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3 Senate Dems propose more NSA surveillance disclosure

3 Senate Dems propose more NSA surveillance disclosure

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Three U.S. Senate Democrats are sponsoring a measure they say would require greater transparency regarding National Security Agency surveillance.

Reid backs Gillibrand on military sex-assault bill

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he backed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's bill to strip U.S. military commanders' power to pick which sex-assault cases to try.
U.S. military sex-assault reports jump 46%

U.S. military sex-assault reports jump 46%

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Reported U.S. military sexual assaults surged 46 percent this year, the Pentagon said, crediting the increase to "victim confidence in our response system."
Senators press to revamp military sex-assault rules

Senators press to revamp military sex-assault rules

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A terrorist facing trial in the United States "has greater legal protection than a U.S. Marine" alleging a sexual assault, an assault victim's husband said.
Gillibrand puts hold on Obama Navy nominee

Gillibrand puts hold on Obama Navy nominee

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., put a hold on Jo Ann Rooney, President Obama's Navy undersecretary pick, due to her remarks about military sexual assaults.

Maliki's no partner for peace

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The author says Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki attempts to portray himself as a victim but he is a dictator with the blood of innocents on his hands.
HAMID YAZDAN PANAH, UPI Outside View Commentator
Senators warn Obama of Maliki's 'mismanagement' in Iraq

Senators warn Obama of Maliki's 'mismanagement' in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's "mismanagement of Iraqi politics" may be leading to civil war, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators warned Tuesday.
Obama said willing to go it alone on Syria

Obama said willing to go it alone on Syria

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama is willing to order a military strike on Syria without the concurrence of allies or the United Nations, administration officials said.
Senate confirms Dempsey as Joint Chiefs chairman

Senate confirms Dempsey as Joint Chiefs chairman

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate has confirmed U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey for a second two-year term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman.

Suspicious substance sent in letters to 10 U.S. senators

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Mail with a suspicious granular substance sent to 10 U.S. senators was intercepted at a screening facility, the Senate sergeant at arms said Wednesday.

Official: Obama in position to proceed with plan to arm Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- A resolution of congressional concerns has put President Barack Obama in a position to move forward with a plan to arm Syrian rebels, an official said.
Paul, Cruz back Gillibrand military sex-assault revamp

Paul, Cruz back Gillibrand military sex-assault revamp

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Two Tea Party Senate firebrands joined Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand in pressing to end U.S. military commanders' power to decide which sex assaults to prosecute.
Hagel: Extending sequester to FY 2014 would freeze promotions

Hagel: Extending sequester to FY 2014 would freeze promotions

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- If the sequester extends into fiscal year 2014, the Pentagon would be forced to impose a series of draconian moves, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned.

U.S. military realm extends to cyberspace

BALTIMORE, July 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department said it was starting to consider cyberspace one of the new frontiers for the military's focus.

Senate Dems differ on ways to prosecute military sexual assaults

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Sen. Carl Levin said he would offer a plan requiring senior U.S. military officers to review decisions to prosecute sexual assault cases in the military.
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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)
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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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