Refine Search

  •  
  •  
'Idiot liberals' think they're taking over

Wisconsin Democratic Rep. David Obey was pushed to the point of raising his voice. He's not exactly...the right? How narrow is your world view when Nancy Pelosi and David Obey are too conservative for you? "The socialist, Web-addicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/13/edi_120072.shtml
Editorials
Graham blasts national student testing plan

...The compromise is goofy and silly." The deal struck late Wednesday between House GOP leaders and U.S. Rep. David Obey, DWis., senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, would allow the Clinton administration to develop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/31/met_216806.shtml
Metro
Whither the revolution?

...impeach a president over policy differences. Washington could not possibly go any lower. - House Appropriations Chairman David Obey, D-Wis., who fought against balancing the budget in 1995, supports higher taxes, heavier spending on entitlements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/23/edi_101368.shtml
Editorials
Households get heat for the holidays

...stalled as Republican lawmakers attempt to fund a $56 billion package of tax cuts cut for the next five years, said Rep. David Obey, D-Wis. "The odds are if anything at all is added, it will be one of the table scraps that goes to the poor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/25/fin_35710.shtml
Finance
White House wants $20 billion to rebuild after attacks; fight wanes over Social Security

...go to war with the entire Arab world ... without consulting with any other human being in government," said Rep. David Obey of Wisconsin, top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee. According to wording that circulated on Capitol Hill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/12/nat_319234.shtml
National
Intelligence officials frustrated by leaks of classified material

...members of Congress are going to make it less likely that we'll find out what (intelligence officials) know." Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., complained that Wednesday's intelligence briefing to House members was "an absolute, total joke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/12/nat_319299.shtml
National
House Republicans postpone action on IMF funds

...positions to step up to their obligations to lead and to move this measure forward," McCurry said. Wisconsin Rep. David Obey, the senior Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, said delaying the IMF vote could contribute to another downward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/23/bus_234037.shtml
Business
With Clinton ready to sign, House approves budget-balancing bill

...Democrats talked of hidden booby traps. "You'll come to regret what is hidden from the public," predicted Rep. David Obey, D-Wis. Besides the $130 billion in benefit program savings, the measure orders another $140 billion cut from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/31/met_212192.shtml
Metro
Allegations of proselytizing ignite House

...accusing Democrats of "demonizing Christians." The rhetorical warfare came as the House considered a proposal by Rep. David Obey (D-Wis.) to put Congress on record against "coercive and abusive religious proselytizing" at the U.S. Air Force...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/25/rel_456963.shtml
Your Faith
Democrats to let offshore drilling ban expire

...the White House and Republicans set off by $4 a gallon gasoline prices this summer. Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey, D-Wis., told reporters Tuesday that a provision continuing the moratorium will be dropped from a stopgap spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/24/bus_476961.shtml
Business