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2009-04-28 14:32:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senator Arlen Specter (?-Penn) switched political parties from Republican to Democrat. Tom McClusky, Senior Vice President of FRC Action, the legislative arm of Family Research Council, had this to say: "Senator Specter's actions today come as no surprise.

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2009-04-23 23:50:33

Meghan McCain, whose father was the GOP presidential nominee in 2008, said Thursday longtime Republican political adviser Karl Rove should go away. Appearing as a co-host on ABC's The View, McCain was asked about her recent assertion that Rove was creepy because he follows her on Twitter, the microblogging Internet service.

2008-12-23 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors and its subsidiary, Spartan Chassis, have agreed to pay the United States $1.7 million to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to an employee of Force Protection Inc.

2008-10-10 18:00:17

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department today announced that it has entered into a consent decree with Waller County, Texas, to resolve a lawsuit concerning the county's voter registration practices that the Department alleges violate federal voting rights laws.

2008-10-10 06:00:24

By Richard L. Berke Imagine these fantastical sequences from "W.," the Oliver Stone portrayal of President George W. Bush: The president is not alone with his dogs when he chokes on a pretzel and tumbles from the sofa; Saddam Hussein is in the White House family quarters with him.

2008-10-07 00:00:23

A federal appeals court in Washington Monday agreed to a delay in the testimony of White House aides in a probe of the firing of nine U.S. attorneys. A three-judge panel of the U.S.

2008-09-29 14:40:53

U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey says he has appointed a special prosecutor to decide whether criminal charges should be brought against his predecessor. Mukasey, in a statement released Monday, said he has appointed Nora Dannehy, acting U.S.

2008-09-20 15:00:31

By JOAN LOWY By Joan Lowy The Associated Press WASHINGTON A government watchdog on Friday demanded an investigation of whistle-blower complaints that he said federal aviation officials failed to fully pursue on runway safety problems brought to their attention.

2008-09-18 09:00:24

At best, John McCain is a fibber. At worst, he's a malevolent liar.

2008-09-03 06:00:02

By Kevin Johnson WASHINGTON -- Former attorney general Alberto Gonzales mishandled highly classified information related to two of the government's most sensitive counterterrorism programs, including its controversial domestic surveillance operation, a Justice Department report released Tuesday said.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • 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'.