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Energy's status faces attack

...For several years, the Kansas Republican has introduced bills that would abolish the Energy Department. U.S. Sen. Rod Grams, R-Minn., often introduces similar bills in the Senate. But this year, their proposals are just two of several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/28/met_264580.shtml
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Religious persecution targeted in Senate-passed bill

...authority to conduct foreign policy or the quiet diplomacy the federal government often uses to aid victims overseas. Sen. Rod Grams, R-Minn., said he voted for the bill despite reservations, and that he hoped Congress would have the good sense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/10/ent_241478.shtml
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House Republicans consider $78 billion tax cut measure

...package has angered some Republican conservatives on that side of the Capitol. Four of them -- John Ashcroft of Missouri, Rod Grams of Minnesota, Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma and Robert Smith of New Hampshire -- said in a recent newspaper opinion article...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/28/bus_237213.shtml
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Senate rejects conservative bid for big tax cuts

...trip to Starbucks once a month." With all Democrats likely to oppose the spending blueprint, 'no' votes by Sens. Rod Grams, R-Minn., Bob Smith, R-N.H., and Ashcroft would mean defeat if just two other Republicans defect. The GOP...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/02/bus_225296.shtml
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Leaders consider abolishing Department of Energy

...government, what really matters are what programs you're going to cut," he said. Peter Hong, a spokesman for Sen. Rod Grams, R-Minn., the sponsor of the Senate's abolition bill, acknowledged the Energy Department abolitionists are in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/11/met_208105.shtml
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Aiken man gets national GOP post

...probably one of the best political strategists in Republican politics today," said Peter Hong, a spokesman for Sen. Rod Grams, R-Minn., who worked with Mr. Dawson in Mr. Grams' 1994 campaign. Tony Denny, who ran Sen. Strom Thurmond's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/15/met_200566.shtml
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Senate rejects $1 increase in minimum wage

...adverse impact upon our economy" and could cause unemployment "that hurts the low-income workers the hardest," Sen. Rod Grams, R-Minn., said before the vote. Sen. James Jeffords, R-Vt., cited statistics showing that more than half of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/23/bus_239752.shtml
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Ratings of Pena at odds

...Pena's confirmation for several months. Mr. Clinton is threatening to veto such a bill if it reaches his desk. Sen. Rod Grams, R-Minn., the only member of the Senate who voted against confirming Mr. Pena, said the secretary hasn't been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/22/met_224619.shtml
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...and the senators saw some of it firsthand when visiting a storage basin for spent fuel. Sens. Murkowski, Craig, Rod Grams, R-Minn., and Gordon Smith, R-Ore., also visited SRS' Defense Waste Processing Facility, where liquid waste...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/08/met_205028.shtml
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Pena gets nod as energy sceretary

...Anthony Lake at the CIA - still to be approved. The Senate cleared Pena's nomination by a 99-1 vote with only Sen. Rod Grams, R-Minn., lining up against the former transportation secretary and one-time mayor of Denver. Residents and elected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/13/met_205255.shtml
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