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2011-03-07 17:22:00

New research from North Carolina State University shows how attempts to define the South by Republicans and Democrats may have set the stage for President Obama's victories in Southern states "“ and shaped the way Americans view themselves. "Every presidential election is a chance to discuss what it means to be American," says Dr. Christina Moss, teaching assistant professor of communication at NC State and author of a paper on the research. "The South garnered a great deal of attention...

2010-05-05 09:59:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Alex McGee, a former U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) official, is joining McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (MLA) as a Managing Director in the firm's nationally-ranked Federal Government Affairs department. He brings more than 15 years of public and private sector public policy experience to the firm and will assist clients with navigating political and regulatory hurdles to advance their business interests. "As the newest member of our expanding DC...

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2008-11-14 06:00:00

By Larry Copeland SMYRNA, Ga. -- Campaigning for the first time since his Election Day defeat, Sen. John McCain stumped here Thursday for a Republican senator facing a Dec. 2 runoff that could help Democrats move closer to a filibuster-proof 60-seat majority. "I didn't think I would be back on the campaign trail quite this early," McCain told more than 1,500 supporters of Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga. "But there's a lot at stake here. I'm asking you to go back one more time." The Arizona...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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