Patrick Leahy

Type: Person
Name: Patrick Leahy
Title: Senator
Place of Birth: Montpelier
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Patrick Leahy
First reported 38 mins ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 1 reports

War Legacy Haunts Vietnam, US Relations

DA NANG, VIETNAM — Government officials from the U.S. and Vietnam attended a ceremony Saturday marking the next stage in the cleanup process of one of the Vietnam War's deadliest legacies - Agent Orange.The herbicide was sprayed by the U.S. military as ... [Published VOA News - 38 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

President receives US Senator

President Truong Tan Sang has praised the commitment of the United States towards strengthening its long-term interests in peace, stability, co-operation and development in the Asia-Pacific.President Truong Tan Sang receives US senator Patrick Leahy during ... [Published Bao Moi.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Anti-patent troll legislation: what is proposed and what it could mean

Proposed patent legislation has been causing a stir at both the federal and state levels recently. In an effort to curb infringement litigation initiated by non-practicing entities, often referred to as "patent trolls," lawmakers have been proposing "anti-patent ... [Published Lexology - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Vermont Delegation Backs Governor's Call for Congressional Action on Road Fund

BURLINGTON, VT., April 16 -- Sen. Patrick Leahy issued the following press release:In a joint statement today, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) commented on Governor Shumlin's letter to Senate Majority ... [Published HighBeam Research - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

US Congressional delegation visits Hanoi

(CPV) - Senator Patrick Leahy (Democrat-Vermont) has led a US Congressional delegation to visit Hanoi between April 17-18 for discussion on war legacy issues, trade relations, human rights, and regional security matters.Sen. Leahy and the delegation met ... [Published Dang Cong San - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Sunshine State Thaws U.S.-Cuba Relations

A new poll shows support for ending U.S. Cold War policies toward Cuba coming from unlikely quarters: Florida, the state that has been the staging ground for hardcore anti-Castro activism for decades. (Photo: Aaron Escobar / Fotopedia)A new poll shows ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam Party Secretary urges U.S. to...

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has called on the U.S. to closely coordinate with Vietnam in tackling war consequences, especially in demining and supporting Agent Orange victims in the Southeast Asian country.>> Vietnam-US ties develop ... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 8 reports

President receives US Senate President Pro Tempore

President Truong Tan Sang has lauded the US ’s commitment to strengthening its long-term cooperation for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the Asia-Pacific.At the April 18 reception for US Senate President Pro Tempore Patrick Leahy and ... [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Patent Troll Legislation Stuck in Fee-Shifting Debate

Patent reform legislation has garnered much national attention over the past year, as Congress has introduced numerous proposals to curb perceived litigation abuse by patent trolls. (See our previous alert here.) The House of Representatives overwhelmingly ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Patent Troll, PDF, Patent
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Imaginary Rule That Keeps Obama’s Judges From Being Confirmed

The United States Senate is a labyrinth of arcane rules, obscure precedents, and traditions that were invented for an era when senators rode horses and buggies to Washington. There’s a rule that can force the clerk to spend hours reading a 767-page ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Law students join exchange with US Senate leader

Law students from the Vietnam National University – Hanoi acquired general knowledge of the US legal and judicial system at an exchange with visiting US Senate President Pro Tempore Patrick Leahy in the capital on April 17.Informing them of key activities ... [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

US Senator starts official VN visit

President Pro Tempore of the US Senate Patrick Leahy arrived in Ha Noi yesterday, beginning his five-day official visit to Viet Nam, which aims at further develop bilateral relations. ... [Published Viet Nam News - Apr 17 2014]

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"[the first is] to eliminate the danger from dioxin to people living here. second, to show that for so many years, the u s didn’t ignore this problem, we returned to take care of it. third, our two countries can work together on an issue that for more than three decades was an obstacle for better relations. fourth, [we want] to improve services for people with disabilities regardless of the cause, including what may have been caused by agent orange" Leahy said
In their joint statement, Leahy, Sanders and Welch said: "ensuring safe and adequate transportation infrastructure should not be a partisan issue, but unfortunately for some in washington it is. the highway trust fund is a critical asset for vermont. it provides millions of dollars to repair our roads and bridges and creates jobs for thousands of vermonters. …"

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War Legacy Haunts Vietnam, US Relations [Published VOA News - 38 mins ago]
President receives US Senator [Published Bao Moi.com - 11 hours ago]
Bloomberg Rebrands Gun Control Apparatus, Pledg... [Published NRA-ILA - 16 hours ago]
Anti-patent troll legislation: what is proposed... [Published Lexology - 19 hours ago]
Vermont Delegation Backs Governor's Call for Co... [Published HighBeam Research - 20 hours ago]
US Congressional delegation visits Hanoi [Published Dang Cong San - 22 hours ago]
Free Alan Gross—and the Cuban Five! [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - 23 hours ago]
Sunshine State Thaws U.S.-Cuba Relations [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - 23 hours ago]
Covington Announces Seven New Counsel [Published Covington & Burling LLP - Apr 18 2014]
Vietnam Party Secretary urges U.S. to... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Apr 18 2014]
President receives US Senate President Pro Tempore [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 18 2014]
Social News Headlines 18/4 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Apr 18 2014]
Press digests – April 16 [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 18 2014]
NA leader meets US senator in hopes of boosting... [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 18 2014]
Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Apr 18 [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Apr 18 2014]
Patent Troll Legislation Stuck in Fee-Shifting ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 18 2014]
Leonie Group Proudly Supports Center for Civili... [Published Prlog - Apr 18 2014]
Largest cable TV providers set to merge [Published Bentley Vanguard - Apr 17 2014]
Vietnam, U.S. witness strong development in com... [Published New Europe - Apr 17 2014]
The Imaginary Rule That Keeps Obama’s Judges Fr... [Published Think Progress - Apr 17 2014]
Why did ousted Yahoo executive get $58 million ... [Published CBS News - Apr 17 2014]
Vietnam, U.S. witness strong development in com... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 17 2014]
Party chief meets key US senator [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 17 2014]
Party leaders expects stronger Vietnam-US ties [Published VOVNews - Apr 17 2014]
Vietnam treasures ties with United Sates: NA Ch... [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 17 2014]
Law students join exchange with US Senate leader [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 17 2014]
Chief legislator proposes new Vietnam-US relati... [Published VOVNews - Apr 17 2014]
MN-Sen: Al Franken (D) Urges Netflix To Weigh I... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 17 2014]
US Senator starts official VN visit [Published Viet Nam News - Apr 17 2014]
US Senator starts official VN visit [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 17 2014]
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The Imaginary Rule That Keeps Obama’s Judges Fr... [Published Think Progress - Apr 17 2014]
The United States Senate is a labyrinth of arcane rules, obscure precedents, and traditions that were invented for an era when senators rode horses and buggies to Washington. There’s a rule that can force the clerk to spend hours reading a 767-page ...
It’s time to reveal the Israeli role in the US ... [Published Mondoweiss - Apr 14 2014]
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Senator Orrin Hatch Slams Democrats For Wanting... [Published Think Progress - Apr 12 2014]
CREDIT: AP Rolling back the Senate’s so-called “blue slip process” would be “ disastrous ,” according to an op-ed written by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Friday. Which is somewhat of a surprising position for Hatch to take, since he largely abandoned ...
Comcast PAC Gave Money to Senators Looking at T... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 11 2014]
Source: Open Secrets Though recent Supreme Court decisions have many focused on new avenues for money to influence American politics it is worth keeping in mind that the old avenues are pretty expansive. There is perhaps no clearer recent example ...
Commission Reduces Drug Sentences; Now It's Con... [Published Hit & Run - Apr 11 2014]
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