's pick is an attempt by the president "to solidify his liberal agenda." "President Obama and I strongly disagree on which direction to take our nation, and I believe that we should do everything in our power to block him from further damaging the future of America," Shelby said in a statement.

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  10. Obama to announce Supreme Court nominee, 10 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... of the death of Antonin Scalia from a heart attack at a Texas ranch. He was 79 years old. Alabama Senator Richard Shelby is one of many Republicans who said he would fight Obama if he tries to nominate a person to fill Scalia's seat. We are ...

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  11. Democrats push SEC nominees on corporate political spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Reuters

    ... Obama in October, and Tuesday's hearing was the first step in confirming the nominations. Republican Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama, the committee's chairman, said he expected the nominations to come to the floor for a vote. Still, the ... 3 comments

  12. Senate Banking sets 2 nominee votes, could add moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | NAFCU

    ... April 30. No nomination to replace her had been announced by press time. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., indicated to POLITICO in January that the panel wouldn't rush to hold hearings while he was in the middle of a primary ...

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  13. Dana Milbank: Gop obstructionism goes beyond Supreme Court pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Department's terrorism section after letting him languish for 11 months. Why the delay? The chairman, Richard Shelby of Alabama, admitted that it was because he faced a primary challenge: He couldn't be seen as approving any Obama nominee. The ...

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  14. Republicans' mindless obstruction has helped create something far worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... Department's terrorism section after letting him languish for 11 months. Why the delay? The chairman, Richard Shelby of Alabama, admitted that it was because he faced a primary challenge: He couldn't be seen as approving any Obama nominee. The ...

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  15. Policy, Proposals, and PleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | TaxVox

    ... by President Obama to serve as Treasury's undersecretary for terrorism and financial crimes. Committee chair Richard Shelby of Alabama wanted to win his primary before moving on nominations. The IRS wants to give taxpayers overdue refunds. The ...

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  16. Banking panel approves long-stalled Treasury nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved the long-stalled nomination of Adam Szubin to a key Treasury Department post responsible for leading the battle against terrorism and financial crimes. The committee's chairman, Sen. Richard Shelby , R-Ala., had delayed action on Szubin's and all other nominations before his panel, stubbornly refusing to act until winning his re-election primary last week.

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  17. UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate banking panel approves Szubin for key sanctions postRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Reuters

    ... in July, between the administration of Obama, a Democrat, and Republicans who control Congress. Senator Richard Shelby, the banking panel's chairman, did not allow votes on any of Obama's nominees until after surviving a challenge in Alabama's ... 1 comment

  18. Primary task for Richard Shelby should be to clear nominations backlog he createdRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Washington Post

    I'm going to take a break from the outrage that is the run for the Republican nomination for president and shift my focus to the ongoing outrage that is Republican recalcitrance on Capitol Hill. And I'm not even talking about the brewing battle over the impending Supreme Court nomination to be made by President Obama.

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  19. Senate committee OKs long-stalled Treasury nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Canada.com

    A Senate committee has approved the long-stalled nomination of Adam Szubin for a Treasury Department post responsible for leading the battle against terrorism and financial crimes. GOP Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama - chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - had delayed action against all nominees, refusing to act until winning his re-election primary last week.

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  20. Senate GOP Tries To Like Ted Cruz The Way You Have To Hug Your Sweaty CousinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Switched

    ... or the unreliable promise to get back to you. "I don't know. That's something y'all write about," said Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), who then walked down a hallway in silence, surrounded by reporters waiting for more of an answer. "Uh, I'd guess I ...

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