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...who shot J.R." (It turned out to be Kristin Shephard, played by Mary Crosby.) In 1994, North Carolina Sen. Jesse Helms, a Republican, remarked in a newspaper interview that President Clinton "better have a bodyguard" if he were to...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...opinion swung against a GOP call for a congressional inquiry. There was no more political fire in the cause. Even Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C., became reasonable, remarking, ``Why beat that horse with public hearings.'' But Helms had been...
Senate votes to give next president more authority on nuclear weapons

...2007. But conditions added by the Russian Duma have been criticized by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms, R-N.C., and other congressional conservatives - and the START II reductions have yet to take place. The United...
Genes cleaned, starched while you wait return my phone calls. What we do know is that scientists eventually discovered that every living organism except Jesse Helms contains genes, which are tiny things that scientists call ``the blueprints of life'' because they are found inside...
House race: Experience in politics vs. knowledge of Alaska out and beat the bushes and talked to everybody just what I'm doing now." She doesn't classify herself as a Jesse Helms Republican or a Robin Taylor Republican, for that matter. Wilson said she hasn't sought out the incumbent senator...
U.N. bill paid on backs of women

...wonder what paying our debt to the United Nations has to do with family planning. The short answer is nothing. Even Jesse Helms thought Chris Smith was out of line. Anyone might also wonder what the Smith crusade against international family planning...
Our exit strategy: Remove Milosevic

...The alternative is more indefinite, and increasingly dangerous, U.S. military deployments in the Balkans. Sen. Jesse Helms, a Republican from North Carolina, chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Eavesdropping at the Grisly Saloon

...Can you imagine Newt Gingrich or Ted Kennedy or Jesse Helms coming here to run for Senate? Why, they'd be, you can't run for office here. Even Rush or Jesse, Helms or Ventura - simple as that.'' It is popular and...
Biotech, Third-World style have called equitable. Congress, however, has refused to ratify the treaty because powerful senators including Jesse Helms, R-N.C., believe it would compromise the ability of U.S. businesses to craft the best deals. The Clinton...
Outside editorial: Helms going out on top

...commentator in the 1960s, U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms has had an impeccable sense of...deeper discussion of issues. But Jesse Helms was also a faithful and attentive...over wrong, God and country. Jesse Helms is not retiring now, of course...


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