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2014-12-18 20:20:23

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A number of leading Senators and national security experts criticized U.S.

Senate Democrats Uphold Contraception Coverage Mandate
2012-03-02 07:24:52

Senate Democrats struck down a “conscience” amendment on Thursday that would have allowed employers and religious groups to opt out of a new federal mandate requiring that health insurance plans include free contraceptive services.

2011-01-06 00:01:46

Legislative fix addresses glitch in energy efficiency bill Alexandria, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 05, 2011 President Obama on Tuesday signed into law legislation backed by a Security Industry Association (SIA)-led coalition that will provide electronic security companies relief from an onerous and misguided energy efficiency requirement. The Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 requires electronic devices to meet certain efficiency standards while in “no-load” mode.

2009-08-14 14:57:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the end, freedom of expression prevailed. On Thursday, an attempt by USAction and its Missouri affiliate, Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition, to purchase billboard advertising in the district of U.S. Rep.

2009-08-13 14:17:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the debate over health care reform heats up, an effort to place a billboard in U.S. Rep.

2009-02-25 06:21:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt tonight issued the following statement after President Barack Obama's first address to Congress: "President Obama's first address was a historic milestone for our nation and his presidency.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.