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Asked in Nutrition, Social Sciences, Geography
Why did the GOP in Congress embrace the idea of devolution?
The GOP in Congress embraced the idea of devolution because the GOP favors small federal government, and devolution supports small federal government over large federal government. ...
Asked in Politics and Government, Democratic Party
What does GOP stand for in terms of Democratic Party?
Although GOP does stand for Grand Old Party, it only refers to the Republican Party not the Democratic Party. ...
What does GOP stand for in terms of the Republican Party?
"GOP" stands for "Grand Old Party," the nickname of the Republican party. According to the GOP website, "GOP" originally stood for "Gallant Old Party." The first Republican president was Abraham Lincoln. After the Civil War, the upstart Republicans were perceived as the party that won the war. The Republicans who were firmly fixed into the Federal Government were ironically dubbed the "Gallant Old Party," which soon became known as the "Grand Old Party," which was then shortened to the "GOP." ...
Asked in Barack Obama
Is the president going along with the cuts that the GOP is asking for?
For the most part, yes. However, the GOP is holding the debt ceiling hostage to the interests of about 8% of the population. ...
Asked in Republican Party
What are GOP policies?
If the GOP stand for Grand old party and refers to the Republican party, then I would say GOP Politics are keeping the Rich, rich and keeping the poor, poor. ============= GOP, in general, likes to have smaller government, but it does favor larger defense department. However, when asked which government spending specifically to cut, it's often difficult to get a clear answer from GOP candidates. Medicare and Social Security are the 2 of the many large government spending ( and getting more expensive)...