WSJ section 16 (37 cases)

wsj_1603 (line 22, ant vp):
Things were supposed to change when Vietnam's economic reforms gathered pace, and for awhile they did.

wsj_1615 (line 12, ant vp):
"This is one where I cross party lines," she says, rejecting the anti-abortion stance of Rep. Florio's opponent, Reagan-Republican Rep. James Courter. "People my age thought it wasn't going to be an issue.
Now it has -- especially for people my age."

wsj_1615 (line 46, ant vp):
"If you're going to be consistent and say it is a constitutionally protected right," he asks, "how are you going to say an upscale woman who can drive to the hospital or clinic in a nice car has a constitutional right and someone who is not in great shape financially does not?"

wsj_1615 (line 72, ant vped):
Yet minutes after promising to appoint Hispanics to high posts in state government, he is unable to say whether he has ever employed any in his congressional office. "I don't think we do now," he says. "I think we did."

wsj_1615 (line 72, ant vped):
Yet minutes after promising to appoint Hispanics to high posts in state government, he is unable to say whether he has ever employed any in his congressional office. "I don't think we do now," he says. "I think we did."

wsj_1616 (line 20, ant vp):
As a result, many economists were expecting the consumer price index to increase significantly more than it did.

wsj_1618 (line 4, ant vp):
But you knew that, didn't you?

wsj_1618 (line 12, ant vp):
It may seem trivial to worry about the World Series amid the destruction to the Bay Area wrought by Tuesday's quake, but the name of this column is "On Sports," so I feel obliged to do so.

wsj_1618 (line 16, ant vp):
One fan, seated several rows in front of the open, upper-deck auxiliary press section where I was stationed, faced the assembled newsies and laughingly shouted, "We arranged that just for you guys!" I thought and, I'm sure, others did: "You shouldn't have bothered."

wsj_1618 (line 32, ant vped):
A section of the Bay Bridge had collapsed, as had a part of Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland.

wsj_1623 (line 3, ant vp):
NOW YOU SEE IT, now you don't.

wsj_1623 (line 22, ant vp):
Though he himself doesn't expect a recession soon, Mr. Wyss advises people who do that "the best thing to be in is long that is, 20-year to 30-year Treasury bonds."

wsj_1625 (line 11, ant vp):
Most see little reason to doubt that their cash will go toward these noble goals.
But will it?

wsj_1631 (line 8, ant ap):
Its language -- call it Streetspeak -- is increasingly mellifluous, reassuring, and designed to make financial products and maneuvers appear better, safer or cheaper than they really are.

wsj_1631 (line 48, ant vp):
Traditional no-loads made their money by charging an annual management fee, usually a modest one; they imposed no other fees, and many still don't.

wsj_1631 (line 53, ant ap):
And don't expect anyone to change the term "blue chip," either, even though some of the companies that still enjoy the title may be riskier investments than they were.

wsj_1631 (line 60, ant tv):
Finally, even the time-honored strategy called "value investing" no longer means what it once did.

wsj_1634 (line 128, ant ap):
Moreover, the old contract was about to expire, and the lineup of Guber Peters pictures for Warner wasn't as strong as it is now.

wsj_1635 (line 77, ant vpng):
Investors, for instance, may mistakenly assume that the bank or company that originally held the assets is guaranteeing the securities.
It isn't.

wsj_1647 (line 61, ant vp):
One recent Saturday morning he stayed inside the Capitol monitoring tax-and-budget talks instead of flying to San Francisco for a fund-raiser and then to his hometown of Chicago for the 30th reunion of St. Ignatius High School. "I'm too old to waste a weekend, but that's what I did," the 48-year-old Mr. Juliano moans. "These days, anything can happen."

wsj_1649 (line 13, ant vp):
If it does not quite have Chandler's special magic -- well, at the end, neither did Chandler.

wsj_1657 (line 34, ant vp):
On Oct. 3, following conversations with Secretary of State James Baker, Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze arrived in Managua to acclaim "Nicaragua's great peace efforts." There, Mr. Shevardnadze felt legitimized to unveil his own peace plan: The U.S.S.R. would prolong a suspension of arms shipments to Nicaragua after the February election if the U.S. did likewise with its allies in Central America.

wsj_1659 (line 36, ant ap):
Michael Fisher, general manager of KTXL, a Fox affiliate in Sacramento, Calif., said, "The real question is whether the Paramount-MCA offering is practical.
It isn't. . . . Why would I consider giving up Fox, a proven commodity," for an unknown venture?

wsj_1671 (line 59, ant vp):
Does the candidate favor parental consent for teen-age abortions? (The pro-choice lobby doesn't.) What about banning abortions in the second and third trimesters? (The lobby says no again.)

wsj_1677 (line 50, ant tv):
Pinpoint Information Corp., Chantilly, Va., a producer of $1,800-a-year personalized newsletters about the computer industry that started full operation last month, relies on 12 human readers to code news releases by topic in order to select items for each subscriber. "The computers find all the key words they can, but the editors confirm every one.

wsj_1682 (line 29, ant vp):
But Darman suggests such tensions will dissipate quickly. "If I can show signs of maturity, almost anybody can," he jokes.

wsj_1691 (line 50, ant tvng):
"We feel we are doing everything we can," an Occidental spokesman says.

wsj_1695 (line 30, ant tved):
First, why ticket splitting has increased and taken the peculiar pattern that it has over the past half century: Prior to the election of Franklin Roosevelt as president and the advent of the New Deal, government occupied a much smaller role in society and the prisoner's dilemma problem confronting voters in races for Congress was considerably less severe.

wsj_1695 (line 32, ant np):
Second, it explains why voters hold Congress in disdain but generally love their own congressional representatives: Any individual legislator's constituents appreciate the specific benefits that the legislator wins for them but not the overall cost associated with every other legislator doing likewise for his own constituency.

wsj_1698 (line 27, ant vp):
The Members could still try to serve their constituents with special-interest goodies, but the police (in the form of a President) would be there with a straitjacket if they really get crazy, as they do now.

wsj_1677 (line 69, ant vp):
A daily news briefing from the company librarian, for example, would have a distinctive format on the screen, just as a paper version would have.

wsj_1623 (line 25, ant vp):
They are worth more because they pay higher interest than newly issued bonds do.

wsj_1634 (line 49, ant vp):
He also had to fight harder for credibility than his partner did.

wsj_1695 (line 8, ant vped):
In every presidential election over the past half century, except for the Goldwater presidential candidacy, the GOP has captured a greater percentage of the major-party popular vote for president than it has of congressional seats or the popular vote for Congress.

wsj_1695 (line 51, ant vp):
First, economists James Bennett and Thomas DiLorenzo find that GOP senators turn back roughly 10% more of their allocated personal staff budgets than Democrats do.

wsj_1695 (line 54, ant vp):
Second, if the key assumption is valid, Democrats should have lower attendance rates on roll-call votes than Republicans do to the extent that such votes reflect national policy making and that participating in such votes takes away from the time a legislator could otherwise devote to local benefit-seeking.

wsj_1695 (line 64, ant vp):
Moreover, ticket splitting appears to take the same peculiar pattern at the state government level as it does at the federal level.