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    The Senate is one of the two chambers in the legislative branch of the government of the United states. The Senate is composed of older members than in the House of Representatives. The minimum age requirement in the Senate is 30. There are two senators per each state which means 100 senators in total. Senators have term limits of six years, and unlike the House of representatives, they serve state-wide constituents as well as local constituents. The Senate has a couple of important powers. One important power that the Senate has is to confirm appointments made by the President of the United States. The Senate also has the power to run impeachment trials. The longer terms that Senators have allow them to serve interests that are new and different.…

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    Blagojevich Case Study

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    Introduction The case of Blagojevich versus the United States involves Blagojevich being accused of a conspiracy to choose Barack Obama’s choice for senate seat in exchange for a job, giving the seat to Jesse Jackson Jr. in exchange for campaign contributions, trying to extort money from campaign contributions from Patrick Magoon who was the President of Children’s Memorial Hospital, and trying to extort money from campaign contributions from John Johnston, who was a horseracing executive. …

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    while the gangster is armed with only a pistol. When they exchange fire during a confrontation, the police officer fires his weapon and ends up killing 1,000 other people. That's not criminal liability,” (Guerra). The problem is that is negligence on the officer. He has the responsibility to protect the people as well as his own life and part of that is to not escalate the situation and put more people in danger. It should also be the governments’ job to minimize the amount of deaths of innocent…

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    was a Senator and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee (Lerner, Kira). Biden stated that if President H. W. Bush nominated an individual to replace a retiring justice that, "the Senate Judiciary Committee should seriously consider not scheduling confirmation hearings on the nomination until after the political campaign season is over." (Emery, C. 2016) Republicans, mainly Mitch McConnell point to this as evidence that nominations should not be considered during an election year. Mitch…

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    Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin & The Great Depression by Alan Brinkley is all about the journey of two men during the Great Depression and the overwhelming rise to success. Huey P. Long was a Senator from the swamp state, Louisiana; while Charles E. Coughlin was a Catholic priest from Detroit. The two were from vastly different parts of the country, but they both became two of the most successful leaders in politics during this time period. In all honesty, I did not enjoy this…

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    recognition, takes the floor and states that Mr. Smith is trying to illicit money from the people through his bill, which is false. Mr. Smith then conducts a successful twenty-four-hour-long filibuster, which ends with Senator Paine attempt suicide, with other senators stopping them and Paine admitting to the entire scheme. (Mr. Smith)Whistleblowing plays an important role, as Mr. Smith is whistleblowing the illegal plans of other senators. In the film, Mr. Smith is revealing the corruption of…

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    series of video clips with specific words used to arouse fear in the viewers. Words such as “killing Americans”, crisis, “enemies advancing”, scenes were shown of Isis plotting to kill Americans, refugee crisis threatening our county, and burning of the American flag, and Marco Rubio our U.S. Senator, talking about football, or off fundraising while this was taking place ("LEADERSHIP HD," 2016). The lighting was dim in the clips, and the music, and pace set a tone of the coming of doom’s day.…

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    Debate Speech Example

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    MODERATOR, smiles: Good evening everyone and welcome to tonight’s debate streaming live from Shoreline Amphitheater outside Google headquarters. From all of us here in Mountain View, thanks for joining us. [to the camera] Tonight is the fourth and final presidential debate and voters’ last chance to see the candidates side-by-side before casting their ballots next Tuesday. Much could be determined in the next 90 minutes; so let’s get to it. [turns] To start things off, I’m going to ask that our…

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    Rome, or have outside influences over the years blurred the lines so as to create that image of Caesar? Answers to these questions can be found in the analysing of his actions in Rome and the senate over the years, and the manner in which he seemed to persistently and relentlessly…

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    Peer Review Framework

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    information that can support the research topic. Each peer review article must relate to one another which makes the information creditable to the subject area (Korb, 2013). In the article chosen “Overdosed on opioids: a deadly opioid epidemic sweeping the country has lawmakers working hard to find solutions” which I found to be creditable because the hypothesis was in conjunction with the argument (Hoback, 2016). Overall and in general creditable articles are known to provide key variables…

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