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Think Tank Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The UPI Think Tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Immigration bill gains steam

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A broad coalition of disparate immigration groups Tuesday threw their support behind legislation to revamp border security in the wake of the Sept. 11 terror at

Senate hearing discusses cloning ban

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Scientists and senators alike used a hearing Tuesday to try and transform the language surrounding recent reports of successful human embryo cloning.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

Senate defeats Artic drilling -- for now

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Senate Republicans forced the Democratic leadership to allow a procedural vote on Arctic oil drilling and a ban on human cloning Monday, and then promptly voted
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Senate faces Arctic oil drilling vote

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- As the Senate stumbles toward its belated winter recess, Monday will see procedural votes on a human cloning ban and on the opening of an Arctic preserve for oi
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Congressmen push for anti-cloning action

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Raising the specter of imminent attempts at human reproductive cloning, a bipartisan group of House members Wednesday urged the Senate to act on an anti-cloning
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

U.S. editorials on embryo cloning

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on the ethics of cloning human embryos.

Daschle opposes anti-cloning ban for now

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Based on the Senate schedule more than his personal opinions on the issue, Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle Tuesday said he opposed Senate consideration of a
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Daschle opposes anti-cloning ban for now

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) --

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Disparate groups decry embryo cloning

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Legislators joined members of religious, ethical and environmental groups on Capitol Hill Monday to condemn the reported cloning of human embryos and call for i
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

New stem cells lines will be needed

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Existing stem cell lines could accrue genetic abnormalities over time and new stem cell lines will likely be needed, experts told a Senate panel Wednesday.
KELLY HEARN, UPI Science Reporter
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Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS) meets with lobbyist following three Senate votes on stem cells, in Washington on July 18, 2006. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Samuel Dale "Sam" Brownback (born September 12, 1956) is the 46th and current Governor of Kansas. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a U.S. Senator from Kansas from 1996 to 2011, and as a U.S. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district from 1995 to 1996. As a Senator, he was featured in the documentary series How Democracy Works Now: Twelve Stories. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2008 presidential election, withdrawing before the primaries.

Sam Brownback was born in Garnett, Kansas to Nancy and Robert Brownback. He was raised in a farming family in Parker, Kansas; his ancestors, of German descent, settled in Kansas after leaving Pennsylvania following the Civil War. Brownback was state president of the Kansas FFA Association, and was one of the national vice presidents of the National FFA Organization from 1976 to 1977. While at Kansas State University, he was elected student body president and was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho. He received his J.D. from the University of Kansas in 1982.

After college, Brownback spent approximately a year working as a broadcaster; he hosted a weekly half-hour show.

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