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  • To many religious Americans, this alignment of religion and politics represented a long-sought consummation, an appropriate retort to the excesses of the Sixties.

    American Grace

  • If the conservatives on the Court achieve this long-sought goal, there will be a devastating effect on the composition of classrooms in colleges and universities.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • BRUSSELS—The North Atlantic Treaty Organization agreed Friday to acquire its first fleet of unarmed drones under a long-sought deal that defense officials said would help fill a gap in alliance surveillance capabilities exposed by last year's military campaign in Libya.

    NATO to Acquire First Fleet of Unarmed Drones

  • Democrats find the tax debate providing a long-sought political advantage..

    Payroll-Tax Rift Throws GOP a Curve

  • "It has a lot of weight simply beyond the $4 billion it would raise, being able to say to Democrats on the Hill that we got these guys to go along with one of our long-sought priorities."

    Fresh Downgrade Threat to U.S. Debt

  • Iannucci will tell me little about this long-sought after film, in which Steve Coogan reprises the role of the egotistical monster of a Norwich DJ that he and Iannucci created on Radio 4 nearly 20 years ago and brought to BBC2 a few years later.

    Armando Iannucci: 'Now is not the time for a crap opposition'

  • Talk in Detroit economic-development circles has centered on a shared arena that would spur a long-sought redevelopment of the neighborhood surrounding Joe Louis Arena, a riverfront zone at the entrance to downtown.

    Owner of Two Teams Eyes NBA's Pistons

  • It will be heartbreaking if we defeat the right and win our long-sought after reforms, only to see them evaporate.

    Brendan Smith: Are Progressives in Denial About Climate Change?

  • On 15 July 2010, the beleaguered responders closed the final valve in a long-sought technical solution to what had seemed like an endless emergency.

    Ian R. MacDonald: The BP Spill One Year Later: Renewing Trust Along With Ecology

  • After the discussions centered on the new Alitalia's long-sought foreign partner, Berlusconi told reporters that "Lufthansa never came forward, either in person or with an offer," the ANSA and Apcom news agencies reported.

    Alitalia close to deal with Air France

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