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Chambliss to retire from U.S. Senate

Chambliss to retire from U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., said Friday he will not run for re-election in 2014, citing frustration over "legislative gridlock and partisan posturing."

Vietnam War Pavilion in Honolulu dedicated

HONOLULU, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A Veterans Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific will include a dedication of the Vietnam War Pavilion in Honolulu, officials say.

'Poor' management at Arlington probed

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense said Thursday a commission will look into charges of faulty management at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Chambliss, Martin may have runoff in Ga.

Chambliss, Martin may have runoff in Ga.

ATLANTA, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., apparently will have a runoff election against Democrat Jim Martin after failing to win enough of the vote under Georgia law.

Ga. legislator wins Dem nod for Senate

ATLANTA, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Jim Martin, a longtime state legislator, won a primary runoff Tuesday in Georgia, making him the Democratic candidate to oppose U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss.

Cleland urges Bush to change Iraq course

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland, a wounded Vietnam War veteran, Saturday compared President George Bush’s “credibility gap” to President Lyndon Johnson’s.

Cleland blasts Bush Iraq record

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland, D-Ga., claimed President Bush has no strategy for the war in Iraq except a path to "disaster."

Pro-Bush vet rebuffed on letter to Kerry

CRAWFORD, Texas, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland Wednesday rebuffed an effort by a pro-Bush veteran to give him a letter critical of presidential hopeful John Kerry.

House Democrats denounce Swifities

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Nineteen House Democrats wrote to President Bush Wednesday and urged him to denounce ads run by the 527 organization Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

White House slams Kerry 'stunt'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The White House slammed Sen. John Kerry Wednesday for staging a "political stunt" at the president's ranch and for a double standard on attack ads.

Kerry sets military tone to start speech

BOSTON, July 29 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry set a military tone from the very start of his nomination acceptance speech Thursday night.

Ga.'s Chambliss defends attacks on Cleland

BOSTON, July 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., Wednesday defened questions he raised in 2002 about Democrat Max Cleland voting record. Chambliss' charges, which Democrats said amounted to an attack on Cleland's patriotism, have been a bete noire for he Democratic Part

Cleland: The president lied about Iraq

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland struck out from the Democratic stance Monday, saying the president, vice president and secretary of defense lied about Iraq.

Kerry rolls out big gun boosters

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. John Kerry rolled out all his big name supporters in a last lap drive to capitalize on his soaring support in Iowa Monday.

Former Sen. Cleland campaigns for Kerry

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- John Kerry is getting a big boost from fellow Vietnam vet Max Cleland in the hard-fought Iowa caucuses, the first stage of the U.S. 2004 presidential race.

New job takes Cleland off 9/11 panel

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Former Sen. Max Cleland, a Democrat, has been nominated by President Bush to serve on the board of the Export-Import Bank.

White House's 9-11 memos to be reviewed

WHITE HOUSE, D.C., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The White House agreed to give an independent commission probing the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks some access to classified presidential memos.

The Coulter question

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Though I have not found the time in to sit down and read Treason, the most recent book by best-selling author Ann Coulter, it is obvious from the vitriol she ha
CLIFF SCHECTER, A UPI Outside View commentary

UPI's Capital Comment for April 8, 2003

WASHINGTON, April 8 (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 International.

Politics of the new South

ATLANTA, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- If the only people you listened to were Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., and former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes, also a Democrat, you might conclude that the politics of the South were still stuck in the 1960s.
MARTHA ZOLLER, A UPI Outside Vew Commentary

9/11 panel hiring in a race against time

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The 10-member blue-ribbon commission investigating the 9/11 terrorist attacks has begun hiring staff -- though not yet investigators -- and has found secure off

9/11 panel meets for the first time

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The 10-member commission investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks met formally for the first time Monday, in a closed session, where they agreed to convene public meetings and perhaps hearings, including some in New York city, as soon as practical

Will Tennessee rise again?

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Many lessons are still being culled from the U.S. mid-term elections of last November. But the most important didactic tale from Nov. 5 if you are a Democrat is
CLIFF SCHECTER, A UPI Outside View commentary

Hamilton in, Mitchell out at Sept.11 panel

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Former Democratic Rep. Lee Hamilton was chosen Wednesday for the No. 2 job on the commission investigating intelligence failures before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, after George Mitchell, the former Senate majority leader, suddenly stepped down.
NICHOLAS M. HORROCK, UPI Chief White House Correspondent
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