• 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)
  • Senate
  • This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 23, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate. (govtrack.us)
  • Boozman was elected to the United States Senate in 2010, defeating Democratic incumbent Blanche Lincoln by a 21-point margin and becoming the first Republican to be elected to the seat since Reconstruction. (wikipedia.org)
  • He took office in January 2011 and is the ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources, the Commerce Subcommittee on Science and Space and the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1984, he was the Democratic nominee for the United States Senate seat vacated by the perennial Republican, John Tower, but he lost to the Republican candidate, Phil Gramm. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burton was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from 1967 to 1968 and again from 1977 to 1980 and the Indiana State Senate from 1969 to 1970 and again from 1981 to 1982. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burton jumped into the Republican primary halfway into his second stint in the state senate, and won a five-way Republican primary with 37% of the vote. (wikipedia.org)
  • Peterson was a member of the Minnesota Senate for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (the Minnesota branch of the Democratic Party) from 1977 to 1986, representing a district in northwestern Minnesota. (wikipedia.org)
  • While some members of Congress with a medical background prefer to be addressed as "Doctor" (most notably former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist), Simpson does not insist that he be referred to as Dr. Simpson, preferring to simply go by Congressman or Mr. Simpson. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • His 28 years in Congress rank as the second-longest in Idaho history, trailing only William Borah, who served over 32 years in the Senate. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress , the Senate being the upper chamber . (wikipedia.org)
  • The House is charged with the passage of federal legislation , known as bills , which, after concurrence by the Senate, are sent to the President for consideration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eventually, the Convention reached the Connecticut Compromise or Great Compromise, under which one house of Congress (the House of Representatives) would provide representation proportional to each state's population, whereas the other (the Senate) would provide equal representation amongst the states. (wikipedia.org)
  • Senate Republican report on statewide hearings on cutting bureaucratic red tape to create jobs. (scribd.com)
  • Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. (lifediscussions.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)
  • 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)
  • unicameral
  • Under the Articles of Confederation , the Congress of the Confederation was a unicameral body in which each state was equally represented, and in which each state had a veto over most action. (wikipedia.org)
  • The smaller states, however, favored the New Jersey Plan, which called for a unicameral Congress with equal representation for the states. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Party
  • 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)
  • The Speaker and other floor leaders are chosen by the Democratic Caucus or the Republican Conference , depending on whichever party has more voting members. (wikipedia.org)
  • session
  • This bill was introduced on March 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. (govtrack.us)
  • 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)
  • bill
  • A bill to protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products. (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
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)