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Encyclopedia > 71st United States Congress

The 71st United States Congress met from 1929 to 1931. The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States of America. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...

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Leadership

Senate

Office Office-holder Party State
President of the Senate Charles Curtis Republican Kansas
Majority Leader James E. Watson Republican Indiana
Minority Leader Joseph T. Robinson Democratic Arkansas
Majority Whip Simeon D. Fess Republican Ohio
Minority Whip Morris Sheppard Democratic Texas

The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest executive official of the United States government, the person who is a heartbeat from the presidency. As first in the presidential line of succession, the Vice President becomes the new President of the United States upon the death, resignation... Charles Curtis Charles Curtis (January 25, 1860 – February 8, 1936) was a Representative and a Senator from Kansas and the 31st Vice President of the United States. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... State nickname: The Sunflower State Other U.S. States Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Governor Kathleen Sebelius Official languages None Area 82,277 mi²; 213,096 km² (15th)  - Land 81,815 mi²; 211,900 km²  - Water 462 mi²; 1,196 km² (0. ... The Senate Majority Leader is a member of the United States Senate who is elected by his or her party conference to serve as the chief Senate spokesman for his or her party and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the Senate. ... James Eli Watson (November 2, 1864? - July 29, 1948) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of Indiana. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... The Senate Minority Leader is a member of the United States Senate who is elected by his or her party conference to serve as the chief Senate spokesmen for his or her party and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the Senate. ... Joseph Taylor Robinson Joseph Taylor Robinson (26 August 1872 - 14 July 1937) was a Democratic United States Senator, Senate Majority Leader, member of the United States House of Representatives, Governor of Arkansas, and U.S. Vice Presidential candidate. ... State nickname: The Natural State Other U.S. States Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Governor Mike Huckabee Official languages English Area 137,732 km² (29th)  - Land 134,856 km²  - Water 2,876 km² (2. ... The U.S. Senate Majority Whip is the second ranking member of the United States Senate. ... Simeon Davison Fess (December 11, 1861 - December 23, 1936) was a Republican politician and educator from Ohio. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... Traditionally the second ranking position in the minority party in the United States Senate. ... State nickname: Lone Star State Other U.S. States Capital Austin Largest city Houston Governor Rick Perry Official languages None. ...

Members

Senate

There were 56 Republicans, 39 Democrats, and 1 member of the Farmer-Labor Party. In political science, a republican (lowercase r) is a person who advocates the establishment of a republic as a form of government, in contrast to a monarchist and focused more on republican ideals than democratic. ... In political science, a democrat (lowercase d) is an advocate, follower, or proponent of democracy. ... Farmer-Labor Party was a political party of Minnesota. ...


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