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2012-03-29 12:22:47

Despite the recent controversy in the Supreme Court regarding President Obama's health care law, the White House says it has no contingency plans. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the Obama administration is confident the Supreme Court's decision will fall their way. "We're confident that the legislation is constitutional," Earnest said in a statement.  "We are focused on implementing all the provisions of the law, because they're important benefits that will be realized by...

2011-05-09 11:16:00

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented move, Conscience magazine asked leading authors to provide a comprehensive analysis of President Barack Obama's prochoice record. Many in the progressive reproductive rights and women's rights field have whispered it, some have murmured it, but Conscience has finally broken the silence about the administration's abysmal failure to take action on choice issues. David Nolan, the editor of Conscience, said, "In recent...

2011-03-17 13:00:00

CHICAGO, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "I knew exactly what I was doing - I was going for broke. I had reached the point of no return. You finally get fed up...I finally wanted to speak the truth," explains former dean of the White House Press Corps Helen Thomas when asked about her now infamous May 27, 2010 comments on Israel in Playboy's April Interview (issue on newsstands and online at www.playboydigital.com Friday, March 18). The outspoken journalist sparked controversy when a...

2010-12-03 16:12:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks this afternoon in the Capitol at an enrollment ceremony with Democratic Members of the House and Senate to sign the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The House passed the bill yesterday; the Senate passed it in August. The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature into law. Below are the Speaker's remarks. "Good afternoon. Again, we have some cause for celebration today because this...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.