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According to Congressional Quarterly, " The conference chairman manages the private meetings to elect floor leaders, handles distribution of committee assignments and helps set legislative priorities.
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According to D. C. Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, Hill's treatment by the panel also contributed to the large number of women elected to Congress in 1992, " women clearly went to the polls with the notion in mind that you had to have more women in Congress ", she said.
According to White House and Congressional Budget Office figures, the maximum share of income that enrollees would have to pay for the " silver " healthcare plan would vary depending on their income relative to the federal poverty level, as follows: for families with income 133 – 150 % of FPL will be 3-4 % of income, for families with income of 150 – 200 % of FPL will be 4-6. 3 % of income, for families with income 200 – 250 % of FPL will be 6. 3-8. 05 % of income, for families with income 250-300 % of FPL will be 8. 05-9. 5 % of income, for families with income from 300 to 400 % of FPL will be 9. 5 % of income.
According to Congressional testimony, the CIA experimented with utilizing LSD and hypnosis for mind control.
According to the Joint Congressional Committee on Presidential Inaugurations, George Washington added the words " So help me God " during his first inaugural, though this has been disputed.
According to Congressional testimony, Daugherty allegedly arranged for Jess Smith and Howard Mannington to sell these permits to drug company agents who in actuality represented bootleggers.
According to former Congressional Budget Office analyst Christopher Barnekov, such contracts allowed the rail carriers and their shippers much more opportunity readily to develop more efficient transport arrangements which lowered costs for the carriers, yielding better returns for the carriers and lower rates for the shippers.
According to Congressional Quarterly, " In 2002, Sanchez voted against reviving fast-track procedures for congressional action on trade deals.
According to the Congressional Quarterly Press ' 2008 City Crime Rankings: Crime in Metropolitan America, Virginia Beach, Virginia ranks 311th in violent crime amount 385 cities containing more than 75, 000 inhabitants.
According to Texas Republican Congressman Dr. Ron Paul in his " A Tribute to the Late Harry Browne " which was read into the Congressional Record in 2006, " How You Can Profit From the Coming Devaluation is generally recognized as the founding document of the hard money movement, which combined the insights of the Austrian economists with a practical investment strategy.
According to Congressional Budget Office estimates, the federal tax system is a progressive tax system for earners all but the richest 1 % of Americans.
* * According to the Congressional Research Service, Sen. Chambliss is the only senator since 1947 to have chaired a full standing Senate Committee ( Agriculture ) after serving in the Senate for just two years.
According to U. S. Navy officials and the Congressional Research Service the U. S. Navy has drawn up plans to expand its fleet of ballistic missile-defense-capable warships from 26 ships today to 36 by 2018.
According to the CRS, " The LIS ... provides bill summary and status, full text of legislation and public laws, full text of committee reports, hearings, and other documents, and the Congressional Record for the current and earlier Congresses.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Baca, chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, directed Caucus funds from its PAC BOLDPAC ( Building Our Leadership Diversity ) to the unsuccessful California campaigns of his sons, Joe Baca, Jr. and Jeremy Baca.
According to Henry B. Hogue, of the Government and Finance Division of the Congressional Research Service,
According to the Congressional Research Service, President Bill Clinton made 139 recess appointments.
According to Minnesota Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test, Oberstar supports having taxes on corporate earnings, gasoline and cigarettes.
According to the website, this taskforce " The Task Force on Oversight and Regulatory Review is responsible for taking a look at the nearly 8, 000 regulations issued annually by the federal government and for analyzing these new rules to ensure Congressional intent is appropriately followed.
According to Congressional Quarterly, " Created in 1947, the Policy Committee is in effect a legislative think tank.
" According to Judicial Watch, Clinton and top Congressional Democrats encouraged the IRS to audit them and say that an IRS agent asked them, " What do you expect when you sue the President?
According to the " baseline " forecast of federal revenue and spending by the Congressional Budget Office ( in its January 2005 Baseline Budget Projections, the budget deficits will decrease over the next several years.
According to the U. S. Trade Representative website, Zoellick completed negotiations to bring China and Taiwan into the World Trade Organization ( WTO ); developed a strategy to launch new global trade negotiations at the WTO meeting in Doha, Qatar ; shepherded Congressional action on the Jordan Free Trade Agreement and the Vietnam Trade Agreement ; and worked with Congress to pass the Trade Act of 2002, which included new Trade Promotion Authority.
According to Lewis, it " prompted a Justice Department ruling, a General Accounting Office report, a Congressional hearing, was cited by four presidential candidates in 1992 and was partly responsible for an executive order in January 1993 by President Clinton, placing a lifetime ban on foreign lobbying by White House trade officials.
According to the Congressional Budget Office, between 1979 and 2007 incomes of the top 1 % of Americans grew by an average of 275 %.
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According to a 1998 article published in the Queens Quarterly ( 105 / 4 ), by Ross Kilpatrick entitled " Winnie the Pooh and the Canadian Connection ," the first chapter of Milne's book entitled " Winnie-the-Pooh ", was adapted by Milne from " Teddy Bear's Bee Tree ," by Canadian author Charles G. D. Roberts.
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According to the University of Ulster Quarterly House Price Index report produced in partnership with Bank of Ireland and the Northern Ireland Housing Executive in Q4 2010, the North Coast region ( Coleraine / Limavady area ) had higher property prices than those of affluent south Belfast.
According to the Academic Exchange Quarterly: " Studies of a theoretical or empirical nature ( including case studies, portfolio studies, exploratory, or experimental work ) addressing the assessment of learner aptitude and preparation, motivation and learning styles, learning outcomes in achievement and satisfaction in different educational contexts are all welcome, as are studies addressing issues of measurable standards and benchmarks ".
* 1984, Richard Bodeus, " The Problem of Freedom According to Nicolai Hartmann ," International Philosophical Quarterly, vol.
According to Gentleman's Quarterly: " His Lordship had injured his character in his life by seduction, so that the populace paid no regard to his memory when dead, but plundered the room where his body lay the moment it was removed ".
According to one scholar regarding his post-conversion work published in Brownson's Quarterly Review, " His liberal views frequently got Brownson into trouble, sometimes with the Catholic hierarchy.
According to a review in the January – April 1893 edition of Quarterly Review, it " was passing through the press in its English version, and had received the author's final touches, when Graetz died in September 1891 ".
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According to the OED, John Paul Scott coined the word " sociobiology " at a 1946 conference on genetics and social behaviour, and became widely used after it was popularized by Edward O. Wilson in his 1975 book, Sociobiology: The New Synthesis.
According to a socio-political study of liberation theology in Latin America, twenty-five per cent of the final Puebla documents were written by theologians who were not invited to the conference.
According to a press conference held in Winter Park, Florida, on February 2, 1967, by Disney Vice President Donn Tatum, the Improvement District and Cities were created to serve " the needs of those residing there ", and the company needed its own government to " clarify the District's authority to services within the District's limits " and because of the public nature of the planned development.
According to William F. Pepper's Orders to Kill, however, the conference was broken up by agents provocateurs working for the government.
( According to The Guardian of 26 July 1991, Pik Botha told a press conference that the South African government had paid more than £ 20 million to at least seven political parties in Namibia to oppose SWAPO in the run-up to the 1989 elections.
According to Rapf, Walt Disney " ended every conference by saying ' Well, I think we've really licked it now.
According to Coogan, Ahmed Rami, a former Moroccan military officer who founded Radio Islam to disseminate antisemitic, Holocaust denial, and pro-Nazi propaganda, teamed up with the IHR to organize a conference in a Hezbollah-controlled section of Beirut, Lebanon.
According to Dolon, Hector and the other councilors were holding conference by the monument of great Ilus, away from the general tumult.
According to Deborah Blum in The Poisoner's Handbook ( p. 123 ), Midgley sought treatment for lead poisoning in Europe a few months after his demonstration at the press conference.
" According to the front page report, " The out-of-town bounds restrictions that had been imposed on Crestview by Eglin field authorities were lifted at noon today January, after a conference of town officials and Eglin authorities, and it was stated that soldiers from the field may visit the town.
According to its constitution ILGA has a world conference in which all of its member organisations can attend.
In his documentary The World According to Bush ( May 2004 ), William Karel interviewed Frank Carlucci to discuss the presence of Shafiq bin Laden, Osama bin Laden's estranged brother, at Carlyle's annual investor conference while the September 11 attacks were occurring.
According to Luciano ’ s evidence, and he is the only one who ever recounted details of the events in any detail, he confirmed that he was appointed as kingpin for the mob, to rule from Cuba until such time as he could find a legitimate way back into the U. S. Entertainment at the conference was provided by, among others, Frank Sinatra who flew down to Cuba with their friends, the Fischetti brothers.
According to Condors general manager Allison Hodges, she was on her way to a press conference announcing her team's name when the league office called to say the season was canceled.
According to Johnson, " The movement we now call the wedge made its public debut at a conference of scientists and philosophers held at Southern Methodist University in March 1992.
According to the book ' As Nature Made Him: The Boy raised As A Girl ' ( p. 174 ) at this conference Money initiated a loud and aggressive argument with Diamond.
According to historian Youssef Choueiri, the " first public glimmerings " of a pan-Arab approach occurred in 1931, during the convention of a pan-Islamic conference in Jerusalem which highlighted Muslim fears of the increasing growth of Zionism in Palestine.
According to a pamphlet advertising a security conference in 2002, the NRO has a " Strategic Wargaming Division ", then headed by John Fulton, who was " on staff for the CIA ".
( According to legend, at a heated story conference Goldwyn scolded someone — in most accounts Mrs. Parker — who recalled he had once been a glove maker and retorted: " Don't you point that finger at me.
According to their mission statement: " The Conservative Mennonite Conference exists to glorify God by equipping leaders and congregations for worship, teaching, fellowship, service, and making disciples by providing resources and conference structures with an evangelical, Anabaptist, and conservative theological orientation.
According to a press conference, it also is the hollow where Spirit will sleep as it is checked before beginning to rove Mars.
According to Stockdale he had trouble gaining the support of his own party ; at the 22 – 24 October Kadet fall conference provincial delegates " lashed out at Miliukov with unaccustomed ferocity.
According to sources and Andy Reid's post-game press conference, none of Owens ' teammates or coaches challenged him.
According to writers on organized crime, the Syndicate was born from an idea of Johnny " The Fox " Torrio and was founded or established at a May 1929 conference in Atlantic City, attended by leading underworld figures throughout the United States, including Torrio, Lucky Luciano, Al Capone, Meyer Lansky, Frank Costello, Joe Adonis, Benjamin " Bugsy " Siegel, Dutch Schultz, Abner " Longy " Zwillman, Louis " Lepke " Buchalter, Vince Mangano, gambler Frank Erickson, Frank Scalice and Albert " Mad Hatter " Anastasia .< ref > Carl Sifakis, < cite > The Mafia Encyclopedia: second edition </ cite >, ( Checkmark Books )</ ref > Others describe the Atlantic City meeting as a coordination and strategy conference for bootleggers .< ref > Dennis Eisenberg, Uri Dan, Eli Landau ,< cite > Meyer Lansky: Mogul of the Mob </ cite > Paddington Press, 1979 </ ref >