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2006-02-06 10:08:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday defended the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping program as an indispensable tool to protect the country from terrorism, denying accusations the White House broke the law.

2006-02-06 10:05:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday defended the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping program as an indispensable tool to protect the country from terrorism, denying accusations the White House broke the law.

2006-02-04 17:37:24

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales plans to tell a Senate committee on Monday that President George W. Bush's warrantless domestic surveillance program is carefully targeted and "not a dragnet," Time magazine reported on its Web site on Saturday.

2006-02-03 17:10:39

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairman of the Senate intelligence committee on Friday endorsed President George W. Bush's domestic surveillance program and said the White House was right to inform only a handful of lawmakers about its existence.

2006-02-02 17:33:35

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Co-sponsors of a controversial U.S. Senate bill to create a $140 billion asbestos injury fund warned on Thursday it was the last chance for such a measure to pass Congress in the foreseeable future. But Pennsylvania Republican Sen.

2006-02-01 11:00:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday that Congress would attempt to address growing concerns about rising fuel prices and soaring oil industry profits.

2006-02-01 12:20:00

The chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday that Congress would attempt to address growing concerns about rising fuel prices and soaring oil industry profits.

2006-01-25 00:30:17

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate begins debate on Wednesday on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, a 55-year-old conservative likely to soon join the nation's highest court.

2006-01-24 19:52:26

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to create a $140 billion asbestos compensation fund will come to the Senate floor for debate on February 6, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter said on Tuesday.

2006-01-24 18:24:48

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines on Tuesday to narrowly approve President George W.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.