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Lame duck (politics) (1,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

A lame duck, in politics, is an elected official who is approaching the end of their tenure, especially one whose successor has already been elected.
Lame-duck session (8,537 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 (1,893 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) (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
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"
1996 Houston Oilers season (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
third consecutive season. Houston had already established itself as a lame duck franchise; the league had approved the team's relocation to Nashville
Tariff of 1883 (336 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
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 (247 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
Bob Flick (297 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
Interregnum (1,640 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 (6,955 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
Pato (1,079 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
Outgoing politician (136 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
John Sherman (12,882 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
CodeWeavers (642 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
Yevgeni Lazarev (333 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
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 (2,074 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
Milton Young (466 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
Thaddeus H. Caraway (648 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
Thomas C. Corrigan (260 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
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
James Shaner (283 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
Cod Liver Oil (song) (122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Lucius Elmer (455 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
Midnight regulations (1,146 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
Superintendent of the United States Military Academy (1,404 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
Jimmy Carter judicial appointment controversies (1,433 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
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
Political impact of Hurricane Sandy (1,619 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
Noël (The West Wing) (625 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
The West Wing (season 2) (730 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the wake of his near fatal shooting by white supremacists. 28 6 "The Lame Duck Congress" Jeremy Kagan Teleplay: Aaron Sorkin Story: Lawrence O'Donnell
Bridgwater and West Somerset (UK Parliament constituency) (448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Kenneth Ruffing (457 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
Legislative session (1,188 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
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
Governor of Kentucky (7,353 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
Frank L. Smith (354 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
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs (2,159 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
United States presidential transition (1,043 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
Texas annexation (13,711 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
James B. McCreary (4,303 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
1882 in baseball (1,556 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 (416 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
Westgate Park (364 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the cavernous (by PCL standards) new stadium, also knowing they were a lame duck, with the major league San Diego Padres set to begin play the next year
Steve MacNett (416 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
Tom Patton (618 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
The Rachel Maddow Show (2,242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Just Enough: Maddow runs down a few pop culture stories with Kent Jones. Lame Duck Watch: Between the 2008 presidential election and Obama's inauguration
Hiram Y. Smith (460 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
Caretaker government (799 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
over as Pak President". Press Trust of India. 18 August 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2013.  Lame duck (politics) Demissionary cabinet (Dutch politics)
New START (3,736 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
Thurmond Rule (663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lifetime judicial appointments would move in the last six months or so of a lame-duck presidency" or "judicial nominations do not advance in the Senate in the
Benjamin Harrison (9,354 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
Marye Anne Fox (955 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
Rutherford B. Hayes (10,207 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 (359 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
Lincoln cent (5,605 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,
Catherine Eagles (445 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
Indian Head gold pieces (3,688 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
Richard Gavin Reid (3,875 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
Era of Silence (581 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
Twenty Five (The West Wing) (638 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
Chester A. Arthur (10,585 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
James A. Cravens (250 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
Two Cathedrals (936 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
Robert Schostak (131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"right to work" legislation enacted by the Michigan legislature in a lame duck session in December 2012. bio of Schostak Chairman Schostak Talks
Pilot (The West Wing) (585 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
William McKinley (14,228 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;
1992 Indianapolis 500 (6,381 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
1997–98 NHL season (1,464 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
Andrew Johnson (14,641 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
Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars (1,131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Maryland side of the Washington area were not willing to support a lame-duck team. ABC, embarrassed at the dreadful gates from Baltimore and Denver
In the Shadow of Two Gunmen (The West Wing) (1,671 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
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 (326 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,
American English (6,564 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
Canadian federal election, 1957 (8,634 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
Kent A. Jordan (466 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 is the sixth judge appointed to
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
Günther Oettinger (2,042 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
Seamus Mallon (702 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
[1] [2] O'Malley, Joe (29 September 1996). "No lifeboat anywhere as lame duck talks head for the rapids". Sunday Independent.  For instance, Downey
George W. Bush judicial appointment controversies (1,626 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
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 McCain (18,491 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
History of the St. Louis Browns (3,009 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
Outline of games (614 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 Nintendo Emulator
Amy Koch (652 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
leadership position immediately because her caucus could "not afford a lame duck leader in negotiations next session." Later in the day local news media
Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (2,950 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
Memphis Mad Dogs (1,569 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
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
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
Stuart v. Laird (677 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
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
Sarah Essen Gordon (929 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.
William T. Cahill (656 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
WTVT (2,567 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
Csaba László (footballer, born 1964) (933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
loss described as a "humiliation" and "inexcusable") and Tanzania (a "lame-duck display" according to the Ugandan press). During his period in charge
George Nigh (736 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
Barack Obama (22,090 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:
Peggy Lehner (592 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
United States Congress (13,980 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
John McHale (baseball) (810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Wayne Wilderson (147 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
1964 St. Louis Cardinals season (2,154 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
Al Green (politician) (1,217 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Portland Breakers (1,057 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
State College Spikes (2,187 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
Thomas F. Bayard (8,246 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
Kenesaw Mountain Landis (12,277 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
Goldie Alexander (242 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
Metropolitan Board of Works (2,493 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
Texas gubernatorial election, 2006 (1,570 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
Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta leadership election, 2006 (2,805 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
Edwin M. Stanton (2,645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
law practice and was appointed United States Attorney General in the lame-duck presidential administration of James Buchanan. He strongly opposed secession
Gold Rush (album) (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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" —
Bob Ney (5,155 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
First inauguration of Barack Obama (13,877 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
Luke Lea (senator) (1,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to serve six terms as Tennessee's longest-serving senator. Despite his lame duck status, Lea continued to work on the progressive agenda. He voted to confirm
In Excelsis Deo (984 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
Thaddeus Stevens (13,167 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
F. O. "Potch" Didier (838 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
Sandra Bussin (1,095 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
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
Governorship of Ronald Reagan (1,661 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
Carolina Hurricanes (4,749 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greensboro. Likewise, fans from the Piedmont Triad mostly refused to support a lame-duck team that had displaced the Greensboro/Carolina Monarchs minor-league
KDFW (2,895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the team's games for the first year of Fox's NFC telecast rights as a lame-duck owned-and-operated station); the first NFL season since Fox moved to channel
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
Amanda Marcotte (1,467 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
John J. Pettus (835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Senate and was named President of the Senate in 1854. In 1853, while lame-duck Governor Henry S. Foote was waiting for the January 11 inauguration of
George W. Norris (1,887 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
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
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
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)
John Sherman Cooper (8,228 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)
Peggy Quince (448 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
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
Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (581 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, Page
SM U-72 (337 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
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
CrossOver (software) (896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Crossover iTunes 4.9.0 QuickTime 7 On October 28, 2008 as the result of the Lame Duck Challenge, Codeweavers gave all of their products away for free. Codeweavers'
Highway 301 (film) (405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
New Jersey Cardinals (904 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
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
Anderson High School Wigwam (294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hour. Largest high school gyms in the United States Jim Bailey, "Lame-duck Wigwam's 50-year ride has been eventful", The Herald Bulletin, March 19
Foster Furcolo (2,656 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
177th New York State Legislature (1,822 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
Terry Davis (politician) (502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Jason Chaffetz (3,159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Walch, Tad (June 25, 2008). "Chaffetz wins big — He turns Cannon into a lame duck". Deseret News. Retrieved November 18, 2011.  "Bush sends letter endorsing
Ernie Eves (2,303 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as eye examinations and physical therapy. Despite being considered a lame-duck leader, Eves led in opinion polls for that period of time. In early 2004
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
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
David Gregory (journalist) (2,681 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
1984 NASCAR Winston Cup Series (1,876 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
Julian Bond (2,982 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
Roy G. Fitzgerald (948 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
27th United States Congress (720 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)
Nur Bekri (663 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. 
John F. Lacey (1,028 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
Milton Shapp (1,275 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
Jeffrey Plale (675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
election that saw four Democratic seats fall to Republicans. During the lame duck legislative session after the election, Plale was one of two defeated
The West Wing (season 1) (674 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
Mike Holmgren (2,021 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
Donald D. Lorenzen (779 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
but described a secession move as "almost impossible." Lorenzen, a lame-duck member of the City Council in his last month there, helped to push through
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
Benjamin Tillman (13,402 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
Harder, Fatter + Louder! (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Apart" (from Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts) American Steel 2:49 19. "Lame Duck Arsenal" (from Good Riddance / Ill Repute) Good Riddance 2:15 20. "Dream
The West Wing (season 3) (975 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
List of mayors of Gotham City (2,343 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
Jon Kyl (2,333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
would oppose the New START arms control treaty's ratification in the lame duck session. He was unsuccessful in this regard, as the treaty passed easily
Democratic Party presidential primaries, 1964 (4,102 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
Eppur Si Muove (The West Wing) (793 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
Full Disclosure (The West Wing) (886 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
An Khe (The West Wing) (1,265 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
WWE SmackDown (5,370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Champion, entered the ring as SmackDown's final draft lottery pick. WWE's "lame duck" status with Viacom on Spike TV may have prompted it to move SmackDown
Texas's 22nd congressional district elections, 2006 (2,492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
resign her seat on the Houston City Council in order to serve during the lame duck session in Congress. In 2008, Sekula-Gibbs ran for the seat again, running
Jeffrey Tambor (1,307 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
Charles Triplett O'Ferrall (1,151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
O'Ferrall's popularity and political support, and ensured that he would be a lame duck with no significant political accomplishments for the remainder of his
John Davis Long (3,330 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
United States Football League (8,289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that the Outlaws would be moving the following year. In spite of this lame duck status, awful spring weather, and a season-ending ten-game losing streak
The Crackpots and These Women (871 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
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
On the Day Before (1,238 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
James M. Barnes (congressman) (432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Four More Congress Posts, November 5, 1942 Chicago Tribune, Downstate Lame Duck Appointed Roosevelt Aide: Ex-Rep. Barnes Gets $10,000 Job, March 4, 1943
Nawaf bin Faisal (706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
November 2011.  Peace and Sport Kapoor, Talal. "Nayif's Return - A Lame Duck Crown Prince?". Datarabia. Retrieved 12 April 2012.  "Arab sports council
Ways and Means (The West Wing) (801 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
FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (4,282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
did not count. There was concern that with the short time left in the lame-duck session, the bill would not get the time needed to be voted on and passed
James Madison (13,663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Madison was involved in the project was because he was a delegate to the lame duck Confederation Congress, which was meeting in New York. If Virginia, the
WCGV-TV (3,689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bay Packers games in the market through the network's NFC package as a lame-duck affiliate, though without any pre-game programming, the only break in
Pure Michigan Byway (2,840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
passed the House in March 2014, and it passed the state Senate during the lame duck session in December 2014. Sponsors of the bill touted the promotional
Endurance by Right (374 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
broodmare for Whitney's Brookdale stud farm, she produced four foals: The Lame Duck (1904), colt by Hamburg Stamina (1905), bay filly by Nasturtium, won 1907
Time 100 (2,924 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
him support in his own party...To a certain point, he sort of reached a lame-duck status". The list has generated controversy over who was included in other
Capricorn One: Singles & Rarities (902 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Class War 2000" (from Ignite / Good Riddance, 1996) Rankin 1:41 3. "Lame Duck Arsenal" (from Good Riddance / Ill Repute, 1996) Rankin 2:15 4. "Off the
The West Wing (season 4) (724 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