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Evangelicals insist abortion is top U.S. election issue

WASHINGTON, June 16 (UPI) -- Delegates to a big conference of evangelical conservatives in Washington this weekend urged Republican lawmakers to push for new restrictions on abortion.

Abortion group targeting just a few voters

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A major U.S. abortion-rights organization is appealing to a select group of 300,000 women in 25 swing counties to vote for President Barack Obama in November.

Dem challenger ousts Musgrave in Colo.

DENVER, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Democratic challenger Betsy Markey has unseated Rep. Marilyn Musgrave, R-Colo., adding to the growing Democratic majority in Congress, returns indicated.
Group urges GOP not to 'cut and run'

Group urges GOP not to 'cut and run'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The conservative Family Research Council's political arm Thursday criticized Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., for stopping ad spending for two Republican candidates.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

House ends up in street during move ... Jury agrees doggie doo can be free speech ... British woman sets helicopter record ... Wheelchair user 10 times over drink limit ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Jury agrees doggie doo can be free speech

GREELEY, Colo., May 24 (UPI) -- A jury in Colorado says a Democratic activist committed no crime when she left a campaign flyer filled with dog poop at a Republican candidate's office.

Iraq funding bill has plenty of local fund

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- Democrats in the U.S. Congress hope adding some big domestic spending will push through an Iraq funding bill that would bring the troops home by Aug. 31, 2008.

Wikipedia locks out congress staff

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, blocked congressional Web addresses from making changes after finding that staffers were engaged in online spin.

Attack ads linked to Colo. Dems

DENVER, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The former chairman of Colorado's Democratic Party has been linked to a series of attack ads against GOP Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave. Some analysts call the ads the nastiest in the nation.

Boycott to demonstrate gay economic power

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- As found during the civil rights struggles of the 60s, an economic boycott is often a good way to get peoples' attention -- which is what the Boycott For Equali
T.K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor

U.S. Senate same-sex vote slated for July

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate will vote on a constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman the week of July 12, the Washington Times said.

Gay marriage ban proponents tweak amendment

WASHINGTON, March 22 (UPI) -- GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill have tweaked their proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in an effort to ensure civil unions can be enacted.

Bush stays mum on marriage amendment

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The White House remained on the periphery Wednesday in the row over gay marriage, declining to say if the president would endorse legislation blocking it.

Gay marriage dominates Sunday TV talk

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Whether or not gays should be allowed to marry dominated talk on many of the national television public affairs shows Sunday.

Marriage amendment rally takes cake

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The idea was classic -- a bride and groom standing before their three-tier wedding cake in a tuxedo and gown. It was the protesters carrying signs and chanting
CHRISTINE S. MOYER, UPI Correspondent
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Marilyn Musgrave
President George W. Bush greets the crowd with Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave during a rally held at the Island Grove Events Center in Greeley, Colorado on November 4, 2006. Bush was in Greeley on Saturday to gain support for Musgrave and Governor canidate Bob Beauprez for the upcoming election on Tuesday. (UPI Photo/Jim Rydbom/The Greeley Tribune/Pool)
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Marilyn Neoma Musgrave (born January 27, 1949), American politician, is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives who served from 2003 to 2009, representing the 4th District of Colorado.

Musgrave served on the Agriculture and Small Business Committees. In the 110th Congress, she served as Ranking Minority member of the Specialty Crops, Rural Development, and Foreign Agriculture subcommittee. She also served as the Region Two representative for the Republican Steering Committee. She was the first Republican woman elected to Congress from Colorado.

In the General Election on November 4, 2008, Democratic challenger Betsy Markey soundly defeated Musgrave in her bid to win a fourth term by a 56 to 44 percent margin.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Marilyn Musgrave."
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