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  United States House of Representatives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States House of Representatives is, along with the United States Senate, one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States.
It is conventional to consider the House as the "lower house", and the Senate as the "upper house", although the Constitution does not use such language.
The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the flish squares across the top), which display each member's name and vote as votes are in progress.
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 sociology - United States House of Representatives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Delegates to the United States House of Representatives from Dakota Territory
Delegates to the United States House of Representatives from the District of Columbia
Delegates to the United States House of Representatives from Guam
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 United States - Simple English Wikipedia
The United States of America is a country on the continent of North America.
The United States was mostly farm land before the industrial revolution around the mid 19th century.
The United States of America consists of 50 states with 'limited autonomy.' This means that states can make laws about things inside the state, but if the national government makes laws that say different things, the law the state made is not a law any more, and people only have to follow the national law.
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 United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
During the Cold War, the United States was a major player in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and was considered one of Two superpowers along with the Soviet Union; with the collapse of the Soviet Union, the nation emerged as the world's leading economic and military power.
The [[White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States.]] The federal government is the national government.
The Congress is a bicameral lawmaking institution composed of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The United States of America
That river separates the United States from the Republic of Mexico until at the city of El Paso it turns northward; from that point to the Colorado River an arbitrary line marks the boundary of the two republics.
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.
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 Wikinfo | United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The United States of America (U.S.A.) (also referred to as the United States, the U.S. America, or (outside its borders) the States), is a federal republic in North America with a strong democratic tradition.
The federal and state government is dominated by two political parties, the Republicans (center-right) and the Democrats (center-left), although minor party candidates and independents are occasionally elected especially to local or state office.
As the world's third largest nation (land area), the United States landscape varies greatly: temperate forestland on the East coast, mangrove forests in Florida, the Great Plains in the centre of the country, the Mississippi-Missouri river system, the Rocky Mountains west of the plains, deserts and temperate coastal zones west of the Rocky Mountains.
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 Texas's 5th congressional district - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Texas District 5 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves an area that includes the southeast portion of Dallas County including Mesquite plus a number of smaller counties south and east of Dallas including Anderson, Freestone, Henderson and Limestone counties.
The current Representative from District 5 is Jeb Hensarling and has been since 2003.
Please note that U.S. Congressional District borders are periodically redrawn and some District Residence locations may no longer be in the 5th District.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_House_of_Representatives,_Texas_District_5   (198 words)

 USA: Constitution of the Confederate States
Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States, which may be included within this Confederacy, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three-fifths of all slaves.
The House of Representatives shall choose their Speaker and other officers; and shall have the sole power of impeachment; except that any judicial or other Federal officer, resident and acting solely within the limits of any State, may be impeached by a vote of two-thirds of both branches of the Legislature thereof.
Each House shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such parts as may in their judgment require secrecy; and the yeas and nays of the members of either House, on any question, shall, at the desire of one-fifth of those present, be entered on the journal.
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 HRW World Report 1999: United States: Human Rights Developments
The United States has long regarded itself as a beacon of human rights, as evidenced by an enlightened constitution, judicial independence, and a civil society grounded in strong traditions of free speech and press freedom.
And the United States was one of only seven states voting against the statute creating the ICC at the Rome Diplomatic Conference in July; 120 states voted for the treaty.
In April 1998, the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions released his report on the death penalty in the U.S. The special rapporteur found that the death penalty was applied in an unfair, arbitrary, and discriminatory manner.
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 United States
It extends from the Atlantic coast in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west.
It shares land borders with Canada in the north and Mexico in the south, shares a marine border with Russia in the west, and has a collection of districts, territories, and possessions around the world including Midway Island and Guam.
Before the British, and in terms of territory, the Dutch, Spanish and French had a stronger foothold on the New Continent where Native Americans (formerly called Indians) had lived for thousands of years.
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 Handbook of Texas Online:
Lanham, United States representative and twenty-second governor of the state of Texas, was born on July 4, 1846, to James Madison and Louisa de Aubrey (Tucker) Lanham in Spartanburg District (now County), South Carolina, and named for his maternal grandfather, Samuel Willis Tucker.
In November 1882 he was elected to the United States House of Representatives from the Eleventh District of Texas, known as the "jumbo" district because it consisted of ninety-eight counties.
The Handbook of Texas Online is a joint project of The General Libraries at the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas State Historical Association.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/LL/fla34.html   (724 words)

 OurCongress.org :: Restoring Democracy to the House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Danny Stover, candidate for the United States Congress in Illinois' 19th District, is calling upon his opponent, incumbent John Shimkus, to reject a Congressional pay raise until such time that Congress mandates a raise in the federal minimum wage.
Democrat Joe Courtney is a former State Representative from Vernon, Connecticut and a Democratic candidate for the United States House of Representatives in Connecticut's Second Congressional District.
Courtney served as a Representative in Connecticut's state legislature from 1987 until 1994 and was the Democratic nominee for this seat back in 2002.
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 CNN.com Election 2004 - U.S. House of Representatives
Click a district for full results or go to a full list of all House results
• The U.S. House of Representatives' 435 members are elected to two-year terms, with elections held in the fall of every even-numbered year (i.e.
Each member represents a single district drawn by each state.
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 Project Vote Smart - Mr. Ashby - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Texas, District 28, 2004
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Texas, District 24, 2002
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Texas, District 30, 1992, 1994.
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 United States House of Representatives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
If, after entering the state and Zip Code, you are sent to a page with only a mailing address and/or phone number it means that your Representative does not use the Write Your Representative Service for E-Mail.
Some Representatives choose to use methods other than E-Mail for communicating with their constituents.
All Zip Code information is provided by the United States Postal Service.
www.houseofrepresentatives.com /ushouseofrepresentatives.htm   (145 words)

 Contacting the Congress
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.
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 Congressman Gene Green :: Representing the 29th District of Texas :: Home Page
Thank you for visiting the official website for the 29th Congressional District of Texas.
Please return frequently to stay informed on legislative issues before Congress, as well as to learn more about the district and the services that our office provides to the residents of Texas' 29th District.
If, after exploring our site, you do not find what you are looking for, please feel free to call, write or email me.
www.house.gov /green   (247 words)

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