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2005-08-16 15:46:26

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker cannot withdraw his guilty plea in a tax law violation related to the Whitewater investigation into his predecessor, former President Bill Clinton.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.