People: Jun. 17, 2002

FINALLY, A NONPARTISAN BATTLE

As the hearings into intelligence lapses attest, there's much to fix in Washington. Let the record show that Senator GEORGE VOINOVICH is not sitting idle. Last week the Ohio Republican took a principled stand against a Backstreet Boy. Irritated by the flood of celebrities testifying in Congress (Julia Roberts and Christie Brinkley in the past few months), Voinovich boycotted testimony by KEVIN RICHARDSON before the Environment and Public Works Committee. Kentucky native Richardson, who founded an environmental group, was asked by Democrat Joe Lieberman to speak on the dangers of mountaintop mining. Lieberman claimed that Richardson was...

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