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lecture October 22 nd Woodard Chapter 7 & 8 I. 1990’s as breakthrough decade A. When Republicans take back House and Senate, 1994 B. Newt Gingrich – GA – as Speaker of the House (had adulterous affair) C. Tom DeLay – Sugarland, TX D. Dick Armey E. Heavy southern representation in Congress in ’94. F. If hadn’t been for scandal, Bob Livingston, from LA, would have been Speaker of the House. (adultrous affair) G. Clinton did more for southern Republicans than anyone else. i. Hillary care H. Tax increases I. Raised taxes for top tax bracket J. Whitewater scandal – Clinton involved in K. Lots of missteps by Clinton L. All of this galvanized Republicans in the South. M. Clinton lied about all of his affairs II. 1988-2004 – Counties reliably Republican/Democratic/or neither III. After 2008 elections – Redistricting had a lot to do with Republican success A. R. Perry – TX (R) Senate -2 (R) House 20 (R)/12 (D) Pres. (R) i. In 2001 Legislature couldn’t agree on redistricting so courts. did it. Then in 2003
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