United States
epub |eng | 2013-08-14 | Author:Lapinski, John S.

CONCLUSION This chapter has shown that policy issue substance is a critical component of any understanding of lawmaking. The fact that members clearly possess distinct preferences across policy issue areas ...
( Category: Legislative Branch August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Sherrod Brown

* * * WEALTHY BUSINESS INTERESTS dominated southern politics more than in any region of the country. In 1895 a Massachusetts company opened a factory in Alabama to escape strikes ...
( Category: Conservatism & Liberalism August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2015-08-25 | Author:Paul Ryan [RYAN, PAUL]

* * * The Progressive Party was founded in Madison, Wisconsin, about forty minutes from my home as a vehicle for native son Robert “Fighting Bob” La Follette’s 1924 presidential ...
( Category: Conservatism & Liberalism August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2009-08-14 | Author:Robert G. Kaiser [KAISER, ROBERT G.]

CHAPTER 14 THE NEW TECHNOLOGY OF POLITICS Robert Byrd was the chairman of the Appropriations Committee because Democrats in the Senate and House had benefited from two good election cycles ...
( Category: Legislative Branch August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Heather Cox Richardson

In the 1920s, college educations, refrigerators, and leisure time did not reach far beyond the men who congratulated themselves on their prosperous country. People in rural areas, whose front doors ...
( Category: History & Theory August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-02 | Author:Napolitano, Andrew P. [Napolitano, Andrew P.]

Lie #10 “I’m from the Government, and I’m Here to Help.” In a 1988 speech, President Ronald Reagan declared, “There seems to be an increasing awareness of something we Americans ...
( Category: Democracy August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 1981-06-01 | Author:Skousen, W. Cleon [Skousen, W. Cleon]

Not only will the number of those who can take an interest in the productions of the mind be enlarged, but the taste for intellectual enjoyment will descend, step by ...
( Category: Constitutions August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Nick Littlefield

THE SEARCH FOR ONE “BIG IDEA” On October 16, in preparation for the pending budget impasse, Kennedy invited several political consultants to his home to discuss the Democratic strategy. (The ...
( Category: Legislative Branch August 3,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-04-03 | Author:Bill Bradley [Bradley, Bill]

After the Homestead Act, which gave a settler a hundred and sixty acres of public land if he farmed it, the corruption and inefficiency continued: The use of “dummy entrymen” ...
( Category: Legislative Branch August 3,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2012-09-03 | Author:Joseph Crespino [Crespino, Joseph]

10 ANNUS MIRABILIS (1968) On June 22, 1968, Strom Thurmond endorsed Richard Nixon to be the next president of the United States. The announcement dumbfounded political observers in South Carolina ...
( Category: Legislative Branch August 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-07-17 | Author:Mike Gravel

10 American Imperialism Of all the evils to public liberty, war is perhaps the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops every other. War is the parent of ...
( Category: United States August 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-01-03 | Author:Senator Mike Gravel [Gravel, Senator Mike]

CHAPTER 4 THE ANNOTATED VERSION OF THE CITIZENS AMENDMENT AND THE LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURES ACT Citizens Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Section 1. The sovereign authority of the ...
( Category: United States August 2,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Barney Frank

8 DEFENDING CLINTON Ever since 1993, I’d been defending both Clintons from Republican attacks on their integrity. Serving on the Financial Services Committee, I observed the investigation into the Clintons’ ...
( Category: LGBT August 2,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2015-07-06 | Author:Kristen Soltis Anderson [Anderson, Kristen Soltis]

Americans owe over a trillion dollars in student loan debt—more than is owed on credit cards or auto loans. Student loans are not new, but the volume of debt certainly ...
( Category: Elections August 1,2020 )
mobi |eng | 1998-05-12 | Author:Hunter S. Thompson & Ralph Steadman

I drove straight to the hotel after renting the car. There was still no sign of my attorney, so I decided to check in on my own - if only ...
( Category: Authors August 1,2020 )