eBook How Congress Works, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1452235384
  • ISBN-13: 9781452235387
  • DDC: 328.73
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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In simple, clear language, the new edition of this classic work presents basic explnations of the procedures and rules that govern the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Highlighted sidebars further detail the impact of congressional action with interesting narrative examples from history, along with tables that provide a complete overview of congressional procedures. This edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the changes on Capitol Hill since 2008. How Congress Works helps readers place recent events in the context of the entire picture of how Congress operates. A detailed index rounds out this introduction to the day-to-day operations of Congress.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Party Leadership in Congress.
2: The Legislative Process.
3: The Committee System.
4: Congressional Staff.
Reference Materials.