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Fulfilling the contract : the first 100 days /
James G. Gimpel.
imprint
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, 1996.
description
xi, 162 p. : ill.
ISBN
0205188877 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, 1996.
isbn
0205188877 (alk. paper)
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
1676026
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Summaries
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The 1994 Mid-Term elections, the " Republican revolution" that returned control of both Houses of Congress to the Republicans for the first time in over 40 years, was set in motion by the remarkable " Contract With America." Crafted by Speaker Newt Gingrich and a core of Republican lawmakers and aspirants, the Contract became the blueprint for the most ambitious legislative agenda in modern history.
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The 1994 Mid-Term elections, the "Republican revolution" that returned control of both Houses of Congress to the Republicans for the first time in over 40 years, was set in motion by the remarkable "Contract With America." Crafted by Speaker Newt Gingrich and a core of Republican lawmakers and aspirants, the Contract became the blueprint for the most ambitious legislative agenda in modern history.
Table of Contents
The Election
The Contract and the Campaign
The Transition
The Balanced Budget: Amendment and the Line Item Veto
Background on the Issue
Committee Action
Floor Action
The Opposition
The Vote
Rewriting the 1994 Crime Bill
Background on the Issue
Committee Action
Floor Action
The Opposition
The Vote
Revitalizing National Defense
Background on the Issue
Committee Action
Floor Action
The Opposition
The Vote
Welfare Reform
Background on the Issue
Committee Action
Floor Action
The Opposition
The Vote
Tax Reform
Background on the Issue
Committee Action
Floor Action
The Opposition
The Vote
Term Limits
Background on the Issue
Committee Action
Floor Action
The Opposition
The Vote
Conclusion
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