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2006-02-15 14:43:30

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Sen. Arlen Specter said on Wednesday the asbestos compensation bill he is co-sponsoring is "very much alive" and that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist told him there would be another vote on it.

2006-02-15 13:31:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Sen. Arlen Specter said on Wednesday the asbestos bill he is co-sponsoring is "very much alive" and that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist told him there would be another vote on it.

2006-02-15 13:29:31

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Sen. Arlen Specter said on Wednesday the asbestos bill he is co-sponsoring is "very much alive" and that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist told him there would be another vote on it.

2006-02-09 18:46:56

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic and Republican lawmakers called on Thursday for stronger congressional oversight of President George W. Bush's domestic spying program, despite a new White House gesture of openness toward Congress.

2006-02-06 17:29:38

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic senators tangled on Monday with Attorney General Alberto Gonzales over his defense of the Bush administration's electronic eavesdropping program, with one accusing him of skirting all questions relevant to the congressional probe.

2006-02-06 15:26:20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats pounded away on Monday at Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' defense of President George W. Bush's electronic eavesdropping program, with one voicing frustration that Gonzales would not answer questions relevant to the congressional probe.

2006-02-06 11:51:36

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday strongly defended the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping program as an indispensable "early warning system" against attacks, denying accusations the White House had broken the law.

2006-02-06 10:08:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday defended the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping program as an indispensable tool to protect the country from terrorism, denying accusations the White House broke the law.

2006-02-06 10:05:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday defended the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping program as an indispensable tool to protect the country from terrorism, denying accusations the White House broke the law.

2006-02-03 17:10:39

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairman of the Senate intelligence committee on Friday endorsed President George W. Bush's domestic surveillance program and said the White House was right to inform only a handful of lawmakers about its existence.


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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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