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Congress and its members / Roger H. Davidson, University of Maryland, Walter J. Oleszek, Congressional Research Service, Frances E. Lee, Princeton University, Eric Schickler, University of California, Berkeley.

Author/creator Davidson, Roger H. author.
Other author/creatorOleszek, Walter J., author.
Other author/creatorLee, Frances E., author.
Other author/creatorSchickler, Eric, 1969- author.
Format Book and Print
Edition17th edition.
Publication Info Thousand Oaks, CA : CQ Press, an imprint of SAGE Publications, [2020]
Copyright Notice ©2020
Descriptionxxv, 474 pages, I27 ; illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Part I. In search of the two Congresses -- 1. The two Congresses -- 2. Evolution of the modern Congress -- Part II. A Congress of ambassadors -- 3. Going for it : recruitment and candidacy -- 4. Making it : the electoral game -- 5. Being there : Hill styles and home styles -- Part III. A deliberative assembly of one nation -- 6. Leaders and parties in Congress -- 7. Committees : workshops of Congress -- 8. Congressional rules and procedures -- 9. Decision making in Congress -- Part IV. Policy making and change in the two Congresses -- 10. Congress and the President -- 11. Congress and the bureaucracy -- 12. Congress and the courts -- 13. Congress and organized interests -- 14. Congress, budgets, and domestic policy making -- 15. Congress and national security policies -- Part V. Conclusion -- 16. The two Congresses and the American people -- Appendix A: Party control : presidency, Senate, House, 1901-2021 -- Appendix B: Internships : getting experience on Capitol Hill.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages S1-S7) and index.
ISBN154432295X paperback

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