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Maverick Democrats return, declare victory

AUSTIN, Texas, May 16 (UPI) -- A band of 51 maverick Texas House Democrats returned to Austin early Friday, declaring victory in killing a Republican-backed congressional redistricting plan.

New controversy as Democrats plan return

AUSTIN, Texas, May 15 (UPI) -- Defiant Democrats prepared to return to the Texas House on Friday as a new controversy erupted over the alleged misuse of a federal Homeland Security agency to track down the plane of the one of the rebel lawmakers who walked out to kill a redistricting b

2 fugitives in 2000 Cole attack indicted

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- Two Yemenis fugitives have been indicted for the October 2000 bombing attack against the USS Cole that took the lives of 17 American sailors, Attorney General J
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, May 8, the 128th day of 2003 with 237 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

Revelations surfaced in May of 2002 suggesting that the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks possibly could have been anticipated if officials had collated and analyzed reports of suspicious activity.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for May 5-11.
By United Press International

FBI questioned 10,000 Iraqs in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- FBI agents this year questioned nearly 10,000 citizens and former citizens of Iraq living in the United States, as part of an effort to glean intelligence to he
SHAUN WATERMAN

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.
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

U.S. begins detaining Iraqis

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- U.S. authorities said Thursday they had begun detaining Iraqi nationals in the country who might pose a security threat.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND and SHAUN WATERMAN

FBI outlines war preparations

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) --

UPI's Capital Comment for March 13, 2003

WASHINGTON, March 13 (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.

FBI: Investment frauds cost $500 million

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- FBI agents around the country Friday executed arrest and search warrants targeting 100 individuals in a crackdown on high-yield investment frauds, the bureau sa

Senate told U.S. winning terror war

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- Three of the Bush administration's top guns in the war on terror told a Senate panel Tuesday that the United States is winning the fight against al Qaida. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Muelle
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Senate told U.S. winning terrorism war

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- Three top Bush administration officials in the war on terror told a Senate panel Tuesday that the U.S. is winning the fight against al Qaida. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller testified b

UPI's Capital Comment for March 4, 2003

WASHINGTON, March 4 (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
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Robert Mueller
FBI Director Robert Mueller III testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding President Obama's request to extend his service for two years on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on June 8, 2011. FBI directors are limited to ten year terms so Congress would have to act to extend Mueller's term.. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
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Robert Swan Mueller III (born August 7, 1944) is the 6th and current Director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Mueller was born in 1944 in New York City, the son of Alice C. (née Truesdale) and Robert Swan Mueller. He grew up outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A 1962 graduate of St. Paul's School, he went on to receive an A.B. from Princeton University in 1966, an M.A. in international relations from New York University in 1967, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1973.

Mueller joined the United States Marine Corps, where he served as an officer for three years, leading a rifle platoon of the 3rd Marine Division during the Vietnam War. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals, the Purple Heart and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

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