January 04, 1995 : 104th Congress under Republican control

Introduction

The 104th Congress becomes the first held entirely under Republican control since the Eisenhower era. Thanks to Newt Gingrich and his “Contract with America,” the Republican Party won majority control of congress for the time in forty years.

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January 04, 1995 : 104th Congress under Republican control

  • Author

    History.com Staff

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    History.com

  • Year Published

    2010

  • Title

    January 04, 1995 : 104th Congress under Republican control

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/104th-congress-under-republican-control

  • Access Date

    November 24, 2017

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks