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  • n. Plural form of holdover.


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  • This is what happens when you dont purge your administration of holdovers from the prior (W) administration.

    Secret Service acknowledges failure in state dinner snafu

  • Bennett is figuring out who among the holdovers from the Dave Leitao era is worth keeping around.

    Virginia - Team Notes

  • Yet certain holdovers such as the prohibition against same sex marriage remain on the books.

    Confining Beliefs to Defined Domains

  • Yes, and now we have the "man of system" and several holdovers from the Clinton Era running things, along with the UAW.

    Motor City shakedown (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • But why were some holdovers from the Ugliest Car list?

    60 Iconic and Classic Cars

  • Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, the point man on the economy, relied on holdovers from the Bush administration to shape Obama's policies, and botched his debut so badly that he helped send markets off a cliff.

    Sunday Reading

  • Many of the same players, including infielders Todd Helton, Troy Tulowitzki, Atkins and Clint Barmes as well as outfielder Brad Hawpe are holdovers from the 2007 club.

    What to watch for in Rockies-Phillies series

  • QUOTE TO NOTE: We're very pleased because we have a unique circumstance in this class where we have 11 players -- seven new players, one junior college transfer, three holdovers from a year ago and a transfer from another school -- that are all here at mid-semester who are going to be a part of our team.

    Alabama - Team Notes

  • One of the biggest obstacles to seeing health care reform passed are the many angry, white holdovers from the pre-civil rights era who oppose Barack Obama being President on the grounds that he is black.

    Kennedy death may bolster health reform, analyst says

  • Defender Jonathan Bornstein and midfielder Benny Feilhaber were the only holdovers from the U.S. starting lineup Sunday, when the Americans beat Mexico 2-1 in Chicago to win their second straight CONCACAF Gold Cup.

    Argentina too much for U.S. in Copa America opener


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