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Congress and the Nation is the most authoritative reference on congressional trends, actions, and political and policy controversies. This award-winning series documents the most fiercely debated issues in recent American politics, providing a unique retrospective analysis of the policies the U.S. Congress. Organized by policy area, each chapter contains summaries of legislative activity, including bills passed, defeated, or postponed. No other authoritative source guides readers seamlessly through the policy output of the national legislature with the breadth, depth, and authority of Congress and the Nation.

Congress and Government
Congress and government
Inside Congress
Introduction

Over a six-year period from 1970 to 1975, Congress ended or revised long-established practices that critics claimed made it the most ossified of the nation's governmental institutions.

The changes were made in the rules and procedures of the Senate and ...

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