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2006-03-02 15:07:15

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A battle over immigration reform began in the U.S.

2006-02-27 16:10:00

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers have asked President George W. Bush to order a special probe of his domestic spying program, while a Senate Republican readied legislation that would subject the controversial program to judicial review.

2006-02-17 18:33:26

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said on Friday that 60 senators must pledge to help an asbestos bill overcome procedural hurdles before he would bring it up again on the Senate floor for debate.

2006-02-15 14:43:30

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Sen. Arlen Specter said on Wednesday the asbestos compensation bill he is co-sponsoring is "very much alive" and that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist told him there would be another vote on it.

2006-02-15 13:31:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Sen. Arlen Specter said on Wednesday the asbestos bill he is co-sponsoring is "very much alive" and that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist told him there would be another vote on it.

2006-02-15 13:29:31

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Sen. Arlen Specter said on Wednesday the asbestos bill he is co-sponsoring is "very much alive" and that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist told him there would be another vote on it.

2006-02-15 08:10:00

Legislation to create a $140 billion fund to compensate people with asbestos-related diseases will be dead for the year if it does not survive key Senate votes this week, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said on Tuesday.

2006-02-14 20:11:42

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to block legislation to create a $140 billion privately financed fund to compensate asbestos victims, but sponsors vowed they would not let the bill die.

2006-02-14 16:49:43

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to create a $140 billion fund to compensate people with asbestos-related diseases will be dead for the year if it does not survive key Senate votes this week, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said on Tuesday.

2006-02-14 13:34:34

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to create a $140 billion fund to compensate people with asbestos-related diseases will be dead for the year if it does not survive key Senate votes this week, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said on Tuesday.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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