Sex education bill would teach safe- ex

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A proposed sex education bill would give grants to programs in the United States that teach safe sex and reject gender stereotypes, lawmakers said.

Sen. Lautenberg won't seek 6th term

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, the oldest member of the U.S. Senate, announced Thursday he will retire at the end of his fifth term.

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Cory Booker prepares for U.S. Senate run

Cory Booker prepares for U.S. Senate run

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House passes Senate's 'fiscal cliff' deal

House passes Senate's 'fiscal cliff' deal

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Obama seeks $60B in Sandy aid

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Some Dems push for tighter gun control

Some Dems push for tighter gun control

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- Some Democrats pushed for stricter gun-control laws after the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting in which 12 people were killed and 58 injured.

Senate no puffing zone includes entrances

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Smokers no longer can take shelter from the elements at entrances to the U.S. Senate wing of the Capitol under new rules enacted before the Memorial Day break.

2 Dem. sens. seek further News Corp. probe

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U.S. lawmakers want tighter pipeline rules

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100,000 service members due stop-loss pay

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Liberal bloc threatens energy bill revolt

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Chemical regulation reform proposed

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Brazil custody fight

RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Brazil's Supreme Court ordered Sean Goldman to be reunited with his American father Tuesday, ending a five-year custody battle that had involved the U.S. president and secretary of state and affected U.S.-Brazil trade relations.
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Frank Lautenberg
Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-NJ, Sen. John Rockefeller IV, D-WV, Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. John Kerry, D-MA, (L to R) are on hand to announce funding for Amtrak as part of the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act at Union Station in Washington on March 13, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (pronounced /ˈlɔːtənbɜrɡ/; born January 23, 1924) is the senior United States Senator from New Jersey and a member of the Democratic Party. Previously, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

At age 87, he is currently the oldest serving member of the Senate.

He is one of only two current Senators to have returned to the Senate after having retired from the Senate; the other being Senator Dan Coats of Indiana.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Frank Lautenberg."
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