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Lawmakers delete tweets welcoming Bergdahl home

Lawmakers delete tweets welcoming Bergdahl home

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) --Members of Congress, who cheered the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl over the weekend quickly moved to backtrack as the situation became mucked by questions.
Gabrielle Levy
Bergdahl release puts White House, GOP in awkward spot

Bergdahl release puts White House, GOP in awkward spot

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) --Those trying to make a political point on Sgt. Bergdahl's release have found themselves facing uncomfortable questions.
Gabrielle Levy
Pass Keystone for security's sake, supporters say

Pass Keystone for security's sake, supporters say

March 27 (UPI) -- Bipartisan leaders from Northern Plains states joined the oil industry in calling for approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline for national security's sake.
Daniel J. Graeber

GOP bill would require weekly data on healthcare law enrollment

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. House is to consider a bill next week that would require the Obama administration to provide weekly details about enrollment in the healthcare law.

House gets earful on natural gas prospects

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- U.S. natural gas production is on the rise though industry and environmental groups told U.S. leaders they were divided on the potential benefits.
House sidesteps Obama on Keystone XL

House sidesteps Obama on Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama was the last obstacle to getting the Keystone XL oil pipeline built through the country, the chairman of a House committee said.

GOP not repeating mistakes of Clinton-era scandal investigations

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- House Republicans say they will handle investigations into scandals involving the Obama administration differently than those during the Clinton administration.

API: Keystone XL more than an energy issue

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- The Keystone XL pipeline represents economic vitality just as much as it does energy security, American Petroleum Institute President Jack Gerard said.

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GOP urges Obama to OK pipeline permits

GOP urges Obama to OK pipeline permits

WASHINGTON, March 30 (UPI) -- Republicans called on President Obama Saturday to approve work on the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, a project they called a "no brainer."
House moves to bypass Obama on Keystone XL

House moves to bypass Obama on Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- House leaders announced they drafted legislation that would strip authority from the president to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline planned from Canada.
State Department opposes pipeline bill

State Department opposes pipeline bill

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department said a bill forcing approval of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada prevents the government from making an informed decision.
New tech toys abound at the Consumer Electronics Show

New tech toys abound at the Consumer Electronics Show

Love it or hate it, technology is here to stay, and this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is the place to see what will be making your life easier -- or more frustrating -- in coming months.
MARCELLA S. KREITER
GOP payroll tax bill includes pipeline

GOP payroll tax bill includes pipeline

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. House Republicans Friday unveiled a 369-page bill extending the Social Security payroll tax cut and unemployment insurance.

GOP incumbents win in Nebraska

OMAHA, May 11 (UPI) -- Nebraska's Republican Gov. Dave Heineman and three GOP congressmen all scored easy primary victories Tuesday.
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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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