The American Congress

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This comprehensive introduction to Congress and the legislative process, written by a highly-regarded congressional scholar, covers the internal dynamics of congressional politics and presents the most recent scholarship on the subject. The Second Edition offers balanced coverage of theory and practice, incorporating more contemporary scholarship than any other text available. The text also offers exceptionally thorough coverage of the relationship between Congress and other important institutions--particularly the executive branch, the courts, and interest groups, as well as policy outcomes.