Who did Hillary run against Senator?

Who did Hillary run against Senator?

In the United States Senate election held in the State of New York on November 7, 2000, Hillary Rodham Clinton, then First Lady of the United States and the first First Lady to run for political office, defeated U.S. Representative Rick Lazio.

Who are the NY Senators 2020?

New York’s current U.S. senators are Democrats Chuck Schumer (serving since 1999, also serving as Senate Democratic Leader since 2017) and Kirsten Gillibrand (serving since 2009).

Who controlled the Senate in 2016?

2016 United States Senate elections

Leader Mitch McConnell Harry Reid (retired)
Party Republican Democratic
Leader’s seat Kentucky Nevada
Seats before 54 44
Seats after 52 46

What party controlled the Senate in 1998?

1998 United States Senate elections

Leader Trent Lott Tom Daschle
Party Republican Democratic
Leader since June 12, 1996 January 3, 1995
Leader’s seat Mississippi South Dakota
Seats before 55 45

Who had control of the House in 1998?

1998 United States House of Representatives elections

Leader Newt Gingrich (resigned) Dick Gephardt
Party Republican Democratic
Leader since January 3, 1995 January 3, 1995
Leader’s seat Georgia 6th Missouri 3rd
Last election 227 seats 206 seats

Has the US Senate ever been 50 50?

January 3, 2001: 107th Congress officially begins, with the Senate split 50-50. Democrat Al Gore — the outgoing Vice President — briefly gives the Democrats the tie breaker and majority control.

Who changed the 60 vote rule in the Senate?

The nuclear option was first invoked in November 2013, when a Senate Democratic majority led by Harry Reid used the procedure to eliminate the 60-vote rule for presidential nominations, other than nominations to the Supreme Court.

How many times has the Senate been tied?

Since 1789, 274 tie-breaking votes have been cast.

Who was the speaker of the House before Paul Ryan?

John Boehner
Preceded by Nancy Pelosi
Succeeded by Paul Ryan
House Minority Leader
In office January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011

How many years does Speaker of the House serve?

The House elects a new speaker by roll call vote when it first convenes after a general election for its two-year term, or when a speaker dies, resigns or is removed from the position intra-term.

Who was the Senate majority leader under Obama?

President Obama met Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner in the days preceding the deadline but was unable to come to an agreement to pass a budget.

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