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bonito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 07:55 AM
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Homegrown Terrorism bill can Obama stop it?
A PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ISSUE? http://www.indypendent.org/2007/11/27/homegrown-terrori... /

It should be noted that this bill could easily become an issue in the presidential campaign. Democratic hopeful Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) voted against the bill in the House and although Rep. Ron Paul was not present for the Oct. 23 House vote, his supporters seem to be strongly against the legislation. And Democratic candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) now has the fate of the bill in his hands as he sits on the Committee for Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

LIST OF SENATE MEMBERS ON THE COMMITTEE FOR HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS:

DEMOCRATS:
Joe Lieberman, Chairman (CT)
Carl Levin (MI)
Daniel Akaka (HI)
Thomas R. Carper (DE)
Mark Pryor (AR)
Mary Landrieu (LA)
Barack Obama (IL)
Claire McCaskill (
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tekisui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 08:00 AM
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1. Now would be a(nother) opprotunity to stand and prove he can be a leader.
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bonito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:24 AM
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2. It would, but can he?
:shrug:
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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:34 AM
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3. We can sure try
Regardless of how one feels about the Senator, he is on this committee and can help sway the decision on whether or not the resolution passes that committee. Here's his contact info:

Washington D.C. Office
713 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
(202) 224-2854
(202) 228-4260 fax
(202 228-1404 TDD

Chicago Office
John C. Kluczynski Federal Office Building
230 South Dearborn St.
Suite 3900 (39th floor)
Chicago, Illinois 60604
(312) 886-3506
(312) 886-3514 fax
Toll free: (866) 445-2520
(for IL residents only)

Springfield Office
607 East Adams Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701
(217) 492-5089
(217) 492-5099 fax

Marion Office
701 North Court Street
Marion, Illinois 62959
(618) 997-2402
(618) 997-2850 fax

Moline Office
1911 52nd Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265
(309)736-1217
(309)736-1233 fax

In fact, here is info for all the members of the Senate Committee for Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs:

http://hsgac.senate.gov/index.cfm?Fuseaction=About.Memb...
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bonito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 11:50 AM
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4. Thanks! n/t
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