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  • Constitutional Amendment Process
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    Constitutional Amendment Process

    This briefing was held for congressional staff and the media and the participants discussed how and when the Constitution should be amended. Sen. Bumpers talked about his career and said he spent most…

  • LineItem Veto
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    Line-Item Veto

    After the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the line-item veto case, various persons who attended the session talked to reporters. Senator Byrd and Rep. Skaggs talked about their…

  • Washington Journal Friday
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    Washington Journal: Friday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

  • Taxing and Spending Powers of Congress
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    Taxing and Spending Powers of Congress

    Members of Congress discussed, “Disciplining Congress: The Taxing and Spending Powers” in a symposium titled, “Prospects for Constitutional Reform: Congress, the Courts, and the Case for…

  • Tax Limitation Amendment Part 1
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    Tax Limitation Amendment Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony on S.J. Res 8, a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution which would require a “super majority” two-thirds vote in Congress to pass legislation that…

  • House Session
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    House Session

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  • Constitutional Right to Privacy
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    Constitutional Right to Privacy

    The Constitutional Forum sponsored this meeting concerning the right to privacy, an all-encompassing term including such issues as abortion. Ms. Kolbert and Mr. Fein presented the expansive…

  • Supreme Court Decision on Flag Burning
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    Supreme Court Decision on Flag Burning

    Congressman Skaggs discussed the possibility of a constitutional amendment to ban flag desecration.

  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed and cleared for the president H.R. 2978, the Flag Protection Act. H.R. 1495, the Arms Control Agency Authorization was passed. The House passed H.R. 2748 which authorizes…

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  • Flag Desecration Legislation
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    Flag Desecration Legislation

    Skagg voted against legislation passed by the House that would prohibit by statute flag burning.

  • House Session
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    House Session

    H.R. 2136 was passed which limited the length of time an individual could be held for contempt in child custody cases. The House agreed to the Senate amendments to S. 694 amending the…

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