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  • verb Present participle of recuse.


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  • Cretul was speaker pro tem last week when he suddenly vaulted to the top after Sansom announced that he was "recusing" himself and stepping aside temporarily.


  • Meanwhile, Mark Plotkin reports at WTOP that because Inspector General Charles Willoughby had interviewed Brown for a job in January, he is recusing himself from any probe -- Deputy IG Blanche Bruce will investigate the claim.

    DeMorning DeBonis: March 9, 2011

  • Yet again, the law of unintended consequences rears its ugly head — Despite the stated objective of recusing male domination of society (see item 3), reducing the number of males around would have actually created a situation where women were over abundant and thus devalued.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Rehabilitating Pharaoh

  • The report also alleged Mr. Smith was involved in the selection, allegedly lobbying the governor on AEG's behalf despite recusing himself.

    Aqueduct Bidding Under Fire

  • What the Constitution needs is the Oh Hell No Amendment, wherein people like Sen. Sessions can be made to go sit in the penalty box -- recusing themselves from all votes in the meantime -- and think about what they just said until they understand why we all went OH HELL NO, and promise not to do it again.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • The Thomas issue is probably one of the most poisonous in Washington these days, in large part because recusing himself would have a radical impact on the upcoming Court case over the Obama Health Care law, and also because, should he leave the bench, the balance of the court would be shifted from its rightward tilt.

    Andrew Reinbach: The Case Against Clarence Thomas

  • Did Gregg later recusing himself from the stimulus vote bother you and your ilk?

    Matthew Yglesias » Judd Gregg Fail

  • In the third case, Mr. Garzón is charged with taking money from banks that were under investigation in his court rather than recusing himself from the cases.

    Spanish Judge Garzón Stands Trial

  • A day earlier, the Justice Department sent Sumi a letter urging her to consider recusing because she appears biased against the Republicans.

    Judge voids Wisconsin collective bargaining law

  • Knowing this was going to happen, they voted to close anyway, with the speaker recusing himself on the floor when the vote was called.

    More legislators get real paychecks (Jack Bog's Blog)


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