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2009-01-08 15:42:00

Senator Dole introduces Senator Daschle at his confirmation hearing to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services WASHINGTON, Jan.

2008-09-29 18:00:41

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack O. Bovender, Jr., chairman and CEO of HCA Inc., announced today he will retire as CEO of the company at the end of this year and remain as executive chairman and a member of the board of directors until December of 2009. Richard M.

2008-09-05 00:00:26

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Joanna Burgos of the 2008 Republican National Convention, +1-651-467-2728 SAINT PAUL, Minn., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Below is the text of remarks that will be delivered as part of the 2008 Republican National Convention's program this evening.

2008-08-25 15:01:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- HCA marked its 40th anniversary during a special program for employees today at the company's corporate office. The event featured HCA Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Dr. Thomas Frist, Jr. and HCA Chairman and CEO, Jack O.

2006-09-05 17:20:49

By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Aides to Senate Republican Leader Bill Frist said on Tuesday he is still trying to find a way to pass a bill to outlaw most forms of Internet gambling, but offered no guarantee a deal could be struck before lawmakers recess at the end of September.

2006-09-05 13:50:00

The White House said on Tuesday Democrats were trying to turn Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld into "a bogeyman" two months before U.S. congressional elections, and it dismissed their calls for his ouster.

2006-08-03 23:29:50

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic senators blocked their own goal on Thursday of raising the U.S. minimum wage for the first time since 1997 after Republicans added a huge tax break for the rich to the legislation, actions sure to reverberate in this election year.

2006-08-03 23:50:08

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Tennessee Republicans chose a well-financed former mayor on Thursday to face off against a well-known black Democrat bidding to take back the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Bill Frist.

2006-08-03 21:43:27

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of mostly Democratic U.S. senators blocked legislation on Thursday that would have raised the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, because it also would have permanently cut estate taxes paid by the rich.

2006-08-01 17:04:31

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill to shore up the U.S. private pension system must pass the Senate without amendments this week so it can be signed into law by President George W. Bush, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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