The bill: how legislation really becomes law: a case study of the National Service Bill

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Penguin Books, Mar 21, 1996 - Education - 308 pages
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In this behind-the-scenes account of a bill's inhospitable journey through the maze of government, a national correspondent for Newsweek provides in vivid detail an eye-opening portrait of how Washington really works. Essential reading for all those interested in the ways and means of government.

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Steven Waldman is co-founder, CEO, and editor in chief of, the largest faith and spirituality website. Previously, Waldman was the national editor of "U.S. News & World Report "and a national correspondent for "Newsweek," His writings have also appeared in "The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Slate, The Washington Monthly, National Review," and elsewhere. He appears frequently on television and radio to discuss religion and politics. He is also the author of "The Bill," a book about the creation of AmeriCorps. Waldman lives in New York with his wife, the writer Amy Cunningham, and their children, Joseph and Gordon.

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