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U.S. Senate backs foreign security bill

U.S. Senate backs foreign security bill

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A bill passed through the U.S. Senate that would divert funds for operations in Iraq to help improve security for embassy staff, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
By United Press International
Senator wants to stop aid to Israeli army

Senator wants to stop aid to Israeli army

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy has called for an end to U.S. assistance to three elite Israeli military units suspected of human rights violations, Haaretz said.

Leahy wins handily in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy had no difficulty winning the Democratic primary in Vermont Tuesday as he goes after a seventh term, returns indicated.
Politics 2010: Challenger faces uphill battle against Leahy

Politics 2010: Challenger faces uphill battle against Leahy

Daniel Freilich, facing an uphill battle to unseat U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy in Vermont's Democratic primary Tuesday, borrowed from a popular YouTube ad to get his message out.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Obama's agenda lists closed-door meetings

Obama's agenda lists closed-door meetings

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Meetings closed to the public are on President Barack Obama's agenda for Tuesday.

Sotomayor attacks may push up hearing date

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- Harsh attacks from critics of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor may speed up the timetable for her hearing, a senior Democratic senator says.
Coburn targeted in Senate ethics probe

Coburn targeted in Senate ethics probe

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate leaders are renewing an ethics inquiry aimed at Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., for allegedly providing fiduciary benefits to a hospital, sources say.

Leahy criticizes Supreme Court rulings

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., criticized the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday, accusing it of protecting corporations rather than ordinary citizens.

Leahy tells Clinton to quit

WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, one of the most prominent Democrats in Congress, Friday called on Hillary Clinton to give up her presidential race.

Navy, Army contract Goodrich

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Goodrich Corp. has announced it has been contracted by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army.

Karl Rove a no-show

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Thursday called White House claims of executive privilege in the firings of U.S. attorneys "a sham."

Charges possible against White House

WASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) -- Sen. Patrick Leahy said he would consider contempt charges against the White House if it doesn't provide document related to the firings of U.S. attorneys.

Bush advisers may have used wrong e-mail

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- E-mail from White House officials that are required by U.S. law to be preserved may have been destroyed due to officials improperly using private accounts.

Leahy promises data-mining bill

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., promised legislation to curb government use of data mining as he took over as chairman of the Judiciary Committee.
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