Senate embraces ban on media coverage

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- The Senate has embraced the Bush administration's ban on media coverage of the return of the bodies of U.S. soldiers killed in combat.

Lautenberg: Special counsel needed for VP

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., says he will seek a special counsel to review Dick Cheney's role in Halliburton contracting.

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Senators want access to coffins at Dover

WASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) -- Two Senators -- one Republican and one Democrat -- are trying to tear off the veil the Pentagon has stretched over military coffins returning from war.

Senate debates Pentagon authorization bill

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Wednesday picked up debate again on the $400 billion, 2005 defense authorization bill.

N.J. officials to rule out CJD cluster

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) -- New Jersey health officials are expected to present their final report Friday on an investigation into 17 deaths due to a rare brain disorder that prompted fears of a mad cow disease connection, but indications are authorities have ruled out any link to c
STEVE MITCHELL, United Press International

Lautenberg calls for hearing on Moore film

LOS ANGELES, May 6 (UPI) -- A New Jersey senator wants a congressional hearing on Disney's refusal to allow its Miramax unit to distribute a documentary critical of President Bush.

Senators seek to have 9/11 relic returned

NEW YORK, March 18 (UPI) -- Four U.S. senators reportedly have called on the FBI to return a Tiffany globe to the mother of a 9/11 victim who owned it.

Dems urge White House restraint on whistleblower

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- Democrats are urging President Bush not to retaliate against a whistleblower who spoke out on alleged White House efforts to suppress Medicare program.

SPJ: Senate Iraq vote now documented

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- After the Society of Professional Journalists condemned a voice vote in the U.S. Senate on the $87 billion investment in Iraq it made its own tally.

Hill Dems attacks Bush speech

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., said he was disappointed by the "unreality" of President Bush's State of the Union speech.

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Tampa Bay coach Jon Gruden has not only won the Super Bowl, he's entered the ranks of the league's "coaching elite."
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (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 first of three wrap-ups for Jan. 22.
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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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