- DREAM Act Delayed. // Language Magazine;Oct2010, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p11
The article reports on the delayed passage of the Dream, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009 or commonly known the as the DREAM Act due to the failure of the Democrats to find the 60 votes needed to begin the debate of the 2011 Defense Authorization bill.
- Block Shot. Crowley, Michael // New Republic;06/11/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 24, p21
Focuses on Tom Daschle's tenure as leader of the Democratic minority in the U.S. Senate. Effect of the defection of Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords from the Republican Party on Daschle's leadership; Irony of Daschle's gridlock strategy, which is expected to be used by Republicans to force Democrats...
- SUICIDE WATCH . Fund, John H. // American Spectator;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p14
Deals with the selection made by the U.S. House Democrats to Nancy Pelosi as the minority leader. Description of a Democratic Party that has lost five straight House elections; Congressional voting record of Pelosi; Important reasons to vote Republican according to a post-election survey by...
- Who Is This Guy? Tyrell Jr., R. Emmett // American Spectator;Feb2005, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p67
Features incoming U.S. Senate minority leader Harry Reid. Perception on Justice Antonin Scalia; Description of Reid as a politician; Criticism against the Democratic Party in which Reid is a member.
- Dean DePiero . Bennett, David // Crain's Cleveland Business;11/26/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 48, p12
Reports career development of Dean DePiero, minority leader of the Ohio House of Representatives. Job responsibilities of DePiero; Appointment of DePiero as law clerk for a law director; Achievements of DePiero in the public service.
- The Senate Filibuster. // Supreme Court Debates;Mar2006, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p68
The article explores the history of "filibustering," or vote-delaying tactic in the U.S. in order to gain advantage. The so-called delaying legislative tactic dates back to 1806 when the body ruled out and allowed a majority to cut off debate and force a vote. After 3 decades, politicians gained...
- David Paterson. Robotham, Rosemarie // Essence (Time Inc.);Dec2008, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p156
The article features David Paterson, governor of New York and one of the most influential African American in 2005. On March 17, 2008, he became the first African American governor of New York and the first blind governor of any state when a prostitution scandal forced the previous governor...
- Of cancer and candor. Trippett, R. // People;5/11/92, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p119
Presents Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole's story about discovering he had prostate cancer. Tells how Dole, 68, discovered the cancer and how he dealt with it in private and in public. Diagnosis; Reactions; Treatment.
- The Democrats' Hope in the Desert. Klein, Joe // Time;12/13/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 24, p25
Profiles Nevada Senator Harry Reid who is the newly elected Senate minority leader and the highest-ranking Democrat in Washington. How his office reflects the man; His very humble beginnings and how he came to be a Mormon; How the Senate is the only place in Washington the Democrats have a...