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2010-09-30 14:26:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, in an interview with the PBS News Hour, Senator John Cornyn, the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, declared his party's intent to "pretty quickly" undertake efforts to repeal Wall Street reform and health insurance reform if they win control of Congress. In response, DNC Chairman Tim Kaine issued the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO)(Logo:...

2010-06-10 15:04:00

Though Seniors Are About to Receive Prescription Drug Rebate Checks, Republicans Are Still Calling For Repeal of Reform See the New DNC Ad 'We Can't Afford to Go Back' Targeting Republicans for Trying to Repeal the Affordable Care Act: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2TdqERnRl0 WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the many benefits seniors will see as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), today the federal government is sending the first round of $250 rebate...

2010-04-29 12:57:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Washington Times published a story highlighting President Obama's progress in meeting campaign promises to America's veterans. Specifically, the Washington Times notes, "All sides agree the President Obama has made big strides on promises he made in 2008 when competing for military votes against Republican nominee and Vietnam veteran Sen. John McCain - to fully fund the Veterans Administration, expand access to care in rural areas...

2010-03-31 18:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNC Chairman Tim Kaine released the following statement commemorating Cesar Chavez's 83rd birthday: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) "As we celebrate what would have been Cesar Chavez's 83rd birthday, we pay homage to a leader who devoted his life to service and whose legacy is still with us today. Cesar Chavez was a pillar of the American labor movement, a champion of education, and a community organizer. He...

2010-03-30 16:31:00

WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNC Chairman Tim Kaine issued the following statement after President Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act. The bill, which authorizes the largest investment in higher education in American history, was passed by the House and Senate last week as part of the health care reform process. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) "Today, President Obama signed into law the Health Care and Education...

2010-03-26 17:39:00

WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tim Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will discuss his party's prospects in the 2010 elections, including how Democrats will talk to voters about the party's differences over priorities with Republicans, at a National Press Club Luncheon on Wednesday, May 19. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) In the aftermath of Congress' passage of health care reform legislation, Kaine said the...

2010-03-23 16:25:00

President Obama Signs Health Reform Into Law, Makes History WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, President Obama signed health insurance reform into law. Following the signing, Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tim Kaine released the following statement: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) "Today, as he signed health reform into law, President Obama made history. Since Teddy Roosevelt, Presidents have tried, and failed, to pass...

2010-03-22 00:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the passage of health insurance reform legislation in the House of Representatives, Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tim Kaine released the following statement: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO ) "Today, President Obama and Congressional Democrats accomplished something that has eluded Presidents, Congress and the American people for decades. After a year of hard work, we have passed health...

2010-03-09 17:05:00

Following President Obama's call on Congress to pass health insurance reform, Governor Kaine outlines importance of reform for the Latino community, asking Hispanics to take part in the final march to health reform http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5iSzcPi0eU WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following President Obama's call on Congress last week to act now to pass health insurance reform, DNC Chairman Tim Kaine issued this Spanish-language video calling on Latinos to take part...

2010-03-03 14:11:00

'Final March For Reform' Begins Today, Says Chairman Kaine WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tim Kaine today echoed the President's call for Congress to take swift action to finish the job and deliver hard-working Americans the health insurance reforms they so desperately need. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) "Today, the President outlined the way forward on health insurance reform and called on...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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