• 104th
  • It is a general rule that only one nominee is permitted per representative, except for party leadership (although during the 104th Congress , Duke Cunningham successfully lobbied for the joint appointment of twin sisters from Encinitas, California and Gene Taylor successfully lobbied for the appointment of three Pages from the Gulf Coast during the 109th Congress after Hurricane Katrina ). (wikipedia.org)
  • 113th
  • Described as an "endangered species", Doggett was one of only three white Democratic House members from Texas in the 113th Congress (the others being Gene Green and Beto O'Rourke) in a state with mostly Republicans and minority members of the Democratic Party. (wikipedia.org)
  • 113th Congress), a bill that would amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize grant programs and other initiatives to promote expanded screening of newborns and children for heritable disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • 113th Congress), a bill that would make appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for FY2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2002
  • In 1998, Dent won an open 16th District Senate seat when Democrat Roy Afflerbach (who later served as Mayor of Allentown from 2002-06) retired to take up an ultimately unsuccessful bid for Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2002 Florida law eliminated the requirement of a "guilty mind," or "mens rea," as part of a drug offense. (blogspot.de)
  • suburbs
  • The 15th District for the 109th Congress included Wayne County suburbs generally southwest of Detroit, the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti areas in Washtenaw County, and all of Monroe County. (wikipedia.org)
  • America
  • Boozman was also named to the Speaker's Task Force for a Drug-Free America in 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • We are asking here in Washington for some action, action from the Congress of the United States of America which has the power to raise and maintain armies, and which by the Constitution also has the power to declare war. (factbites.com)
  • 1970
  • Craig was a member of the Idaho Army National Guard from 1970 to 1972, attaining the rank of Private First Class (E3), after which he received an honorable discharge. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • From 2012 to 2017, Azar was President of the U.S. division of Eli Lilly and Company, a major pharmaceutical drug company, and was a member of the board of directors of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, a pharmaceutical lobby. (wikipedia.org)
  • Azar has been a critic of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and predicted in 2017 that "There will be a piece of legislation passes this year that is called the repeal of Obamacare. (wikipedia.org)
  • President of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City from 2013 to 2017, she was the first female military veteran elected to a full term in Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1988
  • He received a B.A. degree summa cum laude with highest honors in government and economics from Dartmouth College in 1988, where he was a member of the Kappa Kappa Kappa fraternity. (wikipedia.org)
  • He won a full term in 1956 and was reelected 29 times, including runs in 1988 and 2006 with no Republican opponent. (wikipedia.org)
  • predecessor
  • While the reconfigured 5th is still a Republican stronghold, it is said to be slightly more Democratic than its predecessor. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the new 6th was somewhat more Republican than its predecessor, and Luther opted to move to the reconfigured 2nd district, where he eventually lost to John Kline. (wikipedia.org)
  • Party
  • born December 10, 1950) is the senior United States Senator for Arkansas, and a member of the Republican Party. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is a member of the Republican Party and the Tea Party Caucus. (wikipedia.org)
  • First elected in the 1998 elections, he is a member of the Republican Party and previously served in the Idaho House of Representatives (1984-1998). (wikipedia.org)
  • While the Republican Party held the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, Simpson often served as the Speaker Pro Tempore of the House, particularly during debates concerning controversial legislation, due to his command of House procedure. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the Republican Party regained control of the House of Representatives in 2010, Mr. Simpson began once again to serve frequently as the Speaker Pro Tempore of the House. (wikipedia.org)
  • She had been influenced to join the Republican Party (GOP) by her boss at City National after she naturalized in 1984. (wikipedia.org)
  • Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi selected Reyes to present and lead the debate on a Democratic substitute to replace the Sensenbrenner legislation, which was voted down on a party line vote. (wikipedia.org)
  • Richard Michael DeWine (born January 5, 1947) is an American lawyer and Republican Party politician from Cedarville, Ohio. (wikipedia.org)
  • district
  • He is one of the most liberal white Democrats from a Southern district, and one of the most liberal congressmen ever to represent Texas in Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • Judge Mary S. Scriven of Federal District Court threw out the drug delivery charges against Mackle Vincent Shelton, and ordered a new sentencing hearing on other charges. (blogspot.de)
  • bill
  • A bill to protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products. (govtrack.us)
  • This bill was introduced on March 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. (govtrack.us)
  • S. 666 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress. (govtrack.us)
  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. (govtrack.us)
  • H.R. 5384 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress. (govtrack.us)
  • Although he initially supported immunity for telecommunications companies, saying that immunity was necessary and the companies hadn't done anything illegal, eventually after being contacted by pressure groups, the version of the legislation he introduced did not contain provisions for telecom immunity, despite Republican threats to torpedo any bill that did not contain telecom immunity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicare
  • In Congress, Kennedy supported the Bush tax cuts, he voted for the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, and the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kennedy's reputation as a reformer was further enhanced by his sponsorship of the line item veto, a lifetime ban on all members of Congress becoming lobbyists, full deductibility of medical expenses, no parole for sex offenders, and Medicare Plan Enrollment Fraud Protection. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pelosi's pushing the overhaul of the 2003 Medicare law to let the government negotiate directly with drug companies: it's cheaper, less-complicated, and more people would be served. (sacurrent.com)
  • fraternity
  • At the University of Idaho, he was student body president and a member of the Delta Chi fraternity. (wikipedia.org)
  • He graduated from Baltimore City College (1961) and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude (1964) from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was a member of the Pi Lambda Phi fraternity. (wikipedia.org)
  • session
  • During the 1992 session, she was the primary sponsor of legislation that put on the ballot an initiative that would create the sentence of life without parole. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the 110th Congress , Rep. Anna Eshoo (D) was allowed to appoint a set of twins as Democratic Pages during the second summer session. (wikipedia.org)
  • Representative
  • He is a member of Phi Kappa Psi,[citation needed] and previously worked as a development officer for Lehigh University, an industrial electronics salesman, a hotel clerk, and an aide to U.S. Representative Donald L. Ritter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Food and Drug Admin
  • Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes. (govtrack.us)
  • He also sponsored legislation that would have legalized drug imports from other countries, despite opposition from the Food and Drug Administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • In 2009, the company paid $1.415 billion to settle criminal charges regarding its promotion of antipsychotic drug Zyprexa (olanzapine) for off-label uses between 1999 and 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hastert rose through the Republican ranks in the House, becoming chief deputy whip and eventually Speaker in 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • DeWine was the initial sponsor of the Drug-Free Century Act in 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • vote
  • He was the only Minnesota Republican to vote against the Central American Free Trade Agreement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cubin's first race was very close by Wyoming standards (Wyoming is one of the most Republican states in the nation), with Cubin getting 53% of the vote. (wikipedia.org)
  • As expected, he defeated Republican John House with 63 percent of the vote. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bottom line: Heller's vote against the pay-as-you-go legislation means he has no problem with deficit spending meaning he has no problem with you spending more on taxes in the future. (blogspot.com)
  • veterans
  • In the 111th Congress, Boozman has introduced and the House of Representatives has passed the Veterans Retraining Act of 2009, which provides resources and training opportunities for unemployed veterans. (wikipedia.org)
  • members
  • Rep. Aaron Peña, D-Edinburg, featured here, front row, second from left, with fellow members who first came into the Texas Legislature with him about six-and-a-half years ago, on Friday, June 5, declared that legislation authorizing the establishment of a medical school in the Rio Grande Valley was his and the region's number one legislative priority. (edinburgpolitics.com)
  • President
  • In August 2015 a revised version of CIEDRA, the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act, passed Congress and was signed by President Obama, creating the Hemingway-Boulders, Jim McClure-Jerry Peak, and White Clouds wilderness areas, which cover a total of 275,665 acres (111,558 ha) of central Idaho. (wikipedia.org)
  • She worked for Republican President George H. W. Bush. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was passed by the 109th United States Congress on April 14, 2005 and signed into law by President George W. Bush on April 20, 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • As for the next part, it will become more and more apparent how over 500,000 American Indians losing billions of dollars through "the annual willingness of Congress and the president to provide sufficient funds" is "The Denial of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in the Political, Economic, Social, Cultural, or any Other Field of Public Life. (nativeamericannetroots.net)
  • The willingness to be unwilling of the president and congress to do the right thing is a theme that seems to permeate "The Denial of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in the Political, Economic, Social, Cultural, or any Other Field of Public Life," as it relates to the broken promises of the Indian Trust. (nativeamericannetroots.net)
  • seat
  • 2008 In 2008, Burton faced a reasonably well-funded challenger in the Republican primary for the first time since his initial run for the seat in former Marion County Coroner Brigadier General Dr. John McGoff. (wikipedia.org)
  • Representatives
  • Simpson's hallmark legislation in the House of Representatives has been the Central Idaho Economic Development and Recreation Act (CIEDRA), which would create 312,000 acres of wilderness in central Idaho, much of which is currently a wilderness study area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Barbara Lynn Cubin (born November 30, 1946) is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, having served as the sole member of that body from Wyoming. (wikipedia.org)
  • John David Dingell Jr. (born July 8, 1926) is an American politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives from December 13, 1955, until January 3, 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • Blogging Dean Heller, the 435th Most Powerful Member of the House of Representatives. (blogspot.com)
  • national
  • In 2014, he secured passage of legislation to expand the Missions National Park and supported it being named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (wikipedia.org)
  • A study last year by the Heritage Foundation and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers analyzed scores of proposed and enacted new laws for nonviolent crimes in the 109th Congress of 2005 and 2006. (blogspot.de)
  • candidate
  • A couple of Philly area bloggers are in DC talking to Congress about blogging and whether or not it constitutes a political contribution or a collaboration with a campaign if a blogger promotes a candidate and / or received compensation for it. (blogspot.fr)
  • prescription drug
  • His priorities there have included education, health care, preventing child abuse, reducing prescription drug prices, fighting poverty, and eliminating multinational tax shelters and loopholes. (wikipedia.org)
  • pages
  • Also during the 110th Congress, Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) was allowed to appoint two Pages due to his seniority in Congress and during the 109th Congress, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) also appointed twin sisters from Atlanta, GA. (wikipedia.org)
  • former
  • 2012 In 2012, Burton was due to face a number of challengers in the Republican primary including McGoff, former U.S. Attorney Susan Brooks, former U.S. Congressman David McIntosh, and attorney Jack Lugar. (wikipedia.org)