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Senators: Time for GSA to clean house

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- U.S. senators from both parties Wednesday called for the General Services Administration to clean house amidst a scandal over excessive spending.
Climate rules bill flags 'EPA bureaucrats'

Climate rules bill flags 'EPA bureaucrats'

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- A bill ending U.S. agency regulation of greenhouse-gas emissions puts lawmakers in charge of climate-change policy, "not EPA bureaucrats," a GOP senator said.

Senate rejects bar to prison upgrade funds

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate defeated a Republican attempt Tuesday to block spending to upgrade U.S. prison facilities that may house Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees.
Inhofe is top traveling lawmaker in Okla.

Inhofe is top traveling lawmaker in Okla.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., is the top frequent flier in the state's congressional delegation, with 10 trips abroad since 2007, The Oklahoman said Sunday.
Critics say spending shifts hurt military

Critics say spending shifts hurt military

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Critics of White House proposals to shift more defense spending to counterinsurgency say it leaves the United States open to conventional threats.

Senators write to IOC on China's spying

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Two U.S. senators called on the International Olympic Committee Thursday to abandon an Internet censorship agreement it reportedly reached with China.

Climate change bill dies on Senate floor

THE DALLES, Ore., June 6 (UPI) -- Senate Democrats pulled climate change legislation from the floor Friday after failing to garner enough support to push the bill toward a final vote.
ROSALIE WESTENSKOW, UPI Correspondent

Senate votes to stop filling oil reserves

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Tuesday voted to stop filling the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help reduce the retail price of gasoline.

White House considers listing polar bears

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. Interior Department is considering whether to list the polar bear as an endangered species, it was reported Sunday.

GOP senators' plane shot at over Baghdad

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A U.S. military plane carrying four members of the U.S. Congress took evasive action Thursday after it came under ground fire as it took off from Baghdad.

Iraq visits popular with U.S. senators

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Making visits to troops in Iraq is popular among U.S. senators, as at least 76 of them have done so in the last year, The Hill reported Wednesday.

English proposed as 'national' language

WASHINGTON, June 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate may consider making English the "national" language, not the "common" language included in immigration reform legislation.

Pentagon tailored Iraq intel, panel hears

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The Pentagon's inspector general told a Senate committee Friday the U.S. Defense Department tailored intelligence findings on Iraq to the audience.

Va. Sen. Warner seeks environmental post

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Sen. John Warner, R-Va., said Friday he will seek election as Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works in the next Congress.

U.S. churches petition for clean air

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. environmentalists have gained an ally in the fight for clean air with a petition among the 30 million-strong National Association of Evangelicals.
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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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