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2008-12-12 15:05:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- [The Washington Post Friday reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the White House are considering easing the official advisory cautioning women and children about mercury in certain fish.

2008-12-11 10:47:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President-elect Obama has made another superb choice in selecting Tom Daschle to head the Department of Health and Human Services as well as a new White House Office of Health Reform.

2008-09-16 12:00:21

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a move to boost its bipartisan government relations capabilities, Crowell & Moring LLP today added six lawyers from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP to its Public Policy Group.

2008-06-24 02:29:55

By Casey Seiler, Times Union, Albany, N.Y. Jun. 22--If you've seen the trailer for the upcoming Batman film "The Dark Knight," you might have noticed something familiar about one of the actors being roughed up by the Joker's thugs at a high-society gala.

2006-06-29 16:13:41

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate panel voted on Thursday to delay a post-September 11 border security program requiring passports or other high-tech IDs for everyone entering the United States following concerns about lagging technology and poor coordination with Canada.

2006-06-26 20:41:53

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Monday began debating whether the Constitution should be changed to give Congress the power to ban flag burning, a divisive issue that may pass or fail by one vote.

2006-06-15 13:50:10

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A measure that would change the U.S. Constitution to let Congress ban burning the American flag was sent to the Senate floor on Thursday, setting up an election-year debate. The amendment has already passed the U.S.

2006-02-14 14:47:43

(Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney's accidental shooting of a fellow quail hunter in Texas gave new ammunition to television comedians who have long made the powerful, gruff-spoken conservative a target.

2006-02-06 15:26:20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats pounded away on Monday at Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' defense of President George W. Bush's electronic eavesdropping program, with one voicing frustration that Gonzales would not answer questions relevant to the congressional probe.

2006-02-06 11:51:36

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday strongly defended the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping program as an indispensable "early warning system" against attacks, denying accusations the White House had broken the law.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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