Lawmakers push for coal fuel

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of Washington lawmakers are pushing for federal incentives to develop coal-derived fuel.

Feingold says impeachment a possibility

BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., says he would not rule out calling for impeachment of President Bush over secret wiretaps and spying on U.S. citizens.

New GI Bill picks up 19 co-sponsors

CHICAGO, April 28 (UPI) -- A bill that would improve educational, job training, healthcare and housing benefits for veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq picked up 19 House co-sponsors.

Hill drops recount in Indiana's 9th

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Baron Hill, D-Ind., has ended a recount of ballots from the Nov. 2 election that showed him losing to Republican challenger Mike Sodrel.

Analysis: FDA chief grilled over testimony

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- Food and Drug Commissioner Dr. Mark McClellan got the message loud and clear on Capitol Hill Thursday: He had angered lawmakers by failing to show up when summoned to testify on drug reimportation and he had better change his ways as he moves up the pecki
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Analysis: NIH funding could help new drugs

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- The Bush administration is trying to ease the regulatory burden on the pharmaceutical industry to spur development of new, innovative drugs, but it seems to be overlooking an obvious and proven action -- increasing funding for the National Institutes of H
STEVE MITCHELL, UPI Medical Correspondent

U.S. bilateral trade deal faces opposition

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- The United States has stepped up efforts to bolster bilateral trade relations with emerging markets rather than pursuing negotiations through the World Trade Organization, having bypassed the United Nations in attacking Iraq. But some lawmakers expressed
SHIHOKO GOTO, Senior Business Correspondent

Bill would fine co's blocking cheap drugs

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A tri-partisan group of Congressmen attempted to drum up support Thursday for legislation introduced in the House last week to levy fines on drug companies that prohibit their products from being shipped by Canadian pharmacies to Americans.
STEVE MITCHELL, UPI Medical Correspondent

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Ebbers, Sullivan invoke 5th Amendment

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- WorldCom Inc. founder and former Chief Executive Officer Bernard Ebbers, along with former Chief Financial Officer Scott Sullivan, invoked the Fifth Amendment a
T.K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor

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The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that publicly funded school vouchers are constitutional, even when they ultimately subsidize a religious education.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

UPI Farming Today

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UPI Farming Today -- Oct. 8, 2001

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