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2011-04-13 07:00:00

Aide to Senator Bob Corker Adds Legislative Expertise to QGA's Financial Services Practice WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quinn Gillespie & Associates (QGA) announced today the hire of Joe Dagher as a senior associate for the firm's government affairs group. Dagher brings to QGA deep policy expertise and resources after serving as Legislative Aide for Banking and Housing in the office of U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN). Under the Senate Banking Committee, Joe...

2008-07-03 12:00:32

By James Nash, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 3--As Ohio Republicans move closer to naming their candidate for attorney general, the name Stephanie McCloud seems to be floating to the top of a small pool of contenders. McCloud, 37, was a senior deputy attorney general serving then-Attorney General Jim Petro, whose term ended at the beginning of 2007. McCloud is also known as the daughter of one of Ohio's most influential Christian conservative activists, Phil Burress. McCloud lives...

2006-02-23 18:22:16

By Steve Holland CINCINNATI (Reuters) - President George W. Bush raised money for Republican candidates in Indiana and Ohio on Thursday and the White House said he remained a sought-after draw on his party's campaign trail despite Republican gripes at his stand over a port security issue. Bush, struggling with a series of setbacks in recent months and low job approval, was facing anger this week from senior Republicans over his support for an Arab company's move to take over some...

2006-02-21 19:34:37

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top intelligence official was prepared to brief the House of Representatives intelligence committee about President George W. Bush's domestic spying program last December but was stopped by White House Chief of Staff Andy Card, a leading House Democrat said on Tuesday. Rep. Jane Harman of California, ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said she and fellow Democrats on the panel sought a briefing from...

2006-02-18 13:14:11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush's domestic spying program should be overseen by a special court, the Senate Intelligence Committee's chairman said in an interview published on Saturday that revealed a split with the White House. Committee Chairman Pat Roberts told The New York Times he had concerns that the court, established under the 1978 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, could not issue warrants quickly enough for the eavesdropping program. But he said he...

2006-02-14 11:41:58

CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Iraq war veteran Paul Hackett, an Ohio Democrat who gained attention last year for criticizing President George W. Bush and nearly scoring a huge congressional upset, said on Tuesday he would drop his U.S. Senate bid and retire from politics. Hackett said he was under heavy party pressure to end his Senate race and clear the way for Democratic Rep. Sherrod Brown to face vulnerable Republican incumbent Sen. Mike DeWine in November. "I made this decision...

2006-02-09 18:46:56

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic and Republican lawmakers called on Thursday for stronger congressional oversight of President George W. Bush's domestic spying program, despite a new White House gesture of openness toward Congress. A day after the White House began sharing details of the program with the two congressional intelligence committees, Republican Sen. Mike DeWine of Ohio said Congress still needed to adopt new legislation to ensure the program was legal...

2005-11-01 16:06:24

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court is unlikely to provoke an all-out confirmation war in the Republican-controlled Senate, a member of the bipartisan band of lawmakers key to his fate said on Tuesday. The so-called "Gang of 14," a group of mostly moderate senators who have been trying to avoid crippling clashes over judicial nominees, will not meet until Thursday to discuss Alito, a conservative appeals judge...

2005-11-01 15:33:16

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court is unlikely to provoke an all-out confirmation war in the Republican-controlled Senate, a member of the bipartisan band of lawmakers key to his fate said on Tuesday. The so-called "Gang of 14," a group of mostly moderate senators who have been trying to avoid crippling clashes over judicial nominees, will not meet until Thursday to discuss Alito, a conservative appeals judge...

2005-11-01 14:18:19

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court is unlikely to provoke an all-out confirmation war in the Republican-controlled Senate, a member of the bipartisan band of lawmakers key to his fate said on Tuesday. The so-called "Gang of 14," a group of mostly moderate senators who have been trying to avoid crippling clashes over judicial nominees, will not meet until Thursday to discuss Alito, a conservative appeals judge...


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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