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Negotiators scramble to bail out bailout

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Congressional and Bush administration leaders said they hope they can fashion a Wall Street bailout plan before markets open Monday.

Automakers to rally against fuel standards

CHICAGO, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. automakers say proposed fuel-efficiency standards would cost billions and risk jobs if they had to stop making their biggest, most profitable models.

Wikipedia suffers political edits

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Talk about spin -- The Washington Post reports some U.S. Senate staff members allegedly made politically motivated revisions to the Wikipedia.

U.S. proposes VoIP tax for rural broadband

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Two congressmen have proposed levying a tax on broadband and Internet telephony as a means of funding rural broadband expansion.

UPI's Capital Comment for Nov. 29, 2002

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (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's Capital Comment for Oct. 11, 2002

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (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
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Little interest in Nebraska primary

LINCOLN, Neb., May 14 (UPI) -- Nebraska voters showed little interest in Tuesday's primary election with few incumbents facing a challenge.
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Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KN) (L) is joined by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NB) as he speaks about the Parents Tax Relief Act, at a press conference in Washington on March 8, 2007. The legislation would improve tax breaks for stay-at-home parents serving as the primary caregiver. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Lee Raymond Terry (born January 29, 1962) is the U.S. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district, serving since 1999. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Terry graduated from Omaha Northwest High School. Terry then attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He received his J.D. from Creighton University School of Law in 1987. He worked as a private practice attorney specializing in civil matters before entering politics. He was a member of the Omaha City Council from 1991 to 1998, and served for two years as president and another two years as vice president of the body. While on city council, Terry advocated using private-public partnerships as a way to lower taxation within Omaha.

Terry is a staunch advocate of a federal prohibition of online poker. In 2006, he cosponsored H.R. 4777, the Internet Gambling Prohibition and Enforcement Act and H.R. 4411, the Goodlatte-Leach Internet Gambling Prohibition Act.

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