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Congress Makes History by Cutting Spending

Congress Makes History by Cutting Spending

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES I recently attended a political event where a Republican congressman was making a re-election pitch. It was the usual stump speech. But one thing he said especially struck me. “This Congress has cut spending—yes, actually cut spending—each of the last two years,” he asserted. “And how rare [...]

Federalist Papers No. 61, Alexander Hamilton

Federalist Papers No. 61, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, February 26, 1788 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (Continued) THE more candid opposers of the provision respecting elections, contained in the plan of the convention, when pressed in argument, will sometimes concede the propriety of that provision; [...]

Federalist Papers No. 60, Alexander Hamilton

Federalist Papers No. 60, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, February 23, 1788 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (continued) WE HAVE seen, that an uncontrollable power over the elections to the federal government could not, without hazard, be committed to the State legislatures. Let us now see, what would be [...]

First Session of Continental Congress was opened with prayer

First Session of Continental Congress was opened with prayer

American Minute with Bill Federer SEPTEMBER 7, 1774, the First Session of the Continental Congress was opened with prayer in Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia. Threatened by the most powerful monarch in the world, Britain's King George III, America's founding fathers heard Rev. Jacob Duche' begin by reading Psalm 35, the Anglican Book of Common [...]

Federalist Papers No. 59, Alexander Hamilton

Federalist Papers No. 59, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Friday, 22 February 1788 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members THE natural order of the subject leads us to consider, in this place, that provision of the Constitution which authorizes the national legislature to regulate, in the last resort, the election of [...]

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