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And, for the first time, the “presiding officer” as the Senate president pro tempore—one of their own number. No one doubted that the president pro tempore would make selections satisfying to the majority. Senate allowed its members to appeal and reverse decisions made by the presiding officer. Never again would a vice president enjoy the power that, ever so briefly, had fallen into the hands of John C. Calhoun. John C. Calhoun, senator from South Carolina (1832-1843, 1845-1850), vice president of the United States (1825-1832).
From of State Henry Clay. He believed Adams and Clay had corruptly its earliest years, the Senate had laboriously voted separately for each chairman and each member. With the emergence influenced the outcome of the 1824 presidential election, which had been decided in the House of Representatives. Allies of of stronger political parties in the early 1820s, this slow Adams and Clay watched carefully as Calhoun became the first process offered unlimited opportunities for endless partisan vice president to make Senate committee assignments under the wrangles.
Cincinnati Historical Society Bulletin 28 (Spring 1970): 39-60. John Smith of Ohio (1803-1808), the first senator to be indicted, came one vote short of the two-thirds needed to expel him from the Senate. 35 September 19, 1814 The Senate Convenes in Emergency Quarters O n September 19, 1814, the Senate began a new ses- The 19 senators who gathered in Blodgett’s hastily fitted sion in a state of profound crisis. Four weeks earlier, Senate Chamber on that mid-September day had many questions. invading British troops had reduced all but one of Should the government remain in Washington?