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2011-07-08 16:17:00

Brings Attention to High Risk Military During floor debate on Defense Spending with Additional $10.2 million included in House FY12 Defense Appropriations Bill for Lung Cancer Research WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) praised Congresswoman Donna Christensen (D-VI) for her continued leadership on lung cancer issues and for bringing the issue to the floor during defense spending debates, for the upcoming fiscal year, in the House of...

2011-04-07 14:16:00

PRAISES SENATORS DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA), JOHN KERRY (D-MA), JOHNNY ISAKSON (R-GA) AND HOUSE MEMBERS DONNA CHRISTENSEN (D-VI) AND FRANK LOBIONDO (R-NJ) FOR THEIR CONTINUED LEADERSHIP WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) praised congressional leadership for again stepping forth and reintroducing federal legislation to provide for a compassionate and comprehensive plan of action for lung cancer - the leading cause of cancer death. The...

2010-03-02 11:21:00

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congresswoman Donna Christensen M.D. (D-VI), the only female physician in the U.S. House of Representatives, is honored tonight with the American Medical Association's (AMA) top government service award for an elected official. She will be presented with the award by chief medical editor for NBC News, Nancy Snyderman, M.D., at an awards dinner tonight in Washington, D.C. as part of the AMA's National Advocacy Conference. "As both a...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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