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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
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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