If Hagel is confirmed but roughed up in the process, the administration will be forced to spend valuable capital.
Rush Limbaugh only needed four little words to express his wish for the Obama administration: I hope he fails.
This is a very important three weeks for the administration, and the 30th is an extremely important deadline.
administration officials tell me that reacting favorably toward a cease fire proposal would lead Gaddafi to think he's winning.
Over the past five years, my administration has made more loans to small business owners than any other.
During the Pierce administration he was physician to the President's family.
These laws are general and their administration should be uniform and equal.
But now the treasurer is the responsible head of the administration.
The stability of the Whig administration, then in power, depended upon the results.
You have had all my confidence and you have also had the administration of my fortune.
mid-14c., "act of giving or dispensing; late 14c., "management, act of administering," from Latin administrationem (nominative administratio) "direction, management," noun of action from past participle stem of administrare (see administer).
Early 15c. as "management of a deceased person's estate." Meaning "the government" is attested from 1731 in British usage. Meaning "a U.S. president's period in office" is first recorded 1796 in writings of George Washington.