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  • Twelve Stories: How Democracy Works Now | Staff Guide | Eliza Paley
    on Tanner Short Cuts Tom Dicillo The Real Blonde Box of Moonlight Living in Oblivion Johnny Suede John Turturro Romance and Cigarettes Emily Hubley The Toe Tactic Gary Oldman Nil By Mouth Alex Rockwell Somebody to Love In The Soup Peter Hedges Dan in Real Life Douglas McGrath Infamous Tim Robbins Cradle Will Rock Gregory Mosher Prime Gig Hector Bebenco Carandiru Foolish Heart Tony Goldwyn Someone Like You Stanley Tucci and Campbell Scott Big Night Eliza has Co Supervised or Supervised Dialogue editing for such directors as Stephen Daldry The Reader Alan Rudolph Breakfast of Champions Afterglow Todd Haynes Velvet Goldmine Cindy Sherman Office Killer and Julie Taymor Across the Universe She is currently working with Ms Taymor again The Tempest Additionally she was a sound editor on numerous films including The Wrestler Adventureland The Hoax A Walk on The Moon Casino Get Shorty Pret A Porter The Underneath Crooklyn Hudsucker Proxy Age of Innocence Household Saints Passion Fish Malcolm X and Last Temptation Christ Eliza also has experience in Sound Editing Design on documentaries A Brief History of Time Hasten Slowly Justice and Jihad to name a few and museum installations Letter On The Blind Sonata The Erlking In

    Original URL path: http://www.howdemocracyworksnow.com/staff/eliza-paley (2016-04-27)
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  • Twelve Stories: How Democracy Works Now | Staff Guide | Julian Seltzer
    that he was interested in exploring the â œalways glamorousâ world of documentaries his term he did not reveal one crucial biographical detail that his real passion lay far elsewhere performing and writing for theater and the musical stage In fact he d already sung at Carnegie Hall without a chair and his original work had been produced for the stage In three states Deep in Julian s heart documentaries seemed worth about 8 weeks of his time So he started in the fall with all the normal intern stuff proofreading errands transcription working with translators and six thousand trips to the Post Office As his responsibilities increased a funny thing happened Julian relaxed and gradually became indispensable to the company just as aspects of the documentary world became more amusing to him At the end of his eight weeks we invited him to stay on as a Production Assistant That triggered a hugely productive sprint that drew on his other real passion social networking and the web By the end of his tenure Julian had singlehandedly imprinted the company and How Democracy Works Now on IMDb and Wikipedia and offered a ton of future advice for Facebook and Twitter

    Original URL path: http://www.howdemocracyworksnow.com/staff/Julian-Seltzer (2016-04-27)
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  • Twelve Stories: How Democracy Works Now | Glossary
    bills are ironed out by the Conference Committee a temporary panel of House Members and Senators who combine their two bills into one Members of the Committee are appointed by Leadership and have enormous power they generally meet behind closed doors and can drastically change a bill Depending on which side of the issue you re on Conference is a place to save a bill by taking out poison pill

    Original URL path: http://www.howdemocracyworksnow.com/glossary/conference-committee (2016-04-27)
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  • Twelve Stories: How Democracy Works Now | Glossary
    bill quickly through the Senate the right to unlimited debate Cloture is the procedure to trump their right to unlimited debate and overcome a filibuster but since it limits Senators rights it requires 60 votes to pass On a practical level what that means is that if a bill doesn t have 60 supporters it is probably not going to pass without 60 votes for cloture it would only take

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  • Twelve Stories: How Democracy Works Now | Glossary
    the back of the House and Senate chambers to use as a private gathering place and kind of Mission Control staffers count on the Cloakroom to keep track of everything that happens in the Capitol Cloakrooms are the ultimate Washington Back Room where Members of Congress are free to strategize or to hammer out deals with their co partisans safely out of reach of the other party or C SPAN

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  • Twelve Stories: How Democracy Works Now | Glossary
    is germane to a bill is much tighter than what is often thought of as relevant to a topic As a general rule if an amendment expands the scope of a bill it s probably not germane When the Senate has invoked cloture on a bill any amendment that s not germane is off limits for debate The Parliamentarian seated at the platform in the center of the Senate Floor

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  • Twelve Stories: How Democracy Works Now | Glossary
    want to move it quickly In that case a member of Leadership asks their Cloakroom to leave an outgoing message for the Senate that the measure will be called up to pass without a vote by Unanimous Consent If a single Senator objects to the bill they can phone the Cloakroom clerk register their objection and the bill is stopped Sometimes the Majority leader doesn t really expect a bill

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  • Twelve Stories: How Democracy Works Now | Glossary
    and House Office Buildings there s even an underground system of trains which connects them so each Senator has a small separate office somewhere inside the actual Capitol Building These personal private quarters are assigned by rank not party or power so the longest serving Senators have hideaways near the Senate Floor with views of the Washington Monument while the newest Senators might be down in the basement Next Term

    Original URL path: http://www.howdemocracyworksnow.com/glossary/hideaway (2016-04-27)
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