Tom Coburn Thomas Allen "Tom" Coburn (born March 14, 1948) is a United States Senator , medical doctor and Southern Baptist deacon . A member of the Republican Party , he is the junior senator from Oklahoma . Coburn was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994 as part of the Republican Revolution . He upheld his campaign pledge to serve no more than three consecutive terms and did not run for re-election in 2000 . In 2004 , he returned to political office with a successful run for the U.S.
Modern Firearms - AK-47 AKM The first Soviet 'true' intermediate cartridge (7.62x41 M43) assault rifle,Sudaev AS-44, as tested in 1944. Unfortunately, Sudaev fell severely ill in 1945 and died next year before finalizing his design. Tokarev 7.62x41 experimental assault rifle, as tested in late 1945 The first Kalashnikov assault rifle prototype of 1946, also known as AK-46.Note that it had numerous internal and external differences from the later models, including separate safety and fire mode selector switches, as well as non-reciprocating charging handle, all located on the left side of the weapon AK-46 prototype disassembled
William M. Tweed William Magear Tweed (April 3, 1823 – April 12, 1878) – often erroneously referred to as William Marcy Tweed (see below ), [ 1 ] and widely known as " Boss " Tweed – was an American politician most notable for being the " boss " of Tammany Hall , the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York City and State . At the height of his influence, Tweed was the third-largest landowner in New York City , a director of the Erie Railroad , the Tenth National Bank , and the New-York Printing Company, as well as proprietor of the Metropolitan Hotel . [ 2 ] Tweed was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1852, and the New York County Board of Supervisors in 1858, the year he became the head of the Tammany Hall political machine.
Tamanend or Tammany or Tammamend , the " affable ", [ 1 ] (c. 1625–c. 1701) was a chief of one of the clans that made up the Lenni-Lenape nation in the Delaware Valley at the time Philadelphia was established. Tamanend is best known as a lover of peace and friendship who played a prominent role in the establishment of peaceful relations among the Native American tribes and the English settlers who established Pennsylvania , led by William Penn . Under the name "Tammany", he was a popular figure in America, especially in Philadelphia. Referred to as "Patron Saint of America", he became an emblem of peace and amity. A Tammany society and an annual Tammany festival were founded in Philadelphia. Tammany societies elsewhere were established, using his name to stand for the peaceful politics of negotiation. Tamanend
Tammany Hall , also known as the Society of St. Tammany , the Sons of St. Tammany , or the Columbian Order , was a New York City political organization founded in 1786 and incorporated on May 12, 1789 as the Tammany Society . It was the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in controlling New York City and New York State politics and helping immigrants, most notably the Irish, rise up in American politics from the 1790s to the 1960s. It controlled Democratic Party nominations and political patronage in Manhattan from the mayoral victory of Fernando Wood in 1854 through the election of John P. Tammany Hall
Louise Slaughter Dorothy Louise McIntosh Slaughter (born August 14, 1929) is the United States representative for New York's 25th congressional district , serving since 1987. She is a member of the Democratic Party . The district, numbered as the 30th District from 1987 to 1993 and the 28th District from 1993 to 2013, is based in Rochester and includes most of surrounding Monroe County Formerly the Chairwoman of the House Rules Committee from 2007 until 2011, she has served as ranking minority member of the Committee since 2011, a post she also held from 2005 to 2007.
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