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2009-05-26 11:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of SEIU Secretary-Treasurer and Change to Win Chair Anna Burger on President Barack Obama's nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States: "Some choices are made for today; others are decided with the future in mind: this choice is right on both counts. "President Obama's nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court is an outstanding choice no matter how you look at it. This...

2005-10-03 06:00:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush will announce his nominee to fill the next Supreme Court vacancy at 8 a.m. EDT on Monday, CNN reported.

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'