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The Democratic Cloakroom
The Democratic Cloakroom
The Democratic Cloakroom
Linda Melconian describes the way then-Majority Whip Tip O'Neill introduced her to the Democratic Cloakroom.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
The Double Standard
The Double Standard
The Double Standard
The Honorable Constance A. Morella remembers being questioned for choosing to run for the state legislature while raising a family.
The Honorable Constance A. Morella, U.S. Representative of Maryland
The Equal Rights Act Discharge Petition: Part One
The Equal Rights Act Discharge Petition: Part One
The Equal Rights Act Discharge Petition: Part One
Memories of approaching the Parliamentarian and suggesting a discharge petition to Representative Martha Griffiths of Michigan.
Pat Kelly, Editor, Daily Digest, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
The Equal Rights Act Discharge Petition: Part Two
The Equal Rights Act Discharge Petition: Part Two
The Equal Rights Act Discharge Petition: Part Two
Memories of Representative Martha Griffiths of Michigan gathering signatures to move the bill out of committee.
Pat Kelly, Editor, Daily Digest, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
The "Fellows" of the House
The "Fellows" of the House
The "Fellows" of the House
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson remembers a conversation about gender and the institution with Speaker Jim Wright.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
The First Few Weeks
The First Few Weeks
The First Few Weeks
Detailed overview of the administrative tasks of committees at the start of a new Congress.
Patricia (Tish) Speed Schwartz, Chief Clerk/Administrator, House Committee on the Judiciary
"The Guys Didn't Intimidate Me"
"The Guys Didn't Intimidate Me"
"The Guys Didn't Intimidate Me"
The Honorable Barbara Bailey Kennelly recalls some of the obstacles she faced in her early years on the Ways and Means Committee.
The Honorable Barbara Bailey Kennelly, U.S. Representative of Connecticut
The "Gypsy Moths"
The "Gypsy Moths"
The "Gypsy Moths"
The Honorable Claudine Schneider recalls being noticed by President Reagan for her coalition-building skills.
The Honorable Claudine Schneider, U.S. Representative of Rhode Island
The Harris Amendment Debate
The Harris Amendment Debate
The Harris Amendment Debate
Robert Kimball recounts a dramatic moment during the floor debate on the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Robert Kimball, Legislative Assistant, Representative John V. Lindsay of New York
The Hoover Commission: Part One
The Hoover Commission: Part One
The Hoover Commission: Part One
The Honorable Clarence J. Brown Jr. explains his father's motivation to start the first Hoover Commission.
The Honorable Clarence J. Brown Jr., U.S. Representative of Ohio
The Hoover Commission: Part Two
The Hoover Commission: Part Two
The Hoover Commission: Part Two
The Honorable Clarence J. Brown Jr. details the beginning stages of the Hoover Commission in 1947.
The Honorable Clarence J. Brown Jr., U.S. Representative of Ohio
The House and Senate
The House and Senate
The House and Senate
The Honorable Barbara Boxer compares the difference between her House and Senate service.
The Honorable Barbara Boxer, U.S. Representative and Senator of California