Latest Rick Davis Stories

Carbon Nanotubes Promise Improved Flame-resistant Coating
2014-01-16 14:18:15

Using an approach akin to assembling a club sandwich at the nanoscale, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have succeeded in crafting a uniform, multi-walled carbon-nanotube-based coating that greatly reduces the flammability of foam commonly used in upholstered furniture and other soft furnishings.

2010-01-04 11:15:00

DALLAS, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- DAVACO, Inc. (www.davacoinc.com), the national leading provider of retail and restaurant services, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2010.

2008-09-24 18:00:17

The firm of a top aide to John McCain received payments from troubled Freddie Mac, two people with knowledge about the situation said.

2008-09-24 10:00:00

One of the giant mortgage companies at the heart of the credit crisis paid $15,000 a month from the end of 2005 through last month to a firm owned by Sen. John McCain's campaign manager, according to two people with direct knowledge of the arrangement.

2008-09-22 18:00:17

A senior campaign official for Republican U.S. presidential nominee John McCain says The New York Times "is not a journalistic organization." Steve Schmidt made the declaration on a conference call with reporters Monday, the Washington Web site Politico said.

2008-07-11 12:00:25

Advisers to likely Republican presidential nominee John McCain said in a memo that Democratic rival Barack Obama needs $200 million to keep pace with McCain. The advisers say that, with help from the Republican National Committee, the McCain campaign has more resources than Sen.

2008-07-11 06:00:20

By Fredreka Schouten WASHINGTON -- Republican John McCain had the strongest fundraising month of his presidential campaign in June, collecting $22 million and starting July with nearly $27 million in the bank to battle against Democrat Barack Obama.

2008-07-03 09:00:09

By Liz Sidoti Associated Press WASHINGTON -- John McCain put a top adviser in control of day-to- day campaign operations Wednesday after weeks of private concerns among Republicans that the GOP presidential campaign had not made the transition for the general election.

2008-07-02 21:00:02

Sen. John McCain's U.S. presidential campaign staff has been altered, with political adviser Steve Schmidt tapped to take over the day-to-day leadership role.

2008-06-25 21:02:07

WASHINGTON _ Strategists for the two top presidential candidates laid out competing scenarios Wednesday for how their candidates could win the November election.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.