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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of federalize.


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  • We have two rescue units that now have been federalized, meaning that they are going to be deploying this afternoon to the island to be helpful with the dogs that they have and their great skill and talent to be able to try to rescue people that may still be, you know, under some of the structures that have fallen on Haiti.

    CNN Transcript Jan 13, 2010 2010

  • Plus the fact that hardened combat troops are now deployed on domestic soil. the National Guard has been unconstitutionally 'federalized' and place under command of Northcom via Homeland Security.

    A New Administration, Tired Old Policies 2009

  • President Bush could have "federalized" the National Guard in an instant.

    The Lost City 2008

  • Baggage screeners would be "federalized," but airports could eventually "opt out" and rehire private firms.

    Now, Yalta On The Fly 2007

  • SECRETARY BROWN: I think many of the things -- when you look at a chart and you see that that chart is represented by those who are pointing at it as a sign of an immense federal bureaucracy, calling this some kind of federalized, nationalized system, that is a lie, that is not true.

    Briefing By Shalala Reich Brown On Healthcare Bills ITY National Archives 1994

  • They're not militias, either, but they have no dual Federal role, and can't be "federalized" as the

    Irons in the Fire 2010

  • The Supreme Court does not say that it means only to enhance, nor does It claim that interstate commerce changes into "federalized" commerce when the Federal Govt regulates.

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED Mike Rivero 2010

  • "You think that Commerce Clause only permits enhancing interstate commerce" and furthmore prohibits any federal involvment in interstate commerce because that would change the character of interstate commerce into something not interstate commerce ( "federalized" commerce ")."

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED Mike Rivero 2010

  • The state militias were organized into the 'National Guard' and for all intents and purposes 'federalized' over 100 years ago in Title 10 of the US Code (Militia Act of 1903) - that's when they started calling it the 'National Guard' ...

    BlueOregon 2009

  • Instead, I wrote to ensure that the regulation of state judicial practice - something that has long been the responsibility of the states - is not unduly "federalized" via a problematic one-size-fits-all approach that ignores differences between the states, hinders the states 'aggressive and innovative efforts to ensure fairness, and launches an entirely new body of federal constitutional law and an entirely new layer of expensive and expansive litigation.

    unknown title 2009


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