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Congress and Its Members

Congress and Its Members - 11th edition

Congress and Its Members - 11th edition

ISBN13: 9780872893573

ISBN10: 087289357X

Congress and Its Members by Roger H. Davidson, Walter J. Oleszek and Frances E. Lee - ISBN 9780872893573
Edition: 11TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Congressional Quarterly
Published:
International: No
Congress and Its Members by Roger H. Davidson, Walter J. Oleszek and Frances E. Lee - ISBN 9780872893573

ISBN13: 9780872893573

ISBN10: 087289357X


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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

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. Deliberation 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 Policymaking
15. Congress and National Security Policies


Part V. Conclusion

16. The Two Congresses and the American People


Reference Materials
Appendix A. Party Control: Presidency, Senate, House, 1901-2007
Appendix B. Internships: Getting Experience on Capitol Hill
Notes
Index
Congressional Historical Timeline