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2008-07-14 12:00:28

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera or Caroline Ciccone of the Democratic National Committee, +1-202-863-8148 John McCain Will Say Anything to Win WASHINGTON,July 14/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by the Democratic National Committee: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) John McCain may be trying to turn the page on the disastrous week he just had, but this week is shaping up to be no better. Today, Senator McCain...

2008-07-14 09:00:23

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera of Democratic National Committee, +1-202- 863-8148 WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- After a weekend of watching John McCain's campaign try to distance itself from campaign co- chair and top economic advisor Phil Gramm, the Democratic National Committee today released a new video highlighting the inseparable link between McCain and Gramm. Called "John McCain & Phil Gramm: It's All In Your Head," the new video shows McCain repeatedly...

2008-07-10 12:00:25

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera or Caroline Ciccone of the Democratic National Committee, +1-202-863-8148 Digs Himself Deeper On Jobs, Social Security, and Medicare WASHINGTON,July 10/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by the Democratic National Committee: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) From one disaster to the next, it looks like the McCain campaign's re-vamp has once again fallen flat. In one week alone,...

2008-07-08 18:00:14

U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton's 2007 presidential bid may be over, but her e-mail lists and Web site live on, keeping a later candidacy an option, observers said. Defeated candidates -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean was a pioneer -- use e-mail, Web sites and social networks to stay in touch with supporters via so-called legacy online campaigns that keep their finances afloat, their bases intact and their political futures viable, the Politico reported Tuesday, This is a...

2008-07-08 15:00:18

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera or Caroline Ciccone, both of DNC, +1-202- 863-8148 While Nearly Half of Bankruptcies in U.S. are Caused by Illness or Injury, McCain Turns his Back on Families Facing Financial Ruin due to Medical Problems WASHINGTON,July 8/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --As he campaigns this week on his economic tour, John McCain is desperately trying to convince America's families that he stands with them. But when it comes to the cost of health care, one of the...

2008-07-08 12:00:28

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Stacie Paxton of the Democratic National Committee, +1- 202-863-8148 Democratic National Committee, Obama for America Unveil New Initiative to Involve American People in the Democratic Platform Process WASHINGTON,July 8/PRNewswire-USNewswire/--Today the Democratic National Committee and Obama for America unveiled a bold new initiative to involve the American people in the development of the Democratic National Platform. This year, for the first time,...

2008-07-08 12:00:28

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera of the Democratic National Committee, +1- 202-863-8148 WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Day Two of John McCain's "Jobs First" tour, the Democratic National Committee today launched a new website that highlights McCain's fuzzy math and the impact of his out of touch economic agenda on the families hit hardest by the economic downturn. Despite the McCain campaign's claim that he will balance the budget by the end of his first...

2008-07-02 12:00:00

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera or Caroline Ciccone of the Democratic National Committee, +1-202-863-8148 WASHINGTON,July 2/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by the Democratic National Committee: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) While John McCain travels to Colombia and Mexico this week, he'll be talking about how trade creates jobs. What he won't mention is that the trade deals he has favored have created jobs...

2008-06-27 15:02:55

WASHINGTON, June 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Democratic National Committee: Today, John McCain's campaign released its latest misleading ad aimed at drawing attention away from his history of opposing efforts to reduce America's dependence on foreign oil. After years of voting against incentives for renewable energy and green jobs, McCain has now offered a series of gimmicks and giveaways that even his own campaign admits won't reduce the price of...

2008-06-25 12:03:06

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera or Caroline Ciccone of the Democratic National Committee, +1-202-863-8148 Today's McCain Myth: John McCain has a responsible energy plan that will create jobs and decrease waste. WASHINGTON,June 25/PRNewswire-USNewswire/--The following is being issued by the Democratic National Committee: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) John McCain says that "energy security is the great national challenge of our time" and...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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