Saudi Arabia restored as defendant in suit by 9/11 families

Saudi Arabia restored as defendant in suit by 9/11 families

NEW YORK, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- A New York federal appeals court has restored Saudi Arabia as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by thousands of people affected by the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

U.S. failing in offshore oil safety

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- A near-failing grade on the safety of oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico highlights the need to pass critical reforms, a former Democratic lawmaker said.

Report: Bioterrorism still a major threat

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Bioterrorism remains a major threat for the United States despite more than $65 billion spent on protecting the country from myriad dangers.
Senate aims to give states 80% of BP fines

Senate aims to give states 80% of BP fines

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- A bill giving the U.S. Gulf Coast states most of BP's fines for last year's oil rig disaster will move quickly, a key senator said Wednesday.
Graham, Reilly to oversee BP disaster

Graham, Reilly to oversee BP disaster

WASHINGTON, June 1 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama has appointed former Sen. Bob Graham and former EPA chief Bill Reilly to lead an investigation into the BP disaster.

Activists say WMD threat to the U.S. remains real

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Obama administration has come under renewed pressure from congressional activists who say more should be done to eliminate or minimize exposure to weapons of mass destruction.

WMD Commission visits Sandia National Lab

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- The congressional commission probing weapons of mass destruction proliferation and terrorism visited the Sandia National Laboratory in New Mexico Monday.

Beach warnings up in Florida

MIAMI, May 27 (UPI) -- South Florida beaches are displaying warnings for swimmers about rip currents and jellyfish in the surf after deadly Memorial Day incidents, officials said.

Commentary: Bipartisan manifesto

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The bipartisan conclave in Oklahoma this week was designed as a bridge between moderate Republicans and moderate Democrats.

Congress briefed on waterboarding in 2002

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- CIA officials were met with approval when they briefed members of the U.S. Congress in September 2002 on the tactic of waterboarding, it was reported Sunday.

Vetoed water bill has $2B for Everglades

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush vetoed a bill Friday that environmentalists hoped would revive an ambitious project to restore water flow in the Florida Everglades.

Florida Sen. Graham holds last workday

KEY LARGO, Fla., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Sen. Bob Graham, D-Fla., spent his 408th and final workday on providing Christmas presents for needy children in the Florida Keys.

Close Senate races around the country

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Many of the competitive Senate races across the country remain tight as votes continue to come in. In South Dakota, Senate minority leader Tom Daschle is neck and neck with Republican challenger John Thune. Both candidates had 50 percent of votes with 37

CIA head disputes 9/11 accountability

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The chief of U.S. intelligence wants the 800-page Sept. 11 terror report changed to remove blame for failures from individual officers.

9-11 victims want terror links made public

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Over 1,200 relatives of those killed or injured in the Sept. 11 hijackings called Wednesday for the declassification of 28 pages of a report into the attacks.
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Bob Graham
Senator Bob Graham D-Florida (L) is sworn in 1/6/1987 by Vice President George Bush on Capitol Hill as the Graham family looks on. (UPI Photo/Vince Mannino/Files)

Daniel Robert "Bob" Graham (born November 9, 1936) is an American politician. He was the 38th Governor of Florida from 1979 to 1987 and a United States Senator from that state from 1987 to 2005. Following a failed bid for the Democratic Party nomination in the 2004 presidential race, Graham was considered a possible running mate for John Kerry.

Graham dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on October 6, 2003 and announced his retirement from the Senate on November 3, 2003.

Graham is now concentrating his efforts on the newly established Bob Graham Center for Public Service at his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Florida. He also serves as Chairman of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD proliferation and terrorism and advocates for the recommendations in the Commission report, World at Risk.

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