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There is confusion regarding the position of the External Affairs Minister. We are trying for the membership of the Security Council of the United Nation. The UN has set up a high-level enquiry committee, which found the involvement of some companies of Switzerland, Italy and India, and after that Singh gave a statement that he is being implicated for supporting Saddam Hussein's regime. (Quote by - Amar Singh)

Texas has always had committee chairs -- strong and powerful committee chairs -- and to go to a position where you have none or very few, could well mean in the battle for earmarks, Texas has a harder fight at it. (Quote by - Gary Keith)

Under a cold turkey strategy, at each policy meeting the Federal Open Market Committee would make its best guess about where it ultimately wants the funds rate to be and would move to that rate in a single step. (Quote by - Ben Bernanke)

Usually, most of the changes and horse-trading go on at the subcommittee level, and by the time it reaches the full committee, it's been completely rigged in advance. (Quote by - Bruce Hahn)

I can't tell you exactly what a package would look like coming from this committee in the next several months. But I can tell you the chairman prefers a comprehensive national framework that will be flexible and survive into the future, as opposed to a more piecemeal approach that applies to only one or two areas. (Quote by - Brian Kennedy)

We think there are just too many open switches on this right now for us to go in and do something there. Given the charter, it's not clear what anyone other than Microsoft is going to be doing on this committee. (Quote by - Bob Sutor)

This is the first time in more than 20 years I've known a chairman not to allow a committee member to speak on a bill in committee. (Quote by - Sen Hob Bryan)

I personally don't believe what he did reached the level of being removed from vice chair of the committee. (Quote by - Alan Ross)

It depends on who you are trying to help. Jury members would like that committee members would decide. If they know that [the responsibility for expelling a student] is not on them they feel a little bit better. A student being accused, I don't know if they would like the committee deciding. (Quote by - Matt Miller)

I returned the call and found out I'd been selected. Needless to say, I didn't finish the round. I put birdies down for the 17th and 18th holes. (Quote by - Cam Neely)

For the past three years, the Senate intelligence committee has avoided carrying out its oversight of our nation's intelligence programs whenever the White House becomes uncomfortable with the questions being asked. The very independence of this committee is called into question. (Quote by - Jay Rockefeller)

We are planning to set up a committee to offer resource help to those who may decide to take families into their own homes. That would be the goal of a steering committee. (Quote by - Karen Smith)

We have worked with a steering committee that represents organizations and stakeholders with a vested interest in this project. The committee members want to further the knowledge of the current technologies to reduce air emissions and odor levels in livestock operations. The Wisconsin DNR will also begin in 2007 to implement regulations related to air emissions from livestock operations. (Quote by - Rod Nilsestuen)

I am very pleased to be involved with the Daniel Pearl Music Days committee because its message resonates with me on a very personal level, My own career is an example of the universal power of music, especially the power of Hip Hop, to bring people of different backgrounds together for a common purpose. I hope that my commitment to the Daniel Pearl Music Days committee will encourage all music lovers - both amateurs and professionals - to get involved with the Music Days performance network and contribute to the 'Harmony For Humanity' e-Stage. (Quote by - Russell Simmons)

It is no surprise that the Republican-controlled Senate intelligence committee has once again caved in to the wishes of the White House and refused even to open an investigation. We cannot effectively legislate on the NSA spying issue if we do not know the facts, and we will not know them if the Republican-controlled intelligence committee persists in refusing to do its job. (Quote by - Harry Reid)

I wanted young kids to have the opportunity to idolize pro players the way I idolized the North American Soccer League players, I volunteered with the committee in Dallas, and when the committee resigned itself that they couldn't get a team and closed up shop, we went to work and negotiated the contract for the Cotton Bowl. I got the North Texas State Soccer Association to give its support. (Quote by - Paul Mott)

We've got closer by committee. I just want to be part of that committee. (Quote by - David Weathers)

Greenspan continued to be the most influential committee member. (Quote by - Brian Sack)

The general prosecution is obviously biased and wants to use everything to convict us. I demand a non-biased and non-Iraqi committee because there is a crisis in trust between us. (Quote by - Barzan Ibrahim)

If you live in a country run by committee, be on the committee. (Quote by - Graham Summer)

We discussed a process of actually me sitting down with the coaches after the end of the season and talking about where the laws' committee is at and getting the input face-to-face with the coaches, rather than relying on a coaches' representative on the laws' committee, which has been the case in the past. (Quote by - Adrian Anderson)

Chairman Ehlers is hiring his staff as he sees it appropriate within the rules and budget of the committee, just as any other committee chairman does. (Quote by - Jon Brandt)

She has made this a referendum on herself, I expect to be on the search committee for a new CEO. This time around we do not want someone learning on the job. (Quote by - Walter Hewlett)

Tom DeLay was rebuked on three separate matters by the House Ethics Committee in the last Congress, an extraordinary slap at the leader, But they left open pending a fourth issue, which was the Ronnie Earle case in Texas. So what did the House Republicans do? They fire the chairman of the Ethics Committee. They removed two members. (Quote by - Norm Ornstein)

You really don't want a president who is a football fan. Football combines the worst features of American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings. (Quote by - George F. Will)

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