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2009-11-05 09:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys from Dallas' Rasansky Law Firm are announcing a lawsuit filed in Texas state district court on behalf of the mother of a 2-year-old girl who choked to death at a northeast Dallas day care center one year ago.

2009-09-24 09:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association praised New York Senator Charles Schumer for introducing an amendment to the Senate Finance Committee health care reform bill to enact the Community Choice Act benefiting people with disabilities.

2009-08-24 13:54:00

- Praise for Sen. Arlen Specter for calling for hearings into grossly flawed document he says "pushes pulling the plug." TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug.

2009-08-12 13:49:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a town hall meeting Tuesday on health care reform, Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) stated his opposition to legislation that would cover illegal aliens.

2009-06-25 16:06:00

Media Advisory for 8 a.m. Friday June 26 Forum At the National Press Club, Washington, DC WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unprecedented conference June 26 at the National Press Club about misconduct by the U.S.

2009-06-04 12:31:00

WHEELING, W.Va., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Ohio Republican Congressman and radio talk show host Bob Ney has a challenge for ex-Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzales: "Let's see what you think of waterboarding -- after you've tried it!" Gonzales has maintained publicly that the Bush administration's waterboarding of alleged terror suspects did not constitute torture. "If Alberto Gonzales wants to clear his name by saying he didn't cooperate in torture, then...

2009-05-26 11:50:00

The US Treasury Department's financial reform package could wind up as a magnet that attracts legislation beyond its focus, a key Washington lobbyist said.

2009-05-20 07:06:20

Washington policymakers are considering the formation of a consumer-oriented agency to oversee financial products, sources close to the discussions said. Although a new agency regulating mutual funds, credit card loans and mortgages may trigger a turf war among existing federal agencies, the topic was on the agenda of a dinner discussion at the Treasury Department, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The Securities and Exchange Commission and other agencies already claim to keep consumer...

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.