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politics of Congressional committees

the power of seniority

by Thomas P. Murphy

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Published by Barron"s in Woodbury, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Congress -- Committees.,
  • United States. Congress -- Committees.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the committee system within Congress including its development, its impact, and its problems.

    Edition Notes

    StatementThomas P. Murphy.
    SeriesPolitics of government series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1029 .M87
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 333 p. ;
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5213760M
    ISBN 100812005686
    LC Control Number75043549

    Politicians & Elections. Politicians need votes, certainly, to win election and re-election, but they also need money. And while an individual's vote carries an expectation that the candidate will look out for constituents' interests if elected, a campaign contribution may carry an expectation that the money will get repaid in the form of favorable legislation, less stringent regulations. In “The Institutional Foundations of Committee Power” (this Review, March ) Kenneth Shepsle and Barry Weingast made the case that congressional committees are powerful not so much because of members' deference to them as because of the committees' ex post veto, a potential negative committees might deliver, say, at the conference committee stage of lawmaking.

      Senior House Republicans are pleading with the deep-pocketed Republican National Committee and the Trump campaign to provide financial help .   Predicts the aggregation of national political power away from the states and toward the central government. Compares US government practiced in post-Civil War America, with the Parliamentary Governmnet of Grea Woodrow Wilson, 25 year old Graduate student at Princeton, began a critique of US Government in the 's, which culminated in the book/5(4).

    Congressional Procedures, Rules and Norms. We provide summary information on how bills become laws, but what if you need the details?. The Congressional Research Service (aka CRS) can help. We’ve arranged a selection of up-to-date Congressional Research Service guides on procedures, rules and norms by legislative step, and where appropriate, chamber. Congressional politics The parameters of congressional power –Party discipline and party unity – Influences on congressional voting behaviour – The structure of Congress – Congressional leadership – The Speaker – The majority and minority floor leaders – Party committees – The House Rules Committee – The filibuster in the Senate – The congressional committee system.


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