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Senate Dems are not happy about Julia Louis-Dreyfus' e-cig bit from the Golden Globes

Senate Dems are not happy about Julia Louis-Dreyfus' e-cig bit from the Golden Globes

Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Four U.S. senators has asked the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and NBC Universal to refrain from featuring e-cigarettes.
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Katherine Clark wins Dem primary to replace Markey in U.S. House

BOSTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- State Senator Katherine M. Clark Tuesday won the Democratic primary and is the heavy favorite in the race to succeed former U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass.

Sen. Markey requests FCC intervene with Time Warner v. CBS

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., has asked the Federal Communications Commission to stop Time Warner Cable from blacking out CBS programming.

Multiple traumatic injuries killed woman who fell from roller coaster

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 24 (UPI) -- The Dallas woman who fell out of a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas died from multiple traumatic injuries, a report indicates.
Ed Markey wins special election for Massachusetts Senate seat

Ed Markey wins special election for Massachusetts Senate seat

BOSTON, June 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., Tuesday won a special election to fill out former Sen. John Kerry's term.

Poll: Markey leads Gomez in Mass. special election for U.S. Senate

BOSTON, June 24 (UPI) -- Democrat Edward Markey is 10 percentage points ahead of Republican Gabriel Gomez in Massachusetts's U.S. Senate special election, a Suffolk Poll showed Monday.

Poll gives Markey 49 percent of Mass. Senate vote

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 23 (UPI) -- A poll Sunday gave Democrat Edward Markey a comfortable lead in the U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts.

Poll: Markey leads in Mass. U.S. Senate special election

BOSTON, June 16 (UPI) -- A poll Sunday found Democrat Edward Markey with a double-digit lead over Republican Gabriel Gomez in the race for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by John Kerry.
Markey, Gomez to face off for U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts

Markey, Gomez to face off for U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts

BOSTON, April 30 (UPI) -- Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward Markey will vie for the seat of former U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., after both won primaries Tuesday.

Suffolk Poll: Markey, Gomez lead party challengers in Mass. primary

BOSTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Democrat Edward Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez led going into primaries ahead of the special U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts, a Suffolk Poll showed.
Shell suspends drilling in Alaska's arctic

Shell suspends drilling in Alaska's arctic

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Royal Dutch Shell PLC put its exploratory-well drilling off Alaska on ice after several costly accidents but said it was committed to arctic drilling.

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Scott Brown says he won't run for Senate

Scott Brown says he won't run for Senate

BOSTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., said Friday he will not run to succeed former Sen. John Kerry, who left the Senate to become secretary of state.
Kerry backing Markey for his Senate seat

Kerry backing Markey for his Senate seat

MALDEN, Mass., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., says he wants to move into John Kerry's Senate seat and Democratic leaders, including Kerry, were lining up in support Friday.
Drones in the sky over America

Drones in the sky over America

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- They're coming: In a few years the skies over the United States will be filled with hundreds if not thousands of of drones, unmanned aerial vehicles, doing a variety of tasks -- border security, disaster relief, search and rescue, counter-terrorism and looking down on people and streets on behalf of police departments.
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Issa: Obama used bailout to get higher mpg

Issa: Obama used bailout to get higher mpg

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- A House committee leader charged President Obama used the auto bailout to coerce U.S. automakers into agreeing to higher mileage standards.
Police requested 1.3 million cell records

Police requested 1.3 million cell records

WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- Law enforcement agencies made more than 1.3 million requests for personal cellphone records from wireless carriers last year, a U.S. congressman said Monday.
Lawmakers riled by Google iPhone tracking

Lawmakers riled by Google iPhone tracking

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Three U.S. lawmakers urged the Federal Trade Commission to grill Google after it admitted secretly tracking millions of people's iPhone and Mac Web browsing.

Bill addresses phone monitoring software

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A U.S. congressman says he will introduce a bill requiring carriers and phone makers to inform consumers there is monitoring software on their phones.

Oil execs shun congressional panel

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Oil industry executives linked to the deadly Gulf of Mexico spill came under fire from a U.S. House Democrat Tuesday for declining to testify on Capitol Hill.
Rep. Markey calls for Gulf spill inquiry

Rep. Markey calls for Gulf spill inquiry

NEW ORLEANS, May 14 (UPI) -- A U.S. congressman said in view of estimates that the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is larger than BP reported he wants an inquiry into how much oil is leaking.
Toyota popularity reflected by panel

Toyota popularity reflected by panel

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Being Toyota drivers didn't stop members of a U.S. congressional panel probing Toyota Motor Corp.'s safety record from criticizing the carmaker Tuesday.

Probe finds more forged lobby firm letters

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. congressional investigators said Tuesday they have uncovered five more forged letters sent to Congress regarding energy and climate legislation.
Congress to probe political forgery

Congress to probe political forgery

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- A U.S. House committee will investigate the forgery of a letter to a member of Congress purporting to be from an advocacy group, the committee chairman said.

Bills would ban BPA in food containers

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers Friday introduced legislation to ban the chemical bisphenol A in all food and beverage containers.
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