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  • noun Plural form of amendment.

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  • The difference between the amendments is the Cornyn version takes the funds from a surcharge on illegal immigrants applying for legal status – the Clinton version takes the funds from the usual source: American Taxpayers

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  • The difference between the amendments is the Cornyn version takes the funds from a surcharge on illegal immigrants applying for legal status – the Clinton version takes the funds from the usual source: American Taxpayers

    Indiscriminate Hiring Of Illegals

  • The difference between the amendments is the Cornyn version takes the funds from a surcharge on illegal immigrants applying for legal status – the Clinton version takes the funds from the usual source: American Taxpayers

    Immigration Debate Update: Clinton Versus Cornyn

  • He was much better tempered when he went off to business by the nine o'clock omnibus every morning; and before he had given himself such ridiculous airs, and put himself on all kinds of committees he didn't understand anything about, and taken to make himself disagreeable to his neighbours in the vestry-hall, and moving what he called amendments and riders, for the mere pleasure, she verily believed, of opposing somebody, as he did everybody in his own house, and of hearing himself talk.

    The Cockaynes in Paris Or 'Gone abroad'

  • “The net effect of [the amendments] is to virtually bring down this bill,” [Sen. Chris] Dodd said.

    Wonk Room » After Voting Against Cram-Down, DeMint And Vitter Tried To Kill Hope For Homeowners Fix

  • Lincoln was gone by then, but the ratification of the Reconstruction amendments is a lot more politically complicated than it looks from this distance — for one thing, as noted above, the Confederate states had never legally seceded.

    Matthew Yglesias » Pro-Slavery

  • Not only did they obtain amendments, which we call the Bill of Rights, but the critics also won a host of other assurances: states would retain their autonomy; the federal government would be allowed to impose few taxes other than tariffs; and the nation would rely mostly on state militias rather than a large standing army.

    We the People

  • The point of mentioning the 2nd and 3rd amendments is anything but self-evident.

    Matthew Yglesias » Bob McDonnell To Attempt First Non-Horrible SOTU Response in American History

  • The Federalist majority even voted to expunge any mention of defeated motions for amendments from the journal of the proceedings.

    We the People

  • The approval of the Lambrinidis report and the rejection of the French amendments is the third consecutive time that the European Parliament has rejected the French graduated response, since the approval of the Bono amendment to the report on cultural industries3 and the well-known Bono/Cohn-Bendit/Roithova Amendment 1384.

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