Congress and Its Members, Volume 1539, Issue 1779

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CQ Press, 2004 - Political Science - 544 pages
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Proven and compelling, the book's core theme--the tension between Congress as a lawmaking institution and Congress as a collection of re-election-minded politicians--gives students a powerful way to understand Congress and the legislative process. Davidson and Oleszek use colorful and often witty examples, noteworthy quotations, telling cases, memorable photos, and helpful tables and figures, wrapping their strong narrative around this tightly organized conceptual framework. Every chapter features new analysis and the most recent and important scholarship.

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Evolution of the Modern Congress
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Roger H. Davidson: University of Maryland Walter J. Oleszek: Congressional Research Service

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