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n.1.(Zool.) The dowitcher or red-breasted snipe. See Dowitcher.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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After his speech in Wichita, I caught up with Brownback and tried to talk with him about whether he still harbored any bold vision for his (potential) second term.
Sam Brownback is a conservative Roman Catholic, but he's closely aligned with several fundamentalist Protestant groups.
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement from Denise Bode, AWEA CEO, on the news release issued by Senator Brownback on a national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES): "Senator Brownback's press release is further demonstration of the bipartisan support that exists for the national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES).
Sam Brownback's self-sponsored Internet biography says: "His colleagues say he is one of the most sincere people in Congress.
Kansas Republican Senator Sam Brownback told The Washington Times that an internal Pentagon study named Fort Leavenworth among other locations.
Sam Brownback isn't wearing one in the photo on the cover of his book, From Power to Purpose, and a member of his campaign staff confided to a Fox News reporter that he wasn't even sure if Sen.
Hear how Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas, Governor Kathleen Sebelius, Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill and U.S.
Senator Sam Brownback (R-Ks.) used a July 18 press conference to highlight the importance of the Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act which would assist parents of unborn and born children diagnosed with disabilities.
SENATOR SAM BROWNBACK, a Kansas Republican, who's holding up a Michigan judge's nomination to the federal bench because she helped lead a commitment ceremony for a lesbian couple four years ago.
Sam Brownback said Thursday he will soon introduce a bill to call for stepped-up U.S.
As Nixon-era White House Counsel John Dean recounted in an op-ed column, when the conference report on the Detainee Treatment Act was sent back to the Senate last December 21, it contained a "lengthy colloquy" involving Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), and Sam Brownback (R-Kan.).
Kansas Republican Senator Sam Brownback last year introduced the "Human Chimera Prohibition Act of 2005." Brownback cited worries about dangers to public health if chimeras were to serve as hosts for new diseases that could jump to humans, as well as more general concerns about the broader philosophical implications of human-animal combinations.