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2011-05-10 09:30:00

"The Massachusetts Nurses Association today praised Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA), for introducing the American Health Security Act." CANTON, Mass., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., EDT, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA), will hold a joint news conference at the Senate Swamp to announce the introduction of the American Health Security Act of 2011 (the Act). (Logo:...

2010-07-29 10:32:00

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) lent their support today to local elected leaders launching a national campaign to secure ongoing federal investment in local job-creating clean energy initiatives.

2010-03-11 07:20:00

By 2030, solar power could meet as much as 10-percent of the need for electricity in America, claims a new report from a leading environmental advocacy group.

2009-05-21 14:31:00

Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT) for voting to approve legislation that gives the U.S.

2009-02-12 14:20:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chairmen of both the Senate and House Veterans' Affairs Committees have today re-introduced bills designed to streamline the funding of Department of Veterans Affairs health care programs and initiatives.

2008-10-02 21:00:02

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Charles Babington WASHINGTON - After one spectacular failure, the $700 billion financial industry bailout found a second life Wednesday, winning lopsided passage in the Senate and gaining ground in the House, where Republicans opposition softened.

2008-10-02 09:00:03

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Charles Babington Associated Press WASHINGTON -- In a historic vote, the Senate approved a massive $700 billion rescue plan for the nation's finance system Wednesday night but only after tacking on another $110 billion in tax breaks to lure votes from both parties.

2008-08-11 12:01:13

By JONATHAN P BAIRD Earlier this year, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders e-mailed constituents and asked them to tell him what was going on in their lives economically. He was shocked by how many people responded - more than 700 in the first week.

2008-07-31 15:00:48

By Rachael Van Horn, The Woodward News, Okla. Jul. 31--Sixteen votes is all that's keeping Mike Sanders from preparing for the Nov. 4 general election. Sixteen votes is giving Chris Cameron a second chance to earn the Republican nomination in House District 59.

2008-06-24 02:29:55

By Casey Seiler, Times Union, Albany, N.Y. Jun. 22--If you've seen the trailer for the upcoming Batman film "The Dark Knight," you might have noticed something familiar about one of the actors being roughed up by the Joker's thugs at a high-society gala.

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  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.