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If only for his mercurial style and speaking voice, the late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan will be remembered as unique.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

The Peter Principles: A wise Irish rogue

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- My love for politics began when I was a boy growing up in the affluent suburbs north of New York City. My first political memory is probably the pool table gree
PETER ROFF, United Press International

Moynihan: Giant of the Senate

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- The death of former Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., Wednesday at the age of 76 removes one of the greatest, most productive and positive figures in modern
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Moynihan praised as intellectual statesman

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- Congress reacted swiftly to the death of former New York Democratic Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who died Wednesday at the age of 76 after a series of health problems left him hospitalized in Washington.
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Former Sen. Moynihan dead at 76

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- Daniel Patrick Moynihan, whose path to the U.S. Senate led him from near-poverty at childhood to academic heights at Harvard and key roles on the stage of world diplomacy, died Wednesday at the age of 76.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, March 16, the 75th day of 2003 with 290 to follow.
By United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for Feb. 25, 2003

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

Washington Agenda-General

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By United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for January 17, 2003

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
By United Press International

Sept. 11: What 9-11 means to New York

New York is not about the sad past, but the bountiful future. Let there be a small museum, or perhaps a plaque to commemorate the World Trade Center and those who died. And let the rest of the space go back to commerce. "Living well is the best revenge."
JAMES B. CHAPIN, UPI National Political Analyst

Social Security reform: A better way

With the stock market in turmoil due to the various corporate accounting scandals, the idea advocated by President Bush of even partially privatizing Social Sec
PATRICK REDDY, Special to United Press International

Baucus welfare plan's a bust

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- "The days of the dole are numbered," declared President Lyndon Baines Johnson as he launched his so-called War on Poverty. Thirty years, $8 trillion, and millio
LESLIE CARBONE, A UPI Outside view commentary

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, July 30 (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 tanks.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 6, the 188th day of 2002 with 178 to follow.
By United Press International

Think Tanks Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, April 12 (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 ta

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, March 16, the 75th day of 2002 with 290 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
By United Press International

Living-Today: Issues of modern living

THE VOLUNTEER STATE Citizen interest in volunteer service within the United States and abroad has increased dramatically since President Bush last month appealed to Americans to consider devoting two years of their lives to helping others.
By United Press International

WTC air quality questioned at hearing

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The controversy swirling around the environmental contamination in and around where the World Trade Center once stood continued in a hearing in New York City sp

Think tanks criticize EPA project

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- An expensive clean-up project ordered by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for New York's Hudson River will actually cause more pollution than the pro
JENNIFER LORD, for United Press International

Grenier: Super-critic without fear

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- First, a note of full disclosure. Richard Grenier, the noted columnist, political, social and film critic, who died this month at the age of 76, was for many ye
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Think Tanks Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (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

Faceoff: The market for secure retirement

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Has the idea of privatization of Social Security become a mainstream idea or is it still the bridge to the third rail of American politics? UPI National Politic
PETER ROFF and JAMES CHAPIN, National Political Analysts

Analysis: Bloomberg's New York

"Now is when the Big-City looks at itself again. As the glowing skyscrapers rise like golden honeycombs in the quickening dusk, the voice of the politician warn
PATRICK REDDY, Special to United Press International

NY gets more WTC aid from Congress

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- New York has never had an easy time of getting federal money out of Washington, but city officials Friday succeeded in claiming another $1.5 billion in emergenc
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