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Members of Congress ask USOC to look at taekwondo rule

...opponents with kicks to the head. In two letters sent Wednesday, Reps. Henry Waxman and Jesse Jackson Jr. and Sen. James Jeffords urged the USOC to look at a 2002 rule that lowered the minimum age for international competition from 14 to 12. Black...

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Olympics
DeMint touts ties to Bush

...its push for conservative values. The GOP now holds a slim 51-48 edge over the Democrats in the Senate - Sen. James Jeffords of Vermont is an independent - and South Carolina has become a key battleground state for the party, which would...

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Libertarian influence

...would not be coming under Democratic control; it would be firmly in GOP hands, 51-48, even after Vermont Sen. James Jeffords' defection from the GOP. Just as it's assumed that a large majority of Nader's votes would have gone to Gore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/26/op_315158.shtml
Opinion columns
Chambliss is more like Coverdell

...it will shift the power to the Republicans in the Senate following the defection of former Republican U.S. Sen. James Jeffords of Vermont to become an independent. So, the race boils down to the conservative values of Mr. Chambliss and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/12/let_352249.shtml
Letters
Power plants ordered to cut mercury pollution

...administration has just endorsed the continued poisoning of children and pregnant women with mercury," said Sen. James Jeffords, I-Vt., siding with several Democratic and Republican senators. "We will fight it in the courts, we will fight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/16/bus_447449.shtml
Business
Important dates in the life of Strom Thurmond

...Nomination confirmed later in the year. -June 2001: Loses spot as Senate president pro tem after a party switch by Sen. James Jeffords of Vermont gives political control to Democrats. Given honorary title of president pro tem emeritus. -November...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/27/met_379654.shtml
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Business briefs

...however, the issue isn't going away: One of the biggest champions of the price controls is independent Vermont Sen. James Jeffords, and Senate Democrats owe their majority to him. The Northeast Dairy Compact, which expires Sunday, allows a commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/28/bus_322616.shtml
Business
Alaskans take stance on proposed drilling

...Senate's new majority leader, Tom Daschle of South Dakota, quickly declared Bush's plan for ANWR "dead" after James Jeffords of Vermont left the Republican Party and broke the chamber's 50-50 tie. Ted Stevens, Alaska's other Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/22/met_320209.shtml
Metro
Pain control for the dying raises legal issues

...that balance. The issue is "one of the most difficult subjects this committee has ever dealt with," said Sen. James Jeffords, R-Vt. A version of the bill has passed a key House committee, but Jeffords' Senate health committee is unlikely...

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Business briefs

...deserve," said Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., who joined House Democrats in announcing the legislation. Sen. James Jeffords, R-Vt., chairman of the Labor and Human Resources Committee, also supports broad regulation of managed care...

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