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UPI's Capital Comment for May 12, 2003

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Senate gridlock is back

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- The Senate is obstructing President George W. Bush's agenda again.
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UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 24, 2003

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (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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UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 21, 2003

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (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 I
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Commentary: Back on the 51-49 fence

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- As bruised and bloodied Democrats regather for the new political battles of 2003, they would do well to recall the Trent Lott affair that proved the political e
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Chief Politial Analyst

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Lott fights to keep job amid criticism

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Embattled incoming Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, R-Miss., fought to keep his leadership job Wednesday even as several senators who had been previously silent on the issue weighed in on his future.
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

What U.S. newspapers are saying

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.

Dems reject Bush homeland security plan

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The Democratic leadership in the Senate Tuesday rejected a White House proposal on workforce protection in the Department of Homeland Security, claiming that it weakened employee rights -- a move which prolongs, if only for the time being, the partisan gr
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

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
PATRICK REDDY

Election 2002: Sogginess vs. crunch

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002)
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Labor fight vexes Senate on security bill

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A partisan logjam over labor provisions in the proposal to establish a cabinet-level homeland security agency continued to vex the Senate Thursday as a Democrat
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Senate still stalled on homeland defense

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Opponents of the Democratic-backed proposal to establish a Cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security defeated a Senate motion to move to a final vote, citin
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO and RICHARD TOMKINS

Commentary: Dream state

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- In my dream, I was standing on the south lawn of the White House in the section reserved for the press. In front of a hushed crowd, President George W. Bush sto
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

Think tanks wrap-up I

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the first of two wrap-ups for Aug. 7.

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Federal corruption trial for R.I. mayor

PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 16 (UPI) -- Providence, R.I., Mayor Vincent A. "Buddy" Cianci Jr., the popular and longest-serving big city mayor in the nation, faced the start of a trial Wednesday on federal corruption charges. The allegations stem from an investigation the FBI tagged "Operation P

Think Tanks Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- Think Tank wrap-up

Commentary: Ad-vice on issues

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- The Bush administration's plan to explore for oil inside the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is, if anything, controversial. For some, ANWR is a frozen paradise, to be forever preserved in its pristine entirety. For others, it is an iced-over desert of li
PETER ROFF, UPI Senior political writer and columnist

UPI's Capital Comment for Wed., March 6

WASHINGTON, March 6 (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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Lawmakers, others hit Bush on energy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Senators and House members from both sides of the aisle joined environmental and renewable energy groups Thursday in calling on the administration to shift its
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News
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