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Congressional ambivalence : the political burdens of constitutional authority

Author: Jasmine Farrier
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2010.
Series: UPSO - University Press of Kentucky E-Books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is the United States Congress dead, alive, or trapped in a moribund cycle? When confronted with controversial policy issues, members of Congress struggle to satisfy conflicting legislative, representative, and oversight duties. These competing goals, along with the pressure to satisfy local constituents, cause members of Congress to routinely cede power on a variety of policies, express regret over their loss of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Farrier, Jasmine, 1970-
Congressional ambivalence.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2010
(DLC) 2009053158
(OCoLC)460059271
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jasmine Farrier
ISBN: 9780813173764 0813173760 9780813139692 0813139694 0813192625 9780813192628 9780813135496 0813135494
OCLC Number: 646068243
Description: 1 online resource (x, 211 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : Congress and the cycle of ambivalence --
Congressional delegation of power : efficient strategy or existential tragedy? --
To close or not to close, that is the question : BRAC, 1988-2005 --
A freer hand to promote free trade : fast track from Nixon to G.W. Bush --
Dramatic circumstances, dramatic ambivalence : Congress post-9/11 --
Conclusion : The rewards and risks of power loss for members and institutional balance.
Series Title: UPSO - University Press of Kentucky E-Books.
Responsibility: Jasmine Farrier.

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Examines United States Congress' frequent delegation of power by analyzing primary source materials such as bills, committee reports, and the Congressional Record, and demonstrates that Congress is  Read more...

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