Levin scoffs at East Coast missile plans

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- There's no military reason to deploy U.S. missile defense systems on the East Coast, military officials told U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich.
Ex-Mich. Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land enters U.S. Senate race

Ex-Mich. Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land enters U.S. Senate race

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 3 (UPI) -- Former Michigan Secretary of State Terry Lynn Land, a Republican, announced Monday she is a candidate for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Carl Levin.
Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

The road to the 2016 general election is becoming more and more rocky as mounting numbers of members of the U.S. Congress announce their intentions to seek a life beyond Capitol Hill.
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NATO to review cybersecurity

MOSCOW, May 31 (UPI) -- A NATO official said the alliance would review cybersecurity initiatives when defense ministers meet next week in Brussels.

Levin presses Obama on cybersecurity

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., said he sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama reminding him of legislation regarding claims of Chinese cybercrimes.
IRS' Lerner placed on administrative leave

IRS' Lerner placed on administrative leave

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- The Internal Revenue Service Thursday put Lois Lerner on administrative leave one day after she refused to testify before a U.S. House committee, NBC reported.

Apple CEO: Offshore units not a 'tax gimmick'

WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) -- Apple Inc.'s top executive, Tim Cook, defended the U.S. technology giant's tax strategy in front of a Senate panel Tuesday, saying it abides by the law.

Apple called international tax dodger

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 20 (UPI) -- A congressional report said U.S. technology giant Apple was using gaps in international tax laws to avoid paying tax on tens of billions of dollars.

Hagel orders retraining for military sex assault prevention officers

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. military must screen and retrain all its recruiters and sex-assault prevention officers, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday.

Cybersecurity act could thwart foreign agents

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- Cyberattacks targeting the United States pose a direct threat to economic and national security interests, a bipartisan group of senators said.

Rep. Peters to run for Michigan Senate seat

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- Rep. Gary Peters, D-Mich., announced in an email to supporters Wednesday he will run for Michigan's open Senate seat.
Obama not ready to say Syria used chemical weapons

Obama not ready to say Syria used chemical weapons

WASHINGTON, April 26 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday he isn't ready to accept accusations the Assad regime used chemical weapons in its fight against rebels in Syria.

U.S. looks for signs Syria used chemical weapons

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- U.S. intelligence agencies are looking at whether Syria used small amounts of chemical weapons in its civil war, officials told The Wall Street Journal.

Elvis impersonator charged with threatening Obama with ricin letter

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- A Mississippi man was charged with threatening President Obama by sending a letter testing positive for ricin, the Justice Department said Thursday.
Tupelo, Miss., man arrested in ricin letters sent to Obama, Wicker

Tupelo, Miss., man arrested in ricin letters sent to Obama, Wicker

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- The FBI Wednesday arrested Kenneth Curtis in the mailing of letters to President Obama and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., that tested positive for ricin.
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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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