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2009-03-24 22:37:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results of a national study among 1,375 Americans revealed that while confidence levels increased among Democrats and Independents regarding President Obama's approach to the nation's critical issues, confidence levels decreased among Republicans. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO) The study was conducted by HCD Research during the President's press conference earlier this evening among a nationally...

2009-03-10 10:04:22

The South Korean president's office called for the National Assembly to ratify a free trade agreement recently called unacceptable in the United States. President Obama's nominee for U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk in confirmation hearings for the position Monday evening called the agreement with South Korea simply unfair. In his testimony, Kirk said the deal simply isn't acceptable. Hours later, a spokeswoman for the presidential office Kim Eun-hye urged passage of the agreement as it is,...

2008-10-05 09:00:03

By MARTHA RAFFAELE By Martha Raffaele The Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. Sue Nace thought election volunteers were joking when they told her she would have to remove her T-shirt to vote in the presidential primary last spring. But it was no laughing matter to the poll workers , who said Nace's Obama shirt was inappropriate electioneering. They made her cover the writing before casting a ballot. Now, a fight over what voters can wear to the polls is headed to court in...

2008-10-03 03:00:00

By Anonymous From immigration and abortion to Iraq and energy In a front-page story in last week's HUMAN EVENTS, long-time conservative activist Donald Devine reported that the 2008 Republican platform is a vast improvement over the 2004 version. Here is a selection of excerpted highlights from this year's Republican platform. Immigration Immigration policy is a national security issue, for which we have one test: Does it serve the national interest? By that standard. Republicans know...

2008-09-08 09:00:44

The House and Senate return today after their summer break, both parties eager to use the three-week session to show voters why their candidates are the ones to fix the economy and lower energy prices. The only thing that must be accomplished is a bill to keep government running. - The Associated Press energy measure Some lawmakers hold out hopes that an energy bill that has eluded them all year might come together. But the odds are not good that Congress will act on energy or the...

2008-09-07 12:00:17

The U.S. Congress faces high political stakes when it consider bills that could have a bearing on the U.S. presidential race, analysts say. A quick session scheduled for Monday is expected to include votes on measures affecting such presidential campaign issues as oil drilling and economic stimulus, the Washington Post reported. A Democratic energy bill to open the coasts of Virginia, North and South Carolina and Georgia to offshore drilling will likely be voted on, with party leaders...

2008-08-25 15:00:47

By SERDAR TUMGOREN, STAFF WRITER DUMONT Republicans hoping to rebuild their party and break Democrats' monopoly on power in the borough are mounting their first aggressive political campaign in three years. "We genuinely feel every town needs representation from both parties, because it provides checks and balances," said Matthew Kruger, one of three GOP candidates running for Borough Council on Nov. 4. "We are definitely trying to rebuild the party from the ground up, and this is...

2008-08-25 09:00:46

By USA Today DENVER (AP) -- They're grossly outnumbered by a swarm of Democrats, but national Republicans have set up shop in Denver. While the spotlight naturally is focused on Barack Obama, Republicans have set up an effort to grab media coverage, or at least offer some balance. It includes a "war room" and media center less than a mile from the convention hall and making top Republicans such as Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney available for press conferences and satellite interviews to...

2008-08-15 12:00:45

Text of report by Ghanaian privately-owned radio station Joy FM on 14 August [Nathan Gadugah: "Akufo-Addo: GT Sale is a Victory for Ghana's Democracy"] The Presidential Candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party Nana Akufo Addo said the approval of the 70 per cent government shares in Ghana Telecom [GT] to Vodafone UK is a victory to Ghana's democracy. "We are happy to have a democracy that is working. The institutions of our country are doing the work that the constitution has assigned...

2008-08-13 18:00:39

To New Hampshire Democrats: Time to wake up. Americans want to see an energy policy that stresses a commitment to a variety of renewable, American-developed energy sources. This is your thing! But you've allowed the Republicans to turn the energy debate into a domestic drilling vs. no-drilling debate. Recently some have revised their position following Republican attacks and recent polling data. Obama has said that we could conserve the same amount of oil that the drilling would provide...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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