• A Political History of Obstruction in the House and Senate
    A Political History of Obstruction in the House and Senate
    Published: 2010-06-01 | ISBN: 0226449645, 0226449653 | PDF | 272 pages | 3 MB
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  • ACLU: CISPA bill essentially dead

    The controversial CISPA bill recently passed through the House of Representatives with flying colors, and it’s now in the Senate, where it will then be passed on to the President if the bill passes in the Senate. However, many groups and organizations are almost positive that the bill will be vetoed in the Senate, including the American Civil Liberties Union.
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  • Master Of The Senate (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 3)
    English | MP3 | 1.45 Gb

    The most riveting political biography of our time, Robert A. Caro’s life of Lyndon B. Johnson, continues. Master of the Senate takes Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his twelve years, from 1949 through 1960, in the United States Senate. Once the most august and revered body in politics, by the time Johnson arrived the Senate had become a parody of itself and an obstacle that for decades had blocked desperately needed liberal legislation. Caro shows how Johnson’s brilliance, charm, and ruthlessness enabled him to become the youngest and most powerful Majority Leader in history and how he used his incomparable legislative genius--seducing both Northern liberals and Southern conservatives--to pass the first Civil Rights legislation since Reconstruction. Brilliantly weaving rich detail into a gripping narrative, Caro gives us both a galvanizing portrait of Johnson himself and a definitive and revelatory study of the workings of legislative power.
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  • United States Senate Catalogue of Fine Art by William Kloss, Diane K. Skvarla, Jane R. McGoldrick
    512 pages | 2003 | English | ISBN: 0160511720 | PDF | 47 MB

    The United States Senate Catalogue of Fine Art is a compilation of paintings and sculptures that represents American history over a period of 200 years, filled with over 100 extraordinary photos. Each work of art is illustrated with a full-page color photograph, accompanied by an essay and secondary images that place the work in historical and aesthetic context. For the benefit of serious art historians and art enthusiasts alike, this catalogue also provides previously unpublished information on the 160 paintings and sculptures in the U.S. Senate.
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  • Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
    Vintage | 2003 | ISBN: 0394720954, 0307422033 | 1232 pages | EPUB | 7.87 Mb

    Robert Caro's Master of the Senate examines in meticulous detail Lyndon Johnson's career in that body, from his arrival in 1950 (after 12 years in the House of Representatives) until his election as JFK's vice president in 1960.
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  • From Suffrage to the Senate: America's Political Women: An Encyclopedia of Leaders, Causes & Issues
    Grey House Publishing | 800 pages | English | 2006 | ISBN: 1592371175 | PDF | 11,9 MB

    A new edition of a title first published by ABC-CLIO in 1999. In addition to individuals such as Susan B. Anthony, Barbara Boxer, and Coretta Scott King, the 832 entries (144 more than before) cover topics ranging from the general (Civil rights movement, women in; misplaced homemakers) to the particular (President's Interagency Council on Women).
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  • T. P. Wiseman, "New Men in the Roman Senate, 139 B.C. - A.D. 14"
    Publisher: Oxford University Press | 1971 | ISBN 1597402249 | PDF | 340 pages | 17.3 MB
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