United States Congressional Serial Set
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review
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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Read full review
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13 months 4th day 4th of March adopted amend the Constitution amendment offered American Bar Association Applause appoint a different argument assemble at least BANKHEAD beginning bill CELLER Chair Chairman CHINDBLOM Clerk read committee Congress shall assemble consideration constitutional amendment convene day of January debate defeated different day duck eighteenth amendment Electoral College expired favor filibuster fixed GARRETT of Tennessee gentleman from Alabama gentleman from Illinois gentleman from Nebraska gentleman from Virginia gentleman yield GIFFORD gress House of Representatives January 24 JEFFERS John Quincy Adams joint resolution lame lame-duck session law appoint legislation legislatures limitation LOZIER matter meeting Members of Congress ment MONTAGUE objection point of order present President and Vice proposed amendment proposition question RAMSEYER ratified reason session of Congress short session SIMMONS so-called lame-duck Speaker stitution submit TILSON tion unani United Vice President elect vote
Page 33 - If a President shall not have been chosen before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, or if the President elect shall have failed to qualify, then the Vice President elect shall act as President...
Page 27 - SECTION 1. The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of Senators and Representatives at noon on the 3d day of January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified; and the terms of their successors shall then begin.
Page 31 - Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), that the following amendment to the Constitution be, and hereby is, proposed to the States, to become valid as a part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of the several states as provided by the Constitution: "Article
Page 56 - States' by whom the Constitution was ordained and established; but in at least five of the States they had the power to act, and doubtless did act, by their suffrages, upon the question of its adoption.
Page 56 - Whether a definite period for ratification shall be fixed so that all may know what it is and speculation on what is a reasonable time may be avoided, is, in our opinion, a matter of detail which Congress may determine as an incident of its power to designate the mode of ratification.
Page 56 - Thus the people of the United States, by whom the Constitution was ordained and established, have made it a condition to amending 'that instrument that the amendment be submitted to representative assemblies in the several States and be ratified in three-fourths of them. The plain meaning of this is (a) that all amendments must have the sanction of the people of the United States, the original fountain of power, acting through representative assemblies, and (b) that ratification by these assemblies...
Page 9 - ... their taste or their opinions ; whilst those most devoted to the principles and forms of republics were alarmed for the cause of liberty itself, at stake in the American experiment, and...
Page 3 - Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to move that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union for the consideration of the bill (HR 11656) to provide that meetings of Government agencies shall be open to the public, and for other purposes.