Most lobbyists focus their attention on Capitol Hill and the legislative branch, Congress, rather than on the White House and the executive branch. The reason for this is that it is Congress that policies are proposed, bills considered and legislation made. 1,097 more words
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I read my Bible to see what men ought to do; and read my newspapers to see what men are doing.
Because we know what it is to fear the Lord we try to convince men. 3,347 more words
A special Senate task force has been appointed to examine whether or not rules surrounding the filibuster should be modified, the Hill reported Monday. This new look at the procedural hurdle is the latest sign that Republicans are putting tough pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to get legislation through the body and make… 39 more words
On September 23, 1974, Robert Broderick James ‘Robbie’ McIntosh died aged 24. Being Scottish drummer from Dundee, in the late 60’ he was member of band The Senate, with Alex Ligertwood, and of Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express, performing on the band’s albums, “Oblivion Express” (1971), “Better Land” (1971) and “Second Wind” (1972), but he is best known as a founding member of The Average White Band.