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UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 10, 2002

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press Interna
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Bush, Congress: No deal on stimulus

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- After a mid-morning meeting with President George W. Bush, congressional leaders were still unable to reach agreement on a stimulus package aimed at rejuvenatin
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

UPI Farming Today

Wrap-up of the day's agriculture news.
GREGORY TEJEDA, United Press International

UPI Farming Today

Wrap-up of the day's agriculture news.
GREGORY TEJEDA, United Press International

GOP rejects Daschle stimulus offer

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Seemingly confused congressional Republicans on Tuesday rejected a compromise offer on economic stimulus by Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., but seve
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Daschle: Possible stimulus compromise

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A reported offer by House Republicans to compromise on the format of an economic stimulus package could be accepted if the final details can be worked out, the
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

UPI Farming Today

Senate in no hurry to give Bush trade authority
GREGORY TEJEDA, United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for Dec. 4, 2001

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press Intern
By United Press International

UPI Farming Today

Wrap-up of the day's agriculture news.
GREGORY TEJEDA, United Press International

Senate centrists offer stimulus compromise

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Senate moderates Wednesday proposed a compromise economic stimulus package of spending and tax cuts that would bridge the difference between a GOP-backed tax cu
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Senate hits partisan wall on stimulus

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The Senate on Tuesday sparred over legislation to stimulate a flagging economy in a sharp partisan dispute as senators from both parties called on the president
MARK BENJAMIN

Washington Agenda - General News Events

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Unemployment soars in wake of Sept. 11

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Unemployment soared in October -- propelled upward by the continuing effects of the Sept. 11 terror strikes -- prompting White House and Hill calls for an econo
T. K. MALOY

Bush reacts to uemployment figures

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- President George Bush on Friday met with Labor Secretary Elaine Chao and Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill regarding unemployment figures that showed the jobless
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House Reporter

Bush reacts to jobless rate

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- President Bush on Friday met with Labor Secretary Elaine Chao and Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill regarding unemployment figures that showed the jobless rate sp
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House Reporter

Bush pushes Senate to OK stimulus bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- President Bush on Friday called on the U.S. Senate to pass a $100 billion economic stimulus bill and an energy package while giving him trade-promotion authorit
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, Washington Reporter

House passes $100 billion stimulus package

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The White House on Wednesday endorsed a $100 billion House Republican economic stimulus package, which was passed later in the day.
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

AFL-CIO blasts House tax-cut heavy bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The AFL-CIO, along with a coalition of advocacy groups, blasted the House version of a proposed economic stimulus package as too heavily tilted toward corporate and affluent tax cuts, and not toward spending programs that would include the out-of-work.
T.K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor

Democrats push stimulus alternative

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Senate Democrats began pushing an alternative to President Bush's economic stimulus proposal Tuesday, focusing more on spending and worker protection that the t
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Analysis: November 2002

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Events in southwest Asia have likely taken much of the volatility out of next year?s elections. If voters translate support for the country into generic support for policy makers in Washington, it is likely that the congressional stalemate that marked the
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

UPI's Capital Comment for October 14, 2001

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- United Press International's daily roundup of notable news, hot gossip and important events shaping politics and public policy in Washington and the world.
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Senate mulls stimulus options

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Treasury Secretary Paul O?Neill told Congress Wednesday that President Bush wants a stimulus plan of between $60 billion and $75 billion to avert a severe recession triggered by last month?s terrorist attacks.
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Bush reassures Wall Street executives

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- President Bush on Wednesday reassured national business leaders that the government would do everything it could to get the economy growing again in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks
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