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A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...administration as weak and ineffective in countering threats overseas and favors far more aggressive policies. Democratic Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan has led the panel and is retiring from the Senate after six terms.APPROPRIATIONS: Mississippi Sen. Thad...
Begich urges examination of Egypt's energy resources

...challenges as soon as possible in light of its current political uncertainty. In a letter dated Feb. 1, Begich urges Sens. Carl Levin and John McCain, the committee's chair and ranking member respectively, to hold a hearing to examine "regional implications...
Bill targets former military weapons

...The final bill is to be crafted by a House-Senate conference committee. News-Miner calls to the office of Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, were not returned. Levin, a Michigan Democrat, submitted the final...
Losing the war is winning

...Democrats are acknowledging that the surge of American troops is succeeding. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., who recently returned from Iraq with Sen. John Warner, R-Va., says, "The military aspects of President...
Outside editorial: Charge into reform of credit card fees While he gets most of his attention as one of the chief critics of the conduct of the war in Iraq, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin is plunging into a domestic issue of enormous impact for Americans: abusive practices by credit card companies. Dissatisfied...
Outside editorial: An empty measure

...thoughtful policy; it's political cover. In the Senate, a detailed resolution whose sponsors include Michigan Democrat Carl Levin and Virginia Republican John Warner, the chairman and former chairman, respectively, of the Armed Services Committee...
Obama: No tolerance for sexual assault

...who held it up Tuesday as an example of the Pentagon's failure to make progress despite the increased effort.Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., told Air Force officials at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Tuesday that "while under our...
Finally, a big fish on Wall Street is hooked

...called "Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse." The subcommittee chairman, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., sent the investigative materials to the Justice Department, saying, "In my judgement, Goldman clearly...
Outside editorial: The F-22 debate

...2008 presidential nominee, agrees with the Obama administration. Along with Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., McCain sponsored an amendment that would strip funding for the F-22 from the budget. High-profile...
Senate votes to give next president more authority on nuclear weapons insist on the old Cold War 6,000-warhead level. ``This is an effort to hobble the president,'' said Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan, the senior Democrat on the Armed Services Committee. ``I do not believe it would be offered if the president...


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