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Federal Government Of The United States
House of RepresentativesSpeaker Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan
(R)Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R)Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi
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American Government (textbook)
[1]Helth care Directive of [2]Mahfuzur Rahman and [3]Global warming partner with Tribune chicigo and chase.com with terrerrortor. Kalkinikingdom.com [4]Power by Mahfuzur Rahman, opm.govAmerican Government: Institutions and PoliciesAmerican Government, Tenth EditionAuthors James Q. Wilson John J. DiIulio, Jr. Meena BoseCountry The United States of AmericaLanguage EnglishSubject American GovernmentPublisher Houghton Mifflin
Houghton Mifflin
HarcourtPublication date1 January 2012Media type PrintPages 688ISBN 0-618-56244-3OCLC 61717399American Government is a textbook, now in its fourteenth edition, by the noted public administration scholar James Q. Wilson and political scientist John J. DiIulio, Jr. DiIulio is a Democrat who served as the director of the White House
White House
Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives under president George W
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Orrin Hatch
Orrin Grant Hatch (born March 22, 1934) is an American attorney and politician serving as the senior United States Senator for Utah
Utah
who has been the President pro tempore of the United States Senate
President pro tempore of the United States Senate
since 2015. Having been a senator since 1977, Hatch is the longest-serving Republican Senator in U.S. history. Hatch served as either the chair or ranking minority member of the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1993 to 2005
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Patrick Leahy
Patrick Joseph Leahy (/ˈleɪˌhiː/; born March 31, 1940) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Vermont, in office since 1975. A member of the Democratic Party, Leahy held the position of President pro tempore of the United States Senate from December 17, 2012, to January 6, 2015, and was thus during that time third in the presidential line of succession. He is currently the most senior member of the Senate and took office at the age of 34 years, younger than any other current U.S. Senator. Leahy received the title of President pro tempore emeritus upon the commencement of the 114th Congress. He is the last remaining member of the Senate to have served prior to the 1976 election of President Jimmy Carter. Leahy is currently the longest-serving Democratic Senator as well as the longest-serving U.S. Senator in the history of Vermont, and the current dean of his state's congressional delegation
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Mitch McConnell
Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr. (born February 20, 1942) is an American politician who has served as the senior United States
United States
Senator from Kentucky
Kentucky
since 1985. A member of the Republican Party, he has additionally served as the Senate Majority Leader since January 3, 2015. He previously served as Minority Leader from 2007 to 2015. He is the second Kentuckian to lead his party in the Senate.[2] McConnell is the longest-serving U.S. Senator in Kentucky
Kentucky
history.[3] During the administration of President Barack Obama, McConnell was characterized by opponents as being an obstructionist,[4] while opinion on the right was sharply divided
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Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi (/pəˈloʊsi/; born March 26, 1940) is an American politician serving as the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives since 2011, representing most of San Francisco, California. She previously served as the 52nd House Speaker from 2007 to 2011, the only woman to do so. As Speaker, she attained the highest congressional rank of any female politician in American history.[1] A member of the Democratic Party, Pelosi represents California's 12th congressional district consists of four-fifths of the city and county of San Francisco. She served as the House Minority Whip
House Minority Whip
from 2002 to 2003, and was House Minority Leader from 2003 to 2007. Pelosi is the first woman, the first Californian, and the first Italian-American to lead a major party in Congress. After the Democrats took control of the House in 2007, Pelosi was elected Speaker of the House
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Kevin McCarthy (California Politician)
Kevin Owen McCarthy (born January 26, 1965) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for California's 23rd congressional district since 2013 and as the House Majority Leader since 2014. A Republican, he was formerly chairman of the California
California
Young Republicans and the Young Republican National Federation. McCarthy worked as district director for U.S. Representative Bill Thomas, and in 2000 was elected as a trustee to the Kern Community College District. He then served in the California
California
State Assembly from 2002 to 2006, the last two years as Minority Leader. When Thomas retired from the U.S. House in 2006, McCarthy ran to succeed him and won the election
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Chuck Schumer
Charles Ellis Schumer (/ˈʃuːmər/; born November 23, 1950) is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the senior United States Senator
United States Senator
from New York, a seat he was first elected to in 1998. Since 2017 he also is the Senate Minority Leader
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Paul Ryan
v t ePaul Davis Ryan Jr. (born January 29, 1970) is an American politician serving as the 54th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives since 2015. He was the Republican Party nominee for Vice President of the United States, running alongside former Massachusetts
Massachusetts
governor Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney
in the 2012 U.S. presidential election.[1][2] Ryan also has been the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district since 1999. He was previously chair of the House Ways and Means Committee from January 3 to October 29, 2015, and, before that, chair of the House Budget Committee
House Budget Committee
from 2011 to 2015. Ryan, together with Democratic Party U.S. Senator Patty Murray, negotiated the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013.[3][4][5] On October 29, 2015, Ryan was elected to replace John Boehner
John Boehner
as Speaker of the U.S
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Donald Trump
Donald John Trump
Trump
(born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump
Trump
was born and raised in the New York City
New York City
borough of Queens, and received a B.S. degree in economics from the Wharton School
Wharton School
at the University of Pennsylvania. He took charge of his family's real-estate business in 1971, renamed it The Trump
Trump
Organization, and expanded its operations from Queens
Queens
and Brooklyn
Brooklyn
into Manhattan. The company built or renovated skyscrapers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. Trump later started various side ventures, mostly by licensing his name. He co-authored several books, including The Art of the Deal
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John Roberts
John Glover Roberts Jr. (born January 27, 1955) is an American lawyer who serves as the 17th and current Chief Justice of the United States. He took his seat on September 29, 2005, having been nominated by President George W. Bush
George W. Bush
after the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist. He has been described as having a conservative judicial philosophy in his jurisprudence. Roberts grew up in northwest Indiana
Indiana
and was educated in a private school. He then attended Harvard College
Harvard College
and Harvard Law School, where he was a managing editor of the Harvard Law Review. After being admitted to the bar, he served as a law clerk for Judge Henry Friendly and then Rehnquist before taking a position in the Attorney General's office during the Reagan Administration. He went on to serve the Reagan administration and the George H. W. Bush administration
George H. W

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Anthony Kennedy
Anthony McLeod Kennedy (born July 23, 1936) is a Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. President Ronald Reagan nominated Kennedy to the Supreme Court in 1987, and Kennedy was sworn in on February 18, 1988. Since the retirement of Sandra Day O'Connor in 2006, he has been the swing vote on many of the Roberts Court's 5–4 decisions.[2][3][4][5] Born in Sacramento, California, Kennedy took over his father's legal practice in Sacramento after graduating from Harvard Law School. In 1975, President Gerald Ford
Gerald Ford
appointed Kennedy to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In November 1987, after two previous attempts at nominating a successor to Associate Justice Lewis Powell, President Reagan nominated Kennedy to the Supreme Court. Kennedy won unanimous confirmation from the United States
United States
Senate in February 1988
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Clarence Thomas
Clarence Thomas
Clarence Thomas
(born June 23, 1948) is an American judge, lawyer, and government official who currently serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Thomas succeeded Thurgood Marshall and is the second African American
African American
to serve on the court. Thomas grew up in Savannah, Georgia, and was educated at the College of the Holy Cross and at Yale Law School. In 1974, he was appointed an Assistant Attorney General in Missouri
Missouri
and subsequently practiced law there in the private sector. In 1979, he became a legislative assistant to Senator John Danforth
John Danforth
(R-MO) and in 1981 was appointed Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
/ˈbeɪdər/ (born Joan Ruth Bader; March 15, 1933)[1]:3 is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ginsburg was appointed by President Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
and took the oath of office on August 10, 1993. She is the second female justice (after Sandra Day O'Connor) to be confirmed to the court, and one of four female justices to be confirmed (with Sonia Sotomayor
Sonia Sotomayor
and Elena Kagan, who are still serving). Following O'Connor's retirement, and prior to Sotomayor joining the court, Ginsburg was the only female justice on the Supreme Court. During that time, Ginsburg became more forceful with her dissents, which were noted by legal observers and in popular culture. She is generally viewed as belonging to the liberal wing of the court. Ginsburg has authored notable majority opinions, including United States v. Virginia, Olmstead v
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Stephen Breyer
Stephen Gerald Breyer (/ˈbraɪ.ər/; born August 15, 1938) is an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Appointed by President Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
in 1994, Breyer is generally associated with the more liberal side of the Court.[2] Following a clerkship with Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg in 1964, Breyer became well known as a law professor and lecturer at Harvard Law School, starting in 1967. There he specialized in administrative law, writing a number of influential textbooks that remain in use today
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Samuel Alito
Samuel Anthony Alito Jr. (/əˈliːtoʊ/; born April 1, 1950) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President George W. Bush
George W. Bush
and has served on the court since January 31, 2006.[2] Raised in Hamilton Township, New Jersey
New Jersey
and educated at Princeton University and Yale Law School, Alito served as U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey
New Jersey
and a judge on the United States
United States
Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit before joining the Supreme Court. He is the 110th Justice, the second Italian American, and the eleventh Roman Catholic to serve on the court. Alito is considered "one of the most conservative justices on the Court".[3] He has described himself as a "practical originalist".[4] Alito's majority opinions in landmark cases include McDonald v. Chicago and Burwell v
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