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 2020-08-21 00:00 

Daily Kos

Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy presses USCIS to again delay furlough of thousands of workers...

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, a major force earlier this summer in pressing U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to postpone the furlough of more than half of its workforce by several weeks, is once again working for a last-minute mirac...

 2020-08-05 21:11 

The Political Insider

Patrick Leahy Accuses Lindsey Graham Of Going After Sally Yates Just Because She's A Woman...

Senator Patrick Leahy accused fellow Senator Lindsey Graham of only berating former Deputy AG Sally Yates because she is a woman....

 2020-07-25 00:30 

Daily Kos

USCIS has postponed furlough of more than half of its workforce until end of August, senator says...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is postponing its furlough of more than half of its workforce for nearly another month, Senate Appropriations Vice Chair Patrick Leahy said on Friday. The agency had been set to furlough 13,000 of its 20,0...

 2020-07-22 16:54 

Axios

47 senators call on McConnell to allow vote on John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act...

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced a bill with the support of 46 co-sponsors on Wednesday that would fully restore the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 in the name of the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.). Why it matters: The John Lewis ...

 2020-07-21 22:57 

Deseret News

Lee wants to know if Trump administration is 'secretly' using expired law to spy on people...

Sen. Mike Lee and Sen. Patrick Leahy question whether the Trump administration...

 2020-07-10 21:58 

Wall Street Journal

Ugly American? Let the IDB Pick Its Own New President...

How does Sen. Patrick Leahy justify inserting himself into an independent election run by the IDB?...

 2020-07-06 16:30 

Techdirt

New EARN IT Act Creates An Insane New Dilemma: Either Encrypt All Or Spy On All...

Last week, as predicted , the Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to replace the original EARN IT Act, with a new one. As part of the markup, they also voted to approve Senator Patrick Leahy's amendment which some might read to say that EARN ...

 2020-07-01 19:51 

WCAX

[ VT ]

Leahy: 1,111 set for furlough at Vermont immigration center...

Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says looming furloughs at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services center in St. Albans would idle 1,111 workers on Aug. 3....

 2020-07-01 19:02 

San Francisco Chronicle

Leahy: 1,111 set for furlough at Vermont immigration center...

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy said Wednesday looming furloughs......

 2020-07-01 19:02 

New Haven Register

Leahy: 1,111 set for furlough at Vermont immigration center...

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) - Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy said Wednesday looming furloughs at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services center in St. Albans would idle 1,111 workers on Aug. 3. Speaking on the floor of the Senate in Washington, L...

 2020-07-01 19:02 

Stamford Advocate

Leahy: 1,111 set for furlough at Vermont immigration center...

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) - Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy said Wednesday looming furloughs at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services center in St. Albans would idle 1,111 workers on Aug. 3. Speaking on the floor of the Senate in Washington, L...

 2020-07-01 19:02 

Washington Times

Leahy: 1,111 set for furlough at Vermont immigration center...

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) - Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy said Wednesday looming furloughs at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services center in St. Albans would idle 1,111 workers on Aug. 3. Speaking on the floor of the Senate in Washington, L...

 2020-06-10 16:14 

Business Insider

Veepstakes contender Amy Klobuchar gets more money from police union PACs than all but one other senator...

Police union and law enforcement PACs have given $15,000 to Sen. Amy Klobuchar since she took office in 2007, the Center for Responsive Politics reported. Sen. Patrick Leahy is the only senator to receive more money from such PACs. On a yearly basis, Klob...

 2020-05-29 15:37 

Washington Times

Grassley, Leahy urge Supreme Court to maintain live broadcasts after pandemic is over...

Sens. Charles E. Grassley and Patrick Leahy are calling on the Supreme Court to maintain live broadcasting of oral argument audio after the coronavirus shutdowns end. The Iowa Republican and Vermont Democrat wrote on Friday to Supreme Court Chief Justice ...

 2020-05-06 22:26 

NY Daily News

'Grey's Anatomy's T.R. Knight celebrates 10-year anniversary to husband Patrick Leahy...
 2020-05-06 00:47 

The Daily Mail

T.R. Knight observes the 10-year-anniversary of crossing paths with husband Patrick Leahy...

The 47-year-old actor, who played the role of Dr. George O'Malley on Grey's Anatomy, took to social media with a post to commemorate knowing his husband Patrick Leahy for 10 years....

 2020-04-30 04:38 

Billboard

Senators Ask U.S. Copyright, Patent Offices to Study Infringement by States...

To prime new IP legislation, Senators Thom Tillis and Patrick Leahy want findings by April 30, 2021....

 2020-04-24 03:47 

WFFF

[ FOX Burlington ]

Vermont leaders hold third 'tele-town hall' update on COVID-19...

Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch joined Governor Phil Scott and members of his cabinet for a 'tele-town hall' update on COVID-19 response and relief efforts. They met shortly before the House of Representatives passed a...

 2020-04-22 12:58 

WCAX

[ VT ]

Leahy looking ahead to other relief bills...

As Congress considers a $480 billion coronavirus relief bill just passed by the Senate, Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy says he's already thinking ahead to another bill in the coming weeks....

 2020-04-14 12:11 

WCAX

[ VT ]

Leahy urging USDA to take action to support dairy farmers...

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy and 23 other senators are sending a letter to the Agriculture Secretary asking for the dairy market to be stabilized....

 2020-04-10 06:28 

WCAX

[ VT ]

Vt. lawmakers hold phone town hall meeting...

Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Rep. Peter Welch held a telephone town hall on Thursday afternoon....

 2020-04-01 09:23 

cleveland.com

Coronavirus panic-buying reveals the most vulnerable among us: Patrick Leahy...

Why wasn't there a run on Save A Lot groceries? I'm guessing Save A Lot serves a strictly local, poorer community, that largely does not have cars, cannot travel to an ALDI or Costco, have fewer reserves of money and simply cannot afford to buy fi...

 2020-03-27 14:16 

The Vermont Standard

Leahy secures $2 billion for Vermont...

Senator Patrick Leahy has been hard at work fighting for Vermonters during the COVID-19 outbreak. As chief Democratic negotiator on the Senate's relief bill, Leahy ensured working families, hospitals and small businesses got much needed relief in the ...

 2020-03-26 14:31 

WCAX

[ VT ]

Vermont to get nearly $2B in virus relief package...

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says Vermont is poised to receive nearly $2 billion in support from the nearly $2.2 trillion corona virus relief package passed by the Senate....

 2020-03-26 13:44 

New Haven Register

Leahy: Vermont to get nearly $2B in virus relief package...

Vermont is poised to receive almost $2 billion in support from the nearly $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package that is making its way through Congress, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy said. The legislation, which passed the Senate on Wednesday and is expected...

 2020-03-26 13:44 

Washington Times

Leahy: Vermont to get nearly $2B in virus relief package...

Vermont is poised to receive almost $2 billion in support from the nearly $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package that is making its way through Congress, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy said. The legislation, which passed the Senate on Wednesday and is expected...

 2020-03-26 13:44 

Stamford Advocate

Leahy: Vermont to get nearly $2B in virus relief package...

Vermont is poised to receive almost $2 billion in support from the nearly $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package that is making its way through Congress, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy said. The legislation, which passed the Senate on Wednesday and is expected...

 2020-03-26 13:44 

US News & World Report

Leahy: Vermont to Get Nearly $2B in Virus Relief Package...

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says Vermont is poised to receive nearly $2 billion in support from the nearly $2.2 trillion corona virus relief package passed by the Senate....

 2020-03-26 13:44 

San Francisco Chronicle

Leahy: Vermont to get nearly $2B in virus relief package...

Vermont is poised to receive almost $2 billion in support from the nearly $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package that is making its way through Congress, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy said. The legislation, which passed the Senate on Wednesday and is expected...

 2020-03-26 13:44 

AP

Leahy: Vermont to get nearly $2B in virus relief package...

Vermont is poised to receive almost $2 billion in support from the nearly $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package that is making its way through Congress, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy said.The......

 2020-03-25 22:37 

Washington Times

Bob Menendez, Patrick Leahy press G20 to fund WHO, IMF and World Bank...

Lawmakers call on G20 leaders to secure funds for WHO, IMF and World Bank amid coronavirus outbreak A pair of senior Democratic senators are urging President Trump to secure financial and logistical commitments from global leaders at the upcoming virtual ...

 2020-03-23 13:30 

Burlington Free Press

What if COVID-19 postpones the presidential election? Here's how Sen. Leahy could be POTUS...

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy would be the most likely to ascend to the office of the President if an election doesn't take place, expert says...

 2020-03-20 05:33 

WCAX

[ VT ]

Sen. Leahy says he's disappointed in Republican...

Sen. Patrick Leahy says he's disappointed in the senate republicans for proceeding with a bill on the economic response to the Coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-13 14:27 

Asbury Park Press

Monmouth University president addresses bias incident at basketball game...

Monmouth University president Patrick Leahy released a statement on the bias incident at OceanFirst Bank Center in West Long Branch on March 6....

 2020-03-11 23:01 

Roll Call

Leahy to Ben Carson: 'Be honest with the American people'...

Vermont Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy laced into Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Wednesday, questioning the Trump administration's readiness for the coronavirus pandemic. Leahy and Carson sparred during a Senate Appropriations Su...

 2020-03-05 00:44 

WCAX

[ VT ]

US Senate poised to approve coronavirus emergency funding...

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy helped negotiate the bill and spoke about it on the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon....

 2020-03-03 20:19 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Coronavirus funding bill could be ready for Trump's signature by Friday - U.S. Senator...

U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, the top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Commit......

 2020-03-03 20:08 

National Post

Coronavirus funding bill could be ready for Trump's signature by Friday -U.S. Senator...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, the top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee, said on Tuesday an emergency funding bill to fight the coronavirus could be completed and ready for President Donald Trump's signature by Friday ev...

 2020-03-03 20:05 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Coronavirus funding bill could be ready for Trump's signature by Friday -U.S. Senator...

U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, the top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Commit......

 2020-02-20 07:37 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Sen. Leahy presses Justice Department over involvement in Trump pardon spree...

Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont on Wednesday sent a letter to the Justice Department's Office of the Pardon Attorney seeking information on whether it was consulted before President Donald Trump granted clemency to 11 individuals Tuesday....

 2020-02-20 00:37 

KESQ

[ Palm Springs ]

Sen. Leahy presses Justice Department over involvement in Trump pardon spree...

Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont on Wednesday sent a letter to the Justice Department's Office of the Pardon Attorney seeking information on whether it was consulted before President Donald Trump granted clemency to 11 individuals Tuesday. "I write t...

 2020-02-20 00:37 

KEYT

[ Santa Barbara ]

Sen. Leahy presses Justice Department over involvement in Trump pardon spree...

Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont on Wednesday sent a letter to the Justice Department's Office of the Pardon Attorney seeking information on whether it was consulted before President Donald Trump granted clemency to 11 individuals Tuesday. "I write t...

 2020-02-20 00:37 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Sen. Leahy presses Justice Department over involvement in Trump pardon spree...

Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont on Wednesday sent a letter to the Justice Department's Office of the Pardon Attorney seeking information on whether it was consulted before President Donald Trump granted clemency to 11 individuals Tuesday. "I write t...

 2020-02-20 00:37 

KYMA KSWT KECY Yuma

Sen. Leahy presses Justice Department over involvement in Trump pardon spree...

Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont on Wednesday sent a letter to the Justice Department's Office of the Pardon Attorney seeking information on whether it was consulted before President Donald Trump granted clemency to 11 individuals Tuesday. "I write t...

 2020-02-20 00:37 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Sen. Leahy presses Justice Department over involvement in Trump pardon spree...

Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont on Wednesday sent a letter to the Justice Department's Office of the Pardon Attorney seeking information on whether it was consulted before President Donald Trump granted clemency to 11 individuals Tuesday. "I write t...

 2020-02-20 00:37 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Sen. Leahy presses Justice Department over involvement in Trump pardon spree...

Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont on Wednesday sent a letter to the Justice Department's Office of the Pardon Attorney seeking information on whether it was consulted before President Donald Trump granted clemency to 11 individuals Tuesday. "I write t...

 2020-02-06 00:11 

WCAX

[ VT ]

Leahy: Trump acquittal 'beyond outrageous'...

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy gave a floor speech Wednesday afternoon urging his Republican colleagues to vote to convict President Trump....

 2020-01-31 18:07 

WCAX

[ VT ]

Leahy wants to hear from witnesses in impeachment trial...

Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy says there's no reason why the Senate shouldn't hear from witnesses in the president's impeachment trial, just like they did 20 years ago in the Clinton impeachment trial....

 2020-01-22 14:26 

Burlington Free Press

3 takeaways from Sen. Leahy's op-ed on President Trump's impeachment trial...

Here are some takeaways from the Vermont senator's opinion piece from the Senate's first day of the impeachment trial....

 2020-01-21 22:10 

Burlington Free Press

Opinion: In impeachment trial, Senate must defend Congress's 'power of the purse'...

A foundational feature of our republic, defined by its separation of powers, is that Congress, not the president, controls the "power of the purse....

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