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Title Guide to Congress.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, [2000]
©2000
Edition Fifth edition.

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 BLUFFTON READING ROOM  JK1021 .C565 2000  v.1    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
Subject United States. Congress.
Alt Name Congressional Quarterly, inc.
Alternate Title Congressional Quarterly's guide to Congress.
Add Title Congressional Quarterly's guide to Congress
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON READING ROOM  JK1021 .C565 2000  v.1    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
Subject United States. Congress.
Alt Name Congressional Quarterly, inc.
Alternate Title Congressional Quarterly's guide to Congress.
Add Title Congressional Quarterly's guide to Congress
Description 2 volumes (xiv, 1354 pages, 45 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Edition Fifth edition.
Note Rev. ed. of: Congressional Quarterly's guide to Congress. 4th ed. c1991.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents v. 1. pt. 1. Origins and development of Congress: ch. 1. Constitutional beginnings -- ch. 2. History of the House -- ch. 3. History of the Senate -- pt. 2. Powers of Congress: ch. 4. Power of the purse -- ch. 5. Foreign policy powers -- ch. 6. Congressional investigations -- ch. 7. Senate's confirmation power -- ch. 8. Regulation of commerce -- ch. 9. Impeachment power -- ch. 10. Constitutional amendments -- ch. 11. Power to select the President -- ch. 12. Seat of government -- ch. 13. Miscellaneous powers -- pt. 3. Congressional procedures: -- ch. 14. Party leadership in Congress -- ch. 15. Legislative process -- ch. 16. Committee system -- ch. 17. Congressional staff -- pt. 4. Pressures on Congress: ch. 18. Constituency pressures -- ch. 19. Media -- ch. 20. Internal pressures -- ch. 21. President -- ch. 22. Supreme Court -- ch. 23. Lobbying -- v. 2. pt. 5. Housing and support: ch. 24. Capitol and office buildings -- ch. 25. Library of Congress -- ch. 26. Supporting organizations -- pt. 6. Pay and perquisites: ch. 27. Pay and honoraria -- ch. 28. Allowances and other benefits-- pt. 7. Congress and the Electorate: ch. 29. Who elects Congress -- ch. 30. Political parties and elections -- ch. 31. Who gets elected -- ch. 32. Campaign financing -- ch. 33. Reapportionment and redistricting -- pt. 8. Qualifications and conduct: ch. 34. Seating and disciplining -- ch. 35. Ethics and criminal prosecutions -- Appendix A: Constitution of the United States -- Acts of Congress held unconstitutional -- Rules of the House of Representatives, 106th Congress -- Standing rules of the Senate, 106th Congress -- Glossary of Congressional terms -- How a bill becomes a law -- Political party affiliations in Congress and the Presidency, 1789-1999 -- Election results, Congress and the Presidency -- Speakers of the House of Representatives -- Hose Floor leaders, 1899-1999 -- Senate Floor leaders, 1911-1999 -- Congressional Committee Chairs since 1947 -- Members of Congress who became President -- Women members of Congress, 1917-1999 -- Black members of Congress, 1870-1999 -- Hispanic members of Congress, 1877-1999 -- Recorded votes in the House and Senate, 1947-1998 -- Attempted and successful cloture votes, 1919-1998 -- House Discharge Petitions since 1931 -- Sessions of the U.S. Congress, 1789-1999 -- Lame Duck sessions since 1945 -- Longest sessions of Congress -- Joint sessions, joint meetings, and inaugurations, 1789-1999 -- Special sessions of the Senate, 1789-1933 -- Extraordinary sessions of Congress since 1797 -- Congressional information on the Internet -- Capitol floor plan -- Map of Capitol Hill -- Appendix B: Members of Congress, 1789-1999. Congressional statistics -- Congressional rules -- Glossary of Congressional terms -- Judicial review -- Lobbying.
ISBN 1568024770 (set : alk. paper)
1568024762 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
1568024363 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
OCLC # 42692191


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