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BRICK, N.J., June 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and I are in agreement, a rare moment of clarity for McCain.
MORGAN STRONG, UPI Outside View Commentator
Connecticut GOP suited for Romney

Connecticut GOP suited for Romney

Likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney brought his message to women voters to a woman-owned business in the state's capital of Connecticut, a state he is expected to win handily on Tuesday.

Group: No candidate very pro-U.S. on trade

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A non-profit, non-partisan group that promotes U.S.-made products at home and abroad says no presidential candidate is very pro-American on trade.
GOP gives Huckabee high favorable rating

GOP gives Huckabee high favorable rating

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has the highest favorable rating among possible Republican 2012 presidential candidates, Gallup reported.
Gingrich assails Kagan at NRA event

Gingrich assails Kagan at NRA event

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 16 (UPI) -- Former speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan "should be disqualified" from a position on the country's highest court.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 17, 2008.
By United Press International

Analysis: The end of boomer power

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- Barack Obama's primary race victory over Hillary Clinton has already had one profound effect on American politics and society: For the first time in 16 years, the United States will not be ruled by a post-World War II early "baby boom" generation president born in the mid-1940s.
MARTIN SIEFF

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, June 17, 2007.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, June 17, the 168th day of 2006 with 197 to follow.
By United Press International

Gingrich eyes White House in '08

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 12 (UPI) -- Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said he will make a decision on running for president in 2008 based on the popularity of his latest book.

Rep. McDermott to face ethics inquiry

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. House ethics panel will investigate Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., for potentially violating the federal and House ethical standards.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, June 17, the 169th day of 2004 with 197 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, June 17, the 168th day of 2003 with 197 to follow.
By United Press International

Bush signs NSF reauthorization bill

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- President Bush used his pen Thursday to set the National Science Foundation on a path to double its budget within five years.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

US scientific community lauds NSF bill

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The House and Senate should be commended for reaching a compromise on reauthorizing the National Science Foundation and setting it on a path to double its budget within five years, scientists said Friday.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

Election 2002: Bush changes the debate

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002)
NICHOLAS M. HORROCK, UPI Chief White House Correspondent

New Editorial Page leader at Wash. Times

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- Tony Blankley, a former press secretary to one-time Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, has been selected to be the editorial page editor for the Washington Tim

The almanac

Today is Monday, June 17, the 168th day of 2002 with 197 to follow.
By United Press International

Nanotech's development called inevitable

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., May 20 (UPI) -- Nanotechnology, the science of manipulating matter at the atomic or molecular scale, will have widespread applications throughout society within a generation, speakers said Monday at a conference.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

Gingrich supports nanotech alliance

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich announced Thursday he will become an advisor to and the honorary chairman of the NanoBusiness Alliance.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

Gingrich supports nanotech alliance

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) --
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