The freshman Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) acknowledging the heaps of attention he gets, joked when he keynoted the Gridiron Club dinner last March, "When I actually do something, we'll let you know.''
Obama is poised to pass his first bill, which may actually become a law, co-sponsored with Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Ill.), mandating listing of federal contracts and grants be available on a searchable internet database.
Saturday, September 09, 2006
From Lynn Sweet of your Chicago Sun-Times:
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- Mia Culpa
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- The Prophecies of Old Bull Lee
- "To stress or emphasize."
- "Perruque En Vinyle Pour Enfants"
- Esquire: 6th Dist = America
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