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Congress A to Z

Congress A to Z

Fifth Edition

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703 pages | CQ Press
There is no other volume that so clearly and concisely explains every key aspect of the national legislature. This classic, easy-to-use reference is thoroughly updated with new entries covering the dramatic congressional events of recent years. Each of the more than 250 entries, arranged in encyclopedic A-to-Z format, provides accessible insight into the key questions readers have about the U.S. Congress.  Congress A to Z helps make sense of the narrow power division between Republicans and Democrats, the methods members use to advance their agendas, the influence of lobby groups, the key role of committees and strong-willed leaders, and much more. Highlights in this new edition include: Quick answers to questions as well as in-depth background on the U.S. CongressA new design that makes accessing information easy and funHistorical and contemporary photos Internet addresses for quick referenceDetailed appendices, tables, and an indexNew entries include:Architect of the CapitolCapitol Visitors CenterHillary Rodham ClintonCongressional districtsC-SPANTom DeLayElectronic votingIncumbencyLine item vetoMajority and minority leadersHarry Reid

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