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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of champion.


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  • I think of a “moderate” plan as no mandate, a less pronounced public option or perhaps an exchange, the end to the tax privelege for employer plans that McCain championed, and tighter controls on Medicare spending, perhaps moving away from FFS.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Fantasy of the Radical Center

  • "Third place" is a decades-old term championed by sociologist Ray Oldenburg for venues which bring people together in the tradition of the American colonial tavern or general store.

    Charles R. Wolfe: Assuring Sustainable Third Places in the City

  • Luckily for the authors, and now for readers, Norm Rubenstein championed the book and helped to convince Larry Roberts, the head honcho for Bloodletting Press -- winner of this year's Specialty Press Award at the Bram Stoker Awards -- to consider it for publication.

    Rabid Reads: "Ouroboros" by Michael Kelly and Carol Weekes

  • And while Klein championed Spitzer's CNN career from the start, a New York Magazine article by Gabriel Sherman reveals that many inside CNN are skeptical of being part of Spitzer's personal reinvention.

    Eliot Spitzer, Kathleen Parker Discuss New CNN Show

  • Sen. John McCain championed legislation that will let an Arizona rancher trade remote grassland and ponderosa pine forest here for acres of valuable federally owned property that is ready for development, a land swap that now stands to directly benefit one of his top presidential campaign fundraisers.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, May 9, 2008

  • His campaign to clear his name championed by a judge.

    CNN Transcript Jan 4, 2008

  • Productivity improvement, like any major change a corporation undertakes, should be championed from the top.

    The Ethics of Self-Reliance for Canadian Tire and Canada

  • Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd) has said that the increasing clamour for women emancipation by various interest groups should be examined and streamlined into a purposeful direction as there appears to be missing links in the calls championed by different women groups.

    Thisday Online

  • City Commissioner Alan Peura has for most of his four-year term championed the idea of a TIF district for that area.


  • We’ve been very fortunate, as a result of 9/11 reform legislation which Senator McCain championed, a lot of good work by people who work for our country, that that hasn’t happened.

    Clark Stands By McCain Remarks; McCain Says Obama Should ‘Cut Him Loose’ - The Caucus Blog -


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