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Seward's Position Of Compromise
1,204 wordsRepublicans and the Crittenden Amendments Throughout the election of 1860, Republicans professed their strong platform, a platform that included the fateful promise of nonextension of slavery. On May 16, 1860, Republicans openly proclaimed, We deny the authority of Congress, of a territorial legislature, or of any individuals, to give legal existence to Slavery in the United States. In the days and months following the election, the victorious Republicans held fast to their promises, including R...
Most Political News Story
682 wordsBias or Not? The most political news story that is being reported on these past few weeks has been the nomination and debate over President Bush's nomination of John R. Bolton to be ambassador to the United Nations. One of the most watched and influential news channels, CNN has been following this routine story closely. The President nominated Bolton in March of 2005 but the Senate has been delaying the vote of the nominee for several weeks. The story on CNN was headlined Vote to end debate on B...
Money As The Republicans
1,046 wordsAfter what would be considered the closet race in presidential history, the US Supreme Court needs to find a way to get the public more involved. Senator John McCain and Russ Feingold are pushing towards a campaign finance reform. Republic John McCain is saying that we must put a stop on "soft" money, and increase "hard" money. The amount "soft" money that are politicians are getting has increased from $105.1 million to $392.9 million since 1994. This reform will stop this money from going in to...
Better Idea Of Senator McCain's Ideological Tendencies
780 wordsU.S. Senator John McCain's Ideology Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona announced his candidacy for President on April 14, 1999. His stated positions on most issues are fairly conservative. Senator McCain would like to cut taxes and simplify the tax code. Senator McCain opposes using Social Security funds for deficit reduction or other uses, and would like to set aside 62% of the budget surplus to keep Social Security from becoming insolvent. Senator McCain's education plans include suppor...
Medical Insurance To Unemployed Workers
571 wordsIT WAS A morning of extraordinary political maneuvering as the president showed up on Daschle's home turf, the Senate, to claim that there had been an accord on a stimulus plan, while Daschle staged a press conference to dispute that claim. Shortly after Bush arrived on Capitol Hill to speak to lawmakers, Daschle summoned reporters to announce that there still was no agreement on the chief obstacle: how to provide medical insurance to unemployed workers. DASCHLE: NO DEAL YET " We regret very muc...
Senator Joseph R McCarthy
2,375 wordsMcCarthy's Abuse of Power In 1954 a young junior Senator from the state of Wisconsin held the entire Senate in the palm of his hand. Senator Joseph R. McCarthy used an aggressive strategy of lies, personal attacks, and propaganda in an aggressive attempt to gain power. Was Senator McCarthy a crusader for the common good of the people or was he the ringleader of a witch-hunt seeking only political power What tactics did McCarthy use to gain his power What brought about his demise Joseph McCarthy ...
Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt
1,586 wordsMan of the century, Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt must be examined from the beginning since it is paramount to understand the man and his values, which is the foundation of his persona. Born naturally is a testament to the man and how he approached life and public office, tough, straightforward, and honest. Though this is a broad statement Theodore Roosevelt throughout his life overcame some enormous odds to succeed. As a child he was a sickly delicate boy suffering much from asthma and ...
U.S.A. Republican Senate Members
2,581 wordsThe 49 Republicans in the United States Senate are a colorful group of individuals that share many striking similarities. Their different backgrounds and career paths mesh together to create men and women that are as alike as they are in contrast. They have voting records that range from the extreme right to siding with the Democrats on various issues and being relatively moderate. The tie that binds these individuals together ultimately is partisan belief in Republican ideals, as vast and broad...
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