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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 19, 2005

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes 16-2 to confirm the nomination of Condoleeza Rice as Secretary of State. . .John Kerry and Barbara Boxer vote no. . .

Democrats succeed in delaying a final senate vote on the nomination of Rice and a committee vote on Attorney General nominee Alberto Gonzales. ..

Despite a series of new security measures, more than two dozen people are
killed in a series of car bombings in Baghdad

Donald Beardslee is executed early this morning at San Quentin after a delay caused while doctors search for a suitable vein for his lethal injection…

State senator Sheila Kuehl announces plans to reintroduce universal health
care legislation to create a state run system to cover all Californians..

Injured California workers announce a coalition to fight changes in the
new workers compensation law