Congress and its members

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CQ Press, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 490 pages
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This newly revised edition incorporates new and up-to-date material through mid-1997. The authors discuss new developments and fresh research findings regarding nearly every aspect of Congress.The book's style is lively and informative, with an abundant use of charts, tables, graphs, photos, quotes, and vignettes to aid understanding of topics that include party politics, Congress and the president, and fundraising. Recent facts and trends are placed in the broader historical context essential for understanding how Congress works.

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Contents

The Two Congresses
3
Evolution of the Modern Congress
13
Recruitment Roulette
41
Copyright

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Davidson is Professor Emeritus of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is currently Visiting Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Oleszek is Senior Specialist in American national government at the Congressional Research Service. He is an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at American University and lectures frequently on political affairs in the U.S. and abroad.

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