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Union bashes investment firms on Social Security reform

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- Several hundred labor union members gathered Thursday in front of the offices of Charles Schwab Corporation and Wachovia Corporation in Washington, D.C. and aro
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Inauguration security unprecedented

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Capitol Hill Police are preparing to position over 1,600 officers for President Bush's second term swearing in ceremony.

Rights activist James Forman dead at 76

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- James Forman, a key organizer of the U.S. Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee in the early 1960s has died of colon cancer. He was 76.

Analysis: Take a step toward the center

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Election losses this week in the Senate and House, combined with John Kerry's defeat in the presidential race, are giving Democrats pause to consider their curr
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House approves repeal of D.C. gun ban

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- The House approved a bill Wednesday repealing most of the gun laws in Washington, D.C.

Lawmakers push for DC security coordination

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Two House members are pushing for a new joint task force to coordinate security planning for the District of Columbia.

Pro-abortion rights groups march in D.C.

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- An estimated half-million women gathered Sunday on the National Mall in Washington to call for abortion rights.

Studying DC's primary colors

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- Covering the presidential nominating politics for members of the press corps used to mean tramping through the snows of Iowa and New Hampshire. They will still do that, but this year some lucky members of the Washington press corps will be given assignmen
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UPI's Capital Comment for April 24, 2003

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Think tanks wrap-up-IV

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the fourth of eight wrap-ups for April 2.

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Think tanks wrap-up III

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The abstract will read thus if the box below is blank: The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the third of three wrap-ups for

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Hot Buttons: Talk show topics

Animal rights advocate Peter Singer says Christianity is harmful to animals, The Washington Times reports. "One of the things that cause a problem for the animal movement is the strong strain of fundamentalist Christianity that makes a huge gulf between h
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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

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UPI's Capital Comment for April 19, 2002

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DC mayor: U.S. capital needs self-rule

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The nation's capital needs self-rule and a vote in Congress to be in a better position to respond to events in the post Sept. 11 world, District of Columbia Mayor Anthony A. Williams said Tuesday night.
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UPI's Capital Comment for Feb. 13, 2002

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National Guard to aid Capitol police

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt, D-Mo., said Friday that U.S. Capitol Police and congressional leaders are close to agreement on deploying National Guard
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