Although confirmed 92-7, Rockefeller did not make an impact as Vice President and subsequently withdrew from President Ford's re-election ticket.
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President Reagan's nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Robert Bork, found his nomination defeated in the Senate. His name subsequently became a verb, meaning 'to attack or defeat a nominee unfairly through an organized campaign of harsh public criticism or vilification'.
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The House of Representatives authorized use of military force against Iraq in response to the invasion of Kuwait and United National Security Council Resolution 678