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Helium Program Is Saved By House Vote
2013-04-29 05:07:31

Following a nearly unanimous vote in the US House of Representatives to keep it alive, the fate of a federal program overseeing the sale of the second-most abundant element in the universe will be in the hands of the Senate.

2008-09-25 09:00:48

By Patrick D Muir Central Washington's congressman, Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Pasco, was unavailable Monday to comment on the nation's financial crisis or the proposed $700 billion federal bailout by Congress.

2008-07-01 09:01:01

By Chris Bristol, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 1--U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings is going nuclear on the subject of gas prices. So is rival George Fearing.

2006-01-07 12:07:17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats seized on a mushrooming scandal involving a disgraced lobbyist on Saturday to call for sweeping ethics probes in the Republican-led House of Representatives. Rep.

2005-07-01 05:24:48

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. House ofRepresentatives ethics committee on Thursday cleared the wayfor a long-anticipated investigation of Majority Leader TomDeLay by resolving a partisan staffing dispute.

2005-07-01 03:42:48

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. House ofRepresentatives ethics committee on Thursday resolved astaffing dispute, clearing the way for a long-anticipatedinvestigation of Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

2005-06-30 00:59:49

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A staffing dispute that has helpedshut down the U.S. House of Representatives ethics committeemost of this year neared resolution on Wednesday, a topDemocrat said.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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