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2010-12-07 17:54:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of one of the Supreme Court's most monumental decisions, NORC at the University of Chicago was hired by a well-respected group of news organizations to conduct a thorough review of more than 175,000 uncertified Florida ballots. Those organizations included: the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Associated Press, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Orlando Sentinel, and Cox News Service (for the Palm Beach...

2010-11-16 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Candie's Foundation released today a viral Public Service Announcement ("PSA'") video featuring Bristol Palin and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, of MTV's The Jersey Shore and ABC's Dancing with the Stars, for the prevention of teenage pregnancy. Bristol and Mike debate safe sex and abstinence in a humorous viral video and urge teens to "Pause Before You Play." The underlying message of the video is that both safe sex with protection and...

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2010-11-16 09:55:00

The findings follow two decades of research that took place during the New Hampshire presidential primaries. By Dawn Fuller, University of Cincinnati What are the key characteristics that voters consider when they're choosing their candidate for president?  New research led by Judith Trent, a professor of communication at the University of Cincinnati, yields some surprising findings from surveys from the 2008 primary campaign in New Hampshire "“ a historic campaign in itself...

2010-11-03 00:00:37

America's largest premium mobile community answers polls on Tuesday's midterm elections. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 2, 2010 As the often rancorous midterm election season draws to a close, pundits from across the political spectrum are "reading the tea leaves" trying to predict the outcome of election day. Down to the last minute, the debate continues to be lively at Predicto Mobile, where members cast votes on a variety of topics via text messages. With over a million members and dozens...

2010-11-02 09:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for the highly contested mid-term elections, Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota (CEIMN) has created a comprehensive searchable database of state recount laws. The database catalogs and summarizes recount laws for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, allowing users to easily access and compare important features of these diverse and often complex laws. "The most significant thing we learned is that recount...

2010-10-29 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by author Malia Litman: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101029/DC90369) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101029/DC90369) Palin Derangement Syndrome (P.D.S.) has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Malia Litman has the "most severe case of P.D.S. yet documented." Physicians recommend therapy in the form of laughter and education regarding the dangers inherent in a...

2010-10-21 11:26:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Election officials across the nation are recruiting college students to increase the numbers and capabilities of the hundreds of thousands of citizens who make up the nation's stable of paid volunteer poll workers. According to data collected by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, states reported that 10.5 percent of poll workers serving during the 2008 presidential election were 25 years of age or younger. While comparable data is not...

2010-10-12 23:15:00

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans prepare to cast their votes in November's mid-term election, Ancestry.com today announces that several key political leaders and media personalities are more than mere political allies or political foes--they are actually related. The world's largest online family history resource reveals that President Barack Obama is related to former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Obama and Palin are 10th cousins through common ancestor John Smith. The...

2010-09-21 12:54:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with a longstanding commitment of bringing critical issues to Illinois voters via candidate debates, ABC 7 will partner with the League of Women Voters and the Illinois Broadcasters Association to broadcast two commercial free debates, "VOTE 2010: THE CANDIDATES DEBATE." Good Morning America anchor and ABC's Chief Political Correspondent George Stephanopoulos will moderate the debate between Illinois senatorial candidates on October 19 from...

2010-09-16 11:32:00

Dick Gephardt, Mel Martinez and Terry McAuliffe Join Wellness Real Estate(TM) Innovator NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delos Living, the pioneering developer of healthy-living real estate, is pleased to announce the formation of its Advisory Board and to welcome former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt, former Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, United States Senator Mel Martinez and former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Terry...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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