Representation for the District of Columbia: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session ...
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978 - 246 páginas
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Página 23 - A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a State, but in no event more than the least populous State...
Página 1 - Judiciary permit coverage of this hearing in whole or in part by television broadcast, radio broadcast, photography, or any such method of coverage pursuant to committee rule 5.
Página 160 - English language. 1 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives 2 of the United States of America in...
Página 14 - Government, for protection in the exercise of their duty, might bring on the National Councils an imputation of awe or influence, equally dishonorable to the Government and dissatisfactory to the other members of the Confederacy.
Página 5 - Mr. Chairman, it is indeed a pleasure for me to appear before your committee on behalf of the colleges of 1890 and Tuskegee.
Página 64 - Crime will come to order. The Chair has received a request to cover this hearing in whole or in part by television broadcast, radio broadcast, still photography, or by other similar methods. In accordance with committee rule 5(a) permission will be granted unless there is objection.
Página 212 - Article V of the Constitution, which provides ."that no State, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage iu the Senate, "has any bearing on this question.
Página 26 - ... as they will have had their voice in the election of the government which is to exercise authority over them...
Página 182 - ... familiar. For in setting up an enduring framework of government they undertook to carry out for the indefinite future and in all the vicissitudes of the changing affairs of men, those fundamental purposes which the instrument itself discloses. Hence we read its words, not as we read legislative codes which are subject to continuous revision with the changing course of events, but as the revelation of the great purposes which were intended to be achieved by the Constitution as a continuing instrument...