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Congress and its members

Author: Roger H Davidson; Walter J Oleszek; Frances E Lee
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the tension between Congress as a lawmaking institution and as a collection of re-election-minded politicians has proven to be a powerful and effective way to understand Congress and the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger H Davidson; Walter J Oleszek; Frances E Lee
ISBN: 9780872893573 087289357X
OCLC Number: 180703091
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The two congresses --
Evolution of the modern congress --
Going for it : recruitment and candidacy --
Making it : the electoral game --
Being there : hill styles and home styles --
Leaders and parties in congress --
Committees : workshops of congress --
Congressional rules and procedures --
Deliberation in congress --
Congress and the president --
Congress and the bureaucracy --
Congress and the courts --
Congress and organized interests --
Congress, budgets, and domestic policymaking --
Congress and national security policies --
The two congresses and the American people.
Responsibility: Roger H. Davidson, Walter J. Oleszek, and Frances E. Lee.
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