TITLE

Inside Washington

AUTHOR(S)
Noyes, Andrew; Barnes, James A.; Serafini, Marilyn Werber; Pound, Edward T.; Hegland, Corine; Freedberg Jr., Sydney J.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
National Journal;8/2/2008, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an update on the U.S. politics and government as of August 2008. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy donated the $2,000 he received for his cameo role in the film "The Dark Knight" to the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, Vermont. Lobbyist Liz Robbins will hold a fundraising event with her husband Doug Johnson to help Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton pay off her campaign debt. Hip hop musicians have gathered in a club in Washington, D.C. to launch a campaign that would encourage noncollege young people to vote.
ACCESSION #
35894171

 

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