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UPI's Capital Comment for March 1, 2002

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press Interna
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Muslim detainee faces federal grand jury

CHICAGO, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Lawyers for the founder of Global Relief, the nation's second-largest Muslim charity, stood outside the Dirksen Federal Building Thursday where their client was
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ACLU sues over detention of Lebanese

DETROIT, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union Tuesday filed suit seeking to open deportation hearings for the founder of an Islamic charity suspected of supporting terrori

Washington Agenda - General News Events

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Selig puts baseball losses at $519 million

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Commissioner Allan "Bud" Selig told the House Judiciary Committee Thursday that Major League Baseball's is in financial trouble losing about $519 million last y
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Civil liberties data sought from DOJ

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft has responded to requests from Congress for information on what could be more than 1,000 individuals detained by the government i
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Congress bristles at military trials

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Some lawmakers bristled Wednesday at President George W. Bush's announcement that terrorist suspects could face military tribunals, and they were building momen
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Congress bristles at military trials

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Some lawmakers Wednesday bristled at President George W. Bush's announcement that terrorist suspects might face military tribunals, building momentum in Congres
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Conyers calls for civil liberties hearings

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, D-Mich., said Wednesday a decision by President George W. Bush that terrorist suspects might face a milit
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Congress eyes Ashcroft activity

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., might investigate new government plans to monitor communication between defense attorneys and the
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Rep. John Conyers, D-MI, chairs a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 14, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Carl Edward Conyers

John Conyers, Jr. (born May 16, 1929) is the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district, serving since 1965 (the district was numbered as the 1st District until 1993). He is a member of the Democratic Party.

He is currently the second longest-serving incumbent member of the House (just after fellow Democrat from Michigan, John Dingell) and the third-longest incumbent member of the entire Congress by length of service (after Dingell and Daniel Inouye). The district includes most of northwestern Detroit, as well as Highland Park, Hamtramck and part of Dearborn.

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