Dems aim at New Hampshire's Sununu

Dems aim at New Hampshire's Sununu

NASHUA, N.H., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Democrats appear to be gaining ground in Libertarian hotbed New Hampshire, boosting hopes incumbent Republican Sen. John Sununu can be ousted, analysts say.

Some GOP nominees to skip convention

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- Nine Republicans facing tough U.S. Senate races will pass up, or are considering passing up, the GOP convention, The National Journal reports.

House panel to investigate phone jamming

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- A House panel plans to investigate a 2002 phone-jamming scheme against the New Hampshire Democratic Party and the Manchester, N.H., firefighters union.

Filibuster tactic kills troop rest bill

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A majority of U.S. senators voted Wednesday for a bill requiring troops get more rest before returning overseas but it died for lack of a veto-proof majority.

Claim: Thompson worked for family planning

LOS ANGELES, July 6 (UPI) -- Former Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn., took a lobbying job in 1991 to ease federal abortion restrictions, The Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

GOP calls mount for Gonzales ouster

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., has joined a growing list of Republicans calling for the ouster of U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

Legislation on privacy laws a sticky issue

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- Though the federal government's current use of spying techniques has irked many Americans, statistics from polls show many citizens are willing to give up some privacy for increased security.

Bills support broadband over TV spectrum

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Two bills recently introduced in Congress aim to provide consumers with greater access to wireless broadband via unused broadcast television spectrum called "wh
STOKELY BAKSH, UPI Technology Correspondent

Four Republicans key Patriot Act passage

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Four Republican members of the U.S. Senate have joined the bulk of the Democratic caucus in stopping votes making the USA Patriot Act permanent.

Senate fails to end debate on Patriot Act

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Supporters of a four-year extension of the Patriot Act failed to muster enough votes in the U.S. Senate to end a bipartisan filibuster Friday.

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

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