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    Congress : the first branch / Benjamin Ginsberg, Kathryn Wagner Hill.
    by Ginsberg, Benjamin, author.
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    New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press, [2019]
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  • United States. Congress -- History.
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  • Legislation -- United States.
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  • Legislative power -- United States.
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  • United States -- Politics and government.
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    9780300220537 (paperback)
    0300220537 (paperback)
    Description: 
    368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    Contents: 
    Congress: the first branch -- A brief history of Congress: from first branch to second fiddle -- Congressional elections -- Political parties and the organization of Congress -- The legislative process: the rise of the new order in Congress -- Congress, the President, and domestic policy: who governs? -- Congress and foreign policy -- Congress and the bureaucracy: who makes the law? -- Congress and the courts -- Reflections on Congress -- Notes -- Index.
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    Congress: the First Branch is an introduction to the U.S. Congress, from seasoned political historians and teachers.
    In this accessible overview of the United States Congress’s past and present, Ginsberg and Hill introduce students to the country’s most democratic institution. This text surveys Congressional elections, the internal structure of Congress, the legislative process, Congress and the President, and Congress and the courts. Congress: The First Branch offers a fresh approach to the First Branch grounded in a historical, positive frame. (Publisher)
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