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Congress and its members

Author: Roger H Davidson; Walter J Oleszek; Frances E Lee
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 13th edView all editions and formats
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Fully updated with all the latest changes and developments, this thirteenth edition continues to provide readers with a comprehensive introduction to US Congress.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger H Davidson; Walter J Oleszek; Frances E Lee
ISBN: 9781608716425 1608716422
OCLC Number: 744889576
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: In search of the two congresses. The two congresses ; Evolution of the modern Congress --
Part II: A congress of ambassadors. Going for it : recruitment and candidacy ; Making it : the electoral game ; Being there : Hill styles and home styles --
Part III: A deliberative assembly of one nation. Leaders and parties in Congress ; Committees : workshops of Congress ; Congressional rules and procedures ; Decision making in Congress --
Part IV: Policy making and change in the two congresses. Congress and the President ; Congress and the bureaucracy ; Congress and the courts ; Congress and organized interests ; Congress, budgets, and domestic policy making ; Congress and national security policies --
Part V: Conclusion. The two Congresses and the American people --
Reference materials. Appendix A. Party control : presidency, Senate, House, 1901-2013 ; Appendix B. Internships : getting experience on Capitol Hill.
Responsibility: Roger H. Davidson, Walter J. Oleszek, Frances E. Lee.

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