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  • n. Plural form of vetter.


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  • If it is true, it suggests a failure on the part of Vatican "vetters" that makes any of the Obama team's mistakes small beer indeed.


  • Wasn't that enough time for his crackerjack "vetters" to investigate Palin's strengths and weaknesses, check through records and published accounts, talk to a few people, and learn that she was not only a diva but a whack job diva?

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  • If she had, like fellow honoree Desmond Tutu, taken a leading part in overthrowing apartheid, it would make sense to say that the White House vetters were dazzled by good deeds and failed to notice dubious words.

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  • July 13th, 2009 9: 20 pm ET its kinda funny that they go through all this and they still have so many nominees who don't pay taxes and so many nominees that withdraw its a sign of the Obama administration – ineffective, inefficient, and wasteful all it does is stimulate the jobs of lobbyists, vetters, and lawyers.

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  • But days later agency high-ups rejected the agreement and offered them a much smaller amount in a “take it or leave it” deal, Shipp wrote in an unpublished manuscript that was heavily redacted by agency vetters.

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  • This strategy may work, though my gut tells me that voters in early states feel keenly about their role as vetters and will insist on seeing candidates up close, not just on their televisions.

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  • It would be nice if the vetters has at least an understanding or appreciation of the wide variety of unique perspectives out there.

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  • In his manuscript, which CIA vetters sent back with entire chapters blacked out, Shipp alleges that the agency harassed him and surveilled his family.

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  • When the Obama campaign's vice-presidential vetters sought financial statements, political speeches and medical records, Sen. Biden's team turned the grueling task into an opportunity to sell their man.

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  • Creating "ghost profiles" of busty women, team vetters "friend" potential recruits and draft picks.

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