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D'Amato threatens ATM networks with subpoenas

...transaction costs. A spokesman for one of the biggest networks, Cirrus, said it does not have such information. Sen. Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y., also proposed legislation Wednesday to ban double charges by banks on ATM transactions. Surcharges...
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...Lungren 49 percent to 46 percent in the California governor's race. In New York, it had incumbent Republican Alfonse D'Amato beating Rep. Charles Schumer in the Senate race, 50 percent to 42 percent. Bergman said was testing...
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Politicians seek shutdown of nuclear reactor

...This is the only prudent, sensible course of action if we are going to protect the public's health," said Sen. Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y., speaking Tuesday at a morning news conference in Mineola with Rep. Michael Forbes, R-N.Y...
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Talk-show hosts asked to reconsider debit-card promotion

...purchase, so that a checking account could be drained quickly if a card is stolen. Several lawmakers - including Sen. Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y., chairman of the Senate Banking Committee - have proposed to limit consumers' liability for lost...
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Sorry about that: America covered in avalanche of apologies

...statements of contrition seem qualified and superficial. Really, who are they trying to kid?In 1995 U.S. Sen. Alfonse D'Amato used a stereotyped Japanese accent to mock Judge Lance Ito, who was presiding over the O.J. Simpson trial...
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Shameful Swiss chapter ends

...era documents from a shredder room at the Union Bank of Switzerland in Zurich. Congratulations also go to Sen. Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y., for being the first national lawmaker to not only speak out for justice but to initiate a Washington...
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Settlement reached in claims over lost Holocaust assets

...will reach the plaintiffs and others. "This needs to bring some measure of justice for past wrongs," said Sen. Alfonse D'Amato, a New York Republican who is chairman of the Senate Banking Committee and who kept pressure on the Swiss to reach...
Politicians promise fight over health care reform

...Norwood's bill last fall before two House subcommittees. But the measure -- and a Senate counterpart sponsored by Sen. Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y. -- face uncertain prospects this year. David Kendall, senior health policy analyst for the Progressive...
Chairman fears 2000 bank run

...the financial services industry will not be able to achieve full (readiness) by the end of the century." Sen. Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y., chairman of the full Banking Committee, said the response by federal regulators so far has been...
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