Pelosi ties VA action to unemployment insurance

Pelosi ties VA action to unemployment insurance

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) --The House's top Democrat says the effort to fix problems in the VA is insincere without passing unemployment insurance.
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Dole bids farewell to friend Inouye

Dole bids farewell to friend Inouye

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole was among those honoring the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, who lay in state at the Capitol Rotunda before his funeral in Washington Friday.
First lady's speech at high reading level

First lady's speech at high reading level

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention was written at the 12th grade reading level, U.S. researchers say.

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Scott Brown admits inadvertent plagiarism

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The campaign staff of Sen. Scott Brown says alleged plagiarism in the Massachusetts Republican's official Web site autobiography was due to a technical error.

Another 'Godless' ad in N.C. Senate race

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Sen. Elizabeth Dole, R-N.C., is blasting her Democratic opponent in a new ad for attending a fundraiser by an adviser for the atheist group Godless Americans.

N.C. political ad sparks legal threat

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The Senate race in North Carolina took a negative turn, sparking legal threats Wednesday after Sen. Elizabeth Dole linked her challenger to an atheist group.

Billions sought in U.S. 'pork' projects

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- Pork-barrel funding, curbed by the U.S. Congress a year ago, is making a stout comeback with billions of dollars aimed at home districts, a watchdog group says.
Senate bill to boost barracks maintenance

Senate bill to boost barracks maintenance

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- A bill introduced in the U.S. Congress changes the way barracks at U.S. military bases are maintained.

Force Protection dedicates new facility

ROXBORO, N.C., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles producer Force Protection Inc. announced the official dedication of its new production facility in North Carolina.

Military Lending Act to take effect

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Set to take effect Monday, the Military Lending Act passed by the U.S. Congress is expected to protect soldiers against predatory lending.

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Bush: 'I like low expectations'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush told the NHL champion Carolina Hurricanes Friday he likes to be "around people that keep expectations low." Bush congratulated the 2005-06 Stanley Cup winners at the White House, noting the team was ranked 28 out of 30 at the be

Dole: Dems appear 'content' to lose Iraq

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The political argument over the Iraq war flared Sunday when U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole, R-N.C., said Democrats appear to be "content with losing" in Iraq.
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Elizabeth Dole
Washington, DC -- November 28, 1984 --- Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole presents her husband, Senator Robert Dole, R-Kansas, with a new dog 11/28/1984. The gift came after Dole was selected the new Senate Majority Leader. --- (UPI Photo/Ron Bennett)

Mary Elizabeth Alexander Hanford "Liddy" Dole (born July 29, 1936) is an American politician who served in both the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush presidential administrations, as well as a United States Senator.

A graduate of Duke University and Harvard Law School, Dole served as Secretary of Transportation under Ronald Reagan and Secretary of Labor under George H.W. Bush before becoming head of the American Red Cross. She then served as North Carolina's first female Senator from 2003 to 2009. She is a member of the Republican Party and former chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. She is married to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole.

Dole was born Mary Elizabeth Alexander Hanford in Salisbury, North Carolina, to Mary Ella (née Cathey; 1901–2004) and John Van Hanford (1893–1978).

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