How Congress Works

Author: CQ Press
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1452235384
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CQ Press. ATTEMPTED AND SUCCESSFUL CLOTURE VOTES, 1919–2011
The filibuster, recognized by the public primarily ... First session Second session
Total Congress Attempted Successful Attempted Successful Attempted
Successful 66th ... 91 63 112th (2011–) 34 19 N/A N/A N/A N/A note: The number
of votes required to invoke cloture was changed March 7, ... selected years); CQ
Almanac, selected volumes (Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly,
selected years); and ...

The Gingrich Senators

Author: Sean M. Theriault
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199339651
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In this book, noted political scientist Sean Theriault documents the Senate's demise over the last 30 years by showing how one group of senators has been at the forefront of this transformation.

Guide To U S Elections

Author: Deborah Kalb
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1483380351
Size: 12.45 MB
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The CQ Press Guide to U.S. Elections is a comprehensive, two-volume reference providing information on the U.S. electoral process, in-depth analysis on specific political eras and issues, and everything in between.

Governing In A Polarized Age

Author: Alan S. Gerber
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107095093
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This volume provides an in-depth examination of representation and legislative performance in contemporary American politics.

Legislative Effectiveness In The United States Congress

Author: Craig Volden
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521152266
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This book explores why some members of Congress are more effective than others at navigating the legislative process and what this means for how Congress is organized and what policies it produces.

Statehouse And Greenhouse

Author: Barry G. Rabe
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815796350
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Policy inertia is not the story of this book, however. Statehouse and Greenhouse examines the surprising evolution of state-level government policies on global climate change.