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2011-08-03 16:43:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the partial shutdown of the FAA: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) "The House Republican leadership was reckless and irresponsible to adjourn without reaching an agreement on the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration. This political stunt by House Republicans will cost American taxpayers $30 million a day and force more than...

2011-07-29 15:55:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into law. Today marks the 46th anniversary of that signing. In recognition of that anniversary, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) "Since Medicare was signed into law in 1965, generations of American seniors have enjoyed the iron-clad guarantee of quality health care. As a result,...

2011-07-27 15:08:00

Republicans Showed A Violent Clip in Caucus to Stoke Confrontation with Democrats and President Over Debt Ceiling as Nation's Economy Hangs in the Balance Clip from "The Town": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGxYjJ5bcv0 The press conference can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXfLbW08Opc WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn held a press conference today to express...

2011-07-27 10:29:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please see below for a fact check on Mitt Romney's latest web video and a statement from DNC Communications Director Brad Woodhouse: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) "With a job record like Mitt Romney has, it's no wonder he's doing everything he can to avoid talking about it during his trip to Ohio today. During his time as Governor of Massachusetts, the state ranked 47th out of 50 in job creation and...

2011-07-27 08:42:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please see below for a fact check to Crossroads GPS' ad attacking President Obama's economic record. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) REPUBLICANS ARE EMBRACING DUCK, DODGE AND DISMANTLE PLAN WHICH WILL HURT OUR ECONOMIC RECOVERY The Center For Budget And Policy Priorities Called The Cut Cap And Balance Act "One Of The Most Ideologically Extreme Pieces Of Major Budget Legislation To Come Before Congress In...

2011-07-25 15:19:00

As Huntsman Fundraises in Boston, Will He Finally Take a Stand on Radical GOP Debt Plan? BOSTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of Jon Huntsman's fundraising trip to Boston later today, Massachusetts Democratic Party Executive Director Clare Kelly released the following statement calling on Huntsman to fess up and say if he supports the GOP's "Cut, Cap & Balance" plan: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) "We all know that as a governor, Jon...

2011-07-22 17:23:00

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by the Democratic National Committee: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) Please see below the widespread coverage gained by the DNC's first ad of the cycle, a Spanish-Language ad that is airing in Reno, Las Vegas, Tampa, Orlando, Miami, Denver, Albuquerque, and Washington, D.C. The ad underscores President Obama's commitment to the Hispanic community and sets the record...

2011-07-22 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mitt Romney's known for not letting the facts getting in the way of a partisan political attack. Earlier this week at a press conference in Los Angeles, Romney used the backdrop of a struggling real estate development to hit the President on the economy. The problem with Romney's backdrop? The development had been badly damaged during a 1994 earthquake, went out of businesses in the earlier 2000s and then a few months ago foreclosed on by...

2011-07-22 13:51:00

*** You can listen to the call here *** *** Watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnSIAPiFAXc *** WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Colorado Democratic Party Chair Rick Palacio held a press conference call to discuss the DNC's new Spanish-language television ad that is running in Reno, Las Vegas, Tampa, Orlando, Miami, Denver, Albuquerque, and Washington, DC. The ad underscores the President's commitment to...

2011-07-21 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In recent weeks, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has once again taken a number of confusing and contradictory positions - this time, on the debt limit negotiations and the House Republicans' "Cut, Cap, and Balance" plan. From refusing to comment on the issue at all, to supporting "Cut, Cap, and Balance," to qualifying his support on the cap, to supporting the House version of the legislation, Romney has been all over the map....


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.