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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.

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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.