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overwhelmingly

oh ver wel ming lee

  • r  incapable of being resisted
    the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man

  • Obama overwhelmingly won the likability contest with 58% of respondents saying he's more likeable to McCain's 23%.
  • After considering the names Hassan and Abdullah, they voted overwhelmingly in favor of Muhammad the first name of the most popular boy in the class.
  • But the electorate is polarized nevertheless, with blacks voting overwhelmingly for Jackson and whites voting overwhelmingly for white candidates.
News & Articles

  • Rubio’s Right. The Gang Is Far From a Supermajority on Immigration
    Chuck Schumer is predicting the Senate will overwhelmingly pass comprehensive immigration reform before July 4. Marco Rubio says the bill doesn’t even have the 60 votes it needs to pass.
    June 12, 2013 - National Journal via Yahoo! News
  • House passes bill to exempt automakers, other firms from some financial rules
    -- The U.S. House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill to exempt automakers and other users of financial hedging from Wall Street regulations approved in 2010.
    June 12, 2013 - Detroit News
  • Southern Baptists vote to oppose gay Boy Scouts
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Southern Baptist Convention overwhelmingly passed a resolution on Wednesday expressing opposition to gay members of the Boy Scouts. The non-binding vote took place during the organization's annual convention and meeting in Houston and requires no action by its member churches. Some 108,000 Boy Scouts in nearly 4,000 units are sponsored by Baptist churches, according to ...
    June 12, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel
Quotes

  • David Stern in Washington Post
    Our players' response to this particular composite ball has been overwhelmingly negative and we are acting accordingly,NBA Commissioner David Stern said in a statement.
  • John Warner in MyFox Houston
    What I heard overwhelmingly was that there were no interpreters that could provide them with information on how they could go about understanding what safety measures that OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is requiring them... Hilda Solis http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilda_Solis&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHYehq6kgK68DKT82qQxXInmMt8eQ The Associated Press http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hOVAS2vjSHXg6GDMhOXM0ZjaJ1PAD9GIIEMG0&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFhAw_XJUwLz_KBwlMG2T5aVF5ULw Jun 25, 2010 71410 95306 overwhelmingly We believe that it has been overwhelmingly US taxpayer money that has funded Iraq reconstruction over the last five years, despite Iraq earnings billions of dollars in oil revenue over that time period that have ended up in non-Iraqi banks,"...

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