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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1995 - The Issues. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 24, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/5767/show/5490.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1995 - The Issues. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/5767/show/5490

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Title Houstonian 1995
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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Title The Issues
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript With the elections of 1994, the country saw the biggest cross-country sweep by the Republicans since 1946 and witnessed what Newsweek called "liberalism withering." For the first time since Dwight D. Eisenhower's victory in 1952, Republicans gained both majorities in the House of Representatives (gaining 49 seats) and the Senate (gaining 9 seats). Using what House Speaker-to-be Newt Gingrich called a ten point "Contract With America," the GOP captured the majority of governorship across the country and won the majority of most state legislatures. The country saw old faces being replaced by new ones in huge numbers. For the first time in over thirty years, a Speaker of the House lost a re-election bid with Tom Foley's defeat. Hard core, old style liberals, like Rep. Jack Brooks of Port Arthur, saw their tenure in Congress end with shocking defeats by little known opponents like Steve Stockman. California's Governor Pete Wilson managed to hold office by using the infamous Proposition 187 (a measure that would deny "illegal aliens" social sevices in his state) in his platform. Lucky Democrats, Senator Ted Kennedy of Mass. and Senator Chuck Robb of Virginia were also able to hold their seats . Closer to home, Tex- ans elected Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson by a wide margin for her first full term in Washington while Governor Ann Richards experienced a defeat by former President George Bush's son, George W. Bush.In the (cont. on page 24) Houstonian 1 995 22