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2011-02-10 12:21:00

New Poll Data Reveal Views of CA-45 Registered Voters About Issue to be Decided by California's Key House Energy & Commerce Committee Member; Voters Want Experts to Make the Calls, Not Politicians WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty-six percent of Rep. Mary Bono Mack's constituents in the California 45th Congressional District oppose a controversial new bill to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to reduce carbon dioxide and other...

2011-02-10 12:11:00

New Poll Data Reveal Views of TX-20 Registered Voters About Issue to be Decided by Texas' Key House Energy & Commerce Committee Member; Voters Want Experts to Make the Calls, Not Politicians WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seventy percent of Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez's constituents in the Texas 20th Congressional District oppose a controversial bill to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to reduce carbon dioxide and other pollutants, a new...

2011-02-10 12:09:00

New Poll Data Reveal Views of PA-14 Registered Voters About Issue to be Decided by Pennsylvania's Key House Energy & Commerce Committee Member; Voters Want Experts to Make the Calls, Not Politicians WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seventy-three percent of Rep. Mike Doyle's constituents in the Pennsylvania 14th Congressional District oppose a controversial new bill to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to reduce carbon dioxide and other...

2011-02-03 09:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join National Journal for a one-on-one conversation with National Journal Editorial Director Ronald Brownstein and the newly selected Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI). Upton will discuss his policy goals for the next two years, and how he plans to accomplish them. The event will take place on Tuesday, February 8 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Newseum Knight Conference Center, will be hosted by National Journal and will be...

2010-07-08 11:22:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google's WiSpy snooping could have sucked up and recorded communications from members of Congress, some of whom are involved in national security issues, an investigation by Consumer Watchdog's InsideGoogle.com has found. Rep. Jane Harman, D-CA, chair of the Intelligence Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee and former member of the Intelligence Committee has at least one wireless network in her Washington, D.C., home that could...

2010-03-04 14:42:00

NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "In his letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, Representative Joe Barton, Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, made clear the vital importance of market-based negotiations in preserving viewers' interests in a competitive and diverse media marketplace. Unfortunately, Cablevision's refusal to reach a fair and reasonable agreement and its recent efforts to undermine the negotiation process runs counter to that principle. We thank...

2009-07-14 17:12:00

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Chairman Henry Waxman, Chairman Charles Rangel, Chairman George Miller, Chairman John Dingell and other senior House Democrats held a press conference in the Capitol this afternoon to discuss legislation introduced today by the Tri-Committees on health care reform. Below are the Speaker's opening remarks and closing statement. A transcript of the entire press conference will be sent later....

2009-07-14 13:52:00

Event Focused on Ensuring Patient Safety is Top Priority of Follow-on Biologic Legislation Being Debated on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15th, on Capitol Hill, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest will host a briefing followed by a question-and-answer session for media and Congressional Staff entitled: "A Follow-on Biologics Legislation Update; Congressional Leaders and Medical Experts Discuss Patient Safety." The event will...

2009-07-08 15:54:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next Wednesday, July 15th, on Capitol Hill, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest will host a briefing followed by a question-and-answer session for media and Congressional Staff entitled: "A Follow-On Biologics Legislation Update; Congressional Leaders and Medical Experts Discuss Patient Safety." The event will be co-hosted by two high-ranking members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin