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2014-02-05 16:24:52

FOR 2014 REPUBLICAN GUBERNATORIAL PRIMARY DEBATE CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABC 7 Chicago, the station that has broadcast candidate debates for more than two decades, will partner with the League of Women Voters of Illinois and Univision Chicago for VOTE 2014: Debate in the Race for Governor. On Thursday, February 27 at 7:00pm the four candidates running for the Republican nomination for Illinois Governor--Illinois State Senator Bill Brady, Illinois State Senator...

2011-06-10 12:57:00

Interstate Compact would ensure that every vote counts in Presidential Election HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The League of Women Voters of PA (LWV-PA) has overwhelmingly endorsed the National Popular Vote initiative. The effort, designed to ensure that the winner of the Presidential election is the candidate receiving the most votes nationwide, is currently being considered by the PA General Assembly. Seven states and the District of Columbia have already...

2010-09-21 12:54:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with a longstanding commitment of bringing critical issues to Illinois voters via candidate debates, ABC 7 will partner with the League of Women Voters and the Illinois Broadcasters Association to broadcast two commercial free debates, "VOTE 2010: THE CANDIDATES DEBATE." Good Morning America anchor and ABC's Chief Political Correspondent George Stephanopoulos will moderate the debate between Illinois senatorial candidates on October 19 from...

2008-07-17 09:00:31

League to sponsor pie social The League of Women Voters will serve up pie, lemonade and political "stump" speeches in an old-fashioned pie social where the public can get a taste of candidates and their messages during this election season. The pie social is 5:30-8 p.m. July 31 in the Cottonwood Room of the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. Everyone is welcome to listen to brief speeches by the candidates. Then the public will have a chance for a one-on-one conversation with...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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