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  • n. Plural form of appointee.

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Examples

  • First, the number of political appointees is very small.

    Matthew Yglesias » On Burrowing

  • "The lack of announced appointees is a sign of its priority within the administration."

    NASA Faces Tough Choices & Needs an Administrator Now - NASA Watch

  • You have spent this entire thread defending DeMint in spite of all evidence that his motives are purely political and obstructionist in nature, even going so far as to suggest that the proper course of action and the legally prescribed method of questioning appointees is not good enough.

    Think Progress » Will Obama Recess-Appoint Former TSA Nominee Erroll Southers?

  • Well, in a move that goes way beyond any of that, the Obama administration is intending to rid the Federal government of all political appointees from the past 5 years.

    And Now The Purges… « Tai-Chi Policy

  • We just had the most partisan 8 years ever for judicial appointees from the democrats so maybe they can learn something.

    No. 3 Republican in the Senate backs Sotomayor

  • First action to take is purge all the Bush appointees from the Department of Homland Security (DHS) and replace them with competent qualified Americans who love their country.

    Missed signals cleared the way for suspect to board plane

  • If millions of other women are like-minded then they will have no one to blame but themselves when Roe v. Wade is overturned by McCain appointees to the Supreme Court and thousands more of their children are killed in an unlawful war.

    Uncommitted Senate superdelegates meeting

  • The film is a kind of road movie through the environmental informational landscape, asking ordinary people what they think about global warming (they admit they don't know much), and examining the Bush administration's altering of scientific data by having its appointees from the oil and coal industries rewrite scientific reports.

    GreenCine Daily: Park City Dispatch. 11.

  • However,12 of those are among the current Pope's 30 appointees,and some near-term appointees may themselves turn 80 in that span Archbishops Sardi and Monterisi,each given appointments that raise their chances of the cardinalate in recent months,were both born in 1934,the new Major Penitentiary was born in 1935.

    Pray for the Holy Father

  • Among the female appointees is Mrs. Jane C. Swisshelm, a popular journalist and writer of novels.

    Foreign and Colonial News

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