Some articles on houses, seat, house seats, house:
... Republicans control all statewide Texas offices, both houses of the state legislature and have a majority in the Texas congressional delegation ... for the first time since 1974 (albeit only of a single seat). 2006 election cycle, the Democrats scored major successes by winning six state House seats (five in the general election and one in an earlier special ...
... Democratic-Republicans gained 19.7% of House seats in 1800, 9.4% in 1802 and 9.7% in 1804, for a total gain of 38.8% in 3 elections ... The Republican Party went from 18.3% of the House in 1854, to 38.0% in 1856, 48.7% in 1858, and 59.0% in 1860, for a total gain of 59.0% in 4 elections ... While Republicans lost House seats in 1896, this followed a massive two-election gain from 25.9% in 1890 to 34.8% in 1892 and 71.1% in 1894, for a total 45.2% gain ...
Famous quotes containing the words seats and/or house:
“To me heaven would be a big bull ring with me holding two barrera seats and a trout stream outside that no one else was allowed to fish in and two lovely houses in the town; one where I would have my wife and children and be monogamous and love them truly and well and the other where I would have my nine beautiful mistresses on nine different floors.”
—Ernest Hemingway (18991961)
“But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Even heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain you, much less this house that I have built!”
—Bible: Hebrew, 1 Kings 8:27.
Solomon at the dedication of the temple.