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  U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home
Active Legislation is a list of current bills, arranged by subject, that have been receiving legislative or media attention.
If the Senate was not in session on the specified date, you will see a header with the date, but no items will appear.
The Senate document room provides copies of publications generated by the Senate; including bills, reports, and committee assignment lists.
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 United States Senate: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Articles - United States Senate   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The senator from each state with the longer tenure is known as the "senior senator," and their counterpart as the "junior senator"; this convention, however, does not have any special significance.
Committees may be established on an ´´ad hoc´´ basis for specific purposes; for instance, the Senate Watergate Committee was a special committee created to investigate the Watergate scandal.
United States´´, although the Senate´s advice and consent is required for the appointment of certain executive branch officials, it is not necessary for their removal.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The United States of America
In examining the constitutionality of a state law one is to assume that the state legislature has power to pass all acts whatever, unless they are prohibited by the Constitution of the United States or by the constitution of the state.
It also provides that the citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several states; for the return of fugitives from justice and for the admission of new states.
Senator Hayne, of South Carolina, chose to regard this as a manifestation of the Eastern jealousy of the West.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15156a.htm   (21027 words)

 U.S. Senate: Committees Home
Although the Senate committee system is similar to that of the House of Representatives, it has its own guidelines, within which each committee adopts its own rules.
In the Senate there is one officially recognized caucus -- the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control established by law in 1985.
Supreme Court Nominations is a list of nominees to the Court since 1789.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/committees/d_three_sections_with_teasers/committees_home.htm   (171 words)

 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > People > Party Leadership > Majority and Minority Leaders and Party Whips
The Senate Republican and Democratic floor leaders are elected by the members of their party in the Senate at the beginning of each Congress.
When several senators are seeking recognition at the same time, the presiding officer in the Senate will call on the majority leader first, then on the minority leader, and then on the managers of the bill being debated, in that order.
William Knowland was the youngest majority leader in Senate history, being elected to the position at the age of 45.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Majority_Minority_Leaders.htm   (1964 words)

 U.S. Senate: Visitors Center Home
The United States Capitol is one of the most recognizable symbols of Democracy in the world.
The essay The Senate in Session is a good introduction to Senate floor proceedings.
The Office is nonpartisan and funded by the United States Senate.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/visiting/a_three_sections_with_teasers/visitors_home.htm   (593 words)

 U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home > Lobbying Disclosure > client list index
U.S. Senate: Legislation and Records Home > Lobbying Disclosure > client list index
The Senate Office of Public Records (SOPR) receives filings pursuant to the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (LDA) and maintains computer-generated images of them for six years.
To minimize confusion and errors, SOPR assigns a unique "identification number" to each registrant/client relationship for which filings are received.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/legislative/one_item_and_teasers/clientlist_parent.htm   (82 words)

 LSU Libraries -- U.S. Federal Government Agency List
PACRONYMS: full committee name, city and state of its address, FEC I.D. number, and the name of its sponsoring, connected, or affiliated organization
Principal Officers of the Department of State and United States Chiefs of Mission
Presidents of the United States (portrait,biographical sketch, and inaugural addresses)
www.lib.lsu.edu /govdocs/federal/list.html   (453 words)

 U.S. Senate: Senators Home
www.senate.gov /general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm   (576 words)

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