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2010-05-14 09:23:00

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A galaxy of luminaries from the worlds of philanthropy, corporate leadership, politics and environmental advocacy will shine on Monday, May 17th at the New York League of Conservation Voters' "Celebrating a Greener New York" Gala in New York City. More than 600 guests are expected for the elegant event, which will feature Mayor Michael Bloomberg as keynote speaker, and humorist, actor and writer Mo Rocca as emcee. Several organizations and individuals...

2010-01-07 14:01:00

YORBA LINDA, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The inauguration of the Nixon Library and Birthplace's 20th anniversary year will be two days of events including the Domestic Policy Initiatives of the Nixon Years: Bringing Innovation and Progress to the American People, the first in a year-long series of Richard Nixon Legacy Forums and a special celebration of the President's 97th Birthday featuring a wreath laying ceremony with daughter Tricia Nixon Cox followed by the annual Nixon...

2005-12-21 16:47:44

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Republican Jeanine Pirro abandoned her ailing campaign to challenge U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton on Wednesday under growing pressure from fellow Republicans. With little money and dismal opinion poll ratings, Pirro issued a statement saying her legal background would make her a better candidate for state Attorney General than for U.S. Senate. "I have concluded that my head and my heart remain in law enforcement, and that my public...

2005-10-14 17:46:35

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A son-in-law of the late President Richard Nixon dropped out of the U.S. Senate race in New York on Friday, leaving a local prosecutor as the likely Republican challenger to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton next year. Edward Cox announced he was quitting hours after New York Republican Gov. George Pataki endorsed his rival, suburban Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro, for the Republican nomination. "The governor is the leader of the Republican Party....

2005-08-08 17:56:36

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeanine Pirro, a high-profile district attorney from the New York City suburbs, said on Monday she would seek the Republican nomination to run against Hillary Rodham Clinton for the U.S. Senate next year. Pirro has a reputation for combating domestic violence and prosecuting Internet pedophiles in Westchester County, and has long been considered a possible Republican Senate candidate. In a state where 61 percent of voters disapprove of President...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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