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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 21, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.
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Akin leaves exit door slightly open

Akin leaves exit door slightly open

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Embattled Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., left open the possibility he may exit his state's U.S. Senate race but maintained he still can win.
Akin: I'm staying; pullout deadline passes

Akin: I'm staying; pullout deadline passes

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., Tuesday refused to bow to party pressure to end his U.S. Senate bid as a result of his "legitimate rape" comments.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 2, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 21, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, July 21, 2007.

Bush touts energy independence

CLAYCOMO, Mo., March 20 (UPI) -- President Bush visited two Kansas City-area auto plants that make hybrid vehicles Tuesday to push for his plan to reduce reliance on foreign oil. The president toured a GM plant in Fairfax, Kan., and a Ford plant in Claycomo, Mo.

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UPI almanac for Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006
By United Press International

Ex-senator wants to save GOP from itself

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth of Missouri says he hopes to build a backlash against the religious right wing of the Republican Party.

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Today is Friday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2006 with 163 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2005 with 163 to follow.
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Danforth urges Episcopalian unity

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 15 (UPI) -- Former Sen. John Danforth, R-Mo., warned U.S. Episcopalians Thursday that their church can become just "one more tiny wedge" if they focus on divisive issues.

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Today is Friday, Dec. 2, the 336th day of 2005 with 29 to follow.
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John Danforth
New US Ambassador to the UN John Danforth attends his first consultations on July 22, 2004 regarding US and UN efforts to aid Sudan (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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John Claggett "Jack" Danforth (born September 5, 1936) is a former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and former Republican United States Senator from Missouri. He is an ordained Episcopal priest. Danforth is married to Sally D. Danforth and has five adult children.

Danforth was born in 1936 in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended St. Louis Country Day School, received his bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1958, and attended both law and divinity graduate schools at Yale University. Danforth is the grandson of William H. Danforth founder of Ralston Purina. His father was Donald Danforth, a former chief executive of the company. One of his brothers is Dr. Bill Danforth, former chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis.

He is a brother in the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity.

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