• President Obama
  • 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)
  • If they don t kiss and make up (and they initially won t) Republicans will act as though President Obama doesn t have a veto pen until enough members decide it is time to do some serious horse trading with the President, such as dropping onerous demands in a major appropriations bill in exchange for White House approval for the Keystone Pipeline. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • 1992
  • He put himself through law school, and toiled as a minor county bureaucrat until, one day, he was discovered by Republican State Chairman William Powers who made him executive director of the New York state GOP in 1992. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was the Executive Director & Chief Counsel of the New York Republican Party from 1992 to 1995, a period of tremendous success for the state GOP. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among the legislation she sponsored were the 1992 Battered Women's Testimony Act, which provided funds for indigent women to hire expert testimony in domestic abuse cases, and the Judicial Training Act, which funded programs to educate judges about domestic violence, especially in child custody cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Democrat
  • A Democrat from California, Stark's district-California's 13th congressional district during his last two decades in Congress-was in southwestern Alameda County and included Alameda, Union City, Hayward, Newark, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, and Fremont (his residence during the early part of his tenure), as well as parts of Oakland and Pleasanton. (wikipedia.org)
  • vote
  • With 67% of the vote, Platts became the most electorally successful Republican Congressional candidate in the Northeast. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, because of three Republican vote changes, the final vote showed 215-213, meaning the motion was approved. (wikipedia.org)
  • The controversy began on August 2, when Republicans were ultimately defeated over a procedural "motion to recommit with instructions" vote on the FY2008 agriculture appropriations bill (H.R.3161). (wikipedia.org)
  • The following morning, August 3, Republicans attempted to protest the previous night's vote with the daily routine of verifying the previous day's congressional record, but John Murtha (D-Penn. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] In 1996, she was one of only five Republicans to vote against the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Act. (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)
  • Criticizing the bill as corporate welfare, he said "The bill before us today is basically the same three-page Wall Street give-away first put forth by President Bush" before the vote on the first bailout. (wikipedia.org)
  • Senate
  • 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)
  • control
  • Morella opposes her party's positions on abortion, gun control, gay rights, and the environmental movement, voted for government funding of contraceptives and needle exchange programs for drug addicts, and favored the legalization of medical marijuana. (wikipedia.org)
  • houses
  • With Republicans in charge of both houses of Congress in January, some health information technology legislation that has languished might get resurrected in 2015, and efforts to challenge the statutory authority of federal agencies to regulate HIT also may be renewed. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • During Sweeney's tenure at state Republican headquarters, Rudy Giuliani was elected mayor of New York City (the first Republican to win the mayor's office in 28 years) and George Pataki was elected governor (the first Republican to win the Governor's Mansion in 20 years) and Republicans made gains in both houses of the state legislature and at the local level. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • The son of migrant workers who never made it past the fifth grade, Cuellar has positioned himself as a strong advocate for education and has often described himself as "the most degreed member of Congress," having earned an associates degree, a bachelor's in Foreign Service, a master's degree in International Trade, a law degree, and a Ph.D. in Government. (wikipedia.org)
  • bill
  • 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)
  • He opposed any version of Bush's school voucher proposal, supported offshore oil drilling, supported increasing government regulated fuel efficiency standards for automobiles, voted for the Matthew Shepard Act, a hate crimes prevention bill, and supported the McCain-Feingold campaign finance legislation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major legislation moving through Congress, such as an emergency appropriations bill or another Doc-Fix bill early in the year, could include HIT provisions. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • She voted against declaring English the official language of the United States and, in 1996, against a bill overwhelmingly approved by Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton to combat illegal immigration. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Legislation from Reps. Renee Ellmers (R-NC), a registered nurse for more than 20 years, and Jim Matheson (D-Utah) to mandate a 90-day electronic health records reporting period in 2015. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • Stark, then 41 years old, claimed that the octogenarian Miller had been in Congress too long. (wikipedia.org)
  • At 40 years (as of the end of service on January 3, 2013), Stark had been the longest-serving member of Congress from California, serving continuously from January 3, 1973 through January 3, 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • last
  • Example: A new ICD-10 compliance date and delayed enforcement of the Medicare two-midnight payment policy were part of the Doc-Fix legislation enacted last spring to stave off a huge cut in Medicare reimbursement rates for physicians. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • second
  • Republicans then tried to pass a second privileged resolution (H.Res.612) which would have rebuked Murtha for not showing the proper degree of respect as Speaker pro tempore to Rep. Sesenbrenner and misusing his power as chair. (wikipedia.org)
  • issues
  • That journal gave him "conservative" ratings of 53% (economy), 65% (social issues) and 73% (foreign policy) in the 2004 congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • He has broken with his party on several issues, for example supporting President Obama's expansion of SCHIP and the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was active in human rights, women's health, and domestic violence issues in Congress, and served on the Science and Government Reform Committees. (wikipedia.org)
  • away
  • That s not a partisan snipe at the GOP: Democratic candidates for Congress ran away from their President and from their own party. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • His website featured a picture of him swinging a two-by-four with the words "Bangin' away in D.C." While in Congress, Traficant was a supporter of immigration reduction, and a strong opponent of illegal immigration. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • She was returned to the state legislature for an additional term, before running for United States Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • federal
  • In 2006, Cubin was listed as cosponsoring legislation that would sell off some federal land to help pay for Hurricane Katrina and other disaster relief. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plan
  • As a Congressman, Platts supported many of President George W. Bush's initiatives, tax cuts, drilling in ANWR, the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, the Iraq War, and a ban on same-sex marriage. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • He taught courses on drug and alcohol dependency and recovery at Youngstown State University and Kent State University, as well as lecturing on drug and alcohol abuse for colleges and government agencies outside Ohio. (wikipedia.org)