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House unanimously votes to restore fallen soldiers' benefits

House unanimously votes to restore fallen soldiers' benefits

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. House voted unanimously Wednesday to restore Defense Department death benefits for the families of fallen service members.

Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., won't make a run for Senate

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., said he won't seek the state's open U.S. Senate seat, sending Democrats scrambling for a candidate.

Bill pits seniors against young adults

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A seniors advocacy group says if a bill in the U.S. Congress is approved health insurance companies could raise premiums by five-fold for those ages 50-64.
Chambliss to retire from U.S. Senate

Chambliss to retire from U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., said Friday he will not run for re-election in 2014, citing frustration over "legislative gridlock and partisan posturing."
Gingrey: Akin partly right on rape

Gingrey: Akin partly right on rape

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga., says former Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., was partially correct when he said women's bodies prevent conception after rape.
Republicans target healthcare bill, again

Republicans target healthcare bill, again

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. House voted largely on party lines Tuesday to set up 5 hours of debate on a bill repealing the federal healthcare law.

Long-term healthcare reform provision axed

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The Obama administration said Friday it has dropped a key piece of its healthcare reform package that was to provide Americans insurance for long-term care.
Bill would spur development of antibiotics

Bill would spur development of antibiotics

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- A bipartisan bill in the U.S. House that would spur development of new antibiotics drew praise from the Pew Health Group's Antibiotics and Innovation Project.

GOP: Congress should enroll in public plan

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers backing a public health insurance option for citizens should be required to enroll in it themselves, House Republicans say.
GOP hands out speaking awards

GOP hands out speaking awards

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- Seven Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have received commemorative oil cans for expending the most CO2 on the subject of energy.

Tax deduction sought for e-medical records

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A member of Congress wants to provide U.S. tax incentives for doctors who purchase equipment for electronic medical records.

Paper backs away from redistricting claim

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Wednesday backed away from an earlier claim that two Republican U.S. House members were pushing for new congressional lines.

Georgia U.S. Reps. want new district lines

ATLANTA, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The Georgia General Assembly, led by Republicans for the first time since reconstruction, is being pressed to redraw the state's congressional lines.

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 10

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (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 I
By United Press International

Democrat Kahn ahead in Ga.

ATLANTA, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- In Georgia 11th Congressional District race, Democrat Roger Kahn had 54,226 votes while Republican Phil Gingrey had 52,867 in an open seat. The Georgia Secretary of State's office says that's with 432 precincts reporting, or 91 percent of the total.
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John Phillip "Phil" Gingrey, (born July 10, 1942, Augusta, Georgia) is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district, serving since 2003. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district is located in the northwestern suburbs of Atlanta.

Gingrey grew up in Georgia and attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School. He received a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Georgia Tech in 1965, and then attended Medical College of Georgia. He then worked as an obstetrician.

Gringrey first entered politics when he ran for the Marietta School Board, a body of which he was three times named chairman. He served two terms as a member of the Georgia State Senate from 1999 to 2003.

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