In these hard economic times, apparently belt-tightening is for families and students, not university presidentsSalaries rise for college presidents Nov 17, 2008
We've had a seven-year investigation and $15 million spent on it and one of the 'people of interest' bought off for $5.8 million over what was obviously an FBI screw-upScientist Hatfill cleared in anthrax scare Aug 08, 2008
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My point is not that bankruptcy would've been the better course for Bear StearnsSenator to look into Bear Stearns deal Mar 21, 2008
It will be impossible to address information-sharing problems if government officials avoid talking about them merely to avoid the tough questionsMore pressure on U.S. intel withholding Sep 17, 2007
University of Iowa (Ph.D.)
Charles Ernest "Chuck" Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is the senior United States Senator from Iowa (1981–present). A member of Republican Party, he previously served in the served in the United States House of Representatives (1975–1981) and the Iowa state legislature (1959–1974). He was chairman of the Senate Finance Committee from January to June 2001 and from January 2003 to December 2006. He is currently the ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee.
Grassley was born in New Hartford, Iowa, the son of Ruth (née Corwin) and Louis Arthur Grassley, and graduated from the town high school. At Iowa State Teachers College (now the University of Northern Iowa), he earned a B.A. in 1955 and an M.A. in 1956. He also completed some doctoral studies in political science at the University of Iowa. Also during the 1950s, Grassley farmed and worked in factories, first as a sheet metal shearer and then as an assembly line worker.