But instead of a simple national vote, the Presidency is decided by fifty-one separate elections in each state and the District of Columbia, with electoral votes allocated according to the size of each state's Congressional
This reflects efforts by nongovernmental groups and agency partners to increase congressional
awareness and support for these programs.
Add all this up, and it is clear that most congressional
campaign have been almost entirely financed by corporate interests.
He would have issued a bold pronouncement to the effect that, unlike his conventional predecessors, he would reaffirm constitutional intent by henceforth seeking congressional
consent for all future military ventures abroad.
But last December, Senate Republicans backed a congressional
reform plan drafted by Pete Domenici (R-N.
Johnson, it upheld a Georgia federal court decision that racial considerations predominated in the decision to create the 11th Congressional
District held by Cynthia A.
NLEC members have met with congressional
sponsors of crime bills to offer suggestions and to express their opinions on areas of particular concern.
ABLI Executive Director, Desmond Ryan, stated, "Had the Congressional
delegation not been successfull, the region would have been dumped into the same statistical pool as New York City, Westchester, Rockland and other tri-state counties.
Despite a payroll of 37,000 to serve the Congress--including the staffs of the Congressional
Budget Office, General Accounting Office, Congressional
Research Service and Office of Technology Assessment--and more than two million people grinding away in the federal bureaucracy, official Washington seems to have no idea where it has been or where it is going.
Some innocent business people may get caught up in the wave of congressional
hearings into failed thrifts.
Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Congressional
and Legislative Affairs Office.
CHICAGO, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today released a new study, Map the Meal Gap 2015, which finds that food insecurity exists in every county and congressional
district in the nation.
After the 2000 election, Michigan Republicans controlled all three branches of state government, and redrew congressional
lines to give the GOP a 9-6 advantage in the delegation, although the state voted for the Democratic candidate in the last four presidential elections.
David Dreier, R-Glendora, would ban lawmakers from accepting all corporate-sponsored trips, prohibit all but inconsequential gifts such as baseball caps and T-shirts, and force lawmakers convicted of felonies to forfeit their congressional
ratification of CAFTA is coveted by the White House, its political allies in Central America, and politically connected corporate interests who stand to profit from outsourcing production to low-wage nations in the region.