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National Institutes of Health probed

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House bans clones, Senate to consider

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The House late Thursday approved a ban on all forms of human cloning, setting up a Senate debate on what would be appropriate research. Proponents of a total ban admit they lack the Senate votes to completely outlaw the practice.

House ready to re-debate cloning ban

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The House of Representatives Thursday prepared to ban human cloning, a controversial issue since a religious sect claimed to have successfully performed a cloning last year. The House passed a similar ban last year, before the Raelian religious movement c

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Senate bill would allow research cloning

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill Wednesday that would ban reproductive cloning but allow a separate procedure called research or therapeutic cloning that can be used to produce embryonic stem cells that could potentially treat disease.
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Jim Greenwood
WAP2002012455 - WASHINGTON - Jan. 24, (UPI) -- House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee Chairman Rep. Jim Greenwood, R-Pa., right, listens to Majority Council Mark Paoletta during a hearing to discuss the destruction of Enron-related documents by Arthur Andersen personnel on Capitol Hill on Jan. 24, 2002. cc/cc/Chris Corder UPI

James Charles "Jim" Greenwood (born May 4, 1951) is an American politician in the Republican Party. He represented Pennsylvania's Eighth Congressional District for six terms in the United States House of Representatives.

Greenwood was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and grew up in Holland, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Dickinson College with a B.A. in sociology in 1973 and served as an aide to state Representative John S. Renninger. From 1977 until 1980, he was a caseworker for the Bucks County Children and Youth Social Service Agency, working with abused and neglected children.

He and his wife, Tina, have three children.

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