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Going Nuclear.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 12/2/2013, Vol. 71 Issue 41, p1984-1989. 5p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the U.S Senate debate on use of the parliamentary move (nuclear option) rules change to the filibusters. Topics discussed include cloture votes on executive and judicial nominees, Majority Leader Harry Reid's parliamentary maneuv...

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Great Expectations. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 5/4/2009, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p1024-1032. 9p. 1 Color Photograph, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:The article presents several views on the decision of politician Arlen Specter to switch from the Republican Party to Democratic Party in the U.S. Democrats consider Specter's party switch as a good news since the party will have greater opportunity to...

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No Room To Move. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 5/16/2005, Vol. 63 Issue 20, p1292-1298. 7p. 3 Color Photographs, 1 Chart.

Abstract:Focuses on the decision of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) to attempt the constitutional option to prohibit filibusters of judicial nominees in the U.S. Risks of the decision for Frist and the Republican party; Involvement of Martin G...

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A Consequential Lame-Duck.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 11/15/2010, Vol. 68 Issue 44, p2652-2656. 5p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Chart.

Abstract:The author discusses the probable turn out of the lame-duck sessions in U.S. Congress. The author criticizes the desperation and unyielding attitudes of both the outgoing and incoming congressmen during the lame-duck sessions. Post-election sessions re...

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A New Level of Acrimony In Parties' War of Procedure.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 5/10/2003, Vol. 61 Issue 19, p1078. 7p. 2 Color Photographs.

Abstract:Discusses the filibusters of judicial nominations at the U.S. Senate as of May 10, 2003. Use of filibusters by Senate Democrats to block the appointment of judicial nominee Miguel A. Estrada; Details on the confirmation of judicial nominee Deborah L. ...

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Debating McCain-Feingold. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 03/10/2001, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p524. 4p. 1 Graph.

Abstract:Presents a preview of arguments about the role of money in politics in the United States as of March 2001. Background on the campaign finance bill by Senators John McCain and Russell D. Feingold; Effects of soft money to politics; Changes in campaign ...

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Transforming The Nation by Fits and Starts.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 01/29/2000, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p162. 5p. 1 Color Photograph, 3 Black and White Photographs.

Abstract:Deals with the United States (US) Congress. Assessment on its political condition; Reasons legislators are pessimistic on the condition of the US Congress; Comment from Representative W.J. Tauzin (R-La.) and Charles Lewis, executive director of the Ce...

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Home page as hustings: Candidates work on the Web.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 09/05/98, Vol. 56 Issue 35, p2321. 4p.

Abstract:Presents information on the use of the Internet as a political strategy in the United States by candidates for political office to communicate with voters. Reference to a study by the United States Commerce Department regarding the number of Internet ...

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Farmers have the whip hand in drive for control of House.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 0815/98, Vol. 56 Issue 33, p2231. 6p. 4 Color Photographs, 1 Chart, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:States that farmers in the United States could play an important role in helping Democrats regain control of the White House or help the Republicans protect their majority of seats. Discussion on the service farmers received from politicians; Comments ...

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Congress v. courts: A conflict fueled by politics and mistrust. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 06/20/98, Vol. 56 Issue 25, p1649. 7p. 4 Color Photographs, 1 Black and White Photograph, 1 Graph.

Abstract:Focuses on the conflict on the part of the United States Congress toward the federal judiciary, relating to the bonds of judicial power. Information on the attacks of the judicial branches of government; Circumstances driving the dispute; Details on t...

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