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U.S. Senate hopeful apologizes for posting X-rays of dead and wounded

U.S. Senate hopeful apologizes for posting X-rays of dead and wounded

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- A physician running for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in Kansas apologized Sunday for posting grim photos of dead and injured people online.
Politics 2014: Internet helps out when politicians have memory lapses

Politics 2014: Internet helps out when politicians have memory lapses

Political memory sure has been aided and abetted by the Internet, where nothing really is deleted, removed or otherwise pulled out of the public arena.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Rep. Steve Stockman to challenge John Cornyn in GOP Senate primary

Rep. Steve Stockman to challenge John Cornyn in GOP Senate primary

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- John Cornyn of Texas has become the eighth sitting Republican U.S. senator to face a potentially serious primary challenge.
Sebelius: Experts advised against suspending healthcare.gov for fixes

Sebelius: Experts advised against suspending healthcare.gov for fixes

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The federal health exchange website remains up based on advice that shutting it down may not be best for fixing it, the top U.S. healthcare official said.
Sebelius spotlighted over Obamacare sign-up glitches

Sebelius spotlighted over Obamacare sign-up glitches

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- With the debt issue temporarily sidelined, Republicans have turned their sights on the flawed enrollment system for the Affordable Care Act, officials say.

Tea Party activist Wolf to challenge Kansas' Sen. Roberts in primary

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Tea Party activist Milton Wolf announced he will oppose Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas' Republican Party senatorial primary in 2014.
McCain, Graham appear to support Obama on Syria

McCain, Graham appear to support Obama on Syria

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Two top Republicans emerged from a meeting with President Obama Monday and offered at least conditional support for the president's approach to Syria.
Politics 2014: Lee says GOP support grows for defunding Obamacare

Politics 2014: Lee says GOP support grows for defunding Obamacare

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, says his effort to block funding resolutions that include money for implementing the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare, is gaining support among Republican colleagues in the upper chamber.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

GOP: Implementation of Obamacare will be a 'trainwreck'

WASHINGTON, June 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., said Saturday implementation of the Affordable Care Act is a "train wreck, folks, and we have to get America out of the way."
The Issue: Immigration reform bill finally hits Senate floor

The Issue: Immigration reform bill finally hits Senate floor

Debate finally began on the U.S. Senate floor last week on the bipartisan immigration reform bill seen as the best opportunity on a while – or for a while – to overhaul the nation's immigration laws.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

U.S. Senate rejects extended pay freeze

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate narrowly voted down a one-year extension of a pay freeze for federal workers Tuesday, with Democrats opposing the measure.
Third GOP senator: Raise top earners' taxes

Third GOP senator: Raise top earners' taxes

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Republicans Thursday blocked a proposal by Democrats to expand a payroll tax holiday and pay for it with a higher taxes on millionaires.

2 GOP lawmakers: Raise top earners' taxes

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A Republican plan to offset an extension of a U.S. payroll tax cut could involve raising taxes on high-income people, two Republican senators said.
GOP attacks recess appointment of Berwick

GOP attacks recess appointment of Berwick

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., slammed President Obama's recess appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick to lead the federal agency overseeing Medicare and Medicaid.

U.S. Marines want name recognition

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Actor and Marine Corps veteran R. Lee Ermey says he backs a bill to rename the Department of the Navy the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps.
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Charles Patrick "Pat" Roberts (born April 20, 1936) is the junior United States Senator from Kansas. A member of the Republican Party, he was formerly the Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. He holds conservative positions on most issues.

Roberts was born in Topeka, Kansas, to Ruth B. Patrick and C. Wesley Roberts. His father served for four months as Chairman of the Republican National Committee under Dwight D. Eisenhower. Roberts's great-grandfather, J.W. Roberts, was the founder of the Oskaloosa Independent, which claims to be the second-oldest newspaper in Kansas.

Roberts graduated in 1954 from high school in Holton, Kansas. He went on to earn a B.A. in Journalism from Kansas State University in 1958, where he became a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. From 1958 to 1962, he served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. Roberts was a reporter and editor for several Arizona newspapers before joining the staff of Republican Kansas Senator Frank Carlson in 1967. In 1969, he became administrative assistant to Kansas's 1st District Congressman Keith Sebelius.

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