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Party and procedure in the United States Congress / edited by Jacob R. Straus
PRINT PRINT | Rowman & Littlefield Pub. | c2012
Available at WMS STACKS (Call number: KF4937 .P37 2012)
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viii, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index
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1 Preface vii
1. 1 Navigating Congress, Jacob R. Straus 1
Section I 1 Leadership
2. 1 Congressional Leadership: A Resource Perspective, Matthew Glassman 15
Section II 1 House of Representatives
3. 1 Toppling the King of the Hill: Understanding Innovation in House Practice, James V. Saturno 35
4. 1 Appropriations Process and Limitation Amendments: A Case Study on Party Politics and the House Floor, Jessica Tollestrup 61
5. 1 Minority Party Strategies and the Evolution of the Motion to Recommit in the U.S. House, Jennifer Hayes Clark 85
6. 1 Let's Vote: The Rise and Impact of Roll Call Votes in the Age of Electronic Voting, Jacob R. Straus 101
7. 1 Caucus Process as a Catalyst for Democracy, Honorable Major R. Owens 125
Section III 1 Senate
8. 1 Death of Deliberation: Party and Procedure in the Modern United States Senate, James Wallner 139
9. 1 Beyond Motions to Table: Exploring the Procedural Toolkit of the Majority Party in the United States Senate, David W. Rohde 173
10. 1 Defense Authorization: The Senate's Last Best Hope, Colleen J. Shogan 195
11. 1 Filibustering and Partisanship in the Modern Senate, Gregory Koger 217
Section IV 1 Legislative Reconciliation between the Chambers
12. 1 Ping Pong and Other Congressional Pursuits: Party Leaders and Post-Passage Procedural Choice, Barbara Sinclair 231
13. 1 Legislative Sausage-Making: Health Care Reform in the 111th Congress, Walter J. Oleszek 253
1 Index 287
1 About the Contributors 297
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