Senators and Representatives
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The Senator and Congressman of the 7th District of Virginia The current coverage of the 7th legislative district of Virginia was established only in 1993. It includes certain parts of Richmond, particularly its west, as well as portions of the counties of Henrico and Chesterfield.… The voters have tended to choose presidential candidates from the said party…
History 1118 United States History and Culture
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The Seventeenth Amendment The 17th amendment is an amendment to the constitution of the United States. This was meant to change a previous article in the constitution, which allowed for the elections of the United States’ Senators only by individual state legislatures.… Here, the law allows for two senators for each state in the United States. In addition,…
Us senator position detaills, how is it obtained and self opinion about the process
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Every State has two senators irrespective of its geographical area or population. The US Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol, Washington. The Senate enjoys a lot of nationally important… Before 1913, senators were selected by the legislatures of each state. However, after the 17th Amendment, popular election was made mandatory. The one…
The US senator - selection and role
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The US Senate is called the Upper House of the United States Congress. Every State has two senators irrespective of its geographical area or population. The US Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol, Washington. … The US Senate is called the Upper House of the United States Congress. Every State has two senators irrespective of its…
Senate
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When comparing and contrasting different levels of the federal government it is important to consider both structural and political factors. This is particularly important when weighing the similarities and differences between political bodies that might appear to be otherwise roughly equal as, for example, the California State Senate and the United States Senate.…
Speech
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We, as senators of Rome, must take it upon ourselves to save the republic from falling. In order to carry this out, I propose that two of Sulla’s reforms should not have been repealed. We all… as always had a problem of young and lustful politicians suddenly rising to power and then abusing it, so requiring new senators to gain some experience before they…
Columnist project 2013
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He maintains his tone throughout the article. He is confident and fanciful about the fact that Senator Ted Cruz has positioned himself as the favorite candidate for… He persuades his audience by pointing out at some of the Cruz’s…
Filibustering Within the Senate
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Filibustering in the Senate Name: Institution: FILIBUSTERING IN THE SENATE In the United States, the filibuster is used in both the US and State Senate as powerful device in debate. Only thirteen states allow for filibustering, and Texas is one of them. In the US Senate, it has meant that the majority of legislation needs a sixty percent vote in order to bring a nomination or bill to the Senate floor (Wawro & Schickler, 2012).…
Working Women and the Vote
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The basic motive of this project "Working Women and the Vote" is to on the place of women in modern society. Moreover, the writer insists that it is vital for women’s place in society to be taken into account through their right to say.…
Is it democratic or undemocratic that smaller states can make big changes
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Small states enjoy the greatest stake of the senate with regard to issues of campaign finance, gun control and immigration. The constitution has always protected the smallest… 1-20). According to some scholars, the advantages given to these small states are a key part of the constitution, and that the stakeholders should not worry of this trend. On the other…
Obama, Dawd:whos fooling who
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This article titled, “No Bully at the Pulpit”, by Maureen Dowd, a distinguished commentator and a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary. … The influence in the articles are evident in the fact that it is easy for the ordinary American readers who make the bulk of readers for the daily to buy into her reasoning, considering her reputation…
Press Release Analysis
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The conclusion of Chapter 8 of Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future 3rd edition, is very insightful about the effect of gender stereotypes on serving senators. Remarkably, voters are driven by stereotypes to perceive women senators as caring, honest, and highly… senators send out press releases highlighting the federal projects that they helped…
GOV.13US & MO CONSTITUTIONS
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S. citizens get the right to vote for U. S. Senators?  How were senators selected before that amendment? What was the thinking behind the decision to eliminate U. S. citizens earlier to not for U. S. senators? The U.S citizens did not have any representation in… The decision to eliminate the U.S citizens from voting for the senators was thought to allow for…
The 17th Amendment
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The researcher was aimed to seek for information on are: the history of the 17th amendment, date of ratification, how senators are chosen, and 17th amendment highlights. He tried to search for about seven different articles on the subject using the various search terms identified.… This research will begin with the statement that…
No Bully in the Pulpit by Maureen Dowd
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In the paper “No Bully in the Pulpit by Maureen Dowd” the author analyzes the article of a distinguished commentator and a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, where she argues that President Obama may have learnt how to feel the pain of Americans and grieve with them, but he has not learnt how to govern. … The Ethos in the articles are…
U.S. History from 1865 to 1945
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This amendment was proposed on June 4, 1919 and was ratified on August 18, 1920. It talks about the equality between both the sexes in the electoral processes of the United States.The nineteenth amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America deals with Women Suffrage… This amendment was proposed on June 4, 1919 and was ratified on August 18,…
FDT 1 - week 6
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The vacuum that exists in fixing the broken immigration system can be bridged if politicians of both parties- Republicans and Democrats take a bipartisan approach to fixing the immigration laws (Fifield, 2013). The immigration reform should be crafted and led by a bipartisan… the broken immigration system into law will happen if there is a historical or…
Legislative & Executive Branches
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The article is about the recent event that illustrates the theme of legislative and executive branches covered during this weeks content on the Congress. Recently, the Congress debated on the Trade Act… PTA includes a couple of negotiating objectives that such trade agreements must work towards. According to the article, to uphold Congressional oversight, the…
Canadian Senate Reform
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Name Instructor Task Date Canadian Senate Reform In the past years, there has been reverberating concerning the necessity to change Canada’s senate. The major roles in a modern democratic system include investigating, as well as amending legislation, looking into public matters and standing for provincial, local and minority welfare.… However, all the hard…
Week4 presentation
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A good example is the sixteenth amendment of May 15th 1913, which gave the United States’ government authority to collect taxes… There are various reasons why it took a long period for the American constitution to be amended from 1870 to 1913. However, the main reason was the fact that senators were elected by governors indirectly instead of being directly…
The united States Constitution
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The times, places and manner of holding elections for senators and representatives, shall be prescribed in each state by the legislature thereof; but congress may at time make or alter such regulations, except as to the place of choosing senators (“CRS Annotated… Following this amendment, bribery, false registration, false returns of votes and interference of…
Populism vs. Progressivism
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Towards the end of the 19th century, it was widespread belief in America that bankers and industrialists controlled the government through both republican and democratic politicians. Widespread corruption was present too. Farmers in the western side of the country and joined… emands of the populist movement were direct election of the senators, graduated…
Constitution Paper
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The U.S Constitution Name Institution Course Date The constitution addressed the grievances in the declaration of independence in the following ways: 1. “For quartering big organs of troops among the people”: Amendment 3, and in addition the prevention against applying military troops to implement public statute 2.… 3. “He has rejected his Assent to Statutes,…
USA Congress: Chamber of Representative and the Senate
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The USA Congress: Chamber of Representatives and the Senate The USA is, apparently, a democratic state. Congress is a bicameral body of the central government of the USA, comprising of the Senate and the Chamber of Representatives.… Succinctly outlined below are resemblances and dissimilarities between the two agencies, the Senate and the Chamber of…
Canadian politics
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Name : Professor : Course : Date : Bill C-7 The senate is part of the federal parliament of Canada. Its role is technically similar to that of the House of Commons. All bills are passed by the senate before they can become laws. It is a house that poses the veto power over all bills emanating from the House of Commons.… According to proponents of reforms, the…
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