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Hobby Lobby SCOTUS case battle lines drawn on Obamacare outline

Hobby Lobby SCOTUS case battle lines drawn on Obamacare outline

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- Both sides saw victory written within the oral arguments of the cases dealing with the so-called contraceptive mandate before the Supreme Court.
Gabrielle Levy
Sniffing out the meaning in 'Sell by' dates

Sniffing out the meaning in 'Sell by' dates

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Hold on before dumping that gallon milk down the sink; just because it's past the "sell-by" date doesn't necessarily mean it needs to be thrown out.
MICHELLE GROENKE

New York mayor gives tour to legislators

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he gave the grand tour to a congressional committee that oversees homeland security funding.

U.S. lawmakers hold Pakistani F-16 plans

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers requested a hold on plans in Washington to release $200 million from counter-terrorism resources to upgrade Pakistani F-16 fighter jets.

Backlash could affect superdelegates

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- Superdelegates who buck their constituents on the Democratic U.S. presidential nominee may face a backlash, former Sen. Bill Bradley said.

U.S. airport screening gets shake-up

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- Some 160 additional airport security screeners have been sent to airports in Florida and Puerto Rico to randomly check airport workers, a report said. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration made the move after two Comair airline employees were ar

Scientists warn of closing nuclear plant

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- The National Academy of Sciences has issued a warning concerning the planned closing of the Indian Point nuclear plant near New York City.

Bush budget seen as next hit on women

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush's budget calls for a cut in international family planning funding seen by some as the best way to stop unintended pregnancies.

The Peter Principles: J'Accuse

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- Virginia Congressman Jim Moran is under considerable fire for remarks he made a public forum that some have called anti-Semitic. The charge is political dynamite in any circumstance. Is it justified in this one?
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

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Nita Lowey
Rep. Nita Lowey, N.Y., addresses the delegations at the Democratic National Convention at the Fleet Center in Boston on July 27, 2004. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Nita M. Lowey (born July 5, 1937) is a politician from the U.S. state of New York.

Lowey was born in the Bronx in New York, New York and she graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a bachelor's degree. She served as a government official before entering elected politics and was once the Assistant Secretary of State of New York.

Lowey was first elected to the House of Representatives from the New York 20th district as a Democrat in 1988 and now serving in the 18th district. Her district is located in the northern suburbs of New York City and includes most of Westchester County including New Rochelle, White Plains, Chappaqua, Greenburgh ,Scarsdale, Tarrytown, Mamaroneck, Ossining, and part of Yonkers as well as part of eastern Rockland County, including the county seat New City, Haverstraw, and Congers. She used to represent parts of Queens and the Bronx, until redistricting after the 2000 U.S. Census created her current district.

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