Legislative Branch
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 | 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: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 | | 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 )
epub, azw3 |eng | 2019-04-09 | Author:Jake Sherman & Anna Palmer [Sherman, Jake & Palmer, Anna]

* * * — That week conservative Republicans went into a closed party meeting in the Capitol and urged leaders to adopt a hard-line proposal penned by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, ...
( Category: Elections July 25,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2019-04-15 | Author:Kenneth Foard McCallion

CHAPTER 12 THE GATHERING STORM: DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS Although the Trump Presidency is unquestionably a toxic and dangerous threat to American democracy, Trump himself is clearly not the sole precipitating ...
( Category: Elections July 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-07-14 | Author:Pramila Jayapal

On my side, I was now—oddly, after just two years—considered a more “senior” member of Congress, at least relative to the new members elected in 2018. Recognizing my activist background ...
( Category: Legislative Branch July 1,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2020-05-18 | Author:Jia Lynn Yang [Yang, Jia Lynn]

JUDD AND TRUMAN knew each other well. In 1943, when Judd was still a freshman congressman and Truman vice president, the two men had gone on the road together for ...
( Category: Immigration June 29,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-01-08 | Author:Lewis Gould [LEWIS L. GOULD]

CHAPTER ELEVEN The Senate Club in the Age of Joe McCarthy THE SUDDEN ACCESSION OF HARRY TRUMAN TO THE PRESIDENCY ON April 12, 1945, and the ensuing end of World ...
( Category: Legislative Branch June 29,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-07-04 | Author:Hess, Stephen

The Frelinghuysen Dynasty “Come hither, ye careless, at ease in sin, yet carnal and earthly minded, ye unchaste whoremongers, adulterers, ye proud, haughty men and women, ye devotees of pleasure, ...
( Category: Legislative Branch June 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-08-04 | Author:Eric Swalwell

THE LESSONS OF WATERGATE “Um, Olivia, some guy named John Dean has a question for you,” our twenty-year-old intern shouted across our office bullpen to my scheduler Olivia Elkins. It ...
( Category: Legislative Branch June 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-26 | Author:Joni Ernst

I was very touched by McCain’s support, and by the way he helped turn a negative attack into a promotion for our National Guard. After that, Jacobs took the AWOL ...
( Category: Legislative Branch May 28,2020 )