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President Nixon's 100th birthday marked

YORBA LINDA, Calif., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A crowd gathered in California Sunday for an early tribute marking the 100th birthday of the late President Richard Nixon.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.
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Short, Hanks, Streep honor Ephron at memorial

Short, Hanks, Streep honor Ephron at memorial

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) -- Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and Martin Short paid tribute to the late writer-director Nora Ephron at a memorial in New York's Alice Tulley Hall Monday.
Pat Buchanan, MSNBC cut ties

Pat Buchanan, MSNBC cut ties

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Conservative U.S. political commentator Pat Buchanan says he is no longer working for MSNBC.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011.
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Cops: Christmas killer planned more death

COVINA, Calif., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Police in California say that the man who killed his ex-wife, her parents and five others also planned to gun down his mother and his ex-wife's lawyer.

Analysis: Hillary does the Right Thing

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- Teddy Kennedy's looming battle with brain cancer could point the way to a new future for Hillary Clinton once she admits her defeat in the U.S. Democratic Party presidential nomination contest.

Analysis: Angry McCain hits back at Obama

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- John McCain and Barack Obama have both rolled up their sleeves and started hitting each other hard: no more Mr. Nice Guys.
Analysis: Pundits praise Obama speech

Analysis: Pundits praise Obama speech

WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- U.S. political pundits widely agreed last week that Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama's reputation as a gifted orator is merited, an analysis found.

Huckabee could play GOP spoiler role

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is a long, long shot to win the Republican presidential nomination but an observer says he could play the 2008 spoiler.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 2, 2007.
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Gutierrez, Buchanan square off

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- A top Hispanic member of Congress Sunday defended a proposed U.S. immigration reform bill against charges that it gives amnesty to illegal immigrants.
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Pat Buchanan
SLP2000092602-26 SEPTEMBER 2000- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: Reform Party presidential candidate Pat Buchanan, stresses a point while being interviewed on radio station KMOX, September 26. Buchanan is in Missouri on a campaign sweep. cc/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

Patrick Joseph "Pat" Buchanan (born November 2, 1938) is an American paleoconservative political commentator, author, syndicated columnist, politician and broadcaster. Buchanan was a senior adviser to American Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan, and was an original host on CNN's Crossfire. He sought the Republican presidential nomination in 1992 and 1996. He ran on the Reform Party ticket in the 2000 presidential election.

He co-founded The American Conservative magazine and launched a foundation named The American Cause. He has been published in Human Events, National Review, The Nation and Rolling Stone. He is currently a political commentator on the MSNBC cable network including the show Morning Joe and a regular on The McLaughlin Group.

Buchanan was born in Washington, D.C., a son of William Baldwin Buchanan (Virginia, August 13, 1905 – Washington, D.C., January 1988), a partner in an accounting firm, and his wife Catherine Elizabeth (Crum) Buchanan (Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania, December 23, 1911 – Oakton, Fairfax County, Virginia, September 18, 1995), a nurse and a homemaker. Buchanan had six brothers (Brian, Henry, James, John, Thomas, and William Jr.) and two sisters (Kathleen Theresa and Angela Marie, nicknamed Bay). Bay served as U.S. Treasurer under Ronald Reagan. Buchanan has Scottish English, German, and Irish ancestry. He is a fourth cousin twice removed from controversial rock musician Marilyn Manson. He had a great-grandfather who fought in the American Civil War in the Confederate Army. He is a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and admires Robert E. Lee. Of his southern roots, Buchanan has written:

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