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Lame duck (politics) (1,604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article

A lame duck, in politics, is an elected official whose successor has already been elected. The official is often seen as having less influence with other
Lame-duck session (8,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A lame-duck session of Congress in the United States occurs whenever one Congress meets after its successor is elected, but before the successor's term
Twentieth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1,934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of odd-numbered years, and in a short lame duck session in December of even-numbered years. The long lame duck period might have been a practical necessity
The Lame Duck Congress (532 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"The Lame Duck Congress" is the 28th episode of The West Wing which aired November 8, 2000, the day following the 2000 United States Presidential election
Lame duck (game design) (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
A lame duck, in the context of a game, is a player who remains in the game but has no chance of winning. It must be literally impossible – not merely
Good Riddance / Ill Repute (254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reflecting on the tracks, Good Riddance singer Russ Rankin remarked that "Lame Duck Arsenal" "showcases all of the things our band did really well. Lyrically
Superintendent of the United States Military Academy (1,405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Superintendents from undue command influence; however, in practice the resulting "lame duck" status restricts their power and influence in the Army. There has been
2002 Indy Racing League season (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"lame duck" status in their original series with their CART engine suppliers Toyota and Honda. On the IRL front, the Infiniti engine was in its "lame duck"
Albert Boutwell (271 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with violence at the hands of police dogs and fire hoses deployed by the lame duck Connor. He was in office a few months before the forced integration of
1993 Canadian federal budget (262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was poorly received, and described as "stand pat", "do nothing", and a "lame duck". Preceding the budget, Mazankowski had stated that government revenues
CodeWeavers (617 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Linux Consortium. In July 2008, CodeWeavers launched the Great American Lame Duck Presidential Challenge to encourage President Bush to make the most of
South Korean presidential election, 2017 (571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Minjoo Party of Korea. Commentators described the result as leaving Park a lame duck president, and the Nikkei Asian Review noted that in the wake of her "crushing
Outgoing politician (135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
president accepts advice from and consults with the president-elect. The term lame duck is often ascribed to an outgoing elected official in view of his relative
Interregnum (1,738 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
inauguration, during which the outgoing president remains in power, but as a lame duck. In some Christian churches, "interregnum" describes the time between
James B. Weaver (6,959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it was a disappointment. After the election, Weaver returned to the lame-duck session of Congress and proposed an unsuccessful constitutional amendment
1996 Houston Oilers season (312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with 1,368 yards rushing. Houston had already established itself as a lame duck franchise; the league had approved the team's relocation to Nashville
Ward Miller (201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Congress had already adjourned, and did not return for a post-election lame-duck session. Since Miller had not run for election to a full term in the 87th
Enoch Lincoln (423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Presidents of the Maine Senate, Nathan Cutler and Joshua Hall, had to serve as lame-duck successors between the two men. Lincoln was interred in a mausoleum in
Tariff of 1883 (384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reduction would be politically popular, but wanted to avoid a drastic cut. Lame-duck Republicans wanted to ensure that a tariff reduction passed before incumbent
Texas annexation (13,916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
presidency by a small margin in November of 1844. In December 1844, the lame-duck President Tyler called on Congress to pass his treaty by simple majorities
Pato (1,078 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Matt (18 June 2010). "In Soccer-Mad Argentina, the National Sport Is a Lame Duck". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 28 December 2012. In 1953, President
John Sherman (12,893 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opponent, Barnabas Burns, by 2864 votes. He returned to Washington for the lame duck session of the 36th Congress. By February 1861, seven states had reacted
Ben Espy (275 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
leader post, and served the remainder of his term in the Senate as a lame duck. Term limited in 2002, he left office and was replaced by Ray Miller.
President-elect of the United States (2,077 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enter, then the current-standing one is said to hold the office on a lame-duck basis. Article II, Section 1, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution
Caretaker government (835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
President". Press Trust of India. 18 August 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2013.  Lame duck (politics) Demissionary cabinet (Dutch politics) Rump cabinet (Dutch politics)
Milton Young (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
long service in the body, he was elected President pro tempore by the lame-duck, Democratic controlled Senate on December 5, 1980, and served for one
John F. Nugent (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prior to the end of his term in March, to accept an appointment from lame duck President Woodrow Wilson to the Federal Trade Commission. Nugent ran a
A Comprehensive Guide to Moderne Rebellion (386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tracks—"Remember When", "Flawed", "Class War 2000", "Twenty-One Guns", "Lame Duck Arsenal", "Off the Wagon", and "What We Have"—were recorded in a separate
Thaddeus H. Caraway (763 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eighteenth (Prohibition), Nineteenth (Women's Suffrage), and Twentieth (Lame Duck) amendments. On May 15, 1921 he introduced a bill to prohibit the enlistment
James Shaner (284 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2006, citing health concerns. In 2007, it was revealed that Shaner, as a lame duck legislator, attended legislative training trips at the public's expense
Thomas C. Corrigan (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prior to the 2006 election. In 2007, it was revealed that Corrigan, as a lame duck legislator, attended legislative training trips at the public's expense
Bob Flick (294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prior to the 2006 elections. In 2007 it was revealed that Flick, as a lame duck legislator, attended legislative training trips at the public's expense
Lucius Elmer (452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unsuccessful for reelection in 1844 to the Twenty-ninth Congress. As a lame-duck Congressman, Elmer was the lone New Jersey Democratic vote against the
Noël (The West Wing) (626 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Midterms In This White House And It's Surely to Their Credit The Lame Duck Congress The Portland Trip Shibboleth Galileo Noël The Leadership Breakfast
Resignation of Sarah Palin (945 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to not seek re-election and resign from office would avoid her being a lame duck politician who is ineffective and "milk" the taxpayers by drawing a paycheck
Cod Liver Oil (song) (122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
of the traditional Irish sean-nós song "An Lacha Bacach" (Irish: The Lame Duck), as famously portrayed by Nell Ní Chróinín. List of Newfoundland songs
Midnight regulations (1,133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
federal government regulations created by executive branch agencies in the lame duck period of an outgoing President's administration. The United States
Fort Lauderdale Yankees (515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1992 Winter Haven Red Sox entry, which attracted only 16,000 fans in its lame-duck season). Of the 40-plus players who suited up for the Fort Lauderdale
In Excelsis Deo (999 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Midterms" "In This White House" "And It's Surely to Their Credit" "The Lame Duck Congress" "The Portland Trip" "Shibboleth" "Galileo" "Noël" "The Leadership
Jimmy Carter judicial appointment controversies (1,435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Clinton appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1994) during the lame-duck session of the 96th Congress the following month. (Breyer's appellate
Samuel J. Randall (7,851 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A lack of consensus delayed the bill from coming to a vote until the lame-duck session beginning in December 1874. By that time, disillusionment with
Political impact of Hurricane Sandy (1,625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, requested a hearing in the lame duck session on links between climate change and Hurricane Sandy, writing along
Yevgeni Lazarev (342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2 (as Anton Vanko) and TV series such as The West Wing (Episode: The Lame Duck Congress), Alias, and 24. He was the professor of the Moscow Art Theatre
James Laird (politician) (576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
complicated by insomnia; as a result, he never took his seat in the lame-duck session of the Fiftieth Congress and had no chance to attend the Congress
Panos Kammenos (1,224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
August 2015, when the Syriza-ANEL coalition resigned, and continued as a lame duck until 28 August, when he was succeeded by the interim Minister, Ioannis
The West Wing (season 2) (847 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
C.J., and Toby help Ainsley with the decor in her office. 28 6 "The Lame Duck Congress" Jeremy Kagan Teleplay: Aaron Sorkin Story: Lawrence O'Donnell
Kenneth Ruffing (458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pennsylvania's legal limit. In 2007, it was revealed that Ruffing, as a lame duck legislator, attended legislative training trips at the public's expense
Frank L. Smith (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roebuck & Company stock to withdraw.[citation needed] McKinley, whose lame duck term would normally extend until March 1927, died in December 1926. The
Presidential transition (205 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the United States, during a presidential transition, the outgoing "lame duck" President has lost many of the intangible benefits of a Presidency (e
David McSweeney (politician) (649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
2013-04-15. Retrieved 2016-02-19.  "Tax extension could come up in lame-duck session | Northwest Herald". Nwherald.com. Retrieved 2016-02-19.  "Public
Governor of Kentucky (7,335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
assembly two years hence is invariably plagued with vicissitudes common to 'lame duck' tenures. The idea of removing the gubernatorial term limit was first
Todd Stroger (1,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
O'Brien and Toni Preckwinkle (who won the primary), putting him in a lame duck stage for the remainder of his board presidency. Preckwinkle would go
United States involvement in the Mexican Revolution (3,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Madero was elected president in October 1911, the U.S. president was a lame duck. The U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Henry Lane Wilson was initially sympathetic
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs (2,185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
States Congress. Thereby she was in the interesting position of being a lame duck the moment she was elected. In the 2008 campaign for the Republican nomination
1882 in baseball (1,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
will be removed from the league following the season. September 25 – The lame-duck Worcester Ruby Legs hold the first double-header while only charging one
Steve MacNett (421 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
years," noting that "[a]t no time is this titan more important than the “Lame Duck session” as lobbyists and legislators of all stripes wait for his advice
Hiram Y. Smith (462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defeated their opponents in the November election. Smith served in the lame-duck session, from December 2, 1884 to March 4, 1885. Afterwards, Smith resumed
Indian Head gold pieces (3,686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the correspondence published in the numismatic press, but no one at the lame duck Roosevelt White House bothered to reply, according to Burdette, "the new
Bridgwater and West Somerset (UK Parliament constituency) (519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Retrieved 1 February 2015.  "Rejected! Bridgwater Lib Dem candidate is lame duck after she fails to get better seat". Somerset Labour. 7 December 2014
Eppur Si Muove (The West Wing) (856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Midterms" "In This White House" "And It's Surely to Their Credit" "The Lame Duck Congress" "The Portland Trip" "Shibboleth" "Galileo" "Noël" "The Leadership
New START (3,814 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
forces, and questioned whether there was time for ratification during the lame duck session, calling for an opening of the negotiation record before a vote
Pure Michigan Byway (3,186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bill passed in the House in March 2014, and the state Senate during the lame duck session in December 2014. Sponsors of the bill said that including the
Full Disclosure (The West Wing) (886 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Midterms" "In This White House" "And It's Surely to Their Credit" "The Lame Duck Congress" "The Portland Trip" "Shibboleth" "Galileo" "Noël" "The Leadership
South Korean legislative election, 2016 (4,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
support. News sources labelled Park a "lame duck" president, with the Chosun Ilbo saying that her "lame duck period has started earlier than any other
Rutherford B. Hayes (10,508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Civil Rights Act of 1866. Re-elected in 1866, Hayes returned to the lame-duck session to vote for the Tenure of Office Act, which ensured that Johnson
Jock Bruce-Gardyne (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
independent-minded MP. His well-known publication, Meriden: Odyssey Of A Lame Duck virulently attacked Tony Benn's setting up of the Meriden Workers' Co-operative
Benjamin Harrison (9,399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
would send Republican members. Early in Harrison's term, however, the lame duck Congress passed bills that admitted four states to the union: North Dakota
Peggy Lehner (589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jeff Jacobson resigned his seat early, he left a vacancy in an important lame duck session. Since Jacobson's elected successor Jon Husted was at that time
Lincoln cent (5,634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and could not yet be altered without congressional approval. By then a lame duck in office, Roosevelt was reluctant to involve Congress. In late 1908,
Marye Anne Fox (990 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
championship football game, and resulted in Boston College playing a "lame duck" year in the Big East. Media reports suggested Chancellor Fox, a University
History of the St. Louis Browns (3,158 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suitable owner, he was forced to operate the team in Milwaukee for a lame-duck season in 1901. In 1902, however, he found a suitable St. Louis-based
Ways and Means (The West Wing) (801 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Midterms" "In This White House" "And It's Surely to Their Credit" "The Lame Duck Congress" "The Portland Trip" "Shibboleth" "Galileo" "Noël" "The Leadership
Twenty Five (The West Wing) (645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Midterms" "In This White House" "And It's Surely to Their Credit" "The Lame Duck Congress" "The Portland Trip" "Shibboleth" "Galileo" "Noël" "The Leadership
Catherine Eagles (469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Senate approved her nomination on December 16, 2010, during the lame duck session of the 111th Congress. She received her commission on December
Era of Silence (575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and the Defence League. These actions were immediately approved by the lame-duck parliament. However, when Päts decreed postponement of the elections for
United States presidential transition (1,262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the United States, during a presidential transition, the outgoing "lame duck" President has lost many of the intangible benefits of a Presidency (e
Richard Gavin Reid (3,860 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sum of money to meet even its short-term obligations, and the UFA, as a lame duck government, was unable to make promises to would-be creditors. Once in
Legislative session (1,540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appropriations bills, has not been completed Congress will often meet in a "lame-duck" session, adjourning as late as December 31, before the newly elected
John B. Weller (572 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
governorship, he was appointed Ambassador to Mexico near the end of 1860 by the lame-duck Buchanan administration. He presented his credentials in 1861, but was
James B. McCreary (4,301 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prevailed in the primary by an 11,000-vote margin, rendering McCreary a lame duck with two years still left in his term. Despite Beckham's move to unseat
Two Cathedrals (1,468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Midterms In This White House And It's Surely to Their Credit The Lame Duck Congress The Portland Trip Shibboleth Galileo Noël The Leadership Breakfast
Pilot (The West Wing) (585 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Midterms" "In This White House" "And It's Surely to Their Credit" "The Lame Duck Congress" "The Portland Trip" "Shibboleth" "Galileo" "Noël" "The Leadership
Taylor Lautner (4,171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wasserstein Voice Episodes: "Good Duck Hunting/Consumption Overruled" "A Lame Duck Mind" Danny Phantom Youngblood Voice Episodes: "Pirate Radio" "The Fenton
James A. Cravens (273 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1861 to 1865, not being a candidate for renomination in 1864. During the lame-duck session of the 38th Congress, he voted against the Thirteenth Amendment
1992 Indianapolis 500 (6,492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ovals, and its first generation Chevy engine was starting to become a lame duck powerplant in the series. It was also a long-awaited victory for Unser
John Davis Long (3,301 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wendell Holmes, Jr. to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. The lame duck appointment was occasioned by the sudden resignation of Otis Lord, a Republican
1997–98 NHL season (1,466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ABC Sports/ESPN. FOX elected not to use the system in the subsequent "lame duck" season. This was the last season the Toronto Maple Leafs were in the
William McKinley (14,599 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American interests, had seized power from the royal government in 1893. The lame-duck Harrison administration had submitted a treaty of annexation to the Senate;
Judith McGrath (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Feature film 1977 Young Ramsay Rosemary Billings Season 1, Episode 8 – "Lame Duck" 1977 Bluey Mrs. Thompson Season 1, Episode 22 – "The Fat Cat" 1979 Skyways
Tom Patton (772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for the Senate to have adequate representation throughout the important lame duck session. He was seated in the Senate on November 18, 2008. For the 128th
Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars (1,302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
games--effectively consigning the Stars to 18 road games for the league's lame-duck spring season. At least in part due to all the moving, the Stars initially
Sarah Essen Gordon (1,057 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
job. Later, Sarah herself is fired from the GCPD by Krol, who is now a "lame duck" after recently losing in the mayoral election against Marion Grange.
Carroll O. Switzer (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
candidates on Gillette's original list. Riley was easily confirmed by a lame-duck Democratic Senate, and sworn in as 1950 ended. In 1957, Iowa Governor
Louis K. Church (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
When Benjamin Harrison defeated Cleveland as President, Church became a lame duck who was generally ignored by the territorial legislature. On March 4,
Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (5,020 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Democratic membership in the following Congress, Republicans used the lame-duck session of the 40th United States Congress to pass an amendment protecting
March 1928 (2,430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Senator George W. Norris) proposing a constitutional amendment to end "lame duck" sessions of Congress fell 36 votes short of the two-thirds majority it
Ristretto (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
“Chemistry in every cup” Tien Nguyen (November 30, 2011). "The Ristretto: The Lame Duck of Coffee". LA Weekly. Retrieved 2015-02-28. The flavor is more intense
List of Arrested Development episodes (1,454 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
first of the year [2016]" and premiere "four months after that." "Lame duck 'Arrested Development' pulls out all the stops". USA Today. January 3
John F. Lacey (1,041 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
legislative initiative—also known as "The Lacey Act," but approved in the lame duck session after his 1906 defeat and signed into law in his final week in
Canadian federal election, 1957 (8,668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
5, 1957, but agreed to stay on until a successor was elected. With a lame-duck leader, the Liberals were ineffective in opposition. Paul Martin stated
Bill Dickey (2,082 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
contract until after the season. Rather than face the possibility of being a lame-duck manager, Dickey resigned on September 12, but remained as a player. He
American English (7,319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
gubernatorial, primary election, carpetbagger (after the Civil War), repeater, lame duck (a British term used originally in Banking) and pork barrel. Some of these
Kent A. Jordan (465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vote of 91-0 on December 8, 2006 during the waning hours of the final lame duck session of the 109th Congress. Jordan was the sixth judge appointed to
Günther Oettinger (2,354 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In a leaked diplomatic cable from the United States Embassy entitled "Lame Duck German Governor Kicked Upstairs as New Energy Commissioner in Brussels
Kenesaw Mountain Landis (12,257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
baseball appointment was announced in November 1920. On February 2, 1921, lame duck Congressman Benjamin F. Welty (Democrat-Ohio) offered a resolution calling
Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (2,941 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. The issue came to a head during the lame duck session of the 111th Congress. At the "Slurpee Summit" of November 30
Richard J. Hughes (808 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
after less than two months in the post. Then-Gov. William T. Cahill was a lame duck, having been dumped by the Republican Party in the primary. Democrats
Ulysses S. Grant (18,288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
circulation. After losing the House to the Democrats in the 1874 elections, the lame-duck Republican Congress did so. On January 14, 1875, Grant signed the Specie
John McCain (19,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Democratic city councilman Rodney Glassman in the general election. In the lame duck session of the 111th Congress, McCain voted for the compromise Tax Relief
Memphis Mad Dogs (1,580 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
attendance disaster in Memphis. Due to Memphians' unwillingness to support a lame-duck team and Nashvillians' reluctance to travel across Interstate 40 to see
Outline of games (602 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gameplay Gold sink House rule Impulse-based turn system Kingmaker scenario Lame duck Lusory attitude Simultaneous action selection Super NES Emulator SE Game
Chester A. Arthur (11,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in which Democrats campaigned on the reform issue. As a result, the lame-duck session of Congress was more amenable to civil service reform; the Senate
Stuart v. Laird (686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
judgeships—the so-called "midnight judges" as the Act was passed by the lame-duck Federalists in their final days in office. The Act established new circuit
1906 Florida football team (688 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Institute of Jacksonville. The season was described by Tom McEwen as "lame duck, confusing, and troubled." Players were banned by Andrew Sledd from playing
John A. Gibney, Jr. (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nomination was approved by the Senate on December 16, 2010, during the lame duck session of the 111th Congress. He received his commission on December
John McHale (baseball) (817 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
were rumored (correctly) to be moving to Atlanta. In 1965, during their lame-duck season in Milwaukee, McHale was the figurehead for a supremely unpopular
George Nigh (742 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Upon the sudden death of U.S. Senator Robert S. Kerr in January, 1963, lame duck Governor J. Howard Edmondson resigned, elevating Nigh to the office of
Meteorological history of Hurricane Sandy (4,593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hold a hearing on the storm and its relation to climate change in the lame-duck session", he and Congressmen Bobby Rush wrote. The hearing was not presented
United States Congress (14,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
between the House and Senate in terms of their link to the electorate. Lame duck reforms according to the Twentieth Amendment ended the power of defeated
Wayne Wilderson (151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
episode: "Joe" 2000 The West Wing Senator's Aide Guest star, episode: "The Lame Duck Congress" 1999 Crusade Kevin Sprach Guest star, episode: "Appearances
Highway 301 (film) (404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
deterrent to crime. In forewords which are personally delivered by Maryland's lame-duck Governor Lane and by Virginia's and North Carolina's Governors Battle
Barack Obama (24,355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
resign his Senate seat on November 16, 2008, before the start of the lame-duck session, to focus on his transition period for the presidency. See also:
1964 St. Louis Cardinals season (2,169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
offer to manage the Cardinals in 1965. Word soon got out that Keane was a lame duck. On August 23, the Cardinals fell 11 games behind Philadelphia, tied for
Anderson High School Wigwam (402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Digest. Retrieved October 25, 2015.  Bailey, Jim (March 19, 2011). "Lame-duck Wigwam's 50-year ride has been eventful". The Herald Bulletin. Retrieved
Manchester (The West Wing) (1,399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Midterms" "In This White House" "And It's Surely to Their Credit" "The Lame Duck Congress" "The Portland Trip" "Shibboleth" "Galileo" "Noël" "The Leadership
Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
November 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2012.  Kapoor, Talal. "Nayif's Return - A Lame Duck Crown Prince?". Datarabia. Retrieved 12 April 2012.  Admon, Y. (4 April
Al Green (politician) (1,229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
spoke at a press conference in Houston. He emphasized the need for the lame duck Congress to work together to reform the budget. He announced his plan
Manager without portfolio (117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be applied to one granted a title for purposes of prestige, or for a lame duck or "short-timer" (one whose tenure is scheduled to end soon, and whose
Kirsten Gillibrand (5,594 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
introduced her at Sotomayor's Senate confirmation hearing in July. During the lame duck session of the 111th Congress, Gillibrand scored two substantial legislative
United States Senate elections, 1936 (248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
incumbent lost renomination, then died, Winner was later appointed for a lame duck session of Congress Democratic gain Prentiss M. Brown (Democratic) 53
Thomas F. Bayard (8,276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
earlier Treaty of 1818, and began to seize American vessels. In 1887, the lame duck 49th Congress then passed the Fisheries Retaliation Act, which empowered
Portland Breakers (1,127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Saints, and opted to move before the 1985 season rather than play a lame duck season in New Orleans. Searching for a home, Canizaro was particularly
Nur Bekri (729 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Intellectuals Call for Release of Uighur Economist". New York Times. Retrieved 17 July 2009.  "Chairman Seen as Lame Duck". Radio Free Asia. October 19, 2012. 
Westgate Park (475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the cavernous (by PCL standards) new stadium, knowing they were a lame duck, with the major league San Diego Padres set to begin play the next year
Texas gubernatorial election, 2006 (1,487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ethics complaint against former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay as a lame duck who had been defeated in his party's primary after the controversial mid-decade
Washington Technology (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and opportunity as government agencies deal with tight budgets and a lame duck administration. Washington Technology Washington Technology - Small
George W. Norris (1,940 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
leader of the Farm Bloc, advocated the rights of labor, sponsored the ("Lame Duck") Twentieth Amendment to the United States Constitution, and proposed
Metropolitan Board of Works (2,505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
21 January 1889, to assume its new powers on 1 April. With the MBW a lame duck, its last weeks were its most inglorious period. The LCC were due to assume
WPWR-TV (3,233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
would subsequently back off its attempt to acquire KCPQ as well as a lame-duck purchase of KBCB in nearby Bellingham, Washington, opting to renew its
Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta leadership election, 2006 (2,880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
massive budgetary surplus, thus they believed it was not the time for a lame duck premier to remain in office. Even worse for some, Premier Klein's retirement
On the Day Before (1,251 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Midterms" "In This White House" "And It's Surely to Their Credit" "The Lame Duck Congress" "The Portland Trip" "Shibboleth" "Galileo" "Noël" "The Leadership
Andrew Johnson (15,130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
been Ohio Senator Wade, the president pro tempore of the Senate. Wade, a lame duck who left office in early 1869, was a Radical who supported such measures
Goldie Alexander (560 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bread An Interview with Cindy Centipede Killer Virus and Other Stories Lame Duck Protest The Little Big School Mavis Road medley Mentoring Your Memoir
1635: The Cannon Law (588 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
within Rome with the efforts of discrediting Urban and turning him into a lame duck pope after Urban failed to support Spain in her war against the United
F. O. "Potch" Didier (833 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the politically influential Louisiana Sheriff's Association and a lame duck sheriff, had a telephone conversation with U.S. President Jimmy Carter
Bob Ney (5,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
before the lame duck session. If he didn't do so, they said, they would make a resolution to expel him the first order of business at the lame duck session
Sandra Bussin (1,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vincent, Donovan; Moloney, Paul (2009-10-30). "Is Mayor David Miller a lame duck?". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2010-12-31.  "Five incumbents tossed, 14 new
Gold Rush (album) (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
recorded and mastered the album in less than two weeks. "Gold Rush" — 4:30 "Lame Duck" — 3:30 "Connected" — 3:44 "Complications" — 3:52 "Had to Be There" —
Thaddeus Stevens (13,380 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
United States would crush any rebellion. Despite Stevens's protests, the lame-duck Buchanan administration did little in response to the secession votes
First inauguration of Barack Obama (13,863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the final bill, which caused the bill to die in the closing days of the lame duck legislative session. On January 17, 2009, Obama hosted a whistle stop
Governorship of Ronald Reagan (1,833 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it's peculiar.'  Zeman, Ray (November 26, 1966). "Reagan aide deplores lame-duck job filling; says Governor-elect would like to be consulted on naming
Amanda Marcotte (1,694 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
- Reason Magazine Kurtz, Howard. "The Press, Turning Up Its Nose at Lame Duck". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-05-22.  Why I had to quit the John
Nick Thomas-Symonds (761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Journal, Volume 154, Number 35, 21 September 2010. ‘The Problem of the ‘Lame Duck' Government: A Critique of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act’, Parliamentary
Warren G. Harding (16,871 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which Harding did not survive to meet. A month after the election, the lame-duck session of the old 67th Congress met. Harding had come to believe that
6th United States Congress (821 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Federalist Sessions 1st: December 2, 1799 – May 14, 1800 (Philadelphia) 2nd: November 17, 1800 – March 3, 1801 (Washington, D.C. — a lame duck session)
176th New York State Legislature (1,443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
alleging excessive costs for the additional election in an off-year. The lame-duck Legislature of 1964 met for a special session at the State Capitol in
Steelers–Titans rivalry (1,779 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oilers ended up moving to Tennessee for the 1997 season instead due to lame duck status in Houston; Houston would receive a new NFL team in 2002 when the
Julian Bond (3,251 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
support either Maddox or Callaway, although he was ordered to vote by lame duck Lieutenant Governor Peter Zack Geer. Throughout his House career, Bond's
United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island (482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the district to the Eastern Circuit. On February 13, 1801, the outgoing lame duck Federalist-controlled Congress passed the controversial Judiciary Act
174th New York State Legislature (1,459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the State Senate and the State Assembly for the session of 1965. The lame-duck Legislature met for another special session at the State Capitol in Albany
John Sherman Cooper (8,219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
longer in that body than any other Kentuckian except Alben Barkley. The lame duck Cooper decided to make one more attempt to end the war, after an aggressive
2nd United States Congress (905 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pro-Administration Sessions Special: March 4, 1791 – March 4, 1791 1st: October 24, 1791 – May 8, 1792 2nd: November 5, 1792 – March 2, 1793 (lame duck)
New Jersey Cardinals (840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hillard was heading up management of the stadium. The Redbirds spent a lame duck season in Hamilton. In the interim, the team relocated to Glens Falls
175th New York State Legislature (1,654 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the State Senate and the State Assembly for the session of 1965. The lame-duck Legislature of 1964 met for a special session at the State Capitol in
Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (945 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Davies, announced a policy that refused further state-support for "lame duck" industries, which led to a crisis of confidence amongst UCS creditors
Peggy Quince (454 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
controversy over her appointment, Bush worked out a joint agreement with lame duck Governor Lawton Chiles whereby they both agreed upon and jointly announced
Toni Preckwinkle (4,996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved 2007-10-12.  Stewart, Russ (2007-03-11). "DALEY'S NEW PROBLEM: "LAME DUCK" STATUS". Russ Stewart, Attorney at Law. Retrieved 2007-10-11.  Joravsky
Nicolás Maduro (6,401 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
coalition of opposition parties won in the 6 December 2015 elections, the lame duck Assembly named 13 new Justices to the Supreme Court. On 15 January 2016
WTVT (2,604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
aired on WFTS for the first three months of Fox's NFC telecasts as a lame-duck affiliate), the switch continued channel 13's status as the "home" station
Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reach End of the Line in August: Transit Authority Will Waddle Along as Lame Duck Until New District Takes Over". Los Angeles Times. May 17, 1964. p. B7
SM U-72 (723 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with the above exception, after January 1917, and was regarded as a lame duck. Indeed of her class, U-71 to U-80 (all minelayers), U-80 was the only
Sheamus (10,663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
him 5 of the top 500 wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2012 Rolling Stone Lame Duck of the Year (2015) World Wrestling Entertainment/WWE World Heavyweight
Foster Furcolo (2,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
his defeat to his support for the sales tax proposal. During Furcolo's lame-duck period, John F. Kennedy resigned his Senate seat in December 1960 after
He Shall, from Time to Time... (432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Midterms" "In This White House" "And It's Surely to Their Credit" "The Lame Duck Congress" "The Portland Trip" "Shibboleth" "Galileo" "Noël" "The Leadership
Park Geun-hye (8,133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Park Geun-hye a lame duck". The Australian. 14 April 2016. Retrieved 14 April 2016.  "Vote defeat for South Korea's Park raises 'lame duck' prospect". Reuters
CrossOver (software) (735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
maintained at CodeWeavers’ website. On October 28, 2008 as the result of the Lame Duck Challenge, Codeweavers gave all of their products away for free. Codeweavers'
Terry Davis (politician) (502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
criticisms of the US's rendition program, regarded him as an "unpopular lame duck". He married Anne Cooper in 1963. They have a son and daughter. "DAVIS
David Gregory (journalist) (2,598 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
York Observer.  Gillette, Felix (July 22, 2008). "David Gregory: NBC's Lame-Duck?". The New York Observer.  In-depth article on how Gregory lost his job
Next New Democratic Party leadership election (1,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved April 10, 2016.  Bell, David (April 10, 2016). "Mulcair 'a lame duck,' says political scientist on NDP convention results". CBC News. Retrieved
27th United States Congress (729 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1841 – March 15, 1841 1st: May 31, 1841 – September 13, 1841 2nd: December 6, 1841 – August 31, 1842 3rd: December 5, 1842 – March 3, 1843 (lame duck)
State College Spikes (2,210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hillard was heading up management of a new stadium. The team spent a lame duck 1991 season in Hamilton, but in 1992, the team set the all-time record
Roy G. Fitzgerald (951 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the 500-odd miles from Dayton to Washington for the reconvening of the lame duck session of Congress in 1922 (though that flight was piloted by someone
Milton Shapp (1,253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
dropped out after an 89-day campaign. After that defeat, he settled into a lame-duck term as governor, enacting no further significant reforms. He opposed
Jerry DePoyster (300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
He received the snap at the Raider 2-yard line, and booted an 11-yard lame duck, which was promptly returned for a touchdown by the New York Jets. To
Jeffrey Tambor (1,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Girl" 1979 Taxi Congressman Walter Griswald Episode: "Elaine and the Lame Duck" 1979–1980 Ropers, TheThe Ropers Jeffrey P. Brookes III 28 episodes 1980
1984 NASCAR Winston Cup Series (1,911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cup title. Harry Gant finished eighth and finished second in points. Lame duck series champ Bobby Allison led 56 laps but slid off the track with four
List of mayors of Gotham City (2,670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
against Marion Grange (Shadow of the Bat #46, January 1996). During the "lame duck" period of his Mayoralty, Gotham finally descended into complete anarchy
Benjamin Tillman (13,478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vote was 2–1, with Justice Samuel McGowan in the majority. McGowan was a lame duck in office; Lieutenant Governor Gary had been elected to fill his seat
Central Investigation Bureau (81 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Intelligence, Nepal National Investigation Department of Nepal http://202.166.193.40/2010/09/16/national/much-hyped-cib-turns-a-lame-duck/322280.html
Dave Wittenberg (547 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fortuneteller" 000000002005-10-14-00002005 Duck Dodgers Dodger’s Id Ep. "A Lame Duck Mind" 000000002005-10-17-00002005–07 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy
Democratic Party presidential primaries, 1964 (4,110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johnson wished to form his own legacy rather than being perceived as a "lame duck". Although Johnson confided to aides on several occasions that he might
Bill Clinton (18,287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
To hold impeachment proceedings, the Republican leadership called a lame-duck session in December 1998. While the House Judiciary Committee hearings
John Adams (12,532 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
List of federal judges appointed by John Adams and Midnight Judges The lame-duck session of Congress in late 1800 enacted the Judiciary Act of 1801, which
Seamus Mallon (716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010.  [1] O'Malley, Joe (29 September 1996). "No lifeboat anywhere as lame duck talks head for the rapids". Sunday Independent.  For instance, Downey
List of political metaphors (709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all its records and documents open and easily accessible by the public. lame duck: a politician who has lost an election, or who is serving his last term
George W. Bush judicial appointment controversies (1,819 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Specter, however, said that he would not process these nominees during the lame duck session of the 109th Congress. At the beginning of the 110th Congress
Mike Holmgren (2,022 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
announced he would serve out the remaining year of his contract with a lame duck year and end his tenure as head coach of the Seattle Seahawks at the end
2015 Ma–Xi meeting (3,617 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Asia." A Los Angeles Times article titled "In Taiwan, many question lame-duck president's plan to meet with China" expresses skepticism about the timing
New Democratic Party (6,687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a progressive party to unite progressives into the NDP. Mulcair 'a lame duck,' says political scientist on NDP convention results, CBC News, April