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Inside the House Former Members Reveal How Congress Really Works

ISBN-10: 0761819371
ISBN-13: 9780761819370
Edition: 2001
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Book details

List price: $42.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University Press of America, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

This is the first book that looks at how the U.S. House of Representatives really works, by drawing on the insights and experiences of former members. Chapters address every aspect of life in the House, from running for Congress to the impact on family life.

Preface
Introduction
Making a Difference
Ron, What Really Did You Do for a Living All Those Years in Washington?
The Youngest Woman Elected to Congress
Constituencies within Congress: The Experiences of an Hispanic Congressman
A Republican Hawk Takes on the Pentagon
Getting Elected and Settling In
The Lure of Politics
Mr. Sundquist Goes to Washington
Settling Into Washington as A First-Term Representative
Tales from the House Gymnasium
What Can a New Member Accomplish?
Old Advice for New members of Congress
Congressman-At-Large: Representing the State of Maryland
The Personal Side of Life in the House
Family Life in Washington: The Spouse's Perspective
Dynamic Duo: A Marriage Devoted to Public Service
Religious Idealism and Reality in Congressional Politics
The Impeachment of Richard Nixon: A Personal Recollection
Never Quite Over the Hill: Working as a Congressional Staffer
Political Parties and the Life of the House
Party Government in Canada
How Political Parties Shape the Policy Decisions of Congress
Challenges That Speakers Face
The Job of the Minority Leader
Crossing the Party Line: My Life as a Republican...And a Democrat
Wielding Influence as a Conservative Democrat
Serving on Committees in Congress
Congress and Ways and Means
The Appropriations Committee
Forty-Eight Hours in the Life of a Congressional Appropriator
A Ranking Member of a Committee of the U.S. Congress
Power in the U.S. House and the Florida State Senate
The Member's Environment: Interest Groups, Constituents, and the Media
Questions People Ask Me About Representation
The Role of Mail in Decisions in Congress
Lobbies and Political Action Committees: A Congressman's Perspective
Soft Behavior Responses: How Legislators Serve Lobbyists in the Shadows of Capitol Hill
Congress and the Media
Dealing with the Press
Congress and Policy-Making
A Look at the Rules of the House
Taking on ATandT: Rewriting the Communications Act
Legislative Entrepreneurship: Different Strategies for Different Issues
Congress in Foreign Affairs
Changes in the Role of Congress in Foreign Affairs
The Legislator's Role in Defense
Congress and the Pentagon: Civil-Military Relations for a New Millennium
The Evolution of Congress
Early History and Development of the United States Congress
A Governor's Reflections on Life in the U.S. House
Congress--It Used to Work
Partisan Memories: Watergate Revisited
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