[Previous entry: "random"] [Archives: May 2003] [Next entry: "fun"]
05/14/2003 Archived Entry: "sutff"
Texas Democrats Flee State, Paralyze Legislature
House Speaker Tom Craddick ordered police on Monday to track down the runaway legislators
and return them to the House floor, forcibly if needed. But Craddick's order holds no legal force
outside of Texas, since the legislators are not technically accused of a crime.
On Tuesday, plainclothes state police investigators nabbed
Rep. Helen Giddings as she got into her car in Austin.
Statehouse Democrats Flee Texas in Rift
Personality Keeps Changing with Age, Study Finds
U.S. briefed on Ottawa's marijuana law plans
Add A New Comment
"There goes Canadian sovereignty up in smoke,'' complained NDP Leader Jack Layton.
"Here's the American government advising on what Canadian policy will be before the
House of Commons even has a look at it. It's quite astounding.''