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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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    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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    According to Hershey (2007), a political party “is a body of men united, for promoting by their joint endeavors the national interest, upon some particular in which they are all agreed” (p. 6). Political parties, in America, produce three interacting parts which is party organization, party in government, and party in the electorate. Party organization includes party leaders and the activists who worked for the causes and candidates. Party in government is made of both the men and women that compete

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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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    districts and states have needs.” The question becomes, do these areas of funding promote the wellbeing of only individual districts or do pork-barreling’s effects benefit the country as a whole? The answer is probably both. Now, one would assume that because the president holds the nation’s wellbeing in the highest regard, the United States is best off with the power of pork-distribution being held in the executive branch, under the hands of the president. However, in the past when Congress was permitted

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    This American (Working) Life

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    required with no extra compensation. According to a new bill, S. 1747 The Computer Professionals Update Act , legislators would extend these exemptions to other IT professions (27-31). In a time when it is hard to find anyone with a good opinion of congress, why would any senator propose a bill that would take away protections for IT workers? At first glance, such a proposal seems enraging and a quick internet search leads to many IT bloggers and forum posts from employees that are upset by it. Though

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    Gender Gap In Politics

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    One of the main purposes of the United States government is to make policy that is relevant and helpful to the people of the country. To this end, it is important that our leaders understand and reflect the values and concerns of the people they represent. It is important, therefore, that it is comprised of a diverse group of individuals to match the diversity of the nation’s population. It is concerning, then, that, despite the fact that women make up 52 percent of the population, they only make

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