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Topic - William Cohen
Cyberwarfare is the hot topic in military and intelligence circles at the Pentagon amid unrelenting cyberattacks from China, Russia, Iran and elsewhere.
Years ago, Washington was rocked by revelations that no-bid contracts were causing the government to pay outrageous prices for routine purchases. One famous example was the $600 toilet seat that inspired then-Sen. William Cohen to quip, "It gives new meaning to the word throne."
President Obama sternly proclaimed ratification of the U.S.-Russia nuclear arms treaty "a national security imperative" Thursday, saying the Senate must act before Congress goes home for the year.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont judge has dissolved the civil union between two former lesbian partners and awarded custody of their 5-year-old daughter to the Northern Virginia woman who has renounced her homosexuality. The other woman was awarded regular visitation.
They married in 1996, a few weeks after Cohen announced he would not seek a fourth term.
Although Sen. Olympia Snowe, Sen. Susan Collins and former Sen. William Cohen are Republicans, he said they acted like independents.