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A House committee which heard his local option proposal is expected to give it a favorable report, although the resolution faces hard sledding later.
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House and committee
The House was his habitat and there he flourished, first as a young representative, then as a forceful committee chairman, and finally in the post for which he seemed intended from birth, Speaker of the House, and second most powerful man in Washington.
According to the historian David O. Stewart, Cornelius Wendell led an acquittal committee, which met in the Astor House in New York ; it collected a bribery fund of up to $ 150, 000 to influence Senators into voting for Johnson's acquittal.
Butler's investigation was tainted by the rumor that Butler paid Wendell $ 100, 000 to testify during the investigation, in order to expose the Astor House acquittal committee.
In 1960, a U. S. House committee ( HUAC ) came to San Francisco to investigate the influence of communists in the Bay Area.
In 1833 a House of Commons committee found that Stephenson had equal claim to having invented the safety lamp.
He asked the group of journalists to elect a committee to recommend improvements to the White House press conference.
Jefferson's Manual, which is integral to the Rules of the House of Representatives, states that impeachment is set in motion by charges made on the floor, charges preferred by a memorial, a member's resolution referred to a committee, a message from the president, charges transmitted from the legislature of a state or territory or from a grand jury, or from facts developed and reported by an investigating committee of the House.
His committee assignment privileges ensured that the party's Progressive element was essentially powerless in the House, and his control over the legislative process obstructed progressive legislation.
Similar to other U. S. territories, the islands do not have representation in the U. S. Senate, but are represented in the U. S. House of Representatives by a delegate ( beginning January 2009 for the CNMI ) who may vote in committee but not on the House floor .< ref >
The Commons checks the powers of the Prime Minister through committee hearings and through Question Time, a weekly occurrence in which the Prime Minister is obliged to respond to the questions of the Leader of the Opposition and other members of the House.
The committee in the House of Lords announced in June 1835 that " the style of the buildings should be either Gothic or Elizabethan ".
However, the pre-1995 period of rugby union was marked by frequent accusations of " shamateurism ", including an investigation in Britain by a House of Commons Select committee.
The bipartisan House committee in front of which Clemens appeared, citing seven apparent inconsistencies in Clemens ' testimony, recommended that the Justice Department investigate whether Clemens lied under oath about using performance-enhancing drugs.
On 12 December, the Stationers submitted yet another petition asking for legislation on the issue, and the House of Commons gave three MPs – Spencer Compton, Craven Peyton and Edward Wortley – permission to form a drafting committee.
The war ended in August, and on 17 October the House of Commons created a committee of ' miscarriages '.
The Subcommittee on International Organizations of the Committee on International Relations ( also known as the Fraser Committee ) was a committee of the United States House of Representatives which met in 1976 and 1977 and conducted an investigation into South Korea – United States relations.
Aimed at maintaining the historical integrity of the White House, the congressionally authorized committee works with the First Family — usually represented by the First Lady, the White House Curator, and Chief Usher — to implement the family's proposed plans for altering the house.
On other matters, he was content to wait until legislation reached its final stage in a joint House – Senate conference committee.
House and which
I have just asked these questions in the Pentagon, in the White House, in offices of key scientists across the country and aboard the submarines that prowl for months underwater, with neat rows of green launch tubes which contain Polaris missiles and which are affectionately known as `` Sherwood Forest ''.
In Frankfurt, too, he directed the Museum and Opera House concerts which, in addition to the standard repertoire, featured novelties like Erdmann's Piano Concerto and Mahler's Sixth Symphony.
Now and then, the President would call for `` Little Jack, Master of the Hounds '', which was his nickname for a messenger who had worked in the White House since Teddy Roosevelt's administration, and discuss the welfare of some one of the animals.
In the spring, it must have been, he began working on the play that he called The House, which later would be Mannerhouse.
`` It is as though '', I said on the historic three-hour, coast-to-coast radio broadcast which I bought ( following Father Coughlin and pre-empting the Eddie Cantor, Manhattan Merry-go-round and Major Bowes shows ) `` That Man in the White House, like some despot of yore, insisted on reading my diary, raiding my larder and ransacking my lingerie!!
Readers of the Reader's Digest are familiar with such items which often appear in its lists of verbal slips, like the ad in a California paper that advertised `` House for rent.
He did not mind the Line itself, which Churchill declared in the House of Commons, on February 27, 1945, he had always believed to be `` just and right '', but he did not want it called by a hated name.
Pip imagines how Estella would look down upon Joe's hands, roughened by work in the smithy, and the deliberate contrast between her white hands and his blackened ones is made to symbolize the opposition of values between which Pip struggles -- idleness and work, artificiality and naturalness, gentility and commonness, coldness and affection -- in fact, between Satis House and the forge.
But it soon became clear that the search for eighteenth-century furniture ( which Mrs. Kennedy feels is the proper period for the White House ) must be pursued in places other than government storage rooms.
While emphasizing that technical details were not fully worked out, Pelham said his resolution would seek to set aside the privilege resolution which the House voted through 87-31.
Daniel personally led the fight for the measure, which he had watered down considerably since its rejection by two previous Legislatures, in a public hearing before the House Committee on Revenue and Taxation.
Johnny Leighton picked up some new numbers out in Texas which he's springing on the ringsiders in the Rum House at Galt Ocean Mile Hotel.
The Leningrad Kirov Ballet, which opened a series of performances Friday night at the Opera House, is, I think, the finest `` classical '' ballet company I have ever seen, and the production of the Petipa-Tschaikowsky `` Sleeping Beauty '' with which it began the series is incomparably the finest I have ever had the pleasure of witnessing.
One of the most interested `` students '' on the tour which the Brevard group took at the National Gallery yesterday following their concert at the White House, was Letitia Baldrige, social secretary to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.
Caucusing, the liberals decided to go after Colmer, which actually was the more drastic course, since seniority in the House is next to godliness.
) The House, which had passed its smaller appropriation before the President's urgent call for more, was expected to go along with the increased defense budget in short order.
The Senate ( by voice vote ) and the House ( by 224-170 ) passed and sent to the White House the compromise farm bill which the President is expected to sign, not too unhappily.
House and heard
United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into a field as flight attendants and passengers — who had heard about the other three hijacked planes ramming into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon — fought hijackers who were likely flying to crash the plane either into the White House or the United States Capitol.
In the House Adams became a champion of free speech, demanding that petitions against slavery be heard despite a " gag rule " that said they could not be heard.
The case was heard in the High Court in London in July 2005 ; some embarrassment was caused to Byers when he admitted that an answer he had given to a House of Commons Select Committee was inaccurate, but on 14 October 2005 the judge found that there was no evidence that Byers had committed the tort of misfeasance in public office.
Unnamed White House employees stated that the night before the funeral they heard Mrs. Harding talking to her dead husband.
... by universal consent it was one of the grandest displays and most able financial statement that ever was heard in the House of Commons ; a great scheme, boldly, skilfully, and honestly devised, disdaining popular clamour and pressure from without, and the execution of it absolute perfection.
The name Dalton can often be heard in the halls of many Quaker schools, for example, one of the school houses in Coram House, the primary sector of Ackworth School, is called Dalton.
Cannon exercised extraordinary control over the legislative process ; he determined the agenda of the House, appointed the members of all committees, chose committee chairmen, headed the Rules Committee, and determined which committee heard each bill.
En route home, Debs was warmly received at the White House by Harding, who greeted him by saying: " Well, I've heard so damned much about you, Mr. Debs, that I am now glad to meet you personally.
C. H. " Ham " Light, a business partner of Pete Spence and a friend to the Cowboys, heard the first two shots from his room at the Aztec House across the corner from the fight, and went to the window in time to see all but the first two shots fired.
By constitutional convention, only those lords who were legally qualified ( Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, or Law Lords ) heard the appeals, since World War II usually in what was known as the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords rather than in the chamber of the House.
When the House was not officially in session, trials were heard by the Court of the Lord High Steward.
Three and a half millions of people have asked permission to detail their wrongs, and enforce their claims for RIGHT, and the ' House ' has resolved they should not be heard!
In 1751, with a bell tower being built in the Pennsylvania State House, civic authorities sought a bell of better quality, which could be heard at a further distance in the rapidly expanding city.
Tests conducted by Trinity House found that sound from a bell submerged some could be heard at a distance of, with a practical range in operational conditions of 1 – 3 miles.
A subsequent court of appeal decision in 1998 declared Reynolds had not received a fair hearing in his High Court action and the case continued to be heard in the House of Lords.
The British House of Commons on 3 March passed a resolution by 263 to 249 against the Government saying: That this House has heard with concern of the conflicts which have occurred between the British and Chinese authorities on the Canton River ; and, without expressing an opinion as to the extent to which the Government of China may have afforded this country cause of complaint respecting the non-fulfilment of the Treaty of 1842, this House considers that the papers which have been laid on the table fail to establish satisfactory grounds for the violent measures resorted to at Canton in the late affair of the Arrow, and that a Select Committee be appointed to inquire into the state of our commercial relations with China.
President Andrew Jackson was even heard to have stayed here during his travels between his home and the White House.
Most of these cases are heard at the old IAT, at Field House, Breams Buildings, just off Chancery Lane in central London.
The House of Commons was moved by Roebuck to reverse the sentence, which it did 29 June by a majority of 46, after having heard from Palmerston on 25 June.