For the first time ever Thursday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama delivered the opening prayer in the Senate. After an introduction from Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the Dalai Lama began his prayer in Tibetan before switching to what he called ... FULL ARTICLE AT Mediaite
Doing your job as a lawyer is the wrong approach, 52 senators say. Seven Senate Democrats joined Republicans Wednesday to reject cloture and block the nomination of Debo Adegbile to head the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division. The ... FULL ARTICLE AT Daily Kos
Patrick Joseph Leahy (born March 31, 1940) is the senior United States Senator from Vermont. He is a member of the Democratic Party, and is the current chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. As of 2009 Leahy is also fourth most senior U.S. Senator.
Leahy was born in Montpelier, Vermont, the son of Alba (née Zambon) and Howard Francis Leahy, a printer. His father was Irish-American and his... Full
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