Congress and the Nation 2013-2016, Volume XIV: Politics and Policy in the 113th and 114th Congresses

Congress and the Nation 2013-2016, Volume XIV: Politics and Policy in the 113th and 114th Congresses

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Chronicling the polarized partisan environment during the President Barack Obama’s second term, Congress and the Nation 2013-2016, Vol. XIV is the most authoritative reference on congressional lawmaking and trends during the 113th and 114th Congresses. The newest edition in this award-winning series documents the most fiercely debated issues during this period, including: • The unprecedented federal government shutdown • The strike down of the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional • End of the filibuster for most executive and judicial branch nominees • Changes to the Dodd–Frank Act • Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Pope Francis address joint sessions • Sexual Assault Survivors' Rights Act passed, overhauling rape kit processing and establishment of victim bill of rights • SPACE Act passed, allowing commercial exploration of space No other source guides readers seamlessly ...

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