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  • ... for being named the 99th most powerful Senator

    Sound Politics: Congratulations, Maria!

  • Congregation size turns out to be the most important predictor of attending a diverse congregation.42 People attending the largest congregations (99th percentile) are 15 percentage points more likely to report worshipping with a diverse group of co-parishioners than those who attend the smallest congregations (1st percentile).

    American Grace

  • Top 10 SuperZIPs In 'Coming Apart,' Charles Murray identifies 882 'SuperZIPs,' ZIP Codes where residents score in the 95th through the 99th percentile on a combined measure of income and education, based on the 2000 census.

    The New American Divide

  • Ten of them are in the top half of the 99th percentile.

    The New American Divide

  • If you rank all the ZIP Codes in the country on an index of education and income and group them by percentiles, you will find that 11 of these 13 D.C.-area ZIP Codes are in the 99th percentile and the other two in the 98th.

    The New American Divide

  • We have launched programs like "Donuts for Dads" at 99th Street Elementary School to bring positive male role models into our schools and promote literacy.

    Antonio Villaraigosa: The School Day Begins and Ends at Home

  • He reported to the 99th Artillery Regiment's base near Nizhny Novgorod in November 2007.

    Russia's Fading Army Fights Losing Battle to Reform Itself

  • The 99th Artillery, for example, had 600 volunteers on three-year contracts, including Mr. Fetisov, and 300 draftees.

    Russia's Fading Army Fights Losing Battle to Reform Itself

  • On Friday, in honor of Mr. Shindo's 99th birthday, Mr. Del Toro, along with Mr. Shindo's son, Jiro, will introduce the 6:50 p.m. screening of a new print of "The Naked Island."

    Del Toro, Shindo Share Cross-Cultural Dialogue

  • For consider this practical example: If you earned $50K per year in a poor country where $50K was the top 99th percentile, and your cousin earned 120K per year in a rich country where $120K was the only the 40th percentile, which of you (all other things equal) would have the greater social status, measure of respect in the community, sexual desirability, etc?

    Matthew Yglesias » Financial Reform’s Missing Advocates

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