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2011-07-22 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mitt Romney's known for not letting the facts getting in the way of a partisan political attack.

2011-07-21 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In recent weeks, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has once again taken a number of confusing and contradictory positions - this time, on the debt limit negotiations and the House Republicans' "Cut, Cap, and Balance" plan.

2011-07-18 16:02:00

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Democratic National Committee: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) In mid-May Romney impressed reporters and political pundits with his campaign's claim that they raised over $10 million on a single day.

2011-07-14 12:04:00

Romney Has Failed to Sever Associations with State PACs in Accordance with FEC Guidelines CONCORD, N.H., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the New Hampshire and Alabama Democratic Parties filed a joint amended Federal Election Commission complaint following a complaint filed in April, producing new evidence that Mitt Romney's campaign may be circumventing campaign finance laws by using its state Political Action Committees (PACs), including its Alabama State PAC, to raise...

2010-10-26 07:30:00

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2008-08-22 00:00:17

By TOM RAUM Associated Press writer WASHINGTON - When Barack Obama shows up Saturday in Springfield, Ill., on his way to the Democratic National Convention, he'll have his new running mate grinning beside him. But that man or woman is still unknown, even as speculation rises to a fever pitch.

2006-10-24 18:02:00

By CASEY ROSS After repeatedly bashing safety oversight by the Big Dig's top management consultant, the Romney administration quietly tapped the controversial firm to inspect repairs of the Interstate 90 ceiling system that collapsed and killed a woman in July, the Herald has learned.

2006-08-08 17:34:43

BOSTON (Reuters) - A busy stretch of Boston's "Big Dig" highway tunnel system where a woman died when a concrete ceiling panel crushed her car four weeks ago will reopen at midnight on Tuesday, Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said.

2006-07-27 09:38:49

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The director of Boston's "Big Dig" tunnel program agreed on Thursday to resign, two weeks after a tunnel ceiling collapsed and killed a motorist. Massachusetts Gov.

2006-07-20 13:55:53

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shut down a busy tunnel in Boston's "Big Dig" highway system on Thursday, deepening concern over the project's safety after a fatal ceiling collapse in a separate tunnel last week.

Latest Romney Reference Libraries

Romney Sheep
2014-11-03 12:24:43

The Romney sheep, also known as the Romney marsh sheep or the Kent, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England and was recognized as an official breed by 1800. The breed at this time was an improved breed that had been developed from medieval longwool breeds and crossbred with Bakewell’s English Leicester. This breed was first exported in 1853, when twenty individuals were sent to New Zealand, and by the 1990’s the breed comprised over half of New Zealand’s sheep...

2014-10-27 10:40:05

The Perendale is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand at Massey University, formerly known as Massey Agricultural College. The breed was developed by crossbreeding Cheviot rams with Romney ewes for use in hilly areas and was named after Sir Geoffrey Peren. It has declined in population since the 1980’s due to the decrease in farming in the hill country and in the demand for medium-coarse quality wool. The Perendale varies in weight depending upon the sex, with rams...

Coopworth Sheep
2014-09-24 07:34:54

The Coopworth sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand during the twentieth century. A group of researchers working at Lincoln University began studying the Border Leicester crossbreed, and later the Romney -Border Leicester crossbreed, in hopes of developing ewes that would have a higher reproduction rate. Early results showed some promise, with an increase in lambing of up to thirty percent, which caused the researchers to question whether Border Leicester...

2014-09-22 08:03:38

The Romeldale, also known as the California variegated mutant or CVM, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in the United States. Its name refers to the breeds that were used in its development, known as the Rambouillet and the Romney, while the term CVM is used to refer to derivative individuals that hold a rare coloration. This breed was developed by A.T. Spencer during the twentieth century. Spencer crossbred Romney rams with his Rambouillet ewes in order to produce a breed that had...

2007-07-16 14:25:09

The Domestic Sheep, Ovis aries, is the most common species of the sheep genus (Ovis). It is a woolly ruminant quadruped which most likely descends from the wild mouflon of South Asia. Sheep breeders refer to female sheep as ewes, intact males as rams, and castrated males as wethers. Yearlings are called hoggets and young sheep are called lambs. Domestic Sheep are now found all over the world, but they are declining in numbers in the U.S. because it is becoming economically unviable to raise...

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