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2010-02-25 11:21:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered opening remarks at Blair House this morning during the bipartisan meeting on health insurance reform hosted by President Obama.

2010-01-19 20:01:00

Citizens from several states and DC to gather on Tuesday morning at the corner of the Russell Senate office building to taunt Senators and Senate Staff: "Oh the sweet irony of the 'Ted Kennedy seat' sending health care to the grave!" "Electing a Republican to 'Ted Kennedy's seat' is almost like electing Saint Michael to govern hell." WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-11-19 18:02:00

Honor Recognizes Courageous and Innovative Approaches to Human Rights NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night at its annual awards dinner, the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights presented Bono and Wyclef Jean with the organization's 2009 Ripple of Hope Award.

2009-11-07 13:21:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic leaders held a press availability this afternoon following a Democratic Whip meeting with President Obama in the Cannon Caucus Room. Below are the Speaker's opening remarks: "Thank you very much, Mr. Whip.

2009-08-27 09:18:00

Tabloid-Sized Special Edition and 128-Page Book Pay Tribute to Senator Edward M. Kennedy MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY, the nation's top-selling newspaper, is publishing two commemorative products recognizing the life and death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy.

2009-08-26 12:00:00

Statement by Cheryl G. Healton, Dr PH, President and CEO WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Edward M. Kennedy was a towering figure in the United States Senate for more than 40 years, fighting for many important issues, but top among them were public health and social justice.

2009-08-26 09:27:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today issued the following statement on the passing of Senator Kennedy of Massachusetts: "I was saddened this morning to learn of the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy, one of the true giants of American public life.

2009-08-26 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "He was 77 years old. And The United States Conference of Mayors is 77 years old. "Through his life and through the history of our organization, he was a friend and fighter for the needs of cities and our people.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.