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2008-06-16 15:00:35

The Pennsylvania AML Campaign, a coalition of 200 conservation and community organizations, today called on United States Senators Arlen Specter and Robert Casey, Jr., to protect the law which requires the coal industry to pay into a federal fund dedicated to helping Pennsylvania and other states clean up dangerous and polluting abandoned mine lands.

2006-08-11 03:27:52

BEIJING (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate bill that would impose steep tariffs on Chinese goods unless Beijing significantly raises the value of the yuan has little chance of becoming law, a visiting senator said on Friday. Sen. Arlen Specter said the legislation proposed by Sens.

2006-07-26 14:51:20

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Arlen Specter introduced legislation on Wednesday to challenge President George W. Bush's assertion that he can bypass sections of bills that he signs into law.

2006-07-24 17:46:33

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Senate Republican said on Monday he will challenge U.S. President George W. Bush's practice of claiming a right to ignore or not enforce sections of bills that he signs into law.

2006-07-18 12:38:17

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush prevented a review earlier this year by Justice Department lawyers of his warrantless domestic spying program, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales testified on Tuesday. Gonzales told the U.S.

2006-07-17 16:11:38

(Reuters) - The Senate on Monday began debating three bills involving stem cell research. President George W. Bush has vowed to veto the main bill, which would overturn his policy restricting research.

2006-07-13 13:49:37

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a reversal, the White House has agreed to allow a secret federal court review of the National Security Agency's warrantless domestic spying program, a top U.S. Senate Republican announced on Thursday.

2006-07-13 10:48:01

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House, in a policy reversal, has agreed to allow a secret federal court review of the National Security Agency's domestic spying program, a top Senate Republican announced on Thursday.

2006-07-13 09:59:06

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House, in a policy reversal, has agreed to allow a federal court review of the National Security Agency's domestic spying program, a top Senate Republican announced on Thursday.

2006-06-28 17:03:42

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. House of Representatives Democrats said on Wednesday they plan to introduce legislation to revive a government effort to regulate hedge funds that was blocked last week by a court. Massachusetts Rep.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.