The court sits in two eight-member Senates, which handle ordinary cases.
The state Senates in Colorado, Connecticut, Maine and New York are the most likely to change hands.
In doing so, they may have set a precedent that will further limit future Senates in constraining Presidents.
Biden, by comparison, has one of the few split Senates in US history, with just 50 Democrats in the chamber plus Vice President Kamala Harris as the tie-breaking vote, when necessary.
There will be “clinical networks,”“clinical senates” and a central, powerful commissioning body with local arms.
University senates were cut back, while in a speech in Calcutta Curzon notoriously described truth as largely a Western invention.
In the city-states the municipal senates serve also as provincial parliaments, and the municipal offices assume the nature of provincial ministries.
Many forget the carnage in the states, where Democrats lost 568 seats in state Houses, 136 seats in state Senates and six governorships (see chart 1).
The Federal Constitutional Court has two separate panels (senates) of 8 judges each (originally 12), and each panel has jurisdiction over distinct areas of constitutional law.
So Joe Manchin has two possible Senates here: one where he is the tie-breaking vote and he can pass or block anything that he wants, or he could be in a Senate where he is ten senators away from the tie-breaking Republican vote.
The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs and Senates Rules committees on Tuesday heard evidence from current and former police officers into the events surrounding the deadly Washington riot on January 6, when a mob of pro-Trump supporters breached the Capitol building, resulting in at least five deaths.
On a bulk, in a cellar, or in a glasshouse among thieves and beggars, was to be found the author of The Wanderer,…the man whose remarks on life might have assisted the statesman, whose ideas of virtue might have enlightened the moralist, whose eloquence might have influenced senates, and whose delicacy might have polished courts.
Republicans have not yet paid high enough a political price for presiding over one of the most do-nothing Senates in recent history, and they have not been held to account for supporting extremely unpopular policies, like refusing to raise corporate taxes to pay for an infrastructure bill, something that three in five voters support.
Brown wrote in the Telegraph: “No country can have national integration without political inclusion, and the commission might start by learning from the experience of countries like Australia, Canada, Germany and America where, partly because of British influence in times past, second chambers are senates of their regions, and minorities who can easily be outvoted are guaranteed a stronger voice.”
The commission made a number of important recommendations—namely, to limit the size of the university senates, to entrust teaching in addition to examining powers to universities, to insist on a high educational standard from affiliated colleges, to grant additional state aids to universities, to improve courses of studies, to abolish second-grade colleges, and to fix a minimum rate of fees in the affiliated colleges.
This project could not be of any great expense to the public; and might in my poor opinion, be of much use for the despatch of business, in those countries where senates have any share in the legislative power; beget unanimity, shorten debates, open a few mouths which are now closed, and close many more which are now open; curb the petulancy of the young, and correct the positiveness of the old; rouse the stupid, and damp the pert.
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This project could not be of any great expense to the public and might in my poor opinion be of much use for the despatch of business in those countries where senates have any share in the legislative power beget unanimity shorten debates open a few mouths which are now closed and close many more which are now open curb the petulancy of the young and correct the positiveness of the old rouse the stupid and damp the pert