Professor: EPA, Energy nominations held 'hostage'

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- Efforts to get nominees approved for U.S. Energy Department and EPA posts are turning into a "hostage situation," a political scientist said.
Romney to be nominated as Isaac rains on RNC

Romney to be nominated as Isaac rains on RNC

The quadrennial Republican National Convention this week in Tampa, Fla., features a rock-star line-up to invigorate the crowd as Mitt Romney prepares to convince voters "A Better Future" is within their grasp with him as president.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Reid: Biden barred from Senate lunches

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he will bar Vice President-elect Joe Biden from weekly internal Democratic Party Senate lunches.

Bush, Reid relationship strained further

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Relations between U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and President George Bush have reached a new low.

Big trouble for GOP in 2008

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- Washington lobbyists and political experts are sounding the death knoll for the Republican Party in the 2008 election.

GOP targeted by anonymous phone calls

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- A U.S. public school teachers union is denying any role in recorded calls to seniors apparently designed to scare them about proposed Social Security reform.

HealthBiz: Canada studies adverse events

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- Canada examines the problem of excessive adverse events among its hospital patients, the administration's proposed HSA deduction gets another look, and other news of interest to the healthcare industry.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

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