House Speaker designate Sam Rayburn (R) meets with Senate Democratic leader Lyndon Johnson
Bonham, Texas: House Speaker designate Sam Rayburn (R) points out a local scenic item to Senate Democratic leader Lyndon Johnson after Johnson flew in for a brief visit to confer on organization of a Democratic Congress 11/6/1954. (UPI Photo)
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Washington insiders are saying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has become the most powerful woman in U.S. political history.
UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008.
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U.S. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert will administer the oath of office to Vice President Dick Cheney, it was announced Wednesday.
Phildelphia Eagles defensive tackle Sam Rayburn was released from a hospital early Tuesday after treatment for an injury suffered in a car crash.
Rookie running back Bruce Perry of Philadelphia will be out for the 2004 season because of a separated shoulder.
A new documentary featuring journalist Christopher Hitchens, "Texas: America Supersized," examines the notion that the Lone Star State's culture is transforming