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2009-10-27 13:53:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Republican Trust PAC, a conservative grassroots organization, today launched a television-advertising campaign promoting the only choice conservatives and true Republicans have in the New York-23 special election: Doug Hoffman. The television ad is called "The People's Choice" and is slated to run in the District through Election Day. The Trust's Executive Director, Scott Wheeler, released the following statement: "The...

2005-12-21 16:47:44

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Republican Jeanine Pirro abandoned her ailing campaign to challenge U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton on Wednesday under growing pressure from fellow Republicans. With little money and dismal opinion poll ratings, Pirro issued a statement saying her legal background would make her a better candidate for state Attorney General than for U.S. Senate. "I have concluded that my head and my heart remain in law enforcement, and that my public...

2005-10-14 17:46:35

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A son-in-law of the late President Richard Nixon dropped out of the U.S. Senate race in New York on Friday, leaving a local prosecutor as the likely Republican challenger to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton next year. Edward Cox announced he was quitting hours after New York Republican Gov. George Pataki endorsed his rival, suburban Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro, for the Republican nomination. "The governor is the leader of the Republican Party....

2005-08-14 07:48:42

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton comes up for re-election next year, New York voters may well be choosing between a high-powered female attorney with a wayward husband and a high-powered female attorney with a wayward husband. The strongest potential challenger to emerge in the campaign against the Democratic Clinton is Republican Jeanine Pirro, district attorney in New York's suburban Westchester County. Pirro is the best-known of the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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