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2014-10-30 08:31:30

DLCC Joins Forces with DSPolitical - the Nation's Leading Democratic Digital Ad Network - To Give Democratic State Legislative Caucuses and Candidates a Sophisticated Voter-Contact Advantage this Fall WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With just days to go before Election Day, the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) today announced a major new partnership with DSPolitical, the nation's leading voter targeted digital ad network for Democrats and progressives. The...

2014-10-29 08:29:11

Half of Respondents Give President "D" or "F" Grade On Issues Impacting Financial Services Industry NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergEx Group, a leading provider of global brokerage and trading-related services, has released the results of its U.S. Midterm Elections Survey, exploring financial industry sentiment about President Barack Obama, the United States Congress and the impact of the 2014 midterm elections on equity markets. The survey was conducted from October 21 to...

2014-10-28 16:28:17

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As November 4(th) approaches and voters are deciding which candidates to support, mental health is on the minds of many Americans. To connect with Congressional candidates who believe in Americans' rights to control their own lives and in the basic values of health, safety, and human dignity, activists recently created a civil rights campaign called MARCH (Mental health Advocates for Rights, Civil liberties and Human dignity)....

2014-10-28 12:28:49

In hypothetical matchups against Democratic candidates, moderate Republicans fare better than those backed by the Tea Party NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With only a week to go until the midterm election, Americans continue to show consistently low opinions of Congress. Last month 7% of Americans gave Congress positive ratings and this month 8% do so, while 92% of Americans give them negative marks on the overall job they are doing....

2014-10-09 08:27:30

Poll also Finds Hispanics Distrust Judicial System BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second national survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) found that there has been little improvement in health insurance coverage for Hispanic women but some progress for Hispanic men since the 2013 Current Population Survey. The FAU BEPI survey found that 21.5 percent of women are without insurance compared to 22.6...

2014-10-06 20:22:13

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As candidates for federal office put their fall campaigns into high gear, The Concord Coalition today released its latest "Key Questions" that voters should ask them about the nation's fiscal challenges. In doing so, Concord urges all candidates -- Democrats, Republicans and independents -- to provide the electorate in the next few weeks with clear explanations of how they would hold down future deficits, fix the tax system, repair...

2014-10-01 08:26:40

56% of likely voters say they, a family member, or a close friend has a disability WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rsvp for call at 1:30pm TODAY and to receive the dial-in information and caption link http://respectabilityusa.com/events-2/ NEW Bi-partisan poll of key battleground states presented by top pollsters, Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg PhD of Quinlan Rosner Research and Republican Pollster Whit Ayes, PhD of Northstar Opinion. Click here to download...

2014-10-01 04:21:22

Majorities feel it's a crucial governing body, but many are unfamiliar with how justices are confirmed NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October has arrived once again, and with it comes the impending return of the U.S. Supreme Court, which begins its new term next Monday. In anticipation of this, The Harris Poll asked Americans to deliberate on the nation's highest court, and found that despite two-thirds of Americans (68%) feeling it's a crucial governing body for the success of the...

2014-09-23 04:21:24

Pluralities of Independents say it "makes no difference" which party controls the Senate or the House come November NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We're only weeks away from the midterm election, and if there's one thing anyone following politics probably knows by now, it's that Americans continue to have low opinions of Congress. What's more, many Americans - particularly independents - seem to be pessimistic that the Senate and the House of Representatives can better address the...

2014-09-16 04:21:01

U.S. adults more split on gay and bisexual candidates, those of Hindu or Mormon faith, and those unwilling to discuss their sexuality or religious views NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's all about the issues, right? Not necessarily, according to a new Harris Poll. When asked to describe their likelihood to consider voting for a presidential candidate fitting a varied series of backgrounds, there are clearly certain characteristics which are deterrents to strong percentages of...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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