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  Republican Whip of the United States House of Representatives Information
Republican Whip of the United States House of Representatives
Republican Whip of the United States House of Representatives Summary
Republican Whip of the United States House of Representatives from Wíkipedia.
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  United States Senate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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.
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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 Encyclopedia: Congress of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It is bicameral, comprising the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Senate elections were tainted by corruption, bribery and gridlock preventing the election of a senator.
The State of the Union Address is an annual event in which the President of the United States reports on the status of the country, normally to a joint session of the U.S. Congress (the House of Representatives and the Senate).
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 United States Congress article - United States Congress legislative branch United States federal government Article - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Senate has 100 seats, one-third are renewed every two years; two members are elected from each U.S. state by popular vote to serve six-year terms.
Each state has equal representation in the Senate because the states are each equal members of the federal union.
The United States territories are not members of the federal union.
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 ipedia.com: United States Senate Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
As put forth in Article I, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution, a senator must be: at least 30 years of age, a citizen of the United States for the past nine years, and reside in the state he or she represents at the time of election.
Control of Senate committees is strictly by seniority within the majority party, a situation which Hubert Humphrey once described as the “most sacred cow in the legislative zoo.” A committee chairman cannot be removed from power even if he is senile or never attends the Senate.
The first session of Senate to be open to the public was held on February 11, 1794 and on February 27, 1986 the Senate allowed its debates to be televised on a trial basis (which was later made permanent).
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 Charles Curtis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Charles Curtis (January 25, 1860 – February 8, 1936) was a Representative and a Senator from Kansas as well as the 31st Vice President of the United States.
During his tenure in the Senate, he was President pro tempore of the Senate as well as Chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Interior, of the Committee on Indian Depredations, and of the Committee on Coast Defenses, as well as of the Republican Conference.
He was also United States Senate Republican Whip from 1915 to 1924 and Majority Leader from 1925 to 1929.
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 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > Historical Minutes > 1878-1920
Senator John McLaurin of South Carolina burst into the Senate Chamber on Washington's Birthday in 1902 and accused his fellow South Carolinian, "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman, of a "willful, malicious, and deliberate lie." The ensuing fistfight threw the Senate into chaos and resulted in new Senate rules on decorum and behavior.
As the Senate moved into the twentieth century, gone were many of the "old guards" of the previous century—Republican senators who controlled action in committee and on the floor.
Republican senators, in the majority in all but four years from 1861 to 1913, used their power of patronage to employ as many Union veterans as possible.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/history/one_item_and_teasers/1878.htm   (2334 words)

  
 United States Senate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Constitution of the United States endows the U.S. Senate, in addition to its duty of passing all legislation through Congress, with the exclusive responsibility of confirming certain President of the United StatesPresidential appointments, including federal judges and United States Cabinetcabinet secretaries as part of the system of checks and balances.
The agenda of the Senate is determined by the United States Senate Majority LeaderMajority floor leader (leader of the party with a majority of seats), who is assisted by a United States Senate Majority WhipMajority whip (responsible for "whipping" party members in line).
Unlike the United States House of Representatives, the Senate has no strict rules regarding debate, and one strategy used by senators to kill a bill is the filibuster (legislative tactic)filibuster/, an intentional extension of debate on the bill, which prevents it from coming to a vote.
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 United States Senate Republican Whip - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A whip in the United States Senate is a member of the party leadership who comes second in line after the party's floor leader.
Since 1969, the official title of the Republican Whip has been Assistant Majority Leader or Assistant Minority Leader.
List of Republican Whips in the United States Senate
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 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.
Republican Whip Mitch McConnell was elected to the post of Republican Leader on November 15, 2006, for the 110th Congress.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Majority_Minority_Leaders.htm   (1964 words)

  
 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Among other responsibilities, he is the chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, the number three job in the party's leadership.
He was an administrative assistant to Pennsylvania State Senator J. Doyle Corman (1981–1986), director of the Pennsylvania State Senate local government committee (1981–1984), and director of the Pennsylvania State Senate Transportation Committee (1984–1986).
Supporters of the Senator claim that the controversy is politically motivated as the school board is controlled by Democrats and Erin Vecchio, the school board member who first publicly raised the issue, is the chair of the local Democratic Party.
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 U.S. Senate: Senators Home > Senate Leadership
The "offices" of the majority and the minority leader, as we know them today, are of recent development in the history of the Senate although individual Senators since 1789 have assumed leading roles in the determination of what the Senate would or would not do.
The power or influence of some Senators, in various periods of our history, to guide or lead their respective parties, or even the Senate itself, in the determination of a legislative program, has been particularly noteworthy.
These meetings, however, were not invoked to perform as organized political caucuses for the purpose of selecting persons to serve as floor leaders for the parties during the sessions of the Senate until the latter part of the 19th century.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/senators/a_three_sections_with_teasers/leadership.htm   (232 words)

  
 U.S. Senate: Reference Home > Virtual Reference Desk > Leadership
The floor leaders and whips of each party are elected by a majority vote of all the Senators of their party assembled in a conference or, as it sometimes is called, a caucus.
The majority and minority leaders are the elected spokespersons on the Senate floor for their respective political parties.
The positions of the majority and the minority leader, as we know them today, are of recent development in the history of the Senate, although individual Senators since 1789 assumed leading roles in determining the Senate schedule.
www.senate.gov /reference/reference_index_subjects/Leadership_vrd.htm   (311 words)

  
 Vice President of the United States - Richard B. Cheney
Cheney was elected to serve as the state's sole Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives.
He was elected Chairman of the House Republican Conference in 1987 and elected House Minority Whip in 1988.
The Vice President is authorized to nominate individuals to the United States Military, Naval, and Air Force Academies.
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 The WISH List--Your Partner In Politics!
In December 2002 she was appointed to complete the Senate term of her father, now the governor of Alaska.
Since her arrival in the U.S. Senate, she has taken on new leadership roles as Deputy Republican Whip and Chair of the freshman Senate class of 2002.
Senator Murkowski also has focused extensively on job creation, reduction in federal taxes, implementation of federal education policy and funds for initiatives to help rural Alaska.
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 US Senator Harry Reid for Nevada
The Senate Majority Leader was able to help direct more than $93 million to Nevada for a variety of high-tech programs being developed by the military, UNR, Desert Research Institute, UNLV, and the state's private sector.
on Monday, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 3:00 p.m., with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each, and with the time equally divided and controlled between the Majority and Minority.
During the week of October 15, the Senate is expected to complete consideration of H.R. and may turn to the consideration of H.R., the Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations Act, and any other items cleared for action.
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 CNN.com - The real scandal of Tom DeLay - May 9, 2005
But as chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Frank Murkowski became furious at the abusive sweatshop conditions endured by workers, overwhelmingly immigrants, in the U.S. territory of the Northern Mariana Islands, of which Saipan is the capital.
Because they were produced in a territory of the United States, garments traveled tariff-free and quota-free to the profitable U.S. market and were entitled to display the coveted "Made in the USA" label.
So compelling was the case for change the Alaska Republican marshaled that in early 2000, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Murkowski worker reform bill.
www.cnn.com /2005/POLITICS/05/09/real.delay   (556 words)

  
 U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee
Republicans Support Preserving Health Insurance for Children of Working-Poor Families: Principles for SCHIP Reauthorization and Reform
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) was elected RPC Chairman in 2006.
At 2:00 p.m., the Senate will be in Morning Business until 3:00 p.m., with the time equally divided.
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 Welcome to American Policy Center
This very objectionable treaty would put the United States in a de facto world government; it went into effect in 1994 but was never ratified by the U.S. Senate.
Shocking as it is, President Bush is lobbying hard for passage of this massive, unprecedented redistribution of wealth from the United States to other countries.
Senator Durbin (D-IL), Majority Whip, plans to attach Senator Kennedy’s DREAM Act as an amendment to the 2008 Department of Defense authorization bill.
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 Mitch McConnell | Congress votes database | washingtonpost.com
See a list of his votes against his party since 1991, a list of all Senators in the Congress with a similar score, or a full list of party voters.
Vote 354: H J RES 43: H.J.Res.43; A joint resolution increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.
2934; To express the sense of the Senate that General David H. Petraeus, Commanding General, Multi-National Force-Iraq, deserves the full support of the Senate and strongly condemn personal attacks on the honor and integrity of General Petraeus and all members of the United States Armed Forces.
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 Republican.Senate.gov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Senate will convene at 9:30 am and resume consideration of the nomination of John Roberts to be Chief Justice of the United States.
At 11:30 am the Senate will proceed to a vote on the nomination of John Roberts to be Chief Justice of the United States.
Following the vote, the Senate will proceed to consideration of the Defense Appropriations bill.
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 Greg Bender dot Com :: Welcome to GregBender.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Remember how pissed off republicans were when Clinton had these 'pseudo-fundraising' guests stay over.
Included was an amendment that said simply, that if a woman has a mastectomy, she and her doctor - and not some insurance company accountant -- should make the decision whether or not she spends the night in the hospital.
We're number one among countries in the United Nations with a legally constituted government to not ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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 State Government and Politics
State list of how electors are chosen, whether names appear on the ballot, and whether they are bound by law to vote for candidate receiving popular vote
States are arranged by region, sometimes in an incomprehensive manner
Updates 1990 Census on state and metropolitan area with data on various population and housing characteristics.
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 Elian's Father, GOP House Leadership Fail to Meet -- 04/12/2000
Jonathan Barrett, a spokesman for House Republican Whip Tom DeLay (R-TX), told CNSNews.com that the Cuban interests section in Washington did not give any reason for Juan Miguel's declining to attend.
When he came here to the United States he said very clearly that he wanted to recuperate his son and go back to Cuba."
The letter to Juan Miguel also said, "We extend to you the opportunity to express directly to us your wishes with respect to your son, Elian.
www.cnsnews.com /ViewPolitics.asp?Page=/Politics/archive/200004/POL20000412g.html   (493 words)

  
 Senator Mitch McConnell from Kentucky
My website provides information about the United States Senate, my role as Kentucky's senior Senator, and other important constituent services.
View Senator McConnell's statement on the Asian Tsunami
Aid information for the Tsunami relief can be found at the USA Freedom Corps Website.
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 C-SPAN's Capitol Questions
Personal characteristics such as an outgoing personality and debate and oratorical skills are assets, but again, do not guarantee victory.
However, since you hail from Georgia, here are some representative career paths of the Members elected from your own state.
Enter a word or simple phrase in the box above.
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 Project Vote Smart - Senator Lugar - Biography
How to send information about yourself for inclusion on the site
Delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968, 1972, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996
Advisory Board, United States Conference of Mayors, 1969-1975
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 Republican Leader John Boehner | republicanleader.house.gov
Floor Proceedings from the Clerk of the House
Legislative Information from the United States House of Representatives
Official Web Site of the United States Senate Republican Leader
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