Jim Leach

Type: Person
Name: Jim Leach (James A. Leach)
Title: Congressman
Date of Birth: 15/10/1942
Place of Birth: Davenport, Iowa
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jim Leach
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Colby College president nominated to federal post

6:30 PMWilliam Adams will be nominated for the position of chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities by President Barack Obama.Staff ReportColby College President William Adams will be nominated for the position of chairman of the National ... [Published Waterville Morning Sentinel - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Obama to Nominate New Head of Humanities Endowment

The White House says President Barack Obama will nominate Colby College President William "Bro" Adams to be the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.In a statement Thursday, Obama says Adams brings extensive experience as an academic ... [Published ABC News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Former Congressman Leach says to put public good first

DAVENPORT — Former U.S. Rep. Jim Leach of Iowa on Thursday commended Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts as a mediator in the Middle East peace talks, despite mounting drama between the U.S. and Israeli.In a lecture before about 200 people at St. ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

UICHR to host Ukraine panel

BY | APRIL 07, 2014 5:00 AMAn upcoming event is designed to increase public understanding of a recent issue that has captured countless headlines.The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights will host a panel titled “Ukraine: Between East and West” ... [Published Daily Iowan - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Rajiv Shah in fray to succeed Nancy Powell

NEW DELHI: Senior and influential US public servants, including serving and retired Senators and Congressmen, besides Rajiv Shah, head of the United States Agency for International Development, are being considered as successor to Nancy Powell who resigned ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sparking Peace or Conflict? Jim Leach Discusses the Middle East, April 10 at St. Ambrose

In 2006, U.S. Representative Jim Leach of Iowa introduced a resolution urging President George W. Bush to appoint a “Special Envoy for Middle East Peace.” The resolution said, in part, that “history has demonstrated that the Middle East region is likely ... [Published River Cities Reader - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

St. Ambrose Announces 'Middle East Institute'

By Ashley Richmondarichmond@cbs4qc.comSt. Ambrose University is introducing a new way to look at the world.The university is creating the 'Middle East Institute.'It's the first academic institute in the state of Iowa devoted to studying the Middle Ea ... [Published WHBF TV - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Friday Funny: Warning Signs

Thank Goodness It’s Friday! It’s been a long week around here at DCK, and we are looking forward to the weekend. But first, it’s time for some humor!Diane Alber, the Arizona artist who created Kip and Gary , has a new cartoon for Data Center Knowledge’s ... [Published Data Center Knowledge - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 3 reports

St. Ambrose creates first middle east institute

St. Ambrose creates first middle east institutePosted on: 6:23 pm, March 20, 2014, by Caroline ReinwaldSt. Ambrose University announced today that it will expand its curriculum to create a Middle East Institute, the first of its kind in Iowa.Director ... [Published WQAD - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Phoenix Red, Jim Leach's amber ale

Phoenix Red was originally created by veteran Jim Leach. He owned a small brewery in Yreka more than a decade ago called Phoenix Nest. When the business went under, he went to Etna Brewery, where they had his beer for several years before changing the ... [Published Siskiyou Daily News - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Larry Ferguson

Nov. 19, 1936 - March 14, 2014PLYMOUTH — Pastor Larry D. Ferguson, age 77, of Plymouth, passed away at 6:10 p.m., on Friday, March 14, 2014, at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, in Plymouth.Larry was born on Nov. 19, 1936, in South Bend, to Robert D. and Caryl ... [Published Marshall County Pilot News - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

LETTERS: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

We need lawmakers who represent usWhat I've been hearing is that Azarga did a hostile takeover of Powertech. Azarga is a huge investment corporation out of China. This allows China to have controlling interest in the mining operations in the southern ... [Published Rapid City Journal - Mar 18 2014]

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Former Congressman Leach says to put public goo... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Apr 11 2014]
Colby College president nominated to federal post [Published Waterville Morning Sentinel - Apr 10 2014]
Obama to Nominate New Head of Humanities Endowment [Published ABC News - Apr 10 2014]
Obama Nominates 'Bro' -- Literally [Published Huffington Post - Apr 10 2014]
Jim Leach lecture launches St. Ambrose program [Published WQAD - Apr 10 2014]
Time Out Calendar for April 10-16, 2014 [Published Quad-Cities Online - Apr 09 2014]
UICHR to host Ukraine panel [Published Daily Iowan - Apr 07 2014]
Rajiv Shah in fray to succeed Nancy Powell [Published Economic Times - Apr 03 2014]
4 to vie for supervisor [Published Daily Iowan - Mar 27 2014]
Sparking Peace or Conflict? Jim Leach Discusses... [Published River Cities Reader - Mar 27 2014]
Locals eye Crimean situation [Published Daily Iowan - Mar 24 2014]
St. Ambrose Announces 'Middle East Institute' [Published WHBF TV - Mar 21 2014]
Friday Funny: Warning Signs [Published Data Center Knowledge - Mar 21 2014]
St. Ambrose creates first middle east institute [Published WQAD - Mar 20 2014]
St. Ambrose launches Middle East Institute [Published QC Times - Mar 20 2014]
St. Ambrose announces creation of Middle East I... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Mar 20 2014]
Phoenix Red, Jim Leach's amber ale [Published Siskiyou Daily News - Mar 20 2014]
Larry Ferguson [Published Marshall County Pilot News - Mar 19 2014]
State delays filling conservation vacancies [Published Sandoval Signpost - Mar 19 2014]
LETTERS: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 [Published Rapid City Journal - Mar 18 2014]
Schwengel, effective leader, Lincoln buff [Published Quad-Cities Online - Mar 15 2014]
Politically-based faculty discrimination, a tes... [Published Power Line - Feb 14 2014]
San Onofre Community Engagement Panel to encour... [Published atomic power review - Feb 06 2014]
Return of the Golden Fleece [Published Power Line - Dec 19 2013]
Not at All Conservative [Published Center for American Progress - Dec 04 2013]
Biography for Jim Leach [Published Able2Act - Jul 11 2006]
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Politically-based faculty discrimination, a tes... [Published Power Line - Feb 14 2014]
(Paul Mirengoff) Today, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the case of Wagner v. Jones. Our friend Peter Berkowitz discussed the case in a Wall Street Journal op-ed (it’s behind a pay wall). Teresa Wagner accuses the University ...
San Onofre Community Engagement Panel to encour... [Published atomic power review - Feb 06 2014]
Below is a press release from Southern California Edison.-----Media Contact: Maureen Brown, (626) 302-2255 SCE Announces Chairman, Some Members of Community Engagement Panel to Encourage Public Dialogue on San Onofre Nuclear Plant Decommissioning ROSEMEAD, ...
Return of the Golden Fleece [Published Power Line - Dec 19 2013]
(Scott Johnson) The late Wisconsin Senator William Proxmire issued a monthly Golden Fleece Award to public officials who bestowed taxpayers’ funds on risible projects. Senator Proxmire issued the award for more than a decade until he retired from the ...
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