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2006-07-06 11:48:30

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former House Majority Leader Tom Delay's name must stay on a Texas ballot in upcoming congressional elections, despite his decision to withdraw from the race, a U.S. court judge in Austin, Texas, ruled on Thursday.

2006-06-30 00:18:24

By Frank Scheck NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - F

2006-06-29 16:13:41

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate panel voted on Thursday to delay a post-September 11 border security program requiring passports or other high-tech IDs for everyone entering the United States following concerns about lagging technology and poor coordination with Canada.

2006-06-27 17:17:01

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans, lacking the support needed to pass a compromise bill that would eliminate most taxes on inherited wealth, on Tuesday abandoned plans to vote on it this week.

2006-06-22 12:05:29

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Indian tribes should strengthen their election laws and contracting rules to prevent corrupt lobbyists like Jack Abramoff from exploiting them, a Senate committee recommended on Thursday.

2006-06-20 11:49:54

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former Bush administration official was convicted on Tuesday of lying about his links to Jack Abramoff, a disgraced lobbyist whose ties to powerful Republicans have embarrassed the party.

2006-06-14 17:49:07

By John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to delay for one year a Bush Administration proposal to ease restrictions on foreign investment in U.S. airlines.

2006-06-08 20:39:56

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Democrats will decide next week whether to remove Rep. William Jefferson from a powerful committee pending the outcome of a federal investigation of the Louisiana Democrat on possible bribery charges. "We will take it up next Thursday," said Rep.

2006-06-08 17:56:29

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fallen Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Texas left the U.S. House of Representatives he once led on Thursday with a ringing defense of conservatism and his no-holds barred brand of partisanship. "Partisanship ...

2006-06-05 10:30:13

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of the U.S. Congress and their aides took free trips worth nearly $50 million paid for by corporations, trade associations and other private groups between January 2000 and June 2005, according to a study released on Monday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.