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The U.S. Senate : from deliberation to dysfunction

Author: Burdett A Loomis
Publisher: Washington, DC : CQ Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looking at the challenges facing the US Senate today and covering issues such as delay, obstruction and polarization this book provides readers with an important introduction to this area of US politics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
U.S. Senate
(DLC) 2011026290
(OCoLC)739646438
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Burdett A Loomis
ISBN: 9781483301303 1483301303 9781483349459 1483349454 1306640172 9781306640176
OCLC Number: 877868522
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 279 pages)
Contents: The U.S. senate in the mid twentieth century / Eric Schickler --
U.S. senate elections in a polarized era / Alan I. Abramowitz --
A half-century of bicameralism / Ross K. Baker --
The changing careers of senators, 1960-2010: coming, going, choosing / Burdett Loomis --
Senate parties and party leadership 1960-2010 / Barbara Sinclair --
Individual and partisan activism on the senate floor / Frances E. Lee --
The senate syndrome / Steven S. Smith --
The filibuster then and now: civil rights in the 1960s and financial regulation, 2009-2010 / Gregory Koger --
Advice and consent in the "slow" senate / Sarah Binder --
Congress and energy policy 1960-2010: A long term evaluation / Bruce I. Oppenheimer --
The senate and foreign policy / James M. Lindsay --
Looking back to see ahead: the senate in the twenty-first century / David W. Rohde.
Responsibility: editor, Burdett A. Loomis.

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