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2011-10-13 10:10:56

A political candidate's electoral victory or defeat is influenced by his or her stance on climate change policy, according to new Stanford University studies of the most recent presidential and congressional elections. "These studies are a coordinated effort looking at whether candidates' statements on climate change translated into real votes," said Jon Krosnick, professor of communication and of political science at Stanford, who led two new studies — one of the 2008 presidential...

2011-07-06 07:15:00

FORT LEE, N.J., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us - today released the following inflation update to its NIA members: We are at the very beginning of our nation's most important Presidential election season in history. Historically in all Presidential elections, taxation has always been one of the top issues. The Republicans always call for lower taxes, while the Democrats say we should tax the rich more and cut taxes on the poor and...

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2011-04-13 07:11:13

An online privacy 'Bill of Rights' was introduced Tuesday by US Senators John Kerry and John McCain that looks to bring balance between protecting personal information on the Web and the needs of businesses to conduct e-commerce. They said bipartisan legislation would require companies gathering data to allow consumers to "opt-out" of having personal info collected. "Protecting Americans' personal, private information is vital to making the Information Age everything it should be," said...

2011-04-12 12:55:00

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, and Consumer Federation of America today praised Senators John Kerry and John McCain for introducing bipartisan legislation to provide safeguards for online privacy. Ioana Rusu, Regulatory Counsel for Consumers Union, said, "This is an important step forward in giving people more control over their personal information online. For the first time, all businesses would have to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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