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2011-06-02 05:04:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll finds that public attitudes to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates have improved over the last few months. Both are more highly rated now than at any time since they took office. They both enjoy better than 2-to-1 favorable ratings among those who are familiar enough with them to rate them. The poll also finds that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's positive ratings have improved, but many people...

2011-05-17 11:38:00

Special National Statement of William Temple, Chairman, Tea Party Founding Fathers; Chairman, Freedom Jamboree & Tea Party National Straw Poll Convention On Location in Kansas City, Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich attacked the Medicare plan of current House Speaker John Boehner and his Budget chief, Paul Ryan. Mr. Gingrich said the Boehner-Ryan plan is "too big a jump." Mr. Gingrich called it "radical...

2011-04-29 08:00:00

CHENGDU, China, April 29, 2011 /PR Newswire-Asia-First Call/ -- Apollo Solar Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: ASOE) ("Apollo Solar" or "the Company"), a leading vertically integrated refiner and producer of high purity tellurium (Te), tellurium-based compounds and other metals for the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry and specific segments of the electronic materials market worldwide, today announced that Mr. Harry Reid, majority leader of the United States Senate, along with 9 other United States...

2011-04-13 11:00:00

-- Senator Harry Reid and Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi Honored; U.S. Diabetes Index Featured WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Minority Quality Forum and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, in collaboration with the CBC Health Braintrust, honored Senator Harry Reid and former Speaker Nancy Pelosi and others at the National Health Disparities Summit "Innovation and Minority Health." ( ) From cradle to grave, health disparities exist in the form of...

2011-04-07 13:34:00

"The President's threat to veto troop funding is inexcusable," says FRC Action's Tony Perkins WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) vowed today to strip language that protects all taxpayers from paying for abortions in the District of Columbia from the most recent temporary continuing resolution, which also funds the U.S. military for the rest of the year. FRC Action, the legislative affiliate of the Family Research Council, has...

2011-04-07 11:59:00

House Wants Kids to Breathe Toxic Air as Favor to Oil Companies WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House budget negotiators are threatening to shut down the government because the Senate and President Obama refuse to cave in to a list of polluter favors that would open loopholes in the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act. Yesterday, Senators soundly defeated a series of amendments attacking the Clean Air Act as part of a debate on small business legislation. The House is...

2011-03-04 00:00:30

For the past several weeks, millions of Americans receiving social security disability benefits have waited to find out if the government will come to an agreement about federal funding for the remainder of the fiscal year by the deadline of March 4th; if no agreement was reached, the government would have been forced to shut down for the first time since 1995, and critical SSA services would have halted across the country. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Breaking news from Washington, DC,...

2011-01-11 03:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (Nasdaq: APWR) ("A-Power" or the "Company"), a leading provider of distributed power generation systems in China and a manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jinxiang Lu, attended the swearing-in ceremony for Senator Harry Reid for his fifth term as U.S. senator. The ceremony was held at 12:00 noon on January 5, 2011 at...

2010-12-15 17:04:00

Bill Could Diminish Profits that Fund Vital Services for Older Pennsylvanians MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal legislation to legalize Internet poker could decimate Pennsylvania Lottery sales, cut net profits that fund vital services for older adults and harm Lottery's 8,700 business partners, Lottery Executive Director Ed Trees said today as he urged lawmakers to oppose the effort. "The draft legislation - introduced by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry...

2010-12-09 16:18:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council applauded Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senators John McCain and Jim Inhofe, along with Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, who stood together to stop the Defense Authorization bill from being considered by the Senate. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) The Defense Authorization bill, which is not required in order to fund the U.S. Armed Forces, currently contains amendments that...


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