Senator's letter to MLB, union decries drug policy

Updated: March 17, 2005, 8:38 AM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- When Major League Baseball announced a new drug-testing policy two months ago, the supposed get-tough approach was hailed on Capitol Hill.

But on the eve of testimony before a House committee from some of the sport's biggest stars, members of Congress criticized the plan after getting a chance to read the fine print.

Sen. John McCain, who in January said the agreement "appears to be a significant breakthrough," changed course Wednesday.

"I can reach no conclusion, ...

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