On September 27, 2007, the members of the Senate discovered that Senator Ensign had been using the ?secret hold? power (the power of a lawmaker to anonymously block a bill from reaching a floor vote without stating rhyme or reason or identity) to obstruct bills slated to require senators to file fund-raising reports electronically, as House and presidential candidates long have done, rather than obscure their benefactors in paper intensive filings. This is the man that will review the intelligence report. No doubt he will use his considerable experience to make the intelligence data fits his political views.
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