Republicans need a new agenda
- Dems' key challenges. Moulitsas, Markos // Hill;10/15/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 119, p29
The article focuses on the author's view regarding the key Democratic victories in order to break the influence and agenda of the Republicans including Electoral College, Republican strongholds and the Kentucky Senate.
- GOP demands confirmations. Mancini, Rosamaria // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/8/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 48, p1A
Reports that the nine-member Republican minority of the Nassau County Legislature insisted that four democratic appointees to the county planning commission must win confirmation from the Legislature before they vote on any more cases. Effect of the controversy on areas of commission decisions...
- Public Policy: Developing a Distinctive Identity? Hindmoor, Andrew // Parliamentary Affairs;Apr2002, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p287
Focuses on the public policy in Great Britain. Review of the second-term policy agenda of the Labour Party; Priority of the government on public policy reforms in health and education; Summary on the objectives and specific measures on the reform process.
- Interparty Competition and State Social Welfare Policy: When a Difference Makes a Difference. Wright Jr., Gerald C. // Journal of Politics;Aug75, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p796
Examines the nonlinear relationships between interparty competition and state welfare policies. Form of the nonlinear function; Transformations and variables; Description of the relationship between interparty competition and social welfare policy according to nonlinear models.
- Educated by Initiative. Smith, Daniel A.; Tolbert, Caroline J. // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Aug2003, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p31
Evaluates the effect of citizen law-making expressed through initiatives in the U.S. Impact of ballot initiatives on public policy; Role of interest groups in sponsoring initiatives; Involvement of political parties in initiatives.
- LibDems want financial lessons to tackle debt. // Money Marketing;2/24/2005, p24
Reports that the Liberal Democrats in Great Britain have called for financial education and awareness to be integrated into the national curriculum as part of their debt action plan. Policies set by the political party; Call for the creation of national independent advice centers; Significance...
- Room at the top. Oakes, Laurie // Bulletin with Newsweek;11/4/2003, Vol. 121 Issue 6397, p23
Australia-based organization Newspoll has rattled quite a few members of the federal Coalition. It was not so much the figure showing Labor ahead on the two-party preferred vote that disturbed them. They were more concerned about the findings on how voters rate issues and how they judge the...
- Parties with Policy Preferences and Uncertainty Over Voter Behavior. Terai, Kimiko // Social Choice & Welfare;Aug2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p155
The equilibrium redistributive policy proposals of two parties with policy preferences are studied. Each party�s ideal policy coincides with that of citizens having a particular income level, and the party�s utility function reflects its attitude to the trade-off between the choice of...
- Political Independence in Washington State. Showel, Morris // Public Opinion Quarterly;Fall52, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p399
The State of Washington can truly be characterized as the political paradise of the independent voter. In addition to such conventional mechanisms for influencing public policy as the political party and the state legislature, citizens of this state can also make use of the initiative and the...