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2011-04-06 17:16:00

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles T. Drevna, president of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, issued the following statement today after the Senate failed to approve an amendment by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to bar the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions from stationary sources under the Clean Air Act: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110309/MM60639LOGO) "Sen....

2010-09-22 17:28:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robbie Diamond, president of the Electrification Coalition (EC), released the following statement after the introduction by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of S. 3815, the Natural Gas Vehicle and Electric Vehicles Act of 2010: "We are gratified that Majority Leader Reid has included language to spur the deployment of electric vehicles and infrastructure in his newly-introduced legislation. There is bipartisan support not only for...

2010-09-21 14:24:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins today praised Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and those senators who voted to stop the Senate Defense Authorization bill by voting against the motion to proceed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Of the vote Perkins said: "This is a victory for the...

2010-09-20 09:00:00

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's tactics hold bipartisan support for repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' hostage WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Log Cabin Republicans calls on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to reach a compromise with Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to ensure that Republicans are allowed to offer amendments and proceed to a cloture vote on the National Defense Authorization Act of 2011 (NDAA), providing for legislative repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't...

2010-06-24 12:54:00

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Republican Leader John Boehner, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, and Members of Congress hosted a ceremony in the Capitol today to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. The ceremony honored the sacrifices of the thousands of Americans who courageously fought to defend freedom and safeguard peace and security on the Korean Peninsula. Below are the Speaker's...

2010-05-20 16:52:00

MANASSAS, Va., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard A. Viguerie, Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, issued the following statement today: "Recent election defeats of establishment Republicans means congressional Republican leadership will develop backbone, especially in the Senate, and aggressively challenge the entirety of the Democratic agenda. "Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is already showing it's no longer acceptable to put up a polite but ineffective defense...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'