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2011-04-01 09:35:00

Senators Frist, Lott, Bennett, Dorgan, and General Jones join Senator Domenici and Secretary Glickman as BPC's new 'political all-stars' WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) "one of Washington's most attractive destinations for former lawmakers, Cabinet members, and others," this week's National Journal features BPC's seven Senior Fellows. The bipartisan "roster of political all-stars" includes: former National Security Advisor...

2011-03-30 08:00:00

Group to Focus on Energy Security in Context of Overall Energy Policy WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) today announced that it is forming a new BPC Energy Project to be led by former Senators Trent Lott (R-MS) and Byron Dorgan (D-ND), and by former National Security Advisor General Jim Jones (Ret.) and Oil Spill Commission Co-chair William K. Reilly. The group will be releasing additional details at a formal project launch event on...

2011-03-02 09:26:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is pleased to announce the addition of former Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND). Senator Dorgan joins the BPC as a Senior Fellow after serving for a total of thirty years in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. In his new role at the BPC, Senator Dorgan will be working on a number of issues with a specific emphasis on energy policy. "Senator Dorgan has had a remarkable career, having served for...

2011-02-17 15:06:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) today announced that Byron Dorgan, former U.S. Senator from North Dakota, has been elected to the company's Board of Directors. Senator Dorgan retired from the Senate in January 2011 after a 30-year career in the U.S. Congress. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/SF50619) "We are very pleased to welcome Byron Dorgan to our Board," said Alan Shaw, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer....

2011-01-05 08:36:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Authorities, Inc. is pleased to announce exclusive representation of Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) for lectures. He will discuss the current political environment, energy policy, and America's economic outlook. "Senator Dorgan," said Mark French, president of Leading Authorities, "has devoted his career to fighting for the interests of rural America. We look forward to the expertise he can bring audiences on topics such as agricultural...

2010-10-21 11:08:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google increased its spending on lobbying 11 percent over the previous year to $1.2 million in the third quarter, demonstrating the Internet giant's willingness to spend to shape federal policy, Consumer Watchdog said today. In the comparable quarter a year ago Google spent $1.08 million. A key to Google's lobbying effort is its well-connected Washington staff, the nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group said. Taking advantage...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.