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SSmile
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SSearch (Stores 100 code)
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SStore
SSubject
SSection
SSave (baseball)
SSuper (in automatic transmissions; equal to 2)
SSign
SSide (geometry, as in the SSS postulate)
SShort
SSafety (football)
SSeite
SSiemens
SSecret
SSweden (ISO Country Identifier)
SStorage
SSavings (economics)
SSan Francisco, CA (mint mark)
SSnow (weather reports)
SSwitch
SSatellite (imagery, type of map)
SSin (Spanish: Without)
SSierra (aviation letter code)
SSevere (rock climbing grade)
SStuttgart (auto license plate)
SSemi-Annual
SSmooth (woodworking)
SSuperb
SSeminar
SScout
SSleeve
SSealed (CD condition)
SSaskatchewan (postal code designation, Canada)
SSacrifice (baseball)
SSenate
SSphere
SSuperman
SSegment
SSubsidiary (IRB)
SSheffield (postcode, United Kingdom)
SServicing
SSears (stock symbol)
SSpectacles
SSickness (on overtime forms)
SSine (Latin: Without)
SScrap
SSequential
SShaman (Mic-O-Say, Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America)
SDisplacement
SSeaman
SStokes (kinematic viscosity)
SSulfur
SShilling (British currency)
SSpades (playing cards)
SSoldering
SSparkasse (German: public savings bank)
SEntropy (thermodynamics)
SStarboard (nautical)
SSubchapter S Corporation
SSkype (voice-over-Internet service)
SSerine (amino acid)
SSystolic (peak blood pressure)
SStreptococcus
SStreptomycin
SAntisubmarine (US military aircraft designation; as in S-2 Tracker)
SSpaceplane (US military aerospace vehicle)
STrack spacing
SSacral Vertebra (prefix, as in S-1)
SScatterable (mines)
sSocialdemokratiska Arbetarpartiet (Swedish political party)
SSilicaceous (asteroid class)
SSubthreshold Swing
SStarboard Truss Segment (ISS)
SFranchise Stamp (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
SFresnel Sine Integral
SS Sub-Shell (innermost electron subshell)
SArea of a geometric figure (mathematics)
sTERCOM-Aided Inertial Navigation System
SOnde Seconde (Italian: second wave; seismography)
SSupervisory Function Bit
SSecondary Body Waves
SUS DoT tire speed rating (112 mph)
SContinuous-time complex variable (analogous to Z in discrete-time; electrical engineering)
SFourth Heartbeat Wave
SSecurity Prison (Cambodia; Khmer Rouge designation)
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The nomination papers were filed by the candidates in the office of Secretary Senate Amjed Pervez Malik.
The membership of the Senate , which was originally 45, was raised to 63 in 1977 and to 87 in 1985.
I have already defended the Senate by responding to what the Speaker has said,' Pimentel said in a text message to reporters, asking why Drilon '(would) want me to continue a word war with the Speaker.
To me, it is beyond the legislative agenda,' Drilon said, referring to recent criticisms mouthed by Alvarez against the Senate.
Drilon said now, more than ever, should the Senate leadership assert its independence and watch out for any moves that might undermine its importance in a democratic society like the Philippines.
Drilon noted this was the first time in all his years as a senator that he has seen a Speaker attacking the Senate, and stressed this was unacceptable.
According to a press releases issued here Saturday, 'The Chairman Senate has been pleased to reconvene the Senate sitting on Monday, (April 17) at 4;00 p.
The current Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid (D-NV), has said if he maintains his office next year, changing the filibuster rule will be one of his first priorities.
But what truly marks the 2006 midterms as a watershed for women in politics is the astounding degree to which women in both the House and Senate are now moving up into positions of power, in the leadership and at the head of key committees and subcommittees.
The FPPC said Runner's campaign also violated state election law by not listing on campaign reports the occupations and employers of five small contributors -- including Santa Clarita Councilman Cameron Smyth -- who donated a total of $2,175, and by putting contributions into a campaign bank account originally established for Runner's Assembly campaigns, rather than creating a new one for his Senate campaign.
At this point, key House and Senate leaders on this issue publicly appear to be at an impasse, unwilling to yield on their major differences.
While different in many ways, the House and Senate versions of the Interior Appropriations bill both address a number of concerns that AMERICAN FORESTS expressed earlier about President Bush's funding proposals (see Washington Outlook, Spring 2006).