Party leaders of the United States Senate

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    the budget if the Affordable Care Act is affected. Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid, stated “I want to be absolutely crystal clear: Any bill that defunds Obamacare is dead, dead.” After two whole day of back-and-forth between the House and Senate, on Tuesday, October first two-thousand thirteen, at one in the morning the Federal government shutdown. As a result, eight-hundred thousand federal employees were placed on furlough, mandatory time off without pay, indefinitely. Over one million federal employees were forced to show up to work without knowing when they will get paid, theses employees worked for services that were deemed essential, medicare, mail delivery, tax collection and the military, all other federal services were shut down. These conditions lasted until Thursday, October seventeenth two-thousand thirteen. In the end, the republicans had to give in due to the inability to fund another day of the Federal Government. With a Senate vote of…

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    The minority party in Congress has a main goal of becoming the majority. They are known of having opposing views of the majority party. Other goals the minority party has is influencing policy, protect official rights and powers, and to attain party integration. The minority party in the House of Representatives has a minority leader who meets with the majority leader to discuss prevalent issues in the country; they usually work very close to one another. The job of minority whip is to maintain…

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    Congress is made up the House of Representatives and senate. The house of representatives currently has four hundred and thirty five members. The number of representatives per state are decided by the population of the state. Member of the house of representative are up for election every two year meaning they are always “campaigning”. Representatives tend to keep closer relationships to their constituents so they are aware of their current needs. This leads them to focus on legislation which…

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    the government into the executive, legislative and judicial branches. The United States government is considered a republic, where law rules instead of the majority rules democracy to make sure people are afforded equal protection under the law and protected against oppression from its ruler. The legislative branch is an important part of the republic in laying down the power to collect taxes, impose laws, pay debts, impeach government officials, and the overall economic welfare of the United…

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    The hierarchy or the House of Representatives starts with the Speaker of the House. This role is incredibly important and requires someone with strong but fair ideals. The Speaker of the House presides over all debates and enforces the rules of the House. The House of Representatives Majority Leader is recognized first during debates as they are the floor leader. They also are usually next in line for Speaker of the House when the current one retires or dies. The Minority Leader presides over…

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    approved position that I choose to compare and contrast are Senate and House OF Representative. Senate and House of Representative are the house of US congress. The Senate and House of Representative plays vital role in constitution because they both have to approve to make a law in US. Senate is long term than House of Representative, but the member are more in House of Representative. They both have some similarities and some differences, but one thing they both do together is Senate and House…

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    led by the Senate accusing innocent citizens of supporting communism, which ruined the careers and lives of many. The Republican minority attacked the Democratic administration during this movement, criticizing the government for its lack of strong leadership. In her “Declaration of Conscience,” Margaret Chase Smith pressures the current administration to improve its leadership through the use of emotional appeals, anaphora, and ethos. Firstly, Smith employs emotional appeals in order to…

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    Concerned that voters would not have the proper judgement to make a selection of the next chief executive, in 1787, the founding fathers created the “Electoral College”. The Electoral College consists of 538 electors. The electors (Political Elites) are the heads of the Electoral College. The qualifications of electors is supported by Article 2, Section 1. This article states that holding the office of trust shall be appointed by an elector. Each state is assigned the number of electors, which…

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    potentials are endless. This is true especially for those living in the united state of America. With a sheer will and dedication there is hardly anything knowing to mankind that cannot be accomplished in this great country. Some may spend countless hours and years pondering about the greatness of America, particularly seeking to find out what makes America great. Some say America is great because of its people, which certainly true, for without a strong group of people a nation can hardly…

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    In this paper, I will compare and contrast the United States Constitution to Brazil’s. There are plenty of similarities, as well as differences between these two constitutions. I will focus on how the two constitutions handle the impeachment of their leaders. At first glance, the Brazilian and American constitutions are similar. They have the same goal: to improve the nation. When one looks a little closer you can see many differences in the two constitutions. The Brazilian constitution has 246…

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