Sen. Shelby vows to revamp mortgage regs

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., says the executive shake-up at Fannie Mae will not derail efforts to better regulate federally backed mortgage firms.

The Bear's Lair: World capital of Ponzi

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Fannie Mae's accounting mishaps, the renewed protest over stock option expensing and the attempt not to count the transition costs of social security reform all

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Sen. Shelby hires experienced lawyer

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., has hired a high profile Washington attorney, ostensibly to represent him in a potential Ethics Committee case.

Paper: Shelby leaked classified intel

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Justice Department investigators have concluded Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., divulged classified intelligence information to the media.

Senators rip comptroller in Riggs case

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- Senate Banking Committee leaders, citing issues at Riggs Bank, may try to strip U.S. bank regulators of their power to enforce money laundering laws.

Ala. Gov. Riley may sit out GOP convention

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- Alabama Gov. Bob Riley will not lead the GOP delegation to the Republican National Convention and may sit it out entirely, the Mobile Register said Tuesday.

Fannie Mae opposing regulatory overhaul

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- The largest U.S. provider of mortgage financing is opposing efforts in the Senate to overhaul home loan industry regulations.

Bush to name McCain to intel panel

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- President Bush is expected to name Sen. John McCain to a panel investigating U.S. pre-Iraq war intelligence activities, two senators confirmed Thursday.

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Rumsfeld spars with Dems over war budget

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld told a Senate panel Thursday that the war in Iraq, while expensive, will be worth the money because it will deter terror. Democrats expressed concern that the administration wanted a blank check for the campaign.

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 21, 2003

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On Law: Don't make the FBI a whipping boy

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The 10-member presidential commission formed to ferret out government failures that led to the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has a chance to do an enormous
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent
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Richard Shelby
Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) speaks at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the recent turmoil in U.S. credit markets and the role of credit rating agencies on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 22, 2008. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)

Claude Nevin Shelby

Richard Craig Shelby (born May 6, 1934) is the senior U.S. Senator from Alabama. Originally elected to the Senate as a Democrat, Shelby switched to the Republican Party in 1994 when it gained the majority in Congress.

Shelby was born in Birmingham, Alabama, the son of Alice L. (née Skinner) and Ozie Houston Shelby. He attended the University of Alabama, receiving an undergraduate degree in 1957 and a Juris Doctor in 1963.

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