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2009-06-16 13:49:53

Alaska Gov.

2009-06-15 17:05:00

New York State Assemblyman Brian Kolb is co-sponsor of a Web site calling for David Letterman's firing over his now-infamous Sarah Palin daughter joke.

2009-06-11 22:05:00

David Letterman says a sexually charged joke he made this week was about Alaska Gov Sarah Palin's 18-year-old daughter, not her 14-year-old daughter.

2009-06-11 16:45:00

If you're going to miss the last day of school for a real-time civics lesson, it probably doesn't hurt to have an excuse written by the US president.

2009-06-04 10:03:00

MANORVILLE, N.Y., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, named "2009 Honoree" by the Independent Group Home Living Foundation (IGHL; www.ighl.org), will be honored before a sold out crowd of more than 1,000 guests at the IGHL 30(th) anniversary gala on Sunday, June 7(th) at Flowerfields in St.

2009-05-16 10:00:38

The recession enabled a trade group to win inclusion of billions of dollars in stimulus money for a U.S.

2009-05-05 17:31:36

U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, jonesing for burgers, dined out and treated some of the White House press corps to lunch Tuesday. The daily schedule said Obama and Biden were to dine in the Oval Office, an event closed to reporters. But the top two U.S.

2009-05-05 08:00:00

Palin Will Take Part in a Town Hall Meeting to Create Awareness for the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Candie's Foundation announced today that it has appointed Bristol Palin as its Teen Ambassador.

2009-05-04 04:07:00

However, the President's support among non-taxpayers appears to be slipping. WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 2008 presidential campaign, polls showed that President Obama drew enthusiastic support from an often overlooked demographic: Americans who have no federal income tax liability (who total 30 percent of the electorate).

2009-04-16 14:46:55

A U.S. toymaker says President Barack Obama is a worthy addition to his line of action figures because he took the world by storm. He went from no one knowing who he was to being president, Emil Vicale, president of HeroBuilders.com, told Britain's Independent Television News.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.