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2010-06-17 06:15:00

CHICAGO, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago attorney Jeffery Leving is meeting with two of America's most powerful political leaders over the next few days. United States Senator Roland Burris (D-IL) will join Mr. Leving on his "Fathers' Rights Legal Show" honoring Father's Day on June 20th at 2pm CDT on 106.3FM in Chicago and online at www.soul1063radio.com. On Monday, Leving will then meet with Vice President Joe Biden, after which they will attend a luncheon supporting Democratic...

2010-06-11 18:10:00

CHICAGO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Senator Roland Burris of Illinois will join veteran family law attorney and fathers' rights advocate, Jeffery M. Leving on his "Fathers' Rights Legal Show" in honor of Father's Day on June 20th. Tune in and listen as Senator Burris discusses his thoughts on the powerful effect fathers have in the lives of their children. Senator Burris and Mr. Leving recently attended the Fathers Who Care Expo together on June 5th at Malcolm X College....

2010-04-26 11:29:00

FAIRFAX, Va. and HOBOKEN, N.J., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Core180, a leading telecommunications network integrator, announced that Robert (Bob) Burris has been elected as its Chief Operating Officer. "Over the past three years, Bob has been an integral part of Core180's success and we are very pleased that he has accepted this new position," said Richard Murphy, chairman and president of Core180. "Bob continually shows the leadership and vision that enables our organization to grow,...

2009-04-28 16:10:26

Sen. Roland Burris introduced fellow Illinois Democrat Sen. Dick Durbin as the senior citizen from Illinois during Vice President Joe Biden's Chicago visit. Burris, 71, told the crowd Monday: And now, it is my pleasure to introduce the senior citizen from the great state of Illinois, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Tuesday. The senator quickly corrected himself amid laughs from the crowd. The senior senator. I did that at a committee hearing one time ... I am older than him, he said. Durbin is...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • 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.'
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