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2011-05-02 12:06:00

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faith Family Freedom Fund, a political action committee associated with Family Research Council Action, launched a radio ad campaign in 12 congressional districts today, calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to approve H.R. 3, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act." The House is expected to debate and vote on the legislation on Wednesday, May 4. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) The ad buy will run on...

2011-02-10 12:21:00

New Poll Data Reveal Views of CA-45 Registered Voters About Issue to be Decided by California's Key House Energy & Commerce Committee Member; Voters Want Experts to Make the Calls, Not Politicians WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty-six percent of Rep. Mary Bono Mack's constituents in the California 45th Congressional District oppose a controversial new bill to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to reduce carbon dioxide and other...

2009-05-07 16:38:00

Honorees will headline opening night of the inaugural Politics on Film festival WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) announced today it will present the first annual Leaders Award to Dan Glickman, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) and Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA). The award will be presented at this evening's Opening Night Party of the Politics on Film festival, which will be hosted by Mrs. Mary...

2009-05-06 15:21:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congresswomen Mary Bono Mack (CA-45) and Nita Lowey (NY-18) today continued their efforts to improve the health and well-being of American youth by reintroducing the Improved Nutrition and Physical Activity Act (IMPACT Act). The bipartisan legislation, broadly supported by such organizations as the Girl Scouts of the USA, encourages cross-sector collaboration for improving the health of young people and ensures that community partnerships approach...

2009-04-28 10:54:00

Media Campaign Urges Key Members of Congress to Stand Up for American Jobs and American Workers WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's Building Trades Unions have launched a major new paid media campaign to urge the U.S. Congress to enact a clean energy plan that will make America a global leader in energy, while also developing the domestic energy technologies that will create American jobs and strengthen our economy for years to come. A television spot, called "It's...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'