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2006-07-11 17:11:16

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An agreement is close on U.S. legislation to stabilize the system of employer-provided pensions, key lawmakers involved in the months-long negotiations said on Tuesday.

2006-06-28 17:43:11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Guilty feelings about the U.S. war in Vietnam will help propel a trade pact with that country through Congress, but some obstacles remain, a top Republican senator said on Wednesday.

2006-06-28 16:41:49

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Russia are unlikely to reach a long-sought trade deal by the time Moscow hosts a summit meeting of leading world powers in mid-July, a top Republican senator said on Wednesday.

2006-06-14 13:31:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Republican lawmaker on Wednesday said he suspects the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is withholding information about its review of Sanofi-Aventis' antibiotic Ketek, which has been linked to liver damage in some users.

2006-06-14 13:32:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Republican lawmaker on Wednesday said he suspects the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is withholding information about its review of Sanofi-Aventis' antibiotic Ketek, which has been linked to liver damage in some users.

2006-06-07 15:13:03

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Short of votes needed in the U.S. Senate to permanently repeal inheritance taxes, key Republican and Democratic lawmakers said on Wednesday that they were seeking a compromise that would permanently exempt all but the wealthiest estates from the tax.

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2006-06-07 14:20:00

A group of mostly farm-state lawmakers in the U.S. Congress want the federal government to require that 25 percent of the nation's energy come from renewable sources like ethanol and solar power by 2025.

2006-05-26 14:13:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic senator delayed the confirmation of a new U.S. trade chief on Friday over concerns about trade with China, drawing criticism that he was "playing games" at a critical point for world trade talks. New York Sen.

2006-05-15 18:50:00

Influential senators introduced a bill on Tuesday that would waive the penalty on Americans who missed the Medicare drug coverage enrollment deadline, and said they hoped to pass the measure this week.

2006-05-16 13:45:00

Influential senators called on Tuesday for waiving the penalty on millions of older Americans who missed the Medicare drug coverage enrollment deadline, and said they hope to push through bipartisan legislation this week.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.