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U.S. Senatorsand their world

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Donald R. Matthews. With a new introd.
    SeriesThe Norton library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1161
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 303 p. :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21351562M
    ISBN 100393006794

    First elected inwhen she became famous for self-deprecatingly describing herself as just "a mom in tennis shoes", the year-old's 20 years in the Senate have granted her seniority and considerable power. In the meantime she has been working as a lawyer and consultant, as well as serving on the board of directors of the Dakota Gassification Company. The couple are now separated. How are laws made? Cantwell's first job in politics was on Jerry Springer's failed gubernatorial campaign, before he became a TV star, and she served in the House of Representatives between and How many minorities are represented in the Senate?

    Once elected, a senator stays in office for six years. But who are these men and women, and what do they do? But for all its shining moments this is not quite a perfect biography of Eisenhower. As she puts it on her website, she has introduced legislation "to tap the estimated New York: Basic Books,

    South Carolina Sen. She also abolished a state law that said abortion was a felony. Fischer, a born-and-bred Nebraskan who ran the family ranch before entering politics, is a fiscal Republican who campaigned to cut spending, shrink government and address welfare reform. She supports a balanced budget amendment and disapproves of entitlement programs in their current form.


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Fortunately for the reader, however, there are countless instances throughout the book of articulate and keenly interesting discussions of events which, in many other texts, are dull or confusing.

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She wants to double the number of Pell grants, and she wrote legislation to keep seniors from going bankrupt while paying for a spouse's nursing home care. Committees can then report out legislation to the full Senate, where debates take place.Ballotpedia: The Encyclopedia of American Politics.

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