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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 10, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012.
By United Press International

Hatch says he won't vote to confirm Kagan

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said Monday he won't vote to confirm Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court because she doesn't meet the standards.
Witnesses testify on Kagan nomination

Witnesses testify on Kagan nomination

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- Outside witnesses had a chance Thursday to weigh in on President Barack Obama's nomination of U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court.
Kagan: 'Don't ask, don't tell' is unjust

Kagan: 'Don't ask, don't tell' is unjust

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan, President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, said Wednesday the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy is unwise and unjust.
Obama 'empathy' questioned at Kagan hearing

Obama 'empathy' questioned at Kagan hearing

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama was the invisible nominee as the U.S. Senate began to consider Solicitor General Elena Kagan for the U.S. Supreme Court.
EMMARIE HUETTEMAN, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI
Kagan lack of bench time raises questions

Kagan lack of bench time raises questions

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- Liberals and conservatives responded predictably Monday to U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Obama taps Kagan as choice for top court

Obama taps Kagan as choice for top court

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Monday nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court.
Obama expected to name court nominee soon

Obama expected to name court nominee soon

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) -- Monday could be the day U.S. President Barack Obama reveals his nominee to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens on the U.S. Supreme Court, insiders say.
For some, the hell of what might have been

For some, the hell of what might have been

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court, like the presidency, produces its fair share of might-have-beens -- candidates so close to getting power they can almost grasp it -- only to have it slip through their fingers.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND
WH scolds CBS for using rumor from blog

WH scolds CBS for using rumor from blog

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- The White House chastised CBS News for publishing a column in which a blogger said a leading candidate for the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy is a lesbian.

White House opposes Chicago lock closure

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The Obama administration has come out against a proposal to close down the locks connecting the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan.

Obama fights release of abuse photos

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The Obama administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court Friday to block release of photos showing abuse of prisoners in U.S. custody in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Administration: Let Chrysler sale proceed

WASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) -- The Obama administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday not to block the impending sale of Chrysler LLC to Fiat, despite a number of challenges.
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