Should Members of Congress Be Allowed To Serve For 50 Years?
Currently in the 111th congress we have; two members who have served 50 years or more ... chief executive. Members of congress however do not face such limits. Currently members of the house serve unlimited two year terms, and senators unlimited six ...
How Many Black Senators Have There Been?
Tim Scott to replace Jim DeMint in the Senate. The move is a historic one because, as the Washington Post points out, Scott will soon become "the first black senator from ... decide whether to let him serve out the final two years of DeMint's term.
A Look Back At How The President Was Able To Sign Obamacare Into Law Four Years Ago
What to do? They decided to have the House take up the identical bill that the Senate passed on Christmas Eve. It passed on March 21, 2010, by a 219 – 212 vote. This time, no Republicans came on board, and 34 Democrats voted against. President Obama ...
Senate committee backs Gonski
Australia has a significant gap between its highest and lowest-performing students; far greater than in many OECD ... for over 40 years - the Gonski review - here we are back at the very beginning with nothing to show. An exhaustive senate inquiry again ...
E-Street: Should the Senate be abolished, or does it serve a useful role?
Should the Senate be abolished, or does it serve a useful ... only wants to abolish the Senate because Mulcair will never get appointed. Abolishing it would toss the baby out with the bathwater. Although not democratically elected, many Senators are ...