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2012-04-05 23:01:37

US Senate candidate David Levitt, on the ballot to represent California as a Democrat, launches the first video campaign ad of the 9-week Senate primary race today. In the video, Levitt explains how, under new rules, his campaign can push Republican frontrunner Orly Taitz, proud “Queen of the birthers” entirely off the November ballot, leaving two Democrats: Levitt and incumbent Dianne Feinstein. California (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 In the 90-second video, Levitt appeals to the...

2012-03-05 13:00:00

The US Senate campaign of Dr. David Levitt, a computer scientist challenging Senator Dianne Feinstein and others, collected nearly double the required signatures to appear on the ballot. Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 US Senate candidate David Levitt's campaign achieved another milestone this week when the Voter Registrar and the Secretary of State announced nominating signatures far in excess of the requirements for Senate nomination. The Levitt campaign received advance notice last...

2011-04-05 11:07:00

CANNES, France, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood legend Arnold Schwarzenegger today revealed details of the new animated series 'The Governator' in which he takes the lead. You can watch the video of the complete Arnold Schwarzenegger press conference at MIPTV by clicking here or go on http://blog.mipworld.com. For more information about MIPTV, visit www.miptv.com. Note to editors ABOUT REED MIDEM Founded in 1963, Reed MIDEM is a leading organiser of professional,...

2010-12-13 18:08:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Green Governor of the Year Award was presented to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, by Lex Heslin, President and CEO of Beautiful Earth Group. The award was established by Beautiful Earth Group, a leading sustainable energy, products and services company, to annually honor a Governor who shows the greatest leadership, courage, understanding and action in improving the environment. (Photo:...

2010-11-30 16:31:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this afternoon following House passage of legislation that would provide funding to settle African American farmers' and Native Americans' lawsuits against the federal government. The House passed the legislation by a vote of 256 to 152; the Senate passed the bill earlier this month and it now goes to President Obama for his signature into law. "Today vote in the House to pass...

2010-05-12 15:37:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the American Power Act, comprehensive energy and climate legislation unveiled by Senators Kerry and Lieberman today: "I commend Senators Kerry and Lieberman for their hard work in putting together comprehensive legislation along with Senator Graham. "This legislation embraces the key goal of the American Clean Energy and Security Act, passed by the House last June, of reducing our...

2010-04-27 07:00:00

HUIZHOU, China, April 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NIVS IntelliMedia Technology Group, Inc. ("NIVS" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: NIV), a consumer electronics company that designs, manufactures and sells intelligent audio and visual products, today announced that the noted economist Arthur B. Laffer has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Laffer is the founder and chairman of Laffer Associates, an institutional economic research and consulting firm, as well as Laffer Investments,...

2010-04-23 17:09:00

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on fair legal settlements for African American farmers and Native American trust account holders: "I'm committed to finding funding for the Pigford and Cobell settlements. Doing so will finally bring a long-delayed end to an injustice and ensure that victims are fully compensated for past failures of judgment at United States Department of Agriculture and Department of the Interior....

2010-03-24 14:24:00

It's Time to Replace and Repeal Says FRC Action PAC WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, President Obama signed an executive order regarding federal funding of elective abortion following passage of health care reform legislation. Family Research Council Action PAC President Tony Perkins made the following comments in response: "In a stark contrast to yesterday's festivities, White House officials seem embarrassed by their agreement with Congressman Bart Stupak...

2010-03-22 15:58:00

WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Leaders, and Committee Chairs held an enrollment ceremony in the Capitol today to sign the Senate health insurance reform bill and send it to President Obama for his signature into law. Yesterday, the House passed the passed the Senate bill by a vote of 219 to 212. Below are the Speaker's remarks: "Good afternoon. Last night, we made history. We honored the vows of our founders who in the Declaration of...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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