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federal

fe duh ruhl

  • n  a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
  • n  any federal law-enforcement officer
  • s  national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
    federal courts
    the federal highway program
    federal property
  • a  of or relating to the central government of a federation
    a federal district is one set aside as the seat of the national government
  • s  being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War
  • a  characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities
    a federal system like that of the United States
    federal governments often evolved out of confederations

  • The men and women selected to be federal air marshals spend 11 weeks in one of the best and most specialized federal law-enforcement training programs.
  • You might think that federal buildings that house the Department of Justice or members of Congress would have decent security.
  • FEDERAL AID Going it Alone Most college leaders, public and private, plead for more federal funds as the only way out of a cash crisis that grows increasingly serious each year.
News & Articles

  • Federal agency approves Entergy grid transfer to ITC Holdings
    (Reuters) - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Thursday approved Entergy Corp's $1.78 billion plan to spin off and then merge its electric transmission business with ITC Holdings Corp . FERC said in a statement that the transfer of assets is consistent with the public interest and meets the commission's merger policy. New Orleans-based Entergy and Michigan-based ITC are working ...
    June 20, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Federal charges filed in Indy "sextortion" case
    Federal charges have been filed against an Indianapolis man, alleging that for a year, he engaged in “sextortion ” and sexual assault targeting minor females in the Indianapolis area.
    June 20, 2013 - Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
  • Federal-Mogul's $1.9B loan declines as refinancing plan postponed
    Bloomberg News - Federal-Mogul Corp.'s $1.9 billion term loan due in 2014 fell 2 cents today after the Carl Icahn-controlled auto parts supplier canceled plans to refinance $3.05 billion of debt, according to Markit Group Ltd.
    June 20, 2013 - Crain's Detroit Business
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in USA Today
    Our failure to act responsibly at the federal level will only open the door to irresponsibility by others,Obama said during a naturalization ceremony for two dozen new US citizens, all of them members of the military.
  • Samuel Alito in The Associated Press
    In the majority decision, Justice Samuel Alito wrote that the Second Amendment right "applies equally to the federal government and the states."
  • Bobby Jindal in The Associated Press
    The federal government not being able to do its job is not a reason for thousands of Louisianians to lose their jobs,Jindal said.

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