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IRS allowed to withhold document

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court in Washington ruled 2-1 Friday the Internal Revenue Service may keep a congressional document from a Ross Perot group.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2003 with 69 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2003 with 73 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2003 with 77 to follow.
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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for October 20-26.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2003 with 81 to follow.
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Bush, by the numbers

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- When George W. Bush ran for president, he said he would not pay attention to public opinion polls. Yet even the most disciplined politician might sneak a peak a
JIM KESSLER, A UPI Outside View commentary

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2003 with 91 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2003 with 105 to follow.
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How Clark reshapes the race

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- It's all-but-official. Democratic activists, political junkies, and most nervously, nine declared Democratic candidates for president have been waiting to see w
JIM KESSLER, A UPI Outside View commentary

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2003 with 112 to follow.
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The Bear's Lair: Giant sucking sound?

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- It was Ross Perot who predicted a "giant sucking sound" of U.S. jobs heading southwards if Congress ratified the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1994. Sophisticated economists derided him. Well, listen up, guys -- since the economy peaked in 2000,
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

Calling Ross Perot

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- By the time you finish reading this sentence, the federal budget deficit will have grown by $127,156. That's the good news. If the new Congressional Budget Offi
JIM KESSLER, A UPI Outside View commentary

Dean's winning formula

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Love him or hate him, call him the savior of the Democratic Party or its ruination, Vermont Gov. Howard Dean is poised to win his party's presidential nominatio
JIM KESSLER, A UPI Outside View commentary

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 17, the 229th day of 2003 with 136 to follow.
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Ross Perot
H. Ross Perot attends the dedication ceremony for the new U.S. Air Force Memorial October 14, 2006 in Arlington, VA. Perot's son, Ross Perot, Jr., is chairman of the U.S. Air Force Memorial Foundation.(UPI Photo/Chip Somodevilla/Pool)
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Henry Ross Perot (pronounced /pəˈroʊ/; born June 27, 1930) is an American businessman best known for running for President of the United States in 1992 and 1996. Perot founded Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in 1962, sold the company to General Motors in 1984, and founded Perot Systems in 1988. Perot Systems was bought by Dell for $3.9 billion in 2009.

With an estimated net worth of about US$3.4 billion in 2011, he is ranked by Forbes as the 99th-richest person in America.

Perot was born in Texarkana, Texas, to Luly Maye Perot (née Ray) and Gabriel Ross Perot. His father was a cotton broker. He attended a private school called Patty Hill. He graduated from Texas High School in Texarkana in 1947. One of Perot's boyhood friends was Hayes McClerkin, later Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives and a prominent Texarkana, Arkansas, lawyer.

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