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2006-07-20 17:00:00

President George W. Bush is considering a new effort to have John Bolton confirmed as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a year after appointing him to the job over Senate objections, aides said on Thursday.

2006-07-20 16:48:23

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush is considering a new effort to have John Bolton confirmed as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a year after appointing him to the job over Senate objections, aides said on Thursday.

2006-07-20 13:02:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush is considering a new effort to get John Bolton confirmed as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a year after appointing him to the job over Senate objections, aides said on Thursday.

2006-07-20 09:56:56

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush is considering renominating John Bolton as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a year after appointing him to the job over Senate objections, aides said on Thursday.

2006-02-06 15:06:14

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A Republican lawmaker who once described Washington's combative U.N. ambassador, John Bolton, as everything a diplomat should not be, had some kind words for him while visiting U.N. headquarters on Monday. "I spend a lot of time with John on the phone.

2006-01-04 18:59:11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Wednesday bypassed the Senate during the congressional recess and appointed Gordon England to be deputy defense secretary. Bush had nominated England when he was Navy Secretary to the No.

2005-08-02 17:12:36

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush on Tuesday again bypassed the Senate and appointed Peter Cyril Wyche Flory to be assistant secretary of defense for international security policy.

2005-08-01 10:12:49

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Once dubbed the State Department's "most dangerous man," U.S.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.