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Global aid for nonproliferation urged

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The entire international community must get behind efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and radiological materials to make such projects succeed in the long run, officials said Thursday.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

UPI's Capital Comment for Nov. 7, 2002

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (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.
By United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for Nov. 6, 2002

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (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
By United Press International

Analysis: The Senate Part II-The West

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The majority of senate contests this fall are in the south and west. Out of 34 races, 20 are in these two regions: 7 in the west and 13 in the south. Here we look at how the changing character of the West might affect the races there.
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

Fight over water to save endangered minnow

ALBUQUERQUE, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- An environmental coalition will ask a federal judge Monday to release more water from reservoirs in drought-stricken New Mexico to save an endangered minnow in

National labs can handle homeland duty

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- The Department of Energy's nuclear security efforts and laboratories will be able to meet the needs of the proposed Department of Homeland Security without compromising their core duties, witnesses said Wednesday at a Senate hearing.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

Bush backs mental health parity bill

ALBUQUERQUE, April 29 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush on Monday established an investigative body of experts and called on Congress to pass necessary legislation to provide healthcare-benef

Fleischer to tie knot

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- The bells White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer is hearing aren't from an errant cell phone. Wedding chimes are on his planner.
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House Reporter

GOP rejects Daschle stimulus offer

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Seemingly confused congressional Republicans on Tuesday rejected a compromise offer on economic stimulus by Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., but seve
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Daschle: Possible stimulus compromise

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A reported offer by House Republicans to compromise on the format of an economic stimulus package could be accepted if the final details can be worked out, the
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

GOP accepts Dem. compromise on stimulus

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Republican lawmakers on Wednesday accepted an offer by Senate Democrats to begin talks on an economic stimulus plan, after Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D.,
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Senate Democrats offer stimulus compromise

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., Wednesday offered to slash his party's demands for new spending in a bill intended to stimulate the slumping economy
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

3rd NJ postal worker has inhaled anthrax

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Sunday a third New Jersey postal worker has inhalation anthrax infection, bringing the total number to
ELLEN BECK

Anthrax genetics being studied

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) --
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Pete Domenici
Former White House Chief of Staff, Howard Baker, left, and New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici face reporters at a party for first lady Nancy Reagan on August 15, 1988. Both men are being mentioned as possible vice presidential candidates for George Bush. (UPI Photo/Vince Mannino/Files)
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Pietro Vichi "Pete" Domenici (born May 7, 1932) is an American Republican politician, who served six terms as a United States Senator from New Mexico, from 1973 to 2009, the longest tenure in the state's history.

During Domenici's tenure in the Senate, he advocated waterway usage fees, nuclear power, and related causes. Domenici announced on October 4, 2007, his decision not to seek re-election to the Senate in 2008 for health reasons, in particular frontotemporal lobar degeneration.

Domenici serves as a Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, where he focuses on budget and nuclear energy issues.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Pete Domenici."
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