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2009-12-23 17:32:00

APPLETON, Wis., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Terri McCormick: In the rush to pass the so-called "healthcare reform bill," U.S. Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) stomped his feet and held his breath until he extracted his presents from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. One such gift exempts Nebraska from paying the $45 million increase in Medicaid imbursement costs. Nelson was the 60th Democrat to get his stocking stuffed. (Photo:...

2009-12-21 17:21:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) said the latest version of the Senate health care bill continues to ignore the plight of U.S. small businesses, and instead burdens them with additional taxes and regulations that will drive business costs higher. "Rather than moving in a direction that heeds the concerns of small business, the Senate health bill imposes an even higher tax burden on our sector while retaining...

2009-12-19 12:40:00

Calls on Senator Ben Nelson to Not Sell Out Pro-life Cause WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) released his long awaited "manager's amendment" with new language dealing with the abortion issue. The new language is being trumpeted as including an opt-out provision that actually makes the opt-out provision in the original bill worse by requiring the state to either cover all abortions or opt out of all abortions. This will make it...

2009-12-18 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Withdraw the healthcare bill and start over. That's the message in a letter sent today to Sen. Harry Reid from a national physician association representing doctors in all specialties. The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) asked Senate Majority Harry Reid to give America a real Christmas gift: withdraw the divisive healthcare reform bill. The majority of Americans don't want the bill--which is primarily a compulsory...

2009-12-17 14:04:00

Charmaine Yoest Urges "Comprehensive Respect for Life" in Majority Leader's Revisions to Senate Health Care Bill WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life Action President, Dr. Charmaine Yoest, sent a letter today to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as he considers a manager's amendment - the Majority Leader's revisions to a bill - to the Senate health care bill. The letter urges Senator Reid to include "specific language that ensures your legislation...

2009-12-11 12:59:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The controversy over Sen. Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) request to delay weekend votes on the omnibus spending bill purportedly to attend a fundraiser in New Orleans exemplifies our broken campaign finance system, two national campaign finance watchdogs said today. The groups criticized the money-driven political system which forces elected leaders to spend too much time fundraising when they should be addressing the critical issues that face our...

2009-12-08 11:51:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Race-related comments by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are offensive and historically inaccurate, says the Project 21 black leadership group. "Harry Reid has resorted to the most shopworn trick in the liberal playbook. He deployed the race card in the ugliest way while debating health care reform," said Deroy Murdock, a Project 21 member and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University....

2009-11-21 09:42:00

AUL Action Campaign: Vote NO on Cloture "This bill provides for unprecedented expansion of federally-funded abortion. Real health care respects life, not ends it." Charmaine Yoest WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At 8:00 p.m. tonight, the Senate is expected to vote on cloture on the Motion to Proceed to debate on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's pro-abortion health care bill. Sixty Senators' votes are needed for the bill to move forward. While this vote has been touted...

2009-11-20 16:36:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Charles Perry, Executive Director of the Nevada Health Care Association: "The Nevada Health Care Association (NHCA) commends and thanks Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for his leadership in taking our nation a step closer toward our goal of protecting every Nevada seniors' ongoing access to quality nursing home care, and preserving the strength and viability of our state's vital frontline workforce. "We will...

2009-11-19 12:35:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and the Senate Democrats introduced a new Senate version of health care reform that includes government funding for elective abortion. The "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" authorizes the Secretary to include elective abortion in the public option and subsidize health plans in the government run exchange that cover elective abortion. Family Research Council President Tony Perkins made...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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