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2011-05-25 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds Senator Tom Harkin (IA) for introducing the Safe and Complete Streets Act of 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) "The Safe and Complete Streets Act of 2011 would help the country get smarter about how we think about transportation projects -- so we aren't just focusing on planes, trains and automobiles, but also on ways to use our feet," said Jeff Levi, Ph.D.,...

2011-03-22 15:42:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Tom Harkin, (D-Iowa) was presented the appreciation award for his lifelong dedication and support of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).

2010-12-03 16:12:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks this afternoon in the Capitol at an enrollment ceremony with Democratic Members of the House and Senate to sign the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.


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The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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