When the Republican Party moves to take over control of the United States Senate in January, life will be different in Washington in some significant ways as a Congress controlled fully by the GOP will need to deal with a lame-duck President.
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As the Republicans gain control of the United States Senate in early 2015, the new majority party will face two interesting tests of their newly regained powers. Specifically, the GOP leadership will face a decision on how to handle filibuster rules imposed last year by Democrats, and the upcoming nomination hearings for a new Attorney General.
Premier historian Richard Norton Smith joined the National Constitution Center on Monday night to unveil his long-anticipated biography on American icon Nelson Rockefeller. Smith discussed Rockefeller’s political rise to New York governor, to time in the White House as Vice President, as well as relationships with presidents and political leaders like Franklin D. Roosevelt, Gerald […]
As America heads to the polls on Tuesday, races in eight key states could swing control of the United States Senate back to the Republicans. However, there are some scenarios that get the Democrats to a tie in the final Senate total – which is as good as a win.
Leading James Madison scholars Burt Neuborne and David O. Stewart discuss the historical and contemporary legacy of the man who helped create the Constitution.