"but it is not well received by all"
"One day later, Senate Majority Leader and future anthrax target Tom Daschle (D-SD) says he doubts the Senate will take up this bill..."
"October 9, two letters containing deadly anthrax spores are postmarked. One letter is sent to Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD) and the other is sent to Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT)....from a mailbox in Trenton..."
1 day earlier WaPo
“Congress has lost some of the shock-induced unity..."
Cheney & others "are said to believe that they have been exposed."
"soon discovered that the sensors had malfunctioned..."
House "passes" & "...taps into Social Security...cuts in education."
2 days later "Senate will pass...Anthrax targets Senators Tom Daschle and Patrick Leahy now support the bill."
Bush signs same day
B. Graham (D-FL), D. Feinstein (D-CA), R. Lugar (R-IN), B. Boxer (D-CA), J. Corzine (D-NJ)
"officials say the anthrax does not threaten the health of anyone who worked or visited"
The tool was put in place as part of anti-terrorism laws passed by Congress after the 9/11 attacks on American soil."
"...an internal memo...FBI did not admit this publicly for another nine years...acknowledged its practice of 'black bag' jobs before the Senate Church Committee on July 14, 1975."
between NSA & CIA
"...nature and extent of the partnership is deemed to be extremely sensitive,
'especially since many of these operations are directed against friends and allies' of the U.S."