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Hagel has plan to fix Social Security

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel said the Nebraska Republican is set to unveil his own plan to fix the ailing Social Security system.

U.S. observers to watch Palestinian poll

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The United States is sending an official observer delegation to the Palestinian presidential election, the State Department said Tuesday.

U.S frets over untappable Internet calls

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department is concerned the growing use of Internet phone calls leaves law enforcement without the authority to monitor them.

The Web: Online calls cometh

A UPI series on the global telecommunications phenomenon known as the World Wide Web. This week: Enthusiasts call it the next generation of telecommunications: phone calls over the Internet, which are coming in a big way.
GENE J. KOPROWSKI, UPI Technology News

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 3, the 337th day of 2003 with 28 to follow.
By United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 21, 2003

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I
By United Press International

The man behind the mission

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- News media liberals are escalating their assault on President George W. Bush. They are convinced that someone who can speak with a drawl, hails from West Texas, and is the son of a former president of the United States and the holder of a M.B.A. degree, l
PAUL M. WEYRICH, A UPI Outside view commentary

Culture Vulture: Samoans ban Jesus?

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The backlash of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York and the Pentagon have affected many people of Middle East origin in a number of different ways
CLAUDE SALHANI

UPI's Capital Comment for Dec. 12 ,2002

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
By United Press International

Social Security change 'more acceptable'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Social Security has long been thought of as a program that policy-makers and politicians couldn't touch, for fear of public outrage, but talk of reforming Social Security has become increasingly acceptable to voters, said a Republican policy analyst and G
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tanks Correspondent

Washington Agenda-General

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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 3, the 337th day of 2002 with 28 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

History's first successful heart transplant was performed on this date in 1967 by Dr. Christiaan Barnard at Capetown, South Africa. While the technology involving artificial heart technology never has quite panned out, transplants of real human hearts hav
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Dec. 2-8.
By United Press International

Minority Vision

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- The Democrats lost their majority in the Senate because they haven't learned how to be a minority. If that seems senseless, consider that out-of-power political parties rise or fall on the quality of the substitute agenda they offer. If a minority part
AMY RIDENOUR, An UPI Outside View commentary

UPI's Capital Comment for Nov. 21, 2002

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I
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Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

GOP seizes Senate

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Republicans regained control of the U.S. Senate early Wednesday, bucking historical trends on the coattails of their popular president and gaining seats in a midterm election. Missouri Democratic Sen. Jean Carnahan conceded to former Rep. Jim Talent just
KATHY A. GAMBRELL and MARK BENJAMIN

Analysis: Night for President to savor

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush and the Republicans did not win everywhere and everything on Tuesday, but they can be forgiven for believing that they did.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

GOP sweeps Senate, House; Dems gain govs

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate and retained their hold on the House of Representatives Tuesday, giving President George W. Bush a historic victory in mid-term elections that traditionally go against the incumbent president. Democrats were e
DAN OLMSTED, UPI Washington Bureau Chief

Bush leads GOP sweep of Congress

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- With a relentless year of campaigning across the United States, President George W. Bush early Wednesday led the Republican Party to an astounding midterm election victory, giving it the control of both houses of Congress for the first time in over 40 yea
NICHOLAS M. HORROCK, UPI Chief White House Correspondent

Sununu wins N.H. Senate race

CONCORD, N.H., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Republican Rep. John E. Sununu defeated Democratic Gov. Jeanne Shaheen for the open U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire. Shaheen conceded defeat about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday after returns showed her losing 52 to 46 percent with 63 percent of the precincts count

Analysis: Congress control up for grabs

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Patrick Reddy, a consultant to California Democrats, predicts Tuesday's congressional elections.
PATRICK REDDY

UPI's Capital Comment for Nov. 4, 2002

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.
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UPI Political Roundup

House races deciphered ... Bush midterm blitz ... Mondale healthy as a horse ... a digest of national election and campaign news from United Press International.
AL SWANSON, United Press International
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