Britain taps MBDA for more Brimstone missiles

LONDON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Missile-maker MBDA will continue to provide Brimstone air-to-ground missiles to Britain's Ministry of Defense under a five-year follow-on order.

Jackson not expected back in Congress

CHICAGO, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is not expected to return to Congress due to his mental health concerns and a federal investigation against him, officials say.
Non-profit wants repayment from Ron Paul

Non-profit wants repayment from Ron Paul

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- A non-profit that paid for plane tickets and other expenses for Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, says it's reviewing its options to recoup $20,000 it says Paul owes.
Holder: Operation Fast and Furious effects seen for years

Holder: Operation Fast and Furious effects seen for years

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. criticized politicizing of the failed operation against firearm trafficking from the United States to Mexico.

Gay veteran re-enlists in military

CHICAGO, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A gay veteran from Chicago re-enlisted in the military Monday now that "don't ask, don't tell" has been repealed.
House Dem offers $2 trillion deficit cutting plan

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- A U.S. House Democrat has submitted a $2 trillion deficit reduction plan to the bipartisan supercommittee tasked with finding $1.5 trillion in savings.
Obama welcomes Blackhawks to White House

Obama welcomes Blackhawks to White House

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Friday welcomed the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks to the White House for a game of street hockey.

Rep. Quigley issues debt warning

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., introduced a bill Thursday to "force the federal budget to accurately account for all money spent."

Quigley gets Dem nod in Ill. 5th District

CHICAGO, March 3 (UPI) -- Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley claimed victory Tuesday night in the Democratic primary election for the U.S. House seat vacated by Rahm Emanuel.

3 rise as top contenders for Emanuel seat

CHICAGO, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Three people have emerged as top contenders for Rep. Rahm Emanuel, D-Ill, whose last day as a member of Congress was Friday.

County approves $35M medical award

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A Chicago woman, who suffered severe brain damage after a botched procedure at a county-run hospital, is set to get a $35 million medical malpractice award.
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