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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
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Obama to seek limit on existing power plant CO2 fumes

Obama to seek limit on existing power plant CO2 fumes

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- President Obama plans to limit existing U.S. power plants' carbon dioxide fumes, officials said, as Obama said slowing global warming required "bold action."
Boston police chief: More cameras, surveillance needed

Boston police chief: More cameras, surveillance needed

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- The United States must deploy more cameras, undercover officers and specialized units to protect vulnerable targets from terrorism, Boston's police chief said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.
By United Press International
Obama: 'State of our union is strong'

Obama: 'State of our union is strong'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Jobs, the economy and a "thriving middle class" highlighted a populist agenda U.S. President Obama offered in the first State of the Union of his second term.
Transcript of Obama SOTU

Transcript of Obama SOTU

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The following is President Barack Obama's State of the Union address delivered Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol:

Word on the Benghazi street

BRICK, N.J., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The word from Libyan journalists in Benghazi is that the attack on the U.S. consulate was carried out, not by terrorists, but by remaining elements of Moammar Gadhafi supporters. Libyan Deputy Interior Minister Wanis al-Sharif has publically claimed that the attack was carried out by pro-Gadhafi elements.
MORGAN STRONG, UPI Outside View Commentator

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Report faults State, Pentagon, White House

Report faults State, Pentagon, White House

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- A U.S. Senate report says the State Department and the Pentagon did not adequately protect the Americans killed in the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Gay GOP group criticizes Hagel nomination

Gay GOP group criticizes Hagel nomination

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Log Cabin Republicans took out an ad in Thursday's New York Times saying former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., should not be nominated as secretary of defense.
Are school massacres linked to violent video games?

Are school massacres linked to violent video games?

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- As the burials of 20 first graders and six of their teachers and caretakers sadly play out in grief-stricken Newtown, Conn., some powerful voices are calling for a look at a possible connection between the violent video games favored by young males and violent acts. But the chances of courtroom survival for any laws trying to curb such games are not good.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, Senior UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent
Congress plays musical chairs but leadership stays the same

Congress plays musical chairs but leadership stays the same

The political divide of the U.S. Congress remained the same after Election Day 2012, with Republicans controlling the House of Representatives and Democrats holding onto the Senate.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

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Obama: Inouye 'full of dignity and grace'

Obama: Inouye 'full of dignity and grace'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama, speaking Friday at the funeral of Sen. Daniel Inouye in Washington, said the Hawaii senator "inspired all of us with his courage."
Benghazi attack, political fallout

Benghazi attack, political fallout

The attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, in which the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed, set off a debate in Washington that initially focused on embassy security but soon shifted to broader questions about the Obama administration's competence and trustworthiness -- and threatened to hamper the president's ability to win cooperation from Senate Republicans on future Cabinet nominations.
PAT NASON, United Press International

Lieberman calls for violence commission

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- A U.S. senator from Connecticut Sunday proposed a national commission on violence to seek ways to prevent a repeat of last week's school massacre in his state.
Sen. Lieberman bids farewell

Sen. Lieberman bids farewell

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A 20-minute speech given in a sparsely filled chamber marked the end of the political career of U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman, a Democrat-turned-independent.

Lame-duck lawmakers defend robust debates

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Some high-profile members of the U.S. Congress who will be leaving office next year said bipartisan bickering should not be confused with robust debate.

GOP: Obama lying on Benghazi

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., Thursday accused the White House and President Obama of lying about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Sen.-elect King may announce party soon

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Angus King, the former Maine governor who won election to the U.S. Senate last week as an independent, met Tuesday with Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine.

No power changes in Senate, House

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The parties that were in power in the U.S. Congress before Tuesday's elections remain the parties in power, but with a few new faces.
Poll: Biden, Ryan even favorable ratings

Poll: Biden, Ryan even favorable ratings

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Vice President Joe Biden and GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan head into Thursday's debate in Kentucky equally well-liked by Americans, Gallup said.

High-profile primary races in four states

High-profile party contests in U.S. congressional races headlined several statewide primaries Tuesday.
By United Press International

Obama may act to tighten Internet security

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama may use his executive authority to force cybersecurity measures on the Internet, the president's cybersecurity chief says.
Making lemonade from lemons

Making lemonade from lemons

No love ... A party invitation ... Endurance, not experience, necessary ... PAC-ing it in ... A first on the first day of the DNC ...
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
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