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"Congressional Briefing" returns from a couple of days at Fort Leavenworth. Did we miss any news?Sam Brownback links[(Roll Call) Brownback, Going Left?][1] In the "odd bedfellows" department, Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) has teamed up with Ironweed, the new uber-liberal DVD-of-the-month club dubbed "Netflix for Lefties" by the Oakland Tribune. Just what a lib wants on a Saturday night after popping in the latest "save the world, kill capitalism" DVD: a lecture from one of the Senate's leading moral conservative stalwarts. But there he is, appearing in Ironweed's February DVD to introduce "Seoul Train," a documentary on the harrowing underground railroad for North Korean refugees.[(Reuters) Iran owns China, Russia UN votes - US senator:][2] Russia and China have too much riding on commercial relations with Iran to help the West in curbing Tehran's nuclear ambitions, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday, calling for tough measures with Moscow and Beijing. "The two countries that are sending the wrong signals today are Russia and China," said Kansas Republican Sam Brownback. "Part of the problem is Iran ... has effectively bought U.N. Security Council vetoes from China and, very likely, Russia," Brownback, a potential presidential contender in 2008, said in a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington.[(Drudge Report) DEMS UNVEIL '08 MESSAGE:][3] THE DRUDGE REPORT has obtained an email sent Monday evening by Democratic National Committee (DNC) research director Devorah Adler that contains ten opposition research packets on potential 2008 GOP presidential contenders. ... ten Republicans picked by the Democrat Party include: Sen. George Allen (R-VA), Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS), Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN), Gingrich, Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R-NY), Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE), Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR), Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Gov. George Pataki (R-NY) and Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA).How to contact As always, you can find information to contact members of the Kansas congressional delegation [here.][4] [1]: http://www.rollcall.com/issues/51_84/hoh/12196-1.html [2]: http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006-02-14T235254Z_01_N14410789_RTRUKOC_0_US-NUCLEAR-IRAN-USA.xml [3]: http://www.drudgereport.com/flash2ng.htm [4]: http://ljworld.com/extra/where_to_write.html#fed


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