Caroline Kennedy marks 50th anniversary of JFK's 1963 visit to Ireland

NEW ROSS, Ireland, June 24 (UPI) -- Ireland has been celebrating the 50th anniversary of U.S. President John F. Kennedy's 1963 visit with events featuring his daughter and members of the clan.

Pollster: Kennedy name not what it was

BOSTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Joseph P. Kennedy III will not have a cakewalk if he decides to run for a Massachusetts congressional seat, a pollster says.

Kennedy disenchanted with Clinton campaign

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, who has endorsed Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential nominee, has reportedly become disenchanted with Hillary Clinton's style.

The Peter Principles: Seize the reins

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Control of state political organizations can lead to control of the national party and the presidential nominating process. George W. Bush and the Republican governors used this to maximum effect in 2000. Could the same thing be on tap for the Democrats i
PETER ROFF, United Press International

GOP govs cite economy in Nov. 5 wins

DANA POINT, Calif., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- While there may have been a growing unease over the economy among voters in this month's elections, Republicans running for governor had few worries about money

Analysis: Dems 2002 -- Southern disaster

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The conventional wisdom about the 2002 midterm election was that it went badly for the Democrats who boldly predicted -- along with this writer-- that they woul

Democrats pick up governorships

CHICAGO, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Democrats won governor's races in Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Wyoming in Tuesday's midterm elections, but despite upsets in Georgia and South Carolina, there was no miracle in Florida, a Republican victor in Maryland and there may be n

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

Analysis: Governors' races focus early

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Patrick Reddy, a consultant to California Democrats, gives his predictions for Tuesday's elections.

Analysis: What to watch in Nov. 5 election

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The mid-term elections were dominated by the crisis with Iraq in the Middle East. Republicans hoped President Bush's high ratings on foreign policy would outran

Senate, governor's races too close to call

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- A majority of the U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races are too close to call as Election Day approaches with President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

UPI Political Roundup

Florida's Bush gains with star power ... Bush campaign blitz ... late polls ... a digest of national election and political news from United Press International.
AL SWANSON, United Press International

UPI Political Roundup

Elections 2002: Sorting out the governor's races
AL SWANSON, United Press International

Md. governor's race too close to call

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- As the race for governor of Maryland enters its final week, a new poll Sunday showed that Democrat Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Republican Robert L. Erlich Jr.

Md. governor's race too close to call

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) --

UPI Political Roundup

Dems reinforce McBride campaign ... Minn. gov race knotted ... family ties Mass. campaign issue ... a digest of national election and campaign news from United Press International.
AL SWANSON, United Press International

Election 2002: Gov races preview 2004

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002)
AL SWANSON, United Press International

UPI Political Roundup

Presidents on the stump ... Lautenberg won't get all Torricelli's war chest ... a new low for Illinois politics ... a daily digest of national election and political news from United Press International.
AL SWANSON, United Press International

Analysis: Election 2002 too close to call

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The 2002 "midterm" elections have twice been overshadowed by foreign policy: first by the events of Sept. 11, 2001, and then in recent weeks by the sometimes-ra

Hot Buttons: Talk show topics

During the 1980s, when Iraq was at war with Iran, the United States supplied Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein with supplies and military hardware, including shipments of "bacteria/fungi/protozoa" to the Iraq Atomic Energy Commission, Newsweek reports.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

Primaries: Fla gov race tight amid snafus

Tampa attorney Bill McBride early Wednesday appeared to be on his way to winning the Democratic gubernatorial nomination over former Attorney General Janet Reno in a Florida election riddled with human and technical glitches that were reminiscent of the 2
By United Press International

Kennedy kin battle in Md primary

, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Kathleen Kennedy Townsend captured a huge share of the Democratic vote in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary in Maryland and will square off with Republican Rep. Robert Erlich in November. Another member of the Kennedy clan, Mark Shriver, was locked in a tig

GoTo Shop: A taste of Camelot, forever

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- It's still more of a blessing than a curse to be a Kennedy, especially if you're running for public office.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

UPI's Capital Comment for Aug. 15, 2002

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 (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.
By United Press International
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