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2009-01-03 15:49:10

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi will headline a fundraiser for future U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton aimed at reducing her electoral debt, organizers say. The Manhattan event scheduled for Jan. 15 at Town Hall will feature the Destination Anywhere rocker as well as an appearance by Clinton's husband, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, the New York Daily News reported Friday. The Thank you, Hillary: A Salute to Hillary Clinton event is intended to raise money for Clinton, the U.S. senator from...

2008-09-17 18:00:13

WASHINGTON - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has canceled an appearance at a New York rally next week after organizers blindsided her by inviting Republican vice presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, aides to the senator said Tuesday. Several American Jewish groups plan a rally outside the United Nations on Sept. 22 to protest Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Organizers said Tuesday that both Clinton and Palin, Republican candidate John McCain's running mate, were to...

2008-06-27 00:00:52

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama Thursday donated $2,300 to the campaign of his former rival, Hillary Clinton, at a Washington meeting. Obama's national finance chairman, Penny Pritzker, also donated $2,300, the maximum allowed under federal law, CNN reported. He wrote a check himself, as well as his finance chairman, so I got two checks in my pocket for Hillary, said Terry McAuliffe, who served as Clinton's chief campaign fundraiser. Clinton, who suspended her...

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2008-06-15 12:00:00

By Katharine Q. Seelye and Julie Bosman Angered by what they consider sexist news coverage of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, many women and erstwhile Clinton supporters are proposing boycotts of the cable television networks, putting up videos on a "Media Hall of Shame," starting a national conversation about sexism and urging Clinton's rival, Senator Barack Obama, to address the matter. But many in the news media - with a few exceptions,...

2006-08-10 10:48:39

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A "Presidential Bust" of U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton was unveiled on Wednesday at New York's Museum of Sex, where sculptor Daniel Edwards hopes it will spark discussion about sex, politics and celebrity. Edwards, the artist who also created a life-size nude of Britney Spears giving birth on a bear-skin rug, said he wanted to capture Clinton's age and femininity in the sculpture. Clinton's office had no immediate comment. Edwards said his work features soft...

2006-08-09 13:13:27

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A "Presidential Bust" of U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton was unveiled on Wednesday at New York's Museum of Sex, where sculptor Daniel Edwards hopes it will spark discussion about sex, politics and celebrity. Edwards, the artist who also created a life-size nude of Britney Spears giving birth on a bear-skin rug, said he wanted to capture Clinton's age and femininity in the sculpture. Clinton's office had no immediate comment. Edwards said his work features soft...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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