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The Issue: Debt limit back in effect; House leaders float ideas

The Issue: Debt limit back in effect; House leaders float ideas

So what is the Republicans' plan concerning raising the U.S. debt limit the Treasury Department says must be raised by the end of the month or risk default?
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Debt ceiling: There's no upside for Republicans if they hold debt ceiling hostage

Debt ceiling: There's no upside for Republicans if they hold debt ceiling hostage

There's something unsettling about Newt Gingrich being the most reasonable voice in the room.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International

Lamontagne concedes N.H. GOP primary

CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Ovide Lamontagne said Wednesday he was conceding the New Hampshire Republican U.S. Senate primary after losing to Kelly Ayotte.

GOP's Gregg open to healthcare discussions

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- One Republican says he welcomes the chance to discuss healthcare reform at the White House with U.S. President Barack Obama in a few weeks.

Gibbs: Bernanke has votes for 2nd term

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will be confirmed by the U.S. Senate for a second term, President Barack Obama's spokesman predicted.

Obama backs deficit-reduction commission

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama endorsed a bill Saturday that would set up a bipartisan budget commission to make deficit-reduction recommendations.
Senators form panel for federal deficit

Senators form panel for federal deficit

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators Thursday announced a plan to form an 18-member panel to recommend ways to reduce the federal deficit.
Sununu rejects another run for Senate

Sununu rejects another run for Senate

WASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. John Sununu, R-N.H., who lost his bid for a second term in 2008, says he does not plan to run in 2010 for the seat being vacated by Judd Gregg.

GOP: Obama budget moves U.S. 'to left'

WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama's budget proposals will move the country "dramatically" to the left, a Republican Party spokesman warned Saturday.

GOP sees possible Dem divisiveness

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- When the president and vice president visit Capitol Hill, it usually means defection among party ranks, a key U.S. Senate Republican said Monday.
Emanuel says administration doing well

Emanuel says administration doing well

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The Obama administration has more hits than misses despite several U.S. Cabinet nominees pulling out of consideration, said Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.

Newman to be named as Judd successor

CONCORD, N.H., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch will appoint Republican Bonnie Newman to fill Judd Gregg's vacant Senate seat, a source says.
Obama names Gregg as Commerce choice

Obama names Gregg as Commerce choice

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama introduced fiscal disciplinarian Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., as his nominee to be Commerce Department chief Wednesday.

Report: Obama picks Gregg for Commerce

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama has crossed the political aisle, selecting Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., to be his commerce secretary, CNN reported Monday.
GOP senator considered for commerce post

GOP senator considered for commerce post

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Republican Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire confirmed Friday that he is under consideration to be nominated for U.S. secretary of commerce.
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Kathy Gregg, wife of Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., was abducted by two men from her home in northern Virginia, then released unharmed after being forced to withdrawl money from a local bank on Oct. 7, 2003. Kathy and Judd Gregg are seen arriving at the White House for a state dinner on Oct. 6, 2003. (UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Judd Alan Gregg (born February 14, 1947) is a former Governor of New Hampshire and current senior United States Senator from New Hampshire, serving as ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee. He is a member of the Republican Party and was a businessman and attorney in Nashua before entering politics. He currently serves as the Chair of the Public Advisory Board at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College. Gregg was nominated for Secretary of Commerce in the Cabinet by President Barack Obama, but withdrew his name on February 12, 2009. He would be have been up for re-election in 2010, but chose not to run. In the November 2010 elections, former State Attorney General Kelly Ayotte, also a Republican, was elected to succeed Gregg's Senate seat.

Born in Nashua, New Hampshire, he is the son of Hugh Gregg, who was Governor from 1953 to 1955. Gregg graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1965. Gregg received his baccalaureate from Columbia University in 1969 and, from Boston University School of Law, a Juris Doctor in 1972 and a Master of Laws in 1975.

The second elective office held by Gregg was a seat on the Executive Council of New Hampshire, a post which he held from 1978 to 1980. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1980, and was reelected in 1982, 1984 and 1986.

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