Smallen, Jill, Mitchell, Charlie, and Vaughan, Martin
National Journal. 6/11/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 24, p1762-1763. 2p.
LEGISLATIVE resolutions, INTERNATIONAL trade agencies, UNITED States legislators, and UNITED States -- Foreign economic relations
Reports on the decision issued by the U.S. House on a resolution calling for the country to withdraw from the World Trade Organization (WTO). Legislators who sponsored the resolution; Remarks from Representative Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) regarding the participation of the country in the WTO; Overview of the resolution.
Cohen, Richard E., Smallen, Jill, and Mitchell, Charlie
National Journal. 3/12/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p781-781. 1/8p.
UNITED States legislators and UNITED States elections
Announces that U.S. Representative Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) has been sworn in on March 10, 2005 to assume the House seat vacated by her husband, veteran Representative Robert Matsui, who died on January 1, 2005. Percentage of votes received by Matsui in the special election held for the seat; Role played by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in Matsui's candidacy.
This article reports that U.S. House Representative Doris Matsui captured 72 percent of the overall vote in the Tuesday special primary to fill the Sacramento-based 5th District, which belonged to her late husband, Democratic Representative Robert Matsui. Matsui, a Washington lobbyist and former White House aide, easily avoided a May 3 runoff by winning more than 50 percent in the 12-candidate race. Matsui is expected to be sworn in Thursday. House Rules ranking member Louise Slaughter, has said Matsui would join the Rules Committee, which is considered a prime panel slot for an incoming member.