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2009-06-26 08:40:26

The judicial appointments of former president George W. Bush suggests that his motivation for appointing nontraditional judges was driven more by ideology and strategy than concerns for diversity, a new analysis shows.

2009-04-22 17:00:00

Delegation honors President Carter, Carter Center for fight against neglected tropical diseases WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Health Progress (GHP) and ONE, as well as members of Congress, the African Diplomatic Corps and representatives from NGOs, foundations and the business community, welcomed a delegation of senior African health officials to Washington, D.C., at a reception on Capitol Hill today.

2009-01-26 11:38:00

Lions pledge additional $203 million to continue to fight preventable blindness Tuesday, January 27, 1:15-1:45 p.m., 300 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S.

2008-12-08 15:20:00

PARIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Former US President Jimmy Carter, former Irish President Mary Robinson, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and other members of The Elders (http://www.theelders.org) gathered in Paris at a celebration Dec.

2008-12-04 18:00:00

- GSK CEO marks 10th anniversary of drive to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF) with donation of one-billionth albendazole tablet and grant to The Carter Center LONDON and PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a meeting today with former U.S.

2008-11-14 15:00:08

Magellan Health Services, Inc., the nation's leading manager of behavioral health care, hosted former First Lady Rosalynn Carter at the company's annual conference of its clinical and medical leadership team held in Atlanta earlier this week.

2008-07-29 12:00:49

By Savannah Morning News, Ga. Jul. 28--OGLETHORPE -- President Carter has spent his golden years as a global humanitarian: a Nobel laureate pushing for peace in the Middle East, speaking out against the war in Iraq and battling to eradicate deadly diseases in Africa and Asia.

2008-07-14 09:00:23

By JIM KUHNHENN By Jim Kuhnhenn The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA For more than three decades, the National Governors Association has assembled on presidential election years as one of its members made a bid for the White House - a Carter or a Reagan, a Dukakis, a Clinton or a Bush.

2006-08-16 06:31:27

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jack Carter, the son of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, won Tuesday's Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate and will face Republican incumbent John Ensign.

2006-03-20 11:40:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - G. William Miller, who served as both chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve and secretary of the U.S. Treasury during the inflation-plagued Carter administration, has died.


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2009-02-16 19:57:50

The Swamp Rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus) is a species of cottontail rabbit found in the swamps and wetlands of the southern United States. Swamp rabbits are skilled swimmers and often cross streams, ponds and rivers. It will also hide from predators by sitting in shallow water, exposing only its nose to the air to breathe. It is similar in appearance to other cottontails, although it is among the largest members of the genus. An adult Swamp Rabbit weighs between three to six pounds. Males...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.