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2014-01-30 16:26:37

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) It is a bittersweet epilogue to the recent 50(th) anniversary of the historic 1964 Surgeon General's Report on smoking that Henry Waxman has decided to retire from service in the U.S. House of Representatives. Over the last four decades, no member of Congress has done more to improve the health and...

US Power Companies Face Constant Cyber Attacks
2013-05-23 12:50:40

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Tuesday, lawmakers warned that the United States´ power utilities face near constant cyber attacks on critical systems. Congressmen Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Henry Waxman of California disclosed their findings during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on cyber security. The two Democratic representatives issues the survey of utility companies, which revealed that the nation´s electrical grid...

2010-10-28 22:27:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California 30th Congressional District candidate Charles "Chuck" Wilkerson is calling for a U.S. Justice Department probe into official conduct by U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman that helped an American anti-war group gain entry into Iraq where it distributed aid to families of insurgents fighting U.S. troops. "The letter posted by Andrew Breitbart today is a smoking gun," Wilkerson said today. "It's bad enough having Henry Waxman vote against funding...

2010-10-12 15:19:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of exposes by the Los Angeles Times and California Watch website today revealing off-the-charts infection rates at Prime Healthcare Services hospitals in California, the state's largest healthcare workers' union, Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW), is calling on state officials to stop issuing licenses to the hospital operator until state and federal investigations are complete. "It...

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2010-09-30 12:40:58

Democratic Members of the House Commerce Committee abandoned a last-ditch effort to broker a compromise between phone, cable and Internet companies on rules that would bar providers from blocking or degrading online traffic flowing over their networks. The Associated Press (AP) reports that Chairman Henry Waxman, D-California, ditched the effort late Wednesday after heavy opposition to his proposed "network neutrality" rules came from Republicans for some time. The rules were intended to...

2010-09-08 16:23:00

Leading Figures who have shaped CAA to participate including Lisa Jackson, Howard Baker, Bill Ruckelshaus, Bill Reilly, Henry Waxman, and many others WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will co-host a day-long symposium on Tuesday, September 14 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Clean Air Act (CAA). EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson will give the keynote address. Many leading figures in the...

2010-07-21 12:00:00

House Committee Leaders Join In Call For Immediate Action In Congress WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the August Congressional recess nears, family members victimized by faulty cars that accelerated out-of-control gathered on Capitol Hill with key auto safety leaders, House Energy and Commerce Committee chair, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), and committee members Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) and Rep. Bruce L. Braley (D-IA), to urge passage in Congress of the Motor Vehicle Safety...

2010-07-08 11:22:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google's WiSpy snooping could have sucked up and recorded communications from members of Congress, some of whom are involved in national security issues, an investigation by Consumer Watchdog's InsideGoogle.com has found. Rep. Jane Harman, D-CA, chair of the Intelligence Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee and former member of the Intelligence Committee has at least one wireless network in her Washington, D.C., home that could...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.