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  List of United States Senators from West Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of United States Senators from West Virginia
West Virginia was admitted to the Union on June 19, 1863.
Lists of United States congressional delegations (lists of House members, lists of Senators)
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 List of United States Senators from Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Virginia ratified the Constitution on June 25, 1788.
Its Senate seats were declared vacant in March 1861 owing to its purported secession from the Union, but Senators representing its western counties continued to sit until March 1863.
Virginia's Senate seats were again filled from January 1870.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_United_States_Senators_from_Virginia   (157 words)

 Ask Us A Question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The senator from each state with the longer tenure is known as the "senior senator," and their counterpart is the "junior senator"; this convention, however, does not have any official significance.
The Senate meets in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. Like the House of Representatives, the Senate meets in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. At one end of the Chamber of the Senate is a dais from which the Presiding Officer (the Vice President or the President pro Tempore) presides.
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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 United States Senate - Knowmore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In the Senate, each state is equally represented by two members, regardless of population; as a result, the total membership of the body is 100.
Senators serve for six-year terms, which are staggered so that elections are held in approximately one-third of the seats (a "class") every second year.
The senator from each state with the longer tenure is known as the "senior senator," and his or her counterpart as the "junior senator"; this convention, however, does not have any special significance.
www.knowmore.org /index.php/United_States_Senate   (4990 words)

 United States Senate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Unlike the United States House of Representatives there are no strict rules regarding debate and one strategy used by senators kill a bill is to filibuster which is to continuously debate the thereby preventing its passage.
The agenda of the Senate is determined the Majority floor leader (leader of the party with a of seats) who is assisted by a Majority whip (responsible for "whipping" party members in Their counterparts across the aisle are the Minority floor leader and Minority whip.
Senators serve for terms of six the terms are staggered so that approximately of the Senate is up for election two years: each time there are elections about 33 states for one of the seats.
www.freeglossary.com /United_States_Senate   (3121 words)

Manifest Destiny was a philosophy that encouraged westward expansion in the United States: as the population of the Eastern states grew and as a steady increase of immigrants entered the country, settlers moved steadily westward across North America.
It is bicameral, being comprised of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
The United States is often under criticism from Western governments and NGOs concerning lengthy detention without trial, forced confessions, torture, and mistreatment of prisoners as well as some restrictions on freedoms of speech and the press, as being violations of their definition of human rights.
www.speedace.info /united_states_of_america_usa.htm   (8119 words)

 Top20UnitedStates.com - Your Top20 Guide to United States!
The United States may be regarded as an example of a constitutional republic or as a liberal democracy, with a government composed of and operating through a set of limited powers imposed by its design and enumerated in that design or Constitution of the United States of America.
The United States also holds several other territories, districts and possessions, notably the federal district of the District of Columbia, which is the nation's capital, and several overseas insular areas, the most significant of which are Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and the United States Virgin Islands.
The United States Armed forces are considered to be the most powerful military (of any sort) on Earth and their force projection capabilities are unrivaled by any other nation, or collaboration of nations.
www.top20unitedstates.com   (4194 words)

 United States Constitution - OptimusLaw® Library Online™
No person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the age of thirty years, and been nine years a citizen of the United States and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that state for which he shall be chosen.
The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services, a compensation, which shall neither be increased nor diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that period any other emolument from the United States, or any of them.
A person charged in any state with treason, felony, or other crime, who shall flee from justice, and be found in another state, shall on demand of the executive authority of the state from which he fled, be delivered up, to be removed to the state having jurisdiction of the crime.
www.lawlibraryonline.com /united.states/constitution.htm   (2829 words)

 U.S. Senate: Senators Home > State Information
Today there are 100 Senators, who, in performing their constitutionally appointed duties, bring to the Senate a part of their State's culture for all to share.
Reminders that we are a union of States surround us as we walk the halls of the Senate office buildings and the Capitol, seeing state flags, seals and cherished objects of art from the individual States proudly displayed.
Choose a State to see a listing of that State's former Senators as well as interesting facts about its relationship to the U.S. Senate, including individuals from that State who held leadership positions in the Senate, artifacts in the Senate's art collection related that State, and suggested readings about the State.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/senators/f_two_sections_with_teasers/states.htm   (188 words)

 United States Senate - dKosopedia
The United States Senate, often called the U.S. Senate or simply the Senate, is a deliberative legislative chamber of 100 senators, two from each state, elected in statewide elections for six-year terms by popular vote.
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each state, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote.
The following is a list of the Senators of the 109th United States Congress, sorted by state.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/United_States_Senate   (622 words)

 Alphabetical List of United States Senators 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This is the complete list of United States senators following the elections of November 1998.
It includes the appointment of Senator Lincoln Chafee to replace his father, John Chafee, who died in 1999.
Alphabetical List of Members of the United States Senate 1999
www.australianpolitics.com /usa/senate/members-senate-1999.shtml   (43 words)

 Our Documents - 100 Milestone Documents
The following is a list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings.
The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965.
Senate Resolution 301: Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy (1954)
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 The Constitution of the United States
But in chusing the President, the Votes shall be taken by States, the Representation from each State having one Vote; A quorum for this purpose shall consist of a Member or Members from two thirds of the States, and a Majority of all the States shall be necessary to a Choice.
The Trial of all Crimes, except in Cases of Impeachment, shall be by Jury; and such Trial shall be held in the State where the said Crimes shall have been committed; but when not committed within any State, the Trial shall be at such Place or Places as the Congress may by Law have directed.
No Person held to Service or Labour in one State, under the Laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in Consequence of any Law or Regulation therein, be discharged from such Service or Labour, but shall be delivered up on Claim of the Party to whom such Service or Labour may be due.
www.historyplace.com /unitedstates/revolution/constitution.html   (2537 words)

 United for Peace : Index
Votes in both the House and the Senate have forced members to go on record on troop withdrawal, permanent bases, and other war-related issues.
United for Peace and Justice opposes any military action against Iran, as well as covert action and sanctions.
United for Peace and Justice calls upon the U.S. Congress and the United Nations Security Council to oppose military action against Iran, uphold the law, support diplomatic solutions to the crisis, and put an end to U.S. nuclear hypocrisy.
www.unitedforpeace.org /endorse3.php   (1167 words)

 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > People > Senators > A Chronological List of United States Senators ...
Beginning with the election of 1958, Senators are listed according to commencement of first Senate term by seniority (determined by former service in order as senator, vice president, House member, cabinet secretary, governor, and then by state population).
Prior to 1958, senators whose terms began on the same day are listed here alphabetically, rather than by seniority.
Information about any senator, representative, vice president, or member of the Continental Congress.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/history/common/briefing/senators_chronological.htm   (137 words)

 The New Yorker: Fact   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The house looks as stately and manicured as its neighbors, but, inside, the carpets on the front stairs are filthy.
Chalabi’s father was president of the senate and an adviser to the king.
Almost all the assets listed on the books, the official said, were worthless, except for an auxiliary office that was listed as a repository for valuable bank records.
www.newyorker.com /fact/content?040607fa_fact1   (9486 words)

 Contacting the Congress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
State Search: Select just your state to list your state's Congressional delegation.
City Search: Enter a city and state (without a ZIP code) to identify the members of Congress representing that city.
This information is gathered solely for the purpose of establishing who represents you in Congress and to allow you to contact them electronically.
www.visi.com /juan/congress   (290 words)

Congress debates rules to publicly list “earmarks” and their sponsors.
Check this list to see their voting attendance record.
Israel: The Terrorist State, The Vogue State,The Failed State, The Usa Welfare State..
congress.org   (956 words)

 United States Congress - Senators and Representatives share their Favorite Recipes
Potato Ala Bernice from former Senator and Governor Dirk Kempthorne
Potato Salad from former Senator and Governor Dirk Kempthorne
John D. Rockefeller IV Fancy Peanut Soup from Senator and Mrs.
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 1492: United States Constitution
Local, State (NC) and Nationial politics will be the main focus of this site, with a splash of sports, tech, computers, books, sci-fi, tv, movies and whatever else catches my eye.
The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription
Note: The following text is a transcription of the Constitution in its original form.
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 U.S. Senate
Read about the history of Veterans Day in the
S-1, a recently discovered financial ledger detailing nearly a century of salary and mileage payments to senators, from 1790 to 1881.
Scripophily.com is the sponsor of this website and is not part the United States Government.
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 Congressional Email Directory
If your elected officials don't have email, send them snail mail DEMANDING that they get email NOW!
Pick your state below, or search for your favorite Congressperson:
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