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2011-04-18 14:23:00

HOBBS, N.M., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Senator Pete V. Domenici will be the key note speaker at the Uranium Fuel Cycle Conference, April 27 in Hobbs, N.M. The N.M. Center for Energy Policy, which is a division of New Mexico Tech, in partnership with the Economic Development Corporation of Lea County and New Mexico Junior College, is organizing the conference to bring together leaders in nuclear-related mining, energy and waste management. Domenici has long been...

2011-03-15 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was honored last night by the American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO) for her advocacy work and legislative accomplishments on mental health issues. APAPO presented Pelosi with the 2011 Outstanding Leadership Award, given annually to a member of Congress who has prominently championed the goals of professional psychology. "House Democratic Leader Pelosi has been a tireless...

2011-03-02 09:26:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is pleased to announce the addition of former Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND). Senator Dorgan joins the BPC as a Senior Fellow after serving for a total of thirty years in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. In his new role at the BPC, Senator Dorgan will be working on a number of issues with a specific emphasis on energy policy. "Senator Dorgan has had a remarkable career, having served for...

2010-11-22 16:04:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In lead editorials published today and over the weekend, The New York Times and The Washington Post applauded the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) landmark Debt Reduction Task Force report, Restoring America's Future, calling it a "thought-provoking plan," and urged elected officials to demonstrate leadership on the issue of the nation's growing debt. The Debt Reduction Task Force, chaired by former Senate Budget Committee Chairman Pete...

2010-11-08 11:33:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, November 9th, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation (PGPF) will launch "OweNo," a nationwide public engagement campaign to educate Americans about the causes and consequences of the soaring federal debt and long-term deficits and to encourage Americans to join a national movement to address these important fiscal challenges. The PGPF campaign will launch in the days following a heated midterm election with a focus on fiscal issues, and weeks...

2010-06-17 15:50:00

Podcast Series Available at www.urac.org/podcast/ or on iTunes Store WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The third podcast in URAC's "Highlights in Health" series was released today, exploring the effects of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act in the workplace. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100422/URACLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100422/URACLOGO) The "Highlights in Health" podcast series,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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