Carl Levin http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/38311/all en UPDATE 2-Democratic U.S. Senator Levin won't seek re-election in 2014 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/update-1-us-senator-levin-wont-seek-re-election-2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Becomes sixth senator to announce retirement plans</p> <p>* Democrats expected to retain his seat</p> <p>* Was among most liberal senators</p> <p>By Thomas Ferraro</p> <p>WASHINGTON, March 7 (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Carl Levin of Michigan, a leading voice on national security who opposed the Iraq War and has fought corporate abuse during more than three decades in the chamber, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/update-1-us-senator-levin-wont-seek-re-election-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carl Levin Carl Levin Levin Political parties in the United States Politics Sander M. Levin Saxby Chambliss War Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 23:45:17 +0000 5776637 at http://www.globalpost.com Senate stalwart Carl Levin will not seek re-election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/senate-stalwart-carl-levin-will-not-seek-re-election <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US Senator Carl Levin, a six-term Democrat and fierce advocate for military personnel and readiness, announced Thursday he will not seek re-election in 2014.</p> <p>The chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee said he would rather spend his final two years as a lawmaker unencumbered by "the distraction of campaigning for re-election."</p> <p>"I have decided not to run for re-election in 2014," the 78-year-old Levin, first elected to the Senate in 1978, said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/senate-stalwart-carl-levin-will-not-seek-re-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carl Levin Carl Levin Political parties in the United States Politics Politics of the United States AFP Thu, 07 Mar 2013 23:45:35 +0000 5776640 at http://www.globalpost.com Senate stalwart Carl Levin will not seek re-election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/senate-stalwart-carl-levin-will-not-seek-re-election-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US Senator Carl Levin, a six-term Democrat and staunch advocate for military personnel and readiness, announced Thursday he will not seek re-election in 2014.</p> <p>The chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee said he would rather spend his final two years as a lawmaker focusing on key issues like tax reform and campaign finance while unencumbered by "the distraction of campaigning for re-election."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/senate-stalwart-carl-levin-will-not-seek-re-election-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carl Levin Carl Levin Levin Politics Sander M. Levin AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 03:32:01 +0000 5776813 at http://www.globalpost.com Lawmakers hope for vote on compromise defense bill this week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131209/lawmakers-hope-vote-compromise-defense-bill-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Armed Services committees have agreed on a slimmed-down defense authorization bill and want the House to vote on the measure before it leaves on its year-end holiday recess at the end of this week, Senator Carl Levin said on Monday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131209/lawmakers-hope-vote-compromise-defense-bill-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carl Levin Politics United States Senate Thomson Reuters Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:16:55 +0000 6014937 at http://www.globalpost.com Democrats urge curbs on foreign corporate tax dodge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140520/democrats-urge-curbs-foreign-corporate-tax-dodge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Kevin Drawbaugh and Patrick Temple-West</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Taking aim against corporate tax avoidance, 14 Senate Democrats called on Tuesday for curbs on U.S. multinationals that shift their tax domiciles abroad in deals known as "inversions."</p> <p>While still rare, the deals are becoming more common, with two recently attempted transactions by Pfizer Inc and Omnicom Group Inc drawing attention to the strategy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140520/democrats-urge-curbs-foreign-corporate-tax-dodge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carl Levin Finance Tax Thomson Reuters Tue, 20 May 2014 18:09:22 +0000 6151980 at http://www.globalpost.com