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2011-07-14 12:04:00

Romney Has Failed to Sever Associations with State PACs in Accordance with FEC Guidelines CONCORD, N.H., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the New Hampshire and Alabama Democratic Parties filed a joint amended Federal Election Commission complaint following a complaint filed in April, producing new evidence that Mitt Romney's campaign may be circumventing campaign finance laws by using its state Political Action Committees (PACs), including its Alabama State PAC, to raise...

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2011-05-23 09:41:51

By Shelley Littin, University of Arizona University of Arizona researchers have uncovered evidence in ant colonies that suggests that social networks may function differently than previously assumed Be it through the Internet, Facebook, the local grapevine or the spread of disease, interaction networks influence nearly every part of our lives. Scientists previously assumed that interaction networks without central control, known as self-directed networks, have universal properties that make...

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2010-11-01 10:24:29

By: Deb Rieselman, University of Cincinnati University of Cincinnati College of Business researcher uses simulation to make voting times equal for all voters and to ensure exorbitant waits "disenfranchise" no one. With a lifelong interest in politics, University of Cincinnati researcher Muer Yang spent the last two years developing a quantitative method for allocating voting machines that could significantly reduce the average wait time of voters. During the 2004 U.S. presidential elections,...

2010-07-26 12:02:00

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians and citizens concerned about the negative effects of ObamaCare on American medicine will gather August 7th in San Diego at the National Doctors Tea Party (www.DoctorsTeaParty.com). U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle, radio personality Roger Hedgecock, and many other prominent opponents of government-run medicine will speak. Simultaneous doctor-run tea parties will be held in New Jersey and other locations across the U.S....

2009-08-31 16:16:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Senate candidate Cheryle Robinson Jackson today received key endorsements from U.S. Representative Bobby Rush, State Senator Rev. James Meeks and the Cook County Democratic Women Organization for her bid to fill the Illinois seat once held by President Barack Obama. These early endorsements signal strong support from the community. "Cheryle is exactly who Illinois needs in the U.S. Senate," said Rush. "Like many of us, she worked her way up to become...

2009-03-26 19:26:00

Click Here to View "Obama Endorses Murphy" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFD1PrfaXYw WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wanted to give you a heads up that the DNC has a television ad going up tomorrow in NY 20 in support of Democratic Congressional Candidate Scott Murphy entitled "Obama Endorses Murphy." The ad will air on all broadcast stations in Albany through Monday. Please see a statement on the ad below from Governor Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Democratic National...

2008-09-02 18:00:30

Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:SOMX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the in-licensing and development of proprietary product candidates for the treatment of diseases and disorders in the fields of psychiatry and neurology, today announced that data from a pharmacological profiling study relating to doxepin, the active ingredient in the company's product candidate Silenor for the treatment of insomnia, were presented yesterday at the 21st European College of...

2008-08-24 15:00:24

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is unpopular among U.S. network comedians, a study by media analysts has found. The Center for Media and Public Affairs study found that compared with other top politicians such as U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and expected Republican presidential nominee John McCain, the Illinois senator has gotten off lightly when it comes to being the butt of comedians' jokes, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. The study looked at the...

2008-06-29 21:02:10

Some of the most effective Internet political attacks in the current U.S. campaign have come from political amateurs, The New York Times said Sunday, Robert Greenwald is a professional film director whose work has included the movie musical Xanadu and the TV movie The Burning Bed. This year, Greenwald has produced several unflattering videos on presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain, including one that showed evangelical minister Rod Parsley blasting Muslims, the newspaper...

2006-07-03 16:25:23

By Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's left, still smarting from a 1988 presidential vote it says was stolen from it, simmered with anger on Monday as its dreams of power were frustrated by another contested election. Conservative candidate Felipe Calderon claimed victory in Sunday's hard-fought presidential election and official returns appeared to show anti-poverty campaigner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would be unable to catch him. Harvard-educated Calderon held a...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.