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Speaker and was
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.
Under any name -- Mr. Speaker, Mr. Democrat, Mr. Sam -- he was a good man.
) But Speaker Sam Rayburn, after huddling in Palm Beach with President-elect Kennedy, decided that this year something had to be done about the Rules Committee -- and that he was the only man who could do anything effective.
Johnson proposed adoption of a rule allowing election of a Speaker by a plurality ; the rule was passed and Howell Cobb was so elected.
His son, the fourth Baron, held office in the Conservative administration of Edward Heath and was later a Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords.
Prior to the 1963 Act, it was chaired by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Chancellor and the Speaker of the House of Commons.
Manager Lee Fohl, who had taken over in early 1915, acquired two minor league pitchers, Stan Coveleski and Jim Bagby and traded for center fielder Tris Speaker, who was engaged in a salary dispute with the Red Sox.
One of the first uses of the term green conservatism was by former United States Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich, in a debate on environmental issues with John Kerry.
" Speaker Martin concluded that Eisenhower worked too much through subordinates in dealing with Congress, with results, " often the reverse of what he has desired " because Members of Congress ," resent having some young fellow who was picked up by the White House without ever having been elected to office himself coming around and telling them ' The Chief wants this '.
Lord Dunrossil ( as William Morrison ) was Speaker of the UK House of Commons.
The first to speak was the Speaker of the House of Commons ( later Master of the Rolls ), Sir Edward Philips, who described the intent behind the plot in lurid detail.
In the 1870s in the United States, in the aftermath of the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson and his near-removal from office, it was speculated that the United States, too, would move from a presidential system to a semi-presidential or even parliamentary one, with the Speaker of the House of Representatives becoming the real center of government as a quasi-prime minister.
In October 1774, Middleton was elected as the President of Continental Congress, when previous president Peyton Randolph was forced to return to Virginia to take his position as Speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses.
Clay had come in fourth place and thus was not on the ballot, but he retained considerable power and influence as Speaker of the House.
Cannon was chairman to the Committee on Appropriations ( Fifty-fourth through Fifty-seventh Congresses ), Committee on Rules ( Fifty-eighth through Sixty-first Congresses ), and Speaker of the House of Representatives ( Fifty-eighth through Sixty-first Congresses ).
A former savings bank named for him was merged in the 1990s with Industrial Bank of Washington, D. C. A namesake, John Hanson Briscoe, was a circuit judge and Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates.
The Speaker of the House during the Long Parliament was William Lenthall.
Professor Colin Pillinger, head of the Beagle 2 project, was the Guest Speaker, and the event marked the first time Beagle 2 had been presented to the general public in the UK.
From 1959 to 1960, Jaja Wachuku was the First Nigerian Speaker of the Nigerian Parliament-also called the " House of Representatives.
After Rosselló's second term ended, former Speaker of the House, Edison Misla Aldarondo ( NPP ) was jailed as well as many members of Rossello's party.
In 2000 Sila María Calderón ( PDP ) was elected becoming the first female governor of Puerto Rico, also gaining control of the Senate, presided by Antonio Fas Alzamora and the House of Representatives, headed by Speaker Carlos Vizcarrondo.

Speaker and about
Among the many stories about the late Speaker Rayburn is one from Rep. Dwyer, R-6th Dist..
In 2004 Aníbal Acevedo Vilá ( PDP ) was declared the winner by the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico as governor, by about 3, 000 votes, but his party lost control of the Senate, which elected NPP Senator Kenneth McClintock as its president, and the House of Representatives, which chose the NPP's José Aponte as Speaker, and Puerto Rico's seat in Congress, due to the election of Luis Fortuño.
However, due to relativistic space travel Ender himself ( who now goes by his real name Andrew Wiggin or by his title " Speaker for the Dead ") is only about 35 years old.
* C-SPAN Q & A interview with James Grant about Mr. Speaker!
During this time, he wrote a number of screenplays, including The English Speaker, about Josef Breuer's analysis of Anna O .; adaptations of Walker Percy's The Moviegoer and Larry McMurtry's The Desert Rose ; a script about Jerry Lee Lewis ; and a stage adaptation of Sansho the Bailiff that was to be directed by Andrzej Wajda, in addition to continuing work on the Q script.
* Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Jim Wright grew up in Weatherford and wrote a book about his youth, Weatherford Days … a Time of Learning.
After the World Series victory, Speaker had a falling-out with Red Sox president J. J. Lannin, who wanted Speaker to take a pay cut from about $ 15, 000 to about $ 9, 000 after his average had fallen to. 322 ; Speaker refused and offered $ 12, 000.
Speaker felt bad about the incident because he felt he was the cause of Fohl's departure.
According to Edmond Ludlow on May 7th, about twelve o-clock we went to take our places in the House, Mr. Lenthal our Speaker leading the way, and the officers of the army lining the rooms for us, as we passed through the Painted Chamber, the Court of Requests, and the lobby itself, the principal officers having placed themselves nearest to the door of the Parliament-House, every one seeming to rejoice at our restitution, and promising to live and die with us.
The President consults the Speaker of Parliament and with representatives of the parliamentary groups about the formation of a new Council of State ( Government ).
" In criticizing Newt Gingrich for secretly having an affair with a staffer while Gingrich, as House Speaker, was simultaneously impeaching President Bill Clinton for lying under oath about his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, DeLay said, " I don ’ t think that Newt could set a high moral standard, a high moral tone, during that moment .... You can ’ t do that if you ’ re keeping secrets about your own adulterous affairs.
The first codification of formal rules to govern Question Period occurred in April 1964, and subsequent rule changes have been adopted ; however, the opinion of the Speaker carries the most weight, as the actions of the Speaker set precedents when a new Point of Order or questions arises about practices during Question Period.
In June 1979, he publicly rebuked Virolainen, who was then Speaker of Parliament, for " bearing a false testimony " about Finland's foreign policy, and for harming Finland's international relations.
" hen Clay had set about making the speakership a position of true power upon his first election to that post in 1811, he had unceremoniously ordered Randolph to remove his dog from the House floor — something no previous Speaker had dared to do.
In the March 8, 2005 general election, Hahn placed second to Antonio Villaraigosa ; placing ahead of former Speaker of the Assembly Bob Hertzberg, Councilman Bernard Parks, State Senator Richard Alarcon, and about seven lesser known challengers.

Speaker and rise
Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to a great newspaper, the New York Times, on the occasion of a major change in its top executive command.
If the Speaker feels that the division is unnecessary, he may first ask those who support his determination of the voice vote to rise, and then ask those who oppose the opinion to rise.
If a division is demanded, then the Speaker of the House of Representatives ( or, more commonly, a Representative of the majority party designed by the Speaker to preside as Speaker pro tempore ) or the Presiding Officer of the Senate asks those voting Yea to rise and remain standing until counted, and then asks those voting Nay to do the same.
In a statement in the Congressional Record, he said, " Mr. Speaker, I rise to voice my strong opposition to H. J.
Although first elected to the state senate in 1854, Winslow had a spectacular rise to Democratic Party leadership and became Speaker of the senate that year.
In December 1905, after returning to Washington from their diplomatic travels Alice became engaged to Nicholas Longworth, a Republican U. S. House of Representatives member from Cincinnati, Ohio, who ultimately would rise to become Speaker of the House.
Walker was also responsible for a rare punishment of the Speaker of the House and aiding in the rise of Gingrich.
:* Mr. Speaker, I rise today to wish a happy 112th birthday to Tennessee's oldest surviving World War I veteran, John George Painter of Hermitage Springs.
Upon Campbell's death, David Wilkins, U. S. Ambassador to Canada and former Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives, described him as " the master architect " of the South Carolina Republican Party's speedy rise to dominance.
For example, unlike the Speaker, the Lord Speaker does not call the House to order, determine who is to speak when two individuals rise at the same time, rule on points of order, discipline members who violate the rules of the House, or select amendments to bills — all these functions are performed by the House of Lords as a whole.
Vakatora's autobiography, From the Mangrove Swamps, tells of his life as a simple village boy who enjoyed catching mud crabs, to his rise to the corridors of power, as a senior civil servant, a government minister, and Speaker of Parliament.

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