|Title||Party and procedure in the United States congress|
|Author||edited by Jacob R. Straus|
|Imprint||Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, 2012|
|Descript||viii, 300p. : ill ; 23 cm|
Navigating congress. -- Congressional leadership: a resource perspective. -- Toppling the king of the hill: understanding innovation in house practice. -- The appropriations process and limitation amendments: a case study on party politics and the house floor. -- Minority party strategies and the evolution of the motion to recommit in the U.S. House. -- Let's vote: the rise and impact of roll call votes in the age of electronic voting. -- The Caucus process as a catalyst for democracy. -- The death of deliberation: party and procedure in the modern United States Senate. -- Beyond motions to table: exploring the procedural toolkit of the majority party in the United States Senate. -- Defense authorization: the Senate's last best hope. -- Filibustering and partisanship in the modern senate. -- Ping pong and other congressional pursuits: party leaders and post-passage procedural choice. -- Legislative sausage-making: health care reform in the 111th Congress.
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