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Anthrax scare hits Congress

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., said Monday a package containing a substance believed to be anthrax was opened in his office at the Hart Senate Offi
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Bush: Tainted letter sent to Daschle

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- By KATHY GAMBRELL, UPI Washington Reporter

Anthrax hits Capitol complex

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- A package containing a substance believed to be anthrax was opened in the personal office of Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., in the Hart Senate Offi

Anthrax hits Capitol complex

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) --

Bush tells Tenet to resume briefings

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- President Bush on Friday authorized CIA Director George Tenet to resume briefings with members of Congress after he received a telephone call from the chairmen
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House Reporter

Senate restricts liberties in terror fight

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The Senate late Thursday passed the most sweeping changes to American civil liberties in a generation with hardly any committee or floor debate, leaving one member to complain about the lack of deliberation in the process that will change how the United S
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Senate approves airline security bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The Senate Thursday approved a bill to expand the air marshals program, make baggage screeners federal employees, require stronger cockpit doors and allow pilot

Senate rejects aid for airline workers

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The Senate on Thursday refused to consider, as part of an airport security bill, a proposed $1.9 billion aid package to airline workers who lost jobs as a resul
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Bush reverses decision on briefings

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The White House on Wednesday said President Bush and Congress had agreed on access to classified intelligence information after details from a Capitol Hill brie
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

Bush reverses briefing decision

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- President Bush Tuesday told a bipartisan group of lawmakers that he would broaden the number of congressmen receiving classified briefings --reversing an earlie
KATHY A. GAMBRELL and MARK BENJAMIN

War secrets rattle Congress, Bush

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- President Bush Tuesday scolded a contrite Congress for leaking sensitive information, but lawmakers said they still need classified
MARK BENJAMIN and KATHY GAMBRELL

Terrorism bill power does not end

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- An anti-terrorism bill the Senate will consider next week does not include a 2-year "sunset" on new surveillance powers that was included in a House version to
MARK BENJAMIN

Bush expands displaced worker benefits

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- President Bush on Thursday proposed extending by 13 weeks unemployment compensation for the nation's displaced employees in the states hardest hit by job losses
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

Partisanship delays airport security bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- A package of measures that would radically change the way American airports operate has stalled in the Senate over partisan differences, leading Senate Majority
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Senate to 'expedite' anti-terrorism bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The Senate next week will consider an anti-terrorism bill that omits key civil liberties safeguards included in a House version, sources familiar with the Senat
MARK BENJAMIN

Senate to expedite anti-terrorism bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) --

Partisanship delays airport security bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- A package of measures to radically change the way U.S. airports operate has stalled in the Senate over partisan differences, which led Senate Majority Leader To

House passes antiterrorism bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The House Judiciary Committee sent to the full House Wednesday a bill that would hand sweeping new powers to the government to spy on, detain and deport suspect
MARK BENJAMIN

Senate mulls stimulus options

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Treasury Secretary Paul O?Neill told Congress Wednesday that President Bush wants a stimulus plan of between $60 billion and $75 billion to avert a severe recession triggered by last month?s terrorist attacks.
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Bush reassures Wall Street executives

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- President Bush on Wednesday reassured national business leaders that the government would do everything it could to get the economy growing again in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

GOP turns up heat on terror package

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Republicans Tuesday warned that to prevent future terrorist attacks Congress must quickly agree to a bill handing the government powerful new tools to spy on an
MARK BENJAMIN

Sen. Thurmond treated after collapse

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C., is receiving "precautionary" treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington Tuesday, after collapsing on the Senate flo
MARK BENJAMIN

NATO, Blair boost in anti-terror war

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- NATO and British Prime Minister Tony Blair separately injected fresh resolve Monday into the U.S.-led war against terrorism, making it clear they stood with the

Thurmond concious after spell in Senate

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C., was conscious and apparently alert as he was escorted from the Senate floor in a wheelchair Tuesday morning, after collapsing in th
MARK BENJAMIN

Congress set to run on overtime

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The government next week will begin using funds from temporary spending measures zipped through Congress this week to prevent the government from shutting down
MARK BENJAMIN, Congressional Bureau Chief
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