It was dark as the dickens outside, and I was looking out the little window. I saw the red glare of a shell or a missile coming up toward our planeGOP senators' plane shot at over Baghdad Aug 30, 2007
Do we have that time? Do we have that luxury of a window of time in our war against terrorism financingSenators rip comptroller in Riggs case Apr 21, 2004
There's a definite conflict of interest when the banks are involved in selecting their regulatorsEconomic Outlook: Spotlight on Bernanke Jul 21, 2009
The purpose of placing numerous holds was to get the White House's attention on two issues that are critical to our national security -- the Air Force's aerial refueling tanker acquisition and the FBI's Terrorist Device Analytical CenterShelby releases holds on some nominees Feb 09, 2010
Senate confirmation is about accountability and giving the American people a voice in the processGOP vows to block consumer agency nominee May 06, 2011
Claude Nevin Shelby
Richard Craig Shelby (born May 6, 1934) is the senior U.S. Senator from Alabama. Originally elected to the Senate as a Democrat, Shelby switched to the Republican Party in 1994 when it gained the majority in Congress.
Shelby was born in Birmingham, Alabama, the son of Alice L. (née Skinner) and Ozie Houston Shelby. He attended the University of Alabama, receiving an undergraduate degree in 1957 and a Juris Doctor in 1963.