• During the early weeks of eighteen ninety-eight, President McKinley waited for Spain to act on its promises to Cuba.

    VOA: special.2010.07.08

  • In this way, the case could be settled without deciding on the power of Congress to act on slavery in the territories.

    VOA: special.2009.05.14

  • But the force that was guiding her would not permit her to act on such a thought.

    VOA: special.2009.09.05

  • Wilson wasted no time. He immediately called a special session of Congress to act on Democratic campaign promises to reduce import taxes,or tariffs.

    VOA: special.2010.09.23

  • But their territorial legislatures would not have the power to act on the issue of slavery.

    VOA: special.2009.03.05

  • As more and more farmers joined granges, the groups began to act on economic problems.

    VOA: special.2010.04.15

  • "The president is wrong to act on the demand of the business interests.

    VOA: special.2010.06.24

  • Congress did not have power to act on slavery in the territories.

    VOA: special.2009.05.14

  • They refused to act on the civil service proposals.

    VOA: special.2010.04.29

  • Congress found it difficult to act on these problems.

    VOA: special.2009.03.12

  • Congress failed to act on this proposal.

    VOA: special.2010.05.06

  • The Senate could act on the $91-billion bill to fund the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and provide aid to Pakistan as early as this week.

    VOA: standard.2009.05.20

  • "The recommendations are very clear." "For a country like Greece, you need to act on the fiscal side, and therefore addressing very forcefully the root causes of your fiscal problems through spending cuts and increasing taxation."

    VOA: standard.2010.03.11

  • The new act will also bar companies from raising rates on existing debts unless payment is at least sixty days late.

    VOA: special.2009.05.22

  • City officials believed that offering promotions based on the results would violate the nineteen sixty-four Civil Rights Act.

    VOA: special.2009.07.03

  • But that did not mean all the women involved with Nancy Drew agreed on how she should act.

    VOA: special.2009.08.24

  • A measure known as the Dream Act would put these children of undocumented immigrants on a path toward citizenship instead of possible expulsion.

    VOA: special.2010.09.30

  • Shin changed the human forms on every trophy so that each is doing an everyday act like cleaning, driving or carrying shopping bags.

    VOA: special.2009.07.17

  • Lena Horne once said she felt a need to act distant on stage to protect herself.

    VOA: special.2010.05.23

  • He says Congress can only act intelligently and boldly on the issue of climate change if the American public gives it no other choice.

    VOA: special.2010.04.21

  • The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act bars insurance companies from rejecting people based on genetic test results.

    VOA: special.2010.03.23

  • He would leave the fort on April fifteenth if the Confederates made no hostile act against Fort Sumter or against the United States flag.

    VOA: special.2009.08.06

  • They say that some states have lowered their standards in order to increase student scores on tests required by the No Child Left Behind Act.

    VOA: special.2010.03.25

  • On Wednesday, President Obama signed into law the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

    VOA: special.2010.07.23

  • Congress approved the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 on October 3rd.

    VOA: special.2009.01.02

  • But he also called on the Sri Lankan government to act responsibly.

    VOA: special.2009.05.16

  • Since I have not been informed that South Carolina declared war on the United States, I can only believe that this hostile act was done without your knowledge or permission.

    VOA: special.2009.07.23

  • It is a scenario that has become all but routine - an act of piracy on the high seas by Somalis.

    VOA: standard.2010.04.20

  • According to Ferdowsian, the Great Ape Protection Act,or GAPA, "would ban all invasive and harmful research on chimpanzees in American laboratories."

    VOA: standard.2010.02.16

  • Israel says its three-week assault on the Gaza Strip was an act of legitimate self-defense in response to years of Palestinian rocket attacks.

    VOA: standard.2009.10.16

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