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2010-03-10 12:25:00

Finds that media exposure did nothing to correct misperception Exposure to news media has long been thought to help create a more informed and politically educated citizenry, but a new University of Georgia study finds that media exposure did little to correct a significant misperception during the most recent presidential campaign. Approximately 20 percent of Americans believed that then-Senator Barack Obama was a Muslim during the 2008 presidential campaign despite news stories and...

2010-02-23 08:00:00

DENVER, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Right To Life Action, the political 527 group which claims responsibility for derailing Mitt Romney's Presidential hopes in 2008 in Iowa and South Carolina, is now questioning the pro-life credentials of Concerned Women for America and their president Wendy Wright. ProlifeProfiles.com, created by a nationwide research team working for American RTL, today is publishing their dossier on Wendy Wright and CWA which reveals that CWA repeatedly...

2010-02-17 14:48:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republican Party of Arkansas presented keynote Speaker Sarah Palin with an engraved Henry Repeating Arms Big Boy 44 Magnum rifle last night at their fundraising event at the Verizon Arena in Little Rock. The rifle was personalized with serial number PALIN-001, the brass receiver was inscribed with 'Presented to Sarah Palin - February 16, 2010 -Republican Party of Arkansas' and the Republican Party of Arkansas' logo was carved into the...

2010-02-10 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Citadel Media announced today that The Huckabee Report, the short form news and commentary feature hosted by Governor Mike Huckabee, has reached more than 500 affiliates making it the fastest growing radio program of the past decade. Launched in January 2009, the show provides the quick wit and insider perspective of the former presidential candidate and Arkansas governor. Three times daily, Huckabee delivers his take on the leading news stories and...

2010-01-19 11:29:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As President Obama's first year in office comes to a close, Americans who are facing double-digit unemployment, a three trillion dollar deficit, and an uncertain future on healthcare, are asking, "How did we get here?" Brad Roth and Mark Feldstein, the founders of Hollywood-based Stun Creative (an award winning marketing agency), think they have the answer. Their new, animated, comedic web series Obamourage, follows the day-to-day life of...

2009-12-17 12:04:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 17 /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 Better Government Association to present six political debates in January 2010 prior to the February 2nd primary election. Members of the ABC 7 News Team -- Kathy Brock, Cheryl Burton, Alan Krashesky, Ron Magers and Charles Thomas - -will serve as moderators of VOTE 2010: THE CANDIDATES...

2009-12-01 05:00:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "A superb collection . . . an engaging read from start to finish. . . . You will read far more about the real Sarah Palin in Going Rouge than you ever will in her own memoirs." - Geoffrey Dunn, The Huffington Post "The only original and revealing Sarah Palin book on the market. Accept no imitations!" - Naomi Klein, author The Shock Doctrine HCI Books is proud to announce that they have acquired paperback publishing rights to the controversial...

2009-11-16 05:00:00

DENVER, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A political 527 group, which claims responsibility for derailing Mitt Romney's presidential hopes in 2008 in the early-contest states of Iowa and South Carolina, is now targeting Sarah Palin. But for what? ProlifeProfiles.com, created by a nationwide research team working for American Right To Life, is being launched today highlighting Sarah Palin's surprisingly extensive and unflattering record on abortion. As Palin's "Going Rogue" is being...

2009-11-16 07:15:00

WASILLA, Alaska, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifelong learning advocate and longtime resident of Wasilla, Alaska, Charles D. Hayes wants the world to know that not all Wasilla residents are Sarah Palin fans. Author of numerous books upholding the value of self-education, Hayes says many of us are embarrassed by former Governor Palin's vacuous chatter about subjects she clearly has no knowledge of. In his view, an American life, the subtitle of Palin's memoir, should be about more than...

2009-11-07 13:21:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic leaders held a press availability this afternoon following a Democratic Whip meeting with President Obama in the Cannon Caucus Room. Below are the Speaker's opening remarks: "Thank you very much, Mr. Whip. Yes, it was a great occasion for us to receive the President of the United States on this day when we will be making history with our vote and making progress for the American people. "It is also, as...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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