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Think Tanks Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The UPI Think Tank Wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events, and position statements released by various think t

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GAO: Congress has 'right' to energy data

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- General Accounting Office Comptroller General David M. Walker told United Press International Wednesday the GAO would file suit against the White House in two t
MARK BENJAMIN

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 25, 2002

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.
By United Press International

Enron hearings to start in earnest

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- While it's hard to know where to start with the collapse of the Enron Corporation, and who might be criminally, civilly or politically culpable, the lawmakers on Capitol Hill will embark in earnest on Thursday with what promises to be a lengthening list o
T. K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor

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THE JOHN WALKER CASE The Bush administration is seeking criminal charges against American Taliban John Walker.
By United Press International

Bush officials downplay Enron calls

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Bush administration officials on Sunday said there was no reason to tell the president or the public about telephone calls they received from Kenneth Lay, the chairman and chief executive officer of bankrupt energy trader Enron Corp., prior to the company

Sen. Gramm's wife gets Enron subpoena

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A Senate panel probing energy conglomerate Enron Corp.'s sudden collapse has subpoenaed the wife of Texas Republican Sen. Phil Gramm, Enron Director Wendy Gramm
MARK BENJAMIN and NICHOLAS M. HORROCK

Think Tanks Wrap-up

The UPI Think Tank Wrap-Up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events, and position statements released by various think tanks.
By United Press International

Govt. affairs panel to probe Enron failure

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Bankrupt energy trader Enron Corp. faced further scrutiny on Capitol Hill Wednesday as another committee announced a probe of the company's collapse.
CHRIS H. SIEROTY

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Postal revamp could cost billions

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Equipping the postal service to deal with anthrax threats could cost "several billion dollars," Postmaster General John Potter told a Senate panel Tuesday.
KELLY HEARN and SCOTT BURNELL, UPI Science News

Lawmakers look at DOD domestic role

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- New challenges to homeland security are shifting the scope of the Pentagon's role in domestic affairs and it could challenge the historical and deeply rooted se
KELLY HEARN

UPI's Capital Comment for October 24, 2001

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press Intern
By United Press International

Sens blast money laundering cut from bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators blasted the exclusion of a money-laundering provision from the anti-terrorism bill passed Friday by the House, with the head of the Senate banking committee questioning how useful this bill would be if it doesn't provid
T.K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor

Bush reverses briefing decision

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- President Bush Tuesday told a bipartisan group of lawmakers that he would broaden the number of congressmen receiving classified briefings --reversing an earlie
KATHY A. GAMBRELL and MARK BENJAMIN

War secrets rattle Congress, Bush

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- President Bush Tuesday scolded a contrite Congress for leaking sensitive information, but lawmakers said they still need classified
MARK BENJAMIN and KATHY GAMBRELL

Senate measure seeks to halt terror money

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- As Congress quickly pushes toward an omnibus anti-terrorism act, the Senate Banking Committee finished their markup and approval Thursday on the a bill that will target terror group funding with the aim of cutting it off.
T.K. MALOY, Deputy Business Editor

Senate measure seeks to halt terror money

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- As Congress quickly pushes toward an omnibus anti-terrorism act, the Senate Banking Committee finished their markup and approval Thursday on the a bill that will target terror group funding with the aim of cutting it off.
T.K. MALOY, Deputy Business Editor
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