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    Congress was established to represent the people; to serve a purpose bigger than themselves. The delegates battled with each other all for the greater good. Their responsibility was to facilitate prosperity and to set up a safe and flourishing country for their eager citizens. Similarly, their duty is to serve the constituents and their country. This is done through extensive processes of legislation and investigations of national significance. To get the job done in Congress, it may not always

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    The Lack Of Women in Arizona Politics, Specifically the United States Congress Arizona has been referred to as the "state of the woman" in recent literature. Last year, the state made history when it became the first to elect females to all top five executive positions of the state, see Jimena Valdes' essay. These elections indicate that women have gained much equality in Arizona politics based on their state success. However, if one is to study the representation of Arizona women in national

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    The United States In the United Stares, President Ronald Reagan was the lead supporter of the FTA. Reagan’s main argument was that the FTA would help both economies and solidify positive bilateral relations. At a state dinner with Mulroney, Reagan claimed that the FTA “would create unparalleled prosperity for our citizens.” Reagan believed the FTA was a “balanced agreement that provides open trade and investment on a comprehensive basis, an agreement in which both sides are winners.” Reagan

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    longest serving member of Congress is Robert C. Byrd. He joined on January 3, 1959 and left office on June 28, 2010, he is the longest serving member of congress for serving 51 years 5 months and 26 days. He is one of many who have served over 25 years in Congress. The president has a term limit because we don’t want the same person to be able to control the United States because then nothing will change and we will only get the views of that one person. But in Congress you are allowed to run as

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    Should the Internet Be Censored?

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    middle of paper ... ...ato.org/publications/commentary/cispa-dead-now-lets-do-cybersecurity-bill-right?utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Buffer:%2BCatoInstitute%2Bon%2Btwitter&buffer_share=c4093>. —. How Copyright Industries Con Congress. 3 January 2012. Journal Article. 1 April 2014. . Segal, Julian Sanchez and David. Blackout Protesting SOPA, PIPA Bills Makes Statement on Censorship. 19 Novemeber 2012. Journal Article. 25 Feburary 2014. . Shirky, Clay. The political power of social

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    Congress and Intelligence

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    national/international policies. Congress proper role in Strategic Intelligence should be the following: budget management, overseeing the strategic intelligence activities and ensuring laws are being followed to protect the people of the United States. Congress depends on the Intelligence Community, for information and support. While the Intelligence agencies depends on Congress for adequate funding for their missions, projects, programs, and research. Congress plays a vital role in the oversight

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    Most individuals with a general background knowledge of the United States Federal Government system are aware that in order for a bill to become a law, it must first pass a majority vote in Congress. There is, however, a very important step in the legislative process that sometimes goes unnoticed. The committee system of the legislation process ensures that the appropriate attention is given to each bill introduced to Congress. Each member of both chambers are assigned to committees and subcommittees

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    The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

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    1&u=cuny_baruch&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w&asid=8cf19a43ddef5ea2cb064ded30e16f8e Gale Document Number: GALE|CX2687400149 “H.R. 2273--101st Congress: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.” www.GovTrack.us. 1989. December 1, 2013 http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr2273 “S. 933--101st Congress: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.” www.GovTrack.us. 1989. December 1, 2013 http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/s933 United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Legislative History of Public Law 101-336, the Americans

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    government intervention. A french philosopher and the finance minister under King Louis XIV's reign, Jean Baptiste Colbert is said to be the first person to disseminate the principles of laissez faire. From 1865 to 1900, the federal government of the United States moderately adopted the laissez faire system. At first, the government did practice laissez faire for it did little except its necessary duties. However, by the 1870's it was violating laissez faire little by little with the small restrictions on

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    Raising Awareness About Human Trafficking

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    awareness about human trafficking is through beginning new programs in lesser communities that may not gain the knowledge about human trafficking without it. The United States Congress (2012) places emphasis on educating the common man about how to avoid being pulled into the modern day slavery, assessed to reach over 31,000 families. The US Congress also addresses how the funding for programs to inform families about human trafficking is very rare, so individual interventions are a more probable response

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