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  • Robert Morris met Howell in early July when Howell and another Rhode Island delegate, the Nationalist and former Continental Army general Ezekiel Cornell, stopped by the Office of Finance to discuss recent news from their home state legislature.

    Robert Morris

  • And Larry Sharpe and his members in Local 6 from my home state of Illinois can't be here today because they're striking International Truck and Engine, but Larry knows he has my support.

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: United Auto Workers Conference

  • To make matters worse, President Reagan was coming to California for the last weekend of what he was calling his last campaign to ask his home state to “win one more for the Gipper” by electing Zschau to the Senate.

    No Excuses

  • Torn between their republican ideology and their home state general, the revolutionary leaders from Virginia—especially the Lee brothers, Francis Lightfoot and Richard Henry—defected to the moderates.

    Robert Morris

  • Sharone Jelden returned to her home state of Massachusetts after spending years in New York and Los Angeles.

    Mortified

  • Dismayed to find his home state standing as one of the few holdouts against the impost, Varnum published a series of articles in the Providence Gazette calling for broad grants of power to the Congress, including the impost.

    Robert Morris

  • This was true of Simon Schamas Dutch burghers in his book The Embarrassment of Riches, and it has been true of the Jains in my home state of Gujarat, where billionaires often cannot be distinguished from the lower classes because they dress simply and drive small cars.

    Creative Capitalism

  • I feel right at home in Bettendorf, which is just a stone's throw from my home state of Illinois.

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: Reclaiming the American Dream

  • The Republicans hoped to see their home state take the lead in ratifying the new framework for a national government, but the opposition was already caucusing at the home of Judge George Bryan, a Constitutionalist standard-bearer.

    Robert Morris

  • I don't view him as a serious candidate and frankly I don't know anyone who does view him as a serious candidate," Tom Perdue, a Republican strategist from Gingrich's old home state of Georgia said."

    Gingrich campaign struggles to rebound

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  • The US state of one's birth; the state one identifies with as being "home".

    December 23, 2010