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2006-09-05 17:39:03

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday said they hoped the committee will vote later this week to keep John Bolton as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, as Bolton picked up public support from one of two wavering Republicans. "We expect a party line vote to take place on Thursday morning, with no change in schedule," said Andy Fisher, spokesman for Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, the committee chairman. Lugar later...

2006-08-10 18:43:24

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said on Thursday there was no agreement yet on a resolution calling for an end to the fighting between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah but that he hoped for one on Friday. "I have not at all given up on the prospect that we might yet vote tomorrow," Bolton told reporters after a day of talks. "We have not yet reached agreement but will continue to work on it and will continue to work on it this evening and meet again early...

2006-07-31 13:56:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At the urging of Democrats, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has put off a vote until September on whether to keep John Bolton as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, committee aides said on Monday. Democrats want to use that time to press the White House for documents they had sought last year during the dispute over Bolton's nomination to be U.N. envoy. They contend he bullied intelligence analysts to conform to his hawkish views in his last job as...

2006-07-27 20:45:21

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A year after President George W. Bush bypassed the Senate and appointed John Bolton U.N. ambassador on a temporary basis, Senate Republicans and Democrats split on Thursday over whether to keep him there. Bolton testified before the Foreign Relations Committee in another bid for Senate confirmation to the U.N. post, which would let him serve the rest of Bush's term. Committee Republicans said he had proven himself to be an effective diplomat and...

2006-07-27 15:31:58

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A year after President George W. Bush bypassed the Senate and appointed John Bolton U.N. ambassador on a temporary basis, Senate Republicans and Democrats split on Thursday over whether to keep him there. Bolton testified before the Foreign Relations Committee in another bid for Senate confirmation to the U.N. post, which would let him serve the rest of Bush's term. Committee Republicans said he had proven himself to be an effective diplomat and...

2006-07-27 11:53:54

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A year after President George W. Bush bypassed the Senate and appointed him U.N. Ambassador on a temporary basis, John Bolton told the body's Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday he has been effective and deserves a full appointment. Committee Republicans said Bolton's experience was needed amid crisis in the Middle East and said they hoped the full Senate would vote to keep him in the post for the rest of Bush's term. But Democrats who...

2006-07-23 12:15:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Sen. Christopher Dodd of Connecticut on Sunday promised a bruising fight in the U.S. Senate against confirming John Bolton to be the country's ambassador to the United Nations. President George W. Bush bypassed the Senate and installed Bolton into the position last year when lawmakers were on recess. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee scheduled a confirmation hearing on Bolton for Thursday after Ohio Republican Sen. George Voinovich, who...

2006-07-23 12:13:51

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Sen. Christopher Dodd of Connecticut on Sunday promised a bruising fight in the U.S. Senate against confirming John Bolton to be the country's ambassador to the United Nations. President George W. Bush bypassed the Senate and installed Bolton into the position last year when lawmakers were on recess. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee scheduled a confirmation hearing on Bolton for Thursday after Ohio Republican Sen. George Voinovich, who...

2006-07-22 03:04:54

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans on Friday scheduled a confirmation hearing on John Bolton, who is serving as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on a presidential appointment, as the White House renewed its bid to get Bolton approved by the Senate. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee announced it will hold a hearing with Bolton on July 27 and top Senate Republicans said they would move quickly to confirm President George W. Bush's pick. Bush bypassed...

2006-07-21 13:48:58

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans on Friday scheduled a confirmation hearing on John Bolton, who is serving as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on a presidential appointment, as the White House renewed its bid to get Bolton approved by the Senate. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee announced it will hold a hearing with Bolton on July 27 and top Senate Republicans said they would move quickly to confirm President George W. Bush's pick. Bush bypassed...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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