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A Second Report of the Renewing Congress Project

Thomas E. Mann, Norman J. Ornstein - Political Science - 1993 - 87 pages
This report is a revision and expansion of testimony to the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress. It addresses the full agenda of the Joint Committee, including ...
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Vital Statistics on Congress 2008

Norman J. Ornstein, Thomas E. Mann, Michael J. Malbin - Social Science - 2009 - 193 pages
"Vital Statistics on Congress" remains the quintessential source of authoritative information on America's legislature. This important series tracks the elements that define ...
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It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System ...

Thomas E. Mann, Norman J. Ornstein - Political Science - 2013 - 272 pages
Hyperpartisanship is as old as American democracy. But now, acrimony is not confined to a moment; it’s a permanent state of affairs and has seeped into every part of the ...
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Elephant's Edge: The Republicans as a Ruling Party

Andrew J. Taylor, Norman J. Ornstein - History - 2005 - 319 pages
Argues that the Republican hold on government is not a reflection of a wholesale electorate realignment, but simply a slight edge over the Democrats.
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A Question of Balance: The President, the Congress, and Foreign Policy

Thomas E. Mann - Political Science - 1990 - 265 pages
This book explores the sources of the conflict, its consequences for the formulation and conduct of foreign policy, and ways to improve the relations between Congress and the ...
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The Senate Syndrome: The Evolution of Procedural Warfare in the Modern U.S ...

Steven S. Smith - Political Science - 2014 - 424 pages
With its rock-bottom approval ratings, acrimonious partisan battles, and apparent inability to do its legislative business, the U.S. Senate might easily be deemed unworthy of ...
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Party Wars: Polarization and the Politics of National Policy Making

Barbara Sinclair - Political Science - 2012 - 448 pages
Party Wars is the first book to describe how the ideological gulf now separating the two major parties developed and how today’s fierce partisan competition affects the ...
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Congress A to Z

CQ Press, Chuck McCutcheon - Political Science - 2014 - 776 pages
Congress A to Z provides ready-reference insight into the national legislature, its organization, processes, personalities, major legislation, and history. No other volume so ...
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Esteemed Colleagues: Civility and Deliberation in the U.S. Senate

Burdett A. Loomis - Political Science - 2004 - 273 pages
In "Esteemed Colleagues," leading congressional scholars address the extent to which civility has declined in the U.S. Senate, and how that decline has affected our political ...
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