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U.S. military realm extends to cyberspace

BALTIMORE, July 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department said it was starting to consider cyberspace one of the new frontiers for the military's focus.
White House setting groundwork for debt-ceiling increase

White House setting groundwork for debt-ceiling increase

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said he had "a good conversation" with some Senate Republicans concerning the U.S. debt ceiling.

NATO to review cybersecurity

MOSCOW, May 31 (UPI) -- A NATO official said the alliance would review cybersecurity initiatives when defense ministers meet next week in Brussels.

Levin presses Obama on cybersecurity

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., said he sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama reminding him of legislation regarding claims of Chinese cybercrimes.
GOP Sen. Inhofe urges donations to Oklahoma tornado relief

GOP Sen. Inhofe urges donations to Oklahoma tornado relief

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., used Saturday's Republican radio address to urge Americans to donate to relief funds for tornado victims in his state.
Debris removal becomes priority in Moore, Okla.

Debris removal becomes priority in Moore, Okla.

MOORE, Okla., May 22 (UPI) -- Cleanup crews fanned out Wednesday across Moore, Okla., devastated by a massive tornado that killed at least 24 people two days earlier.

Cybersecurity act could thwart foreign agents

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- Cyberattacks targeting the United States pose a direct threat to economic and national security interests, a bipartisan group of senators said.
Toomey, Manchin mull gun-bill compromise to lure support

Toomey, Manchin mull gun-bill compromise to lure support

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- Backers of a bipartisan plan to expand U.S. gun-sale background checks mulled changing their compromise measure to win Senate votes, two news outlets reported.
Deal reached on gun background checks

Deal reached on gun background checks

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators announced Wednesday they have agreed on a proposal to expand background checks for gun purchases to all commercial sales.
Background-check deal said getting close

Background-check deal said getting close

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- A bipartisan deal to expand gun-purchase background checks looks promising, U.S. Senate aides said, as the White House began a strong gun-control push Monday.
Reid: Gun bill to include background checks

Reid: Gun bill to include background checks

WASHINGTON, March 22 (UPI) -- U.S. gun legislation reaching the Senate floor after a two-week spring break will include universal background checks, Majority Leader Harry Reid said.
Congress approves bill to fund gov't

Congress approves bill to fund gov't

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The House Thursday approved a short-term funding measure that keeps the U.S. government running until the end of the fiscal year Sept. 30.

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GOP senators stall spending bill

GOP senators stall spending bill

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- Two Republican senators have blocked a bipartisan proposal to keep the government funded with a $984 billion spending bill, officials said.

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Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) delivers his opening statement during Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 13, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Thomas Allen "Tom" Coburn, M.D. (born March 14, 1948), is an American politician, medical doctor, and Southern Baptist deacon. A member of the Republican Party, he currently serves as the junior U.S. Senator from Oklahoma. In the Senate, he is known as "Dr. No" for his tendency to place holds on and vote against bills he views as unconstitutional.

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