Bill would set up national primary system

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Democratic senators from Florida and Michigan proposed legislation Thursday that would set primary dates nationally, with six regional primaries.

Democrats consider compromise in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Democratic leaders in Washington have voiced their openness to compromise in an attempt to pull some of the U.S. soldiers out of Iraq.

Iraqi PM pushes back at U.S. critics

BAGHDAD, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Sunday claimed his government has stopped a civil war, and said U.S. critics send “messages that encourage terrorism.”

Army general urges careful handover

BAGHDAD, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A top U.S. commander in Iraq says any operational hand over to Iraqi Security Forces must be done carefully to ensure security gains aren't lost.

Iraqi prime minister at odds with many

BAGHDAD, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said U.S. politicians must stop trying to run Iraq.

Army general says troop surge working

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. Army Brig. General says the violence in Iraq is at the lowest level it's been since June 2006.

Iraq PM Maliki criticizes his critics

BAGHDAD, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused his U.S. critics of “irresponsible statements” Wednesday, saying his power comes from the Iraqi people.

Venue for U.S. report on Iraq debated

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The mode of delivery of next month's U.S. military and political briefing on Iraq is being debated by the Bush administration and Congress.

Flaw seen in U.S. military vehicle armor

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- A new add-on armor system for U.S. military vehicles is so heavy it bogs down the engines, a U.S. senator warned.

U.S. Republican rift on Iraq grows

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- Dissent in the Republican Party over U.S. President George W. Bush's Iraq war policy grew Wednesday as two key party senators co-sponsored a Democratic bill.

Reid: 'We haven't done enough'

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev, has joined in the growing criticism of Democratic leaders for their inability to force a U.S. withdrawal from Iraq.

September report key to Iraq assessment

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- The time to determine how long U.S. forces will be in Iraq is September, when a key report will be presented to Congress, the Senate's top Republican says.

Auto execs seek looser fuel-economy rules

WASHINGTON, June 6 (UPI) -- Detroit's top auto executives Wednesday asked congressional leaders to consider a less-restrictive alternative plan to increase fuel-efficiency standards.

Levin: Stock-options gap costing billions

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury is losing billions of dollars due to different rules for stock-option accounting and income-tax reporting, a key senator said Tuesday.

Levin, Sessions differ on Iraq exit

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., Sunday reiterated his belief that there is no military solution to the situation in Iraq.
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Carl Levin
Sen. Carl Levin, D-MI, speaks during a news conference to kick off the CARS program at the Transportation Department in Washington on July 27, 2009. The program, dubbed "cash for clunkers," is based on a cash incentive for people to trade in older vehicles for new, more fuel efficient models. With him are Rep. John Dingell, D-MI, (L) and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood (R). (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Harvard University (J.D.)

Carl Milton Levin (born June 28, 1934) is a United States Senator from Michigan, serving since 1979. He is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

He has been Michigan's senior senator since 1995. He has served as a U.S. Senator longer than any Senator in Michigan history. He was elected to a sixth term in 2008, which will end in January 2015. He is the younger brother of U.S. Representative Sander M. Levin.

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