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2014-11-21 12:22:46

Urges Quick Action on Trade Legislation WASHINGTON, Nov.

2010-03-04 10:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this morning on Sander Levin of Michigan becoming new acting Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee: "Congressman Pete Stark has informed me that, due to his desire to remain as subcommittee Chairman of the Health Subcommittee, he has resigned as acting Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

2006-03-06 13:30:06

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Thomas said on Monday he would retire from the House of Representatives at the end of his current term, leaving open to speculation the future for the veteran lawmaker.

2005-07-01 02:17:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A free trade agreement with CentralAmerica was headed toward a bruising battle next month in theU.S. House of Representatives after winning approval onThursday in the Ways and Means committee.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.