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2010-02-12 16:33:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack's Saturday meeting with organic producers in Vermont, Sen.

2010-01-21 11:23:00

Leahy, D-Vt., chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on the State Department and Foreign Operations WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following comment was released today by the Office of U.S.

2009-11-19 17:48:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following are the comments of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.): "Decision time is nearing on health insurance reform, and I will vote to end the filibuster on Saturday so the Senate can begin this important and historic debate.

2009-10-16 10:19:00

MONTPELIER, Vt., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- More Vermont physicians will be using electronic prescribing and other health information technology to improve patient care, under a $1 million federal grant secured by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy.

2009-10-09 08:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today called for swift passage of patent reform legislation, describing it as essential to enabling the nation's continued innovation leadership, bolstering U.S.

2009-09-01 09:53:04

Some salaries for chief executives of non-profit foreign aid corporations are out of line, the chairman of a key Senate subcommittee said. It conflicts with most people's notion of what a non-profit organization is about when they're paying themselves salaries that are several times higher than what a U.S.

2009-06-11 17:15:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernard Sanders for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S.

2009-01-23 18:13:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Senator Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Chairman, U.S.

2008-12-19 11:33:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by the Office of U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy: "I applaud President-elect Obama's selection of Congressman Ray LaHood to be the next Transportation Secretary.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.