With grant out of the running, the republican party nominated rutherford b hayes of ohio for president and william a wheeler of new york for vice president hayes, dubbed the great unknown, was relatively obscure on the national front, but served as three-time governor of ohio, an important swing state in national elections. According to hayes: if you look at the front page of the new york times in the days surrounding the vice president's claim, the new york times was reporting the same thing. Bill of rights document 7 alexander hamilton, federalist, no 84, 575--81 28 may 1788 the most considerable of these remaining objections is, that the plan of the convention contains no bill of rights.
The electoral college system for electing the president is part of the us constitution and so is quite difficult to change without any changes there is considerable leeway on how states choose. But more trouble was on the way: gold had been discovered on tribal land in georgia, drawing a new wave of settlers, and president jackson was not about to stop them. Describe the constitutional claims of both the president and the congress (in the generic rather than specific sense) for controlling reconstruction policy give a general accounting of the differences between some of the leading representatives in congress and both presidents lincoln and johnson.
President barack obama campaigned on the position that lower tax rates should only be extended for single people who make less than $200,000 a year, or couples who make less than $250,000. Here's the real reason you should care about what happened tuesday night: one of these men could very well become president fourteen of the 44 presidents of the united states served as veep. Here, we see that a child, who should not have been able to acquire a gun, did so in a nation with extremely strict laws on gun control 5 gun control equals absolute despotism of all arguments against controlling guns, this one crystallizes everything the ravenous pro-gun crowd has had to say over the years. Chris hayes: it just seems like there's a fundamental cultural tension between the way you do things in that environment and being the president of the united states when you have to take care the.
The supreme court's opinion in the brown vboard of education case of 1954 legally ended decades of racial segregation in america's public schools originally named after oliver brown, the first of many plaintiffs listed in the lower court case of brown v. The difference is that president obama believes poverty, though it may have a cultural component, is largely a structural problem, one the government can play a large role in fixing mr vance, a. Barack obama is trying to do something no president has ever done: get re-elected without winning the national popular vote if he were to somehow succeed at this, he would be the weakest elected president since rutherford b hayes, and the lamest lame duck in american history. That's why i oppose the electoral college, because everyone's vote doesn't count, the wrong president won in election 2000 if you call the united states a democracy, and the electoral college has disrupted outcomes in more than a dozen elections. This is not only the laziest of debate tactics, it is a form of argument by innuendo that doran should be smart enough to recognize worse, robinson marshals no evidence to support her claim instead, she indicts the religious beliefs of her targets and extrapolates from that a position on religious liberty itself she goes even further and says that anyone who doesn't share her definition of religious commitment is disqualified as an intellectual conservative.
In 1948 and 1968, strom thurmond and george wallace won significant numbers of southern states and their electoral votes small popular vote shifts in a few states would have put them in a position to bargain after the election. A national platform is the official statement of a political party's position on a wide variety of issues each issue included in the platform is a plank party platforms and their planks are very important to the electoral process: they give the candidates a clear political position with. Explaining intellectual honesty matt yglesias is puzzled by the term i'll have a go: intellectually honest means you make arguments you think are true, as opposed to making the arguments you are supposed to make and/or avoiding making arguments that you think are true that you aren't supposed to make. The united states and afghanistan have led a focused counterterrorism mission against abu bakr al-baghdadi's diehards, but they just won't die — not enough of them anyway despite numbering far fewer than the taliban's fighters, the islamic state's martyrs regularly strike in kabul, jalalabad, and elsewhere.
The person having the greatest number of votes for president, shall be the president, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors appointed and if no person have such majority, then from the persons having the highest numbers not exceeding three on the list of those voted for as president, the house of representatives shall. Your job was to show why we should have term limits, and all the points you brought up can be applied to your case therefore, because you have not upheld your burden, i win also, i don't have to prove that the will of the people is always right. Why not establish a new agency to take over the new duty rather than saddle it on an old institution asked the president if it is not permanent, he continued, we don't get bad precedentsfdr would look at other ways to increase his administrative and bureaucratic power. Likewise, plaintiffs have failed to demonstrate that the facts and law clearly favor their position with respect to the merits of their claims, or that it is in the public interest for the court.
Gore, the concern was that the court had not only overreached itself but undermined its authority by not speaking with one voice that split decision, 5-4, suggested that bush v gore was a political, not a judicial, decision. Those who have voted for mr lincoln, have expected, and still expect this and they would not have voted for him had they expected otherwise i regard it as extremely fortunate for the peace of the whole country, that this point, upon which the republicans have been so long, and so persistently misrepresented, is now to be brought to a. The president is suggesting that loyalty should not only be legally enforced - but take priority over the law if a person wants to inform law enforcement that their employer is breaking the law, donald trump believes that law enforcement should arrest that person for disloyalty.