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By Professor David R. Mayhew

ISBN-10: 0300080492

ISBN-13: 9780300080490

To appreciate American politics and govt, we have to realize that contributors of Congress are greater than brokers of societal pursuits and personal tastes -- additionally they act with a few autonomy and outcome within the public sphere. during this illuminating e-book, a wonderful political scientist examines the activities of contributors of Congress all through American historical past, assessing their styles and value and their function within the U.S. process of separation of powers.

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Hyde’s determination to press forward. . Ralph Reed, the Republican strategist, who knows Mr. Hyde well, said: ‘They mistook a teddy bear exterior for a soft core. If he feels strongly about something, he’ll fight harder than anyone’ ’’ (p. ). Melinda Henneberger, ‘‘How Henry Hyde’s Resolve Was Shaped Against Clinton,’’ New York Times, January , , pp. , . From another detailed account: ‘‘But like much in politics, the drive to remove the president was kept in motion by a committed few who cared enough to push.

A comment on Kennedy’s place in the Senate as of : ‘‘But when it comes to legislative prowess, he’s in the prime of his career. In this Republican-run Congress, the liberal Sen. Kennedy is arguably the most influential member on either side of either aisle. . In the th Congress, he crafted health care portability legislation with Nancy Kassebaum and spearheaded the first increase in the minimum wage in more than a decade. With Sen. , Utah), last year he pushed through a children’s health care initiative.

38 Furthermore, the case goes, actions of MCs are often worth watching and reckoning with. That is, an attentive stratum of the public will key in on a certain range of member actions as being consequential, potentially consequential, or otherwise significant. By ‘‘otherwise significant,’’ I refer here to scattered instances 39 where the public seems to dwell on the meaningfulness, somehow, of MC moves even if they lack current or potential consequentiality. ) lonely stance against declaring war on the Axis powers in December  even after Pearl Harbor—an oftentold story.

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