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Congress won't get Saudi deal till '08

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The Bush administration said it would not officially notify the U.S. Congress about a $20 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia until next year.

Bill to ban foreigners from airport jobs

CHICAGO, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Rep. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., has proposed legislation mandating that only U.S. citizens be eligible for airport jobs requiring access to planes and baggage.

Chicago transit vulnerabilities leaked

CHICAGO, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Documents showing the Chicago mass transit system's vulnerability to terrorist attack have been leaked on the Internet via a peer-to-peer file-sharing network.

Report: GOP reps warn Bush on Iraq

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- A group of 11 members of Congress delivered a blunt warning to President George W. Bush on the handling of the Iraq War, NBC News reported Wednesday.

Internet risks too big for bill

WASHINGTON, July 13 (UPI) -- Legislation designed to protect children from Internet predators could actually widen the digital divide without significantly reducing the exposure of young pe
MICHAEL MCLAUGHLIN, UPI Correspondent

Rally under way for 39 cent Benny stamp

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- An Oakland, Calif., woman is heading up a push to get perennial 39-year-old Jack Benny on the 39 cent U.S. postal stamp.

Great Lakes restoration may be shelved

CHICAGO, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The Bush administration, hit by hurricane costs, may drop a $20 billion plan to restore the Great Lakes, the world's largest source of freshwater.

Poll: Most oppose stem cell research

CHICAGO, May 16 (UPI) -- Three Illinois congressmen heard testimony on federal funding of stem cell research as a Catholic poll indicated 52 percent of U.S. adults oppose funding.

Sewage discharge enrages Mich. officials

CHICAGO, June 8 (UPI) -- Heavy rains last month have resulted in a huge flood of raw sewage running into Lake Michigan, and the stink is audible.

Republican group offers budget plan

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- A group of moderate congressional Republicans Thursday offered a plan for the 2005 U.S. budget they said would get the country back to a balanced budget.

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 10

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (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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House GOP amend aviation security proposal

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- After a meeting with President George W. Bush, 13 Republican House members undecided on the White House-supported aviation security bill agreed to changes in pr
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