TITLE

New Faces

AUTHOR(S)
Doyle, John M.
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/27/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 21, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. Senate Democrats Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Jim Webb of Virginia will be sworn in 2007 as the new members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Despite their freshman status, both are expected to bring fresh perspectives to the committee. McCaskill, a former state auditor and county prosecutor, is useful for the intent of the Democrats to investigate the conduct of the Iraq war and defense contracting.
ACCESSION #
23734299

 

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