Congress should vote on Iraq agreement

BOSTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Iraqis delayed a vote on the U.S. security pact, yet lawmakers in Washington have no say in its passage, laments a House Foreign Affairs Committee member.

Extending U.N. Iraq mandate best option

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- An extension of the U.N. mandate governing military action in Iraq is the best course of action in the absence of a formal agreement, a U.S. lawmaker said.

U.S. lawmaker wants U.N. extension on Iraq

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Bill Delahunt, D-Mass., said he wants to explore with former Iraqi officials options regarding the security deal between Iraq and the United States.
Cheney aide Addington faces House panel

Cheney aide Addington faces House panel

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff appeared before a U.S. House panel, revealing little about the administration's actions shrouded in secrecy.

Ted Kennedy supporting Obama

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Edward "Ted" Kennedy will voice his support this week for the White House bid of Senate colleague Barack Obama, sources say.

Rep.: Commute sentences for border agents

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The chairman of a House subcommittee is urging President George Bush to commute the sentences of two Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting a suspect.

Lawmakers apologize to tortured suspect

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Some U.S. congressmen offered apologies to a man who was sent to Syria by the U.S. government and subsequently tortured.

New Cuba embargo rules may be bad for Bush

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- New regulations restricting travel to Cuba from the United States may have gone too far and turned some Cuban-Americans against Bush, lawmakers said Tuesday.
DEREK O. SANDS, United Press International

House bribery investigation delayed

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- An inquiry into allegations that a Michigan representative was offered a bribe to support the Medicare Prescription Drug law has been delayed.
Bill Delahunt
John B. Bellinger, III, Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of State, (R) shakes hands with Rep. Bill Delahunt, D-MA, (L) before a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on torture and the deportation to Syria of Canadian citizen Maher on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 10, 2008. (UPI Photo/Patrick D. McDermott)

William D. Delahunt (born July 18, 1941) has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1997, representing the 10th District of Massachusetts.

Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, Delahunt was educated at Thayer Academy, Middlebury College and Boston College Law School and later served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve. He served a term in the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1973–75) before serving as district attorney of Norfolk County for more than 20 years.

In February 2010, Delahunt announced that was considering retirement from Congress at the end of his present term. His retirement was confirmed on March 4th, 2010, by the Boston Globe.

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