Sunday, June 26, 2005

Bloglines - An unlikely alliance on asbestos

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An unlikely alliance on asbestos

In Money & Business

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader and right-wing lawmaker turned lobbyist Dick Armey are fighting on the same side in Washington, D.C., these days. What's the pixie dust that brought them together? Asbestos. Or more specifically: the $140 billion trust-fund solution to the asbestos problem that Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter, a Pennsylvania Republican, is trying to shepherd through Congress this summer.

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