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2011-05-23 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln will join Alston & Bird, one of the nation's leading law firms, in its legislative and public policy group, Robert C. Jones, leader of the group, has announced. Senator Lincoln adds to a growing list of high-powered former members of Congress at Alston & Bird, including former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, former chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Billy Tauzin, and former...

2011-01-31 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced the election of former U.S. Sen. Blanche Lambert Lincoln to its board of directors. "We are pleased to add to the Entergy Board of Directors someone of Senator Lincoln's intellectual depth and wide range of experiences and accomplishments," said J. Wayne Leonard, Entergy's chairman and chief executive officer. "Her leadership in finding common ground and practical solutions for today's critical...

2010-11-30 16:22:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Education and Labor Committee Chairman George Miller, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy, Congressman Jim McGovern and Senator Blanche Lincoln held a press conference call this afternoon to urge House passage of child nutrition reauthorization legislation, which the Senate has already passed. Below are the Speaker's remarks: "Thank you, Chairman Miller, for your tremendous leadership...

2010-05-21 14:22:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today applauded the U.S. Senate, and the strong leadership of Arkansas Sen. Blanche Lincoln, for new legislation to stop rampant speculation on Wall Street by passing the "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010." "Today, Americans can claim a victory in the long, arduous and ongoing battle to reform financial market...

2010-04-21 11:51:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) presented its highest annual awards to four U.S. legislators, three organizations that support military people and their families, and two Congressional staff members in a ceremony on April 20, on Capitol Hill. MOAA's Board of Directors gave the awards to Senators Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), Ben Nelson (D-NE), and Richard Burr (R-NC), Rep. John Carter (R-TX), TriWest Healthcare Alliance,...

2010-04-19 14:52:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations (ATA) applauds Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) for introducing a strong derivatives market reform bill to curb excessive commodity speculation while protecting the ability of the trucking industry to hedge its exposure to increased fuel prices. The legislation will be marked up as soon as Wednesday and could be attached to the comprehensive Financial Reform Legislation....

2010-04-16 14:56:00

WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today thanked Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-AR, for introducing aggressive legislation that supports the values of Main Street over the interests of Wall Street. Sen. Lincoln's legislation will protect American families from rising gasoline prices by limiting manipulation and unchecked speculation in the commodity futures markets. In a...

2010-03-18 11:28:00

EDF Urges Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman to Find Alternative Ways to Pay for Worthy Legislation WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) yesterday introduced a child nutrition bill that would cut more than $2 billion from the largest of USDA's working lands conservation programs, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), according to a leading conservation group. As a result of EQIP's nationwide...

2010-01-21 09:12:00

Print Ads Targeting Senators Harry Reid, Arlen Specter, Blanche Lincoln, Kirsten Gillibrand, Barbara Boxer Come on Heels of Successful Ad Campaign in Massachusetts Senate Special Election Campaign WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following its successful $200,000 independent expenditure TV ad campaign last week in Massachusetts on behalf of U.S. Senator-elect Scott Brown, Americans for Responsible Heath Care is launching its second wave of advertising today. The latest...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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