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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 29th, 2013.
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House to end page program

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The two most ideologically opposite but powerful House leaders jointly announced the end of the congressional page program that goes back more than 200 years.

Ex-congressman says he's not a pedophile

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Former Rep. Mark Foley, the Florida Republican who was driven from office in 2006 amid scandal, said Wednesday he is not a pedophile.

Scandal-plagued Democrat loses in Fla.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- First-term Democratic Florida Rep. Tim Mahoney, dogged by sexual scandal, lost his seat Tuesday.
No charges in Foley sex e-mail case

No charges in Foley sex e-mail case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Florida officials declined to file charges against former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., over allegations he sent sexually explicit e-mails to congressional pages.

Prosecutors seek access to Foley computers

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Florida prosecutors have asked U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to give them access to House computers used by former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 5, 2007.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007.
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No lawsuit likely in Foley e-mail scandal

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A former U.S. Capitol page says he won’t file a lawsuit over the sexually explicit e-mails he received from former Rep. Mark Foley.

Foley unlikely to be charged

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Mark Foley, who resigned his Florida congressional seat amidst a scandal about e-mails to teenage pages, is unlikely to face criminal charges.

FEC complaint filed against Fred Thompson

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A left-wing blogger has filed a U.S. Federal Election Commission complaint against likely presidential candidate and former senator Fred Thompson.

Campaign funds used for legal fees

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- Former and current members of Congress have spent millions in campaign funds fighting criminal and ethics charges, USA Today reported Friday.

Report: FBI failed to act in Foley case

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. Justice Department report in Washington says the FBI failed to act when given evidence of misconduct by U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla.

Report: 'Poor judgment' in page scandal

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A report by the U.S. House ethics committee finds that Republican leaders used "poor judgment" in the Mark Foley page scandal, CNN reported Friday.

Fla. investigating Foley e-mails

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Florida officials have begun a criminal investigation of former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., who resigned in a scandal over e-mail messages to Capitol Hill pages.

Foley, Coulter sit out congressional vote

PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Two of Florida's most notorious Republicans contributed to the Democratic victory in this week's congressional elections by failing to vote.

DeLay: Republicans got a 'Texas whupping'

SECACUS, N.J., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Former U.S. House Republican Leader Tom Delay says Republicans got a "Texas whupping" in Tuesday's midterm elections.

Democrat wins Foley's Fla. House seat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A Democrat, Tim Mahoney, has captured the U.S. House seat vacated by Florida Republican Mark Foley, who resigned amid scandal five weeks ago.

Watercooler Stories

School driver fired for gesture at Bush ... Texas school district bans girls' leggings ... Bloggers like to hide behind false names ... Canada's cow-town wants an end to spitting ... Watercooler stories from UPI.
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Bloggers like to hide behind false names

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- PittGirl has an affectionate, but acid, take on her hometown, Pennsylvania's second city, Pittsburgh, and lets everyone know it via her weblog.

Rove campaigns for neediest candidates

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- White House political adviser Karl Rove is on the U.S. campaign trail with a mission to support Republican candidates who need help the most.

Boehner: Post-election victory in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- House Majority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, says voters can expect the GOP to try for victory in Iraq if Republicans retain control of the U.S. Congress.
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