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2014-04-08 12:21:57

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to prevent deadly product safety disasters - such as the GM ignition switch failure -- Ralph Nader, the Center for Progressive Reform and the Center for Corporate Policy called for enacting long-overdue criminal liability for product supervisors who know their products are dangerous or deadly, yet fail to tell federal regulators of these dangers. Nader and the groups sent the letters today to the chairs and ranking...

2013-02-22 00:20:29

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22: EARLY PRESIDENTIAL RADIO Profile America -- Friday, February 22nd. ( )The history of radio and the presidency seems to center entirely on Franklin Roosevelt's famous "fireside chats' beginning in 1933 in the depths of the Depression. But the first president to address the...

2013-02-05 16:25:56

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --­­ Seven states performed well in both the 2008 and 2010 elections including Colorado, Delaware, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Washington, and Wisconsin. The Pew Charitable Trusts released an Elections Performance Index (Index) that, for the first time ever, examines election administration performance across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The worst performing states during those years included Alabama,...

2013-02-03 23:01:53

Textbook buyback company MyBookBuyer.com announces the winner of the Fall 2012 scholarship essay contest, which gives students the opportunity to win enough money to purchase textbooks for a year. San Leandro, Calif. (PRWEB) February 03, 2013 Textbook buyback company mybookbuyer announces the winner of the Fall 2012 Textbooks for a Year Scholarship essay contest $1,250 grand prize is Jennifer Eckert. Ms. Eckert, who is pursuing her master´s degree at Fordham University, wrote the award...

2012-11-25 12:20:25

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (Booth #8316) -- New and innovative portable digital X-ray systems from FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. take center stage at the 2012 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), with advanced technologies such as Irradiated Side Sampling (ISS) and Dynamic Visualization (DV), and many additional features that focus on improving dose and image quality performance. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121125/NY18093 )...

2012-10-30 07:30:56

SARASOTA, Fla. and NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. investors favor former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama by more than two to one, a new poll released today shows. According to the latest MoneyShow.com®/The Independent Agenda® Investor Class Poll, Gov. Romney would get 64% of investors' votes, vs. 27% for the president, if the election were held today. 8.6% of those surveyed said they were still undecided. By 57% to 43%, the respondents said...

2012-10-22 04:00:09

Phillips Charitable Organization, founded by Charles Phillips and his wife, Karen Phillips, has awarded a grant to Shanae Smith that allowed her to reunite with her children and to continue to provide for them. Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 Phillips Charitable Organizations, or PCO, has helped Shanae Smith of Beaumont, TX, reunite with her family by awarding her a grant. PCO aims to help single-parents with assistance as they struggle to make ends meet during difficult economic...

2012-10-02 06:23:17

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to an organized email and letter-writing campaign, three of the ten corporations identified as sponsors of the Commission on Presidential Debates have withdrawn their sponsorship. Over the past week, advertising agency BBH New York, nonprofit organization YWCA, and tech giant Philips North America have terminated their sponsorship as a result of accusations that the Commission is anti-democratic and subservient to the major...

2012-10-02 02:25:31

Voting requirements and registration deadlines are set up by the states WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voting is a right and a civic responsibility. And like millions of U.S. citizens, you will have the chance to exercise your right to vote during the Presidential Election of 2012. Your vote on November 6, 2012 will help elect the next President of the United States, as well as other representatives at local, state and federal levels, including mayors,...

2012-09-26 13:19:50

Asian Americans likely to vote in November strongly prefer Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, but a large portion of voters — nearly one-third — remain undecided and could play a crucial role in battleground states, according to two reports released today by the National Asian American Survey. Drawn from a nationally representative sample of more than 3,300 interviews, the reports offer the most comprehensive portrait of Asian American political views. Among the fastest growing...