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Hagel vote up in air

Hagel vote up in air

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Senate Republicans are trying to hold up the confirmation vote on President Obama's defense secretary nominee, Chuck Hagel, a Senate aide said Wednesday.

F-16s for Egypt stirs anger in Congress

CAIRO, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The delivery of four Lockheed Martin F-16 strike jets to Egypt has stirred congressional ire as Egypt's pro-democracy revolution hangs in the balance.
EU's Ashton welcomes Kerry at State

EU's Ashton welcomes Kerry at State

BRUSSELS, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- EU top foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Wednesday she was "delighted" that U.S. Sen. John Kerry will take over at the U.S. State Department.
John Kerry confirmed as secretary of state

John Kerry confirmed as secretary of state

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Tuesday confirmed Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., to be the next secretary of state, succeeding Hillary Clinton.
Mixed U.S. reaction to female warfighters

Mixed U.S. reaction to female warfighters

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said he respected consideration to lift the ban on women serving in combat roles, though a fellow Republican expressed concerns.

Myanmar to hold oil and gas auction

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The government of Myanmar announced it was accepting bids for 18 onshore blocks up for auction in its second oil and natural gas licensing round.

Senator: U.S. energy ready for Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., told Myanmar President Thein Sein that U.S. oil and natural gas companies were ready to invest in the country's economy.

U.S. seeks double Israel missile funding

TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Israel's defense industry got two big boosts this week.

U.S. Congress funding for Israeli anti-missile programs increases

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress is seeking increased funding for Israel's anti-missile programs.
Senate rejects U.N. treaty on disabled

Senate rejects U.N. treaty on disabled

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The Senate voted Tuesday to reject a U.N. treaty protecting rights of disabled people, with opponents warning its terms "would be forced on" the United States.

Senator expresses concern on Chinese steps

BEIJING, July 26 (UPI) -- China has become more aggressive, with the resurgence of a faction "tied to their military," a U.S. senator said while discussing the South China Sea issue.

U.S. stumps for oil, gas ties to Myanmar

WASHINGTON, June 29 (UPI) -- U.S. oil and natural gas companies are losing out to European counterparts in the move to tap into the resource potential in Myanmar, a lawmaker said.
Senate upholds EPA standards for coal

Senate upholds EPA standards for coal

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Wednesday voted against a Republican measure that would eliminate regulations cutting mercury and other pollutants from coal-fired power plants.

Parties battle over transportation bill

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- The top Senate Democrat Tuesday accused a top Republican House member of deliberately trying to sabotage the U.S. economy.
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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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