Money and Politics

  • A controversial California welfare reform bill would require all AFDC recipients to find a job, train for one or accept one assigned by the state. The bill makes no special allowances for mothers needing childcare or refugees who cannot speak English.

  • Exposure of the Reagan Administration's expansion of its secrecy directive, which the press had reported rescinded. It was revealed that Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, former ambassador to the UN, had declined to sign a government prepublication review contract.

  • Exposure of the Reagan Administration's expansion of its secrecy directive, which the press had reported rescinded. It was revealed that Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, former ambassador to the UN, had declined to sign a government prepublication review contract.

  • Exposure of the Reagan Administration's expansion of its secrecy directive, which the press had reported rescinded. It was revealed that Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, former ambassador to the UN, had declined to sign a government prepublication review contract.

  • Exposure of the Reagan Administration's expansion of its secrecy directive, which the press had reported rescinded. It was revealed that Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, former ambassador to the UN, had declined to sign a government prepublication review contract.

  • The California Chief Justice is involved in what may become the most expensive judicial confirmation campaign ever. The political overtones of the campaign are disturbing to some observers and the financial benefits to conservative direct-mail operators may be substantial.

  • Exposure of the Reagan Administration's expansion of its secrecy directive, which the press had reported rescinded. It was revealed that Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, former ambassador to the UN, had declined to sign a government prepublication review contract.

  • The Farm Policy Reform Act of 1985 promises to give new life to beleaguered family farms, but the bill has scant support from the Reagan administration.

  • A growing number of military policy makers and strategists are convinced that accidental nuclear war prevention centers - staffed by both superpowers and linked to Moscow and Washington - are needed to avert the most probably cause of nuclear war, a simple mistake.

  • While Congress and the Reagan Administration battle over the Superfund cleanup program, the menace of chemical dumps, and the cost of decontaminating them, grows even greater.

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