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2010-11-18 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Brunswick Group LLC, a leading global strategic communications consultancy, today announced that Mark Seifert, Senior Adviser at the Department of Commerce, former Deputy Division Chief at the Federal Communications Commission and Counsel for the House Commerce Committee, has joined the firm's Washington, DC office as a Partner. Also today, Brunswick announced that Erik Hotmire, Senior Advisor at the SEC, former Special Assistant to President...

2010-10-07 11:59:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Military Society (AMS) requests that Congress support passage of the Motor Vehicle Owners Right to Repair Act (S 3181/HR 2057) on behalf of its membership which includes active, reserve, National Guard, retired and veterans of the uniformed services, their families and survivors. "Military personnel and their families are often stationed in remote locations far from any dealerships, relying on independent repair shops to service...

2010-06-25 12:21:00

Brownback/Campbell Language Adopted Over Stiff Opposition WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House and Senate conference committee negotiators voted in the early Friday morning hours to exclude Main Street auto dealers from sweeping legislation to overhaul the nation's financial system. The long-fought victory for auto dealers and consumers preserves dealer-assisted financing as an affordable option for car buyers. "Today's vote by the conference committee is truly a win for...

2010-05-19 13:45:00

Major auto dealer groups unite in support of Brownback amendment WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The major trade associations representing the nation's new-automobile dealers joined Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., today on Capitol Hill rallying support for his amendment to the Wall Street reform bill which will keep auto financing accessible and affordable for car buyers. In remarks at a press conference today, Ed Tonkin, chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association...

2010-03-29 13:00:00

U.S. Senators Boxer, Brownback Join Forces on Consumer Protection BETHESDA, Md., March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Protecting consumers' rights to choose where they get their vehicles repaired gained bipartisan support as Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS) introduced the Motor Vehicle Owners' Right to Repair Act (S 3181) into the Senate. The House version of the bill (HR 2057) was introduced by Reps. Edolphus Towns (D-NY), Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and George Miller (D-CA)...

2009-04-28 18:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League's president, Judie Brown, issued the following statement today on the Senate's confirmation, 65 - 31, of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Sebelius received the support of Kansas senators Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts, two so-called pro-life leaders. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) "Today we witnessed a tragedy. Two good men, Sens. Sam...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.