Purdum quoted Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp as saying he instructs his staff to refer callers to Kathleen Sebelius.
“A year ago this government was launched,” he told his staff before resigning.
Harman was someone who was taken less seriously by the staff who worked on the deal because he had no plan.
Demian Bulwa is a staff writer at the San Francisco Chronicle, where he has been covering the death of Sandra Cantu.
On Tuesday, Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff, said he may recommend ground forces in the future.
On his staff there were five famous men, and he had made every one of them.
The staff had fallen into the way of attending Wilson's operations.
Soult was by then colonel and chief of the staff to General Lefbvre.
Along the road from Sils came the teacher leaning on his staff.
staff watched the game a while and then, the opportunity offering, cut in.
Old English stæf "walking stick, strong pole used for carrying, rod used as a weapon" (also, in plural, "letter, character, writing," cf. stæfcræft "grammar"), from Proto-Germanic *stabaz (cf. Old Saxon staf, Old Norse stafr, Old Frisian stef, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch staf, Old High German stab, German Stab, Gothic *stafs "element;" Middle Dutch stapel "pillar, foundation"), from PIE root *stebh- "post, stem, to support, place firmly on, fasten" (cf. Old Lithuanian stabas "idol," Lithuanian stebas "staff, pillar;" Old Church Slavonic stoboru "pillar;" Sanskrit stabhnati "supports;" Greek stephein "to tie around, encircle, wreathe," staphyle "grapevine, bunch of grapes;" Old English stapol "post, pillar").
Sense of "group of military officers that assists a commander" is attested from 1702, apparently from German, from the notion of the "baton" that is a badge of office or authority (a sense attested in English from 1530s). Meaning "group of employees (as at an office or hospital)" is first found 1837. Staff of life "bread" is from the Biblical phrase "to break the staff of bread" (Lev. xxvi:26), translating Hebrew matteh lekhem.
"to provide with a staff of assistants," 1859, from staff (n.). Related: Staffed; staffing.
A specific group of workers.
To provide with a staff of workers or assistants.
To serve on the staff of.
A multiple-car wreck (1950s+ Teenagers)
[first two verb-phrase senses fr the stacking up of one's poker chips to show winnings or for comparison]