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Presidential appointments of women in the second Reagan administration

Presidential appointments of women in the second Reagan administration

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, Major Issues System in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reagan, Ronald,
  • Women in politics -- United States -- Registers,
  • United States -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989 -- Registers

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leslie Gladstone
    GenreRegisters
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- order code IB85121, Issue brief (Library of Congress. Major Issues System) -- no. IB85121, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1985-1986, reel 4, fr. 000187
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Major Issues System
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15454348M

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    However, Congress was reluctant to follow Reagan's proposed cuts in domestic programs. Dole has remained involved with Duke University, serving at various points in time as president of the Duke University alumnae association, and a member of the board of trustees and board of visitors. And in many ways, so were the lives of American women. In addition, the department's relationship with the American Bar Association ABA deteriorated, particularly after some of Reagan's nominees ran into trouble. This reorganization concentrated power, institutionalized the role of the White House, and better positioned the Reagan administration to combat senatorial patronage when filling lower court vacancies, as well as enabled rigorous ideological screening of potential judicial nominees.

    It should also be noted, however, that a number of prominent Louisiana blacks supported the nomination. Foreign money poured into the United States, as did imports — particularly consumer electronics and cars from Japan. Corporate self-interest, he felt, would steer the country in the right direction. In the November election, Dole's party lost six U.


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Washington D. Conceding that ''we can't compare'' on the Cabinet level, he adds, ''Many of us feel that the appointment of O'Connor was of some significance as well. He believed that lower taxes would lead to an expansion of the economy through greater investment, and more revenue would be generated as business grew.

He was honest about the entire affair. Grant was running for re-election. In the s, as a state senator in Arizona, she had supported the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and she had voted twice to strike down anti-abortion laws in the state.

The economy did not begin to recover untilwhen interest rates fell as inflation dropped and the tax cuts began to stimulate economic growth.

Germain Depository Institutions Act, savings and loans associations engaged in riskier activities, and the leaders of some institutions embezzled funds.

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This reflected incremental changes in the staffing and strategies of the DoJ during Reagan's two terms, as well as within the administration a growing synergism associated with waging the "Reagan Revolution.

Also, are still live among people as an unforgettable retention. Reagan also eliminated numerous government positions and dismissed numerous federal employees, including the entire staff of the Employment and Training Administration.

Political positions[ edit ] Dole's voting record was somewhat more conservative than that of her husband, though slightly less conservative than that of Helms.

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