all eyes on inouye

Here's a New York Times article on Senator Daniel K. Inouye, war hero, civil rights figure and now, the new chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Considered to be the Senate's most powerful committee, it oversees hundreds of billions of dollars annually in federal spending: In Battle to Cut Billions, a Spotlight on One Man.

As the man in Washington who wields some seriously awesome spending power, Inouye is now the object of intense courtship from industry chief executives, fellow senators, and even fellow Hawaiian Barack Obama. Be sure to take a look at this handy timeline chronicling Senator Inouye's illustrious career: Milestones: Daniel K. Inouye.

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