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Bergdahl release puts White House, GOP in awkward spot

Bergdahl release puts White House, GOP in awkward spot

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) --Those trying to make a political point on Sgt. Bergdahl's release have found themselves facing uncomfortable questions.
Gabrielle Levy
Senators propose competing bills to fix VA problems

Senators propose competing bills to fix VA problems

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) --Sens. Bernie Sanders and John McCain proposed competing bills this week in an effort to repair some of the problems plaguing the Veterans Affairs health system.
Gabrielle Levy
House passes bipartisan budget deal 332-94

House passes bipartisan budget deal 332-94

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Thursday passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal by a 332-94 vote, indicating further threats of a government shutdown are unlikely.

Pact on international sale of arms taking potshots

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- An international arms treaty signed Wednesday by Secretary of State John Kerry faces trouble with Republican senators and gun rights advocates, officials say.

Kerry predicts Congress will approve attack on Syria

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he was confident Congress would authorize a U.S. attack on Syria, but lawmakers were less confident.

McCain threatens to block Dempsey re-appointment over Syria policy

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- A top Senate Republican threatened to block Army Gen. Martin Dempsey's re-appointment as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff over U.S. policy on Syria.
Hagel: Extending sequester to FY 2014 would freeze promotions

Hagel: Extending sequester to FY 2014 would freeze promotions

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- If the sequester extends into fiscal year 2014, the Pentagon would be forced to impose a series of draconian moves, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned.
The Issue: Immigration reform bill finally hits Senate floor

The Issue: Immigration reform bill finally hits Senate floor

Debate finally began on the U.S. Senate floor last week on the bipartisan immigration reform bill seen as the best opportunity on a while – or for a while – to overhaul the nation's immigration laws.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
GOP Sen. Inhofe urges donations to Oklahoma tornado relief

GOP Sen. Inhofe urges donations to Oklahoma tornado relief

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., used Saturday's Republican radio address to urge Americans to donate to relief funds for tornado victims in his state.

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Rubio, Inhofe vow to filibuster gun bill

Rubio, Inhofe vow to filibuster gun bill

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- Marco Rubio and James Inhofe joined three other U.S. Senate Republicans threatening to filibuster Democrats' gun legislation as violating the Second Amendment.

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Panel votes to recommend Hagel

Panel votes to recommend Hagel

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A Senate panel Tuesday voted along party lines 14-11 to recommend the full Senate approve Chuck Hagel's nomination as U.S. defense secretary.
Levin: Panel to vote on Hagel nomination

Levin: Panel to vote on Hagel nomination

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The Senate Armed Services Committee plans to vote Tuesday on the confirmation of former Sen. Chuck Hagel as defense secretary, the chairman said Monday.
Levin challenges GOP demands on Hagel

Levin challenges GOP demands on Hagel

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin said GOP demands for information on defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel far exceed normal practice.
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Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) (R) meets with Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) before an Energy Working Group meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 9, 2006. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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James Mountain "Jim" Inhofe (pronounced /ˈɪnhɒf/; born November 17, 1934) is an American politician from Oklahoma. He is a member of the Republican Party and currently serves as the senior Senator from Oklahoma. A former the State Representative and Senator, Inhofe served eight years in the United States Congress before election to the Senate in 1994.

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