In addition, the next president will have the opportunity in 2014 to renominate Ben Bernanke as chairman of the federal Reserve.
Allen Stanford was convicted of a $7 billion fraud Tuesday in federal court.
In its final statement before the end of the year, the federal Reserve described the economy as “expanding moderately.”
federal oversight governing ride accidents is scant; there are no agencies that track accidents in permanent parks.
A majority of people in this country are already dissatisfied with the size and power of the federal government.
For the federal politician is but the State politician writ large.
The inestimable value of our federal Union is felt and acknowledged by all.
The rising sun of another day saw Telitha and me starting on our way to run the gauntlet, so to speak, of federal bayonets.
These are some of the blessings secured to our happy land by our federal Union.
The federal reclamation system is more certain and effective than reclamation by individuals in isolated cases.
1640s, as a theological term, from French fédéral, from Latin foedus (genitive foederis) "covenant, league, treaty, alliance," related to fides "faith" (see faith).
Meaning "pertaining to a treaty" (1650s) led to political sense of "state formed by agreement among independent states" (1707), from phrases like federal union "union based on a treaty," popularized by formation of U.S.A. 1776-1787.