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GOP move shelves D.C. voting bill

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- A District of Columbia bid for congressional voting rights has been blocked by a Republican attempt to include gun control in the debate.

Bill would require ISPs to keep user data

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress would require Internet service providers to keep user data.

Online data-broker bill passes in House

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- In a unanimous vote Tuesday the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4709, the Law Enforcement and Phone Privacy Protection Act of 2006.
STOKELY BAKSH, UPI Technology Correspondent

Congress urged to reform patent system

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- Microprocessor giant Intel and other firms are urging U.S. Congress to reform the patent system on the grounds it hurts the tech industry.

Dems want GOPers booted from ethics panel

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Congressional Democrats want to see two Republicans with ties to U.S. Rep. Tom Delay, R-Texas, booted off the House ethics committee.

Hastings to chair House Ethics Committee

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., was chosen Wednesday to lead the House Ethics Committee.

DeLay spends nearly $130,000 on legal fees

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- House Majority Leader Tom DeLay spent $127,775 of the $185,300 he raised to fight legal problems in the third quarter of 2004.

Group lauds lawyer sanction bill

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A civil-suit reform group praised the House Judiciary Committee for passing a bill Wednesday that would punish lawyers for frivolous suits.

Sains ink Lamar Smith

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Saints have signed running back Lamar Smith to serve as a backup to Deuce McAllister.

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Packers ink Lamar Smith

GREEN BAY, Wis., June 2 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers have signed Lamar Smith, a former 1,000-yard rusher, to serve as a backup to Ahman Green.

Cybersecurity oversight committee named

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The House Friday named Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, chairman of a new subcommittee to oversee work done by the Department of Homeland Security regarding computers, telecommunications and information.

Stephen Davis signs with Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14 (UPI) -- Two-time Pro Bowl running back Stephen Davis signed a multi-year contract with the Carolina Panthers.

Report: Panthers ink Stephen Davis

BRISTOL, Conn., March 13 (UPI) -- It appears two-time Pro Bowl running back Stephen Davis has decided to play close to home, even if it is with a rebuilding team.

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Carolina 13, Cleveland 6

CLEVELAND, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Rookie Dee Brown rushed for a career-high 122 yards in his first NFL start Sunday and the Carolina defense forced five turnovers, including two in the final eig

Congress OKs cybersecurity research bill

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Basic research into better security for computer networks could receive a major boost from legislation that left Capitol Hill Tuesday on its way to the president's desk.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

New Orleans 34, Carolina 24

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Aaron Brooks capped a 91-yard drive with a seven-yard pass to rookie Donte' Stallworth with 31 seconds remaining Sunday, lifting the New Orleans Saints to a 34-

Tampa Bay 12, Carolina 9

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Rob Johnson used his arm and legs to highlight a 45-yard drive that set up Martin Gramatica's 47-yard field goal with five seconds left Sunday as the Tampa Bay

Arizona 16, Carolina 13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Jake Plummer burned the Carolina blitz with a game-tying 15-yard touchdown pass to tight end Freddie Jones with 2:38 left Sunday and Bill Gramatica kicked a 50-

Green Bay 17, Carolina 14

GREEN BAY, Wis., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Brett Favre hit Donald Driver with a 22-yard touchdown pass with 4:10 remaining Sunday and Green Bay survived a late field goal try to overcome the previously u

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NFL Roundup

The Miami Dolphins ended a streak Sunday while the New England Patriots and Adam Vinateri kept one going.
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