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  • As Kevin Drum wrote, "If you think this year's bills are watered down, just wait until you see what a Congress with a hair-thin Democratic majority produces."

    The Media Consortium: Weekly Mulch: Why the Senate Climate Bill is Doomed

  • As always, individual performances and hair-thin margins played a role.

    America’s Golden Games

  • The tingling feeling ran outside her body, through the palm of her hand into hair-thin lines that were sliding down into the earth, deeper and deeper, and Rose could feel them, as if they were a part of her body.

    The Sisters and the Seeds « A Fly in Amber

  • Michael examined the door, running his hands up and down the steel frame, tracing the hair-thin door seam.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • Just at the edge of visibility, the hair-thin line of the diamond-fiber elevator cable stretched from the summit of Pavonis to the infinity of sunlit space.

    Who Do You Say I Am

  • That Trotter didnt actually prepare the foie gras at his restaurants special dinner was, to Bourdain, a hair-thin distinction, though he added, I applaud him for choosing friendship over principle, especially this principle.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • And tipoeing round the hair-thin sensors wired up to his Louvre-worthy gold digger alarm - playing for the big prize of A Work-Free Future in Marbella.

    Watch This Space

  • Audition a huge syringe, hair-thin needles and rusty piano wire=masterpiece

    22 Must Watch Halloween Movies - Pink Raygun.com

  • The novel processor is a microfluidic chip containing a network of hair-thin plumbing pipes with nanofliters of fluid pumped through them.

    Boing Boing

  • Here are some other long and grueling sporting events that were won by hair-thin margins.

    When 21 Days Come Down to a Few Seconds

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