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Survey: Few senators plan to return pay

Survey: Few senators plan to return pay

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- Few U.S. senators say they'll give up part of their congressional pay during the federal budget sequester but most aren't saying what they'll do, The Hill said.

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Sessions blasts Democrat budget plan

Sessions blasts Democrat budget plan

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- With Senate Democrats set to unveil their budget plan next week, Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions says he fears the plan will "crush American workers."

President Obama is looking for a progressive recovery -- and why not

Can a U.S. economic recovery afford compassion? The president's contention is that it can.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

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Obama calls for humility, open mind

Obama calls for humility, open mind

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- President Obama called for a more humble approach to leadership in an address Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington.
Politics 2013: Will acrimony still rule in Congress? Stay tuned.

Politics 2013: Will acrimony still rule in Congress? Stay tuned.

After U.S. voters approved status quo government in November, can anything but the status quo be expected?
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Obama nominates Lew for Treasury

Obama nominates Lew for Treasury

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- President Obama Thursday named White House Chief of Staff Jacob "Jack" Lew as the next secretary of the U.S. Treasury amid financial turmoil.
Republicans blast Lew nomination

Republicans blast Lew nomination

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Some Republicans slammed the nomination of White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to be U.S. treasury secretary, announced by President Obama Thursday.
Boehner, Sessions seek spending pullbacks

Boehner, Sessions seek spending pullbacks

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Key U.S. Republican congressional leaders say they want to trim Obamacare and head off other Democratic spending as the so-called fiscal cliff looms.

Senate GOP kills Veterans Job Corps bill

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Wednesday failed to break a Republican filibuster, effectively killing a bill supporters said would provide job training for military veterans.

Dems to push anti-domestic violence bill

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Female Democrats in the U.S. Senate said they will push for quick action to extend the Violence Against Women Act while Republicans say the timing is suspect.

GOP sens. to challenge recess appointments

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Thirty-nine Republican U.S. senators said they would join a court challenge to four of President Obama's recess appointments, charging they're unconstitutional.
No debt deal. Now what?

No debt deal. Now what?

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The administration upped pressure on Congress, unveiling a calculator to show U.S. taxpayers how much money is at stake following the supercommittee's failure.
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Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) questions Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor during the second day of her Senate Judiciary confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 14, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Jefferson Beauregard "Jeff" Sessions III (born December 24, 1946) is the junior United States Senator from Alabama. First elected in 1996, Sessions is a member of the Republican Party. He serves as the ranking minority member on the Senate Budget Committee.

Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III was born in Selma, Alabama, the son of Abbie (née Powe) and Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, Jr. His father owned a general store and then a farm equipment dealership. Sessions grew up in the small town of Hybart. In 1964 he became an Eagle Scout. In his adult life, he became a recipient of the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America.

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