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koh mi tee

  • n  a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect
News & Articles

  • In the US Senate, glimmers of a bipartisan thaw
    The US Senate, for years a bastion of partisan bickering, in recent weeks has seemed to take a turn toward the middle, becoming a place where the first instinct is to seek comity rather than incite conflict. In a twist of irony, Senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican standard-bearer who tried harder than anyone to prevent Barack Obama from becoming president, has suddenly emerged as a deal ...
    July 25, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • Editorial: Protecting Borrowers; Senate Deal Opens the Way
    We’re a bit skeptical that a new era of comity in Washington will be ushered in by this week’s agreement under which Republicans in the U.S. Senate allowed confirmation votes on seven of President Obama’s nominees for executive branch positions in exchange for Democrats preserving the minority’s right to filibuster.
    July 20, 2013 - Valley News
  • Hopis recover kachina sold at Paris show
    Bo Lomahquahu, France's sole native American Hopi descendant, poses next to a flag of the Native American Supporting Comity (CSIA) in front of the Drouot auction house on April 12, 2013, in Paris, during the controversial auction of some 70 ceremonial sacred masks originating from the Hopi tribe of Arizona.
    July 19, 2013 - The Bay Bulletin
Quotes

  • Manmohan Singh in Reuters UK
    This will send a message to the world at large that India's head and heart is sound, that India is prepared to take its rightful place in the comity of nations,Singh told reporters. "I have always said the deal was important and now we...
  • Dan Bartlett in International Herald Tribune
    Talking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Bartlett called it "a political compromise in the Democratic caucus of the House aimed at bringing comity to their internal politics, not reflective of the conditions on the ground in Iraq." "It...
  • Ted Cruz in International Herald Tribune
    Ted Cruz, the Texas solicitor general, said the administration's position would "allow the president to set aside any state law the president believes is inconvenient to international comity."

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