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Democracy’s Guard.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. May2022, Vol. 253 Issue 5, p6-9. 4p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:The article focuses on African American U.S. House member Bennie Thompson, his struggle for civil rights and role as chairman of the select committee tasked with the federal investigation of the attempted insurrection and storming of the U.S. Capitol o...

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Działalność posłów wybranych w 44. okręgu wyborczym (Tarnobrzeg, Kolbuszowa, Mielec i Nisko) na forum Sejmu Ustawodawczego RP w latach 1919-1922.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Przeglad Sejmowy. 2022, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p233-261. 29p.

Abstract:W artykule przedstawiono działalność posłów z 44. okręgu wyborczego, obejmującego Tarnobrzeg, Kolbuszową, Mielec i Nisko, w Sejmie Ustawodawczym, ponieważ zainteresowanie polskich historyków tym tematem jest niewielkie, a co za tym idzie - w literaturz...

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Heeding to the Losers: Legislators' Trade‐Policy Preferences and Legislative Behavior.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Aug2022, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p539-603. 65p.

Abstract:Electoral incentives affect legislators' responsiveness to voters, parties, and other stakeholders. Proportional representation (PR) electoral systems with party control over nominations foster party discipline and reduce legislators' responsiveness to...

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Pathways to Power in Authoritarian Regimes: Civil Service, Multipartyism and Legislative Selection in Cameroon.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jul2022, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p490-507. 18p.

Abstract:Legislatures are key institutions that stabilize authoritarian rule. However, less is said about the individuals who populate these institutions or the pathways that take them to power. This is an oversight, since how autocrats recruit reflects upon th...

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Interest group tactics and legislative behaviour: how the mode of communication matters.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of European Public Policy. Aug2022, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p1268-1287. 20p.

Abstract:Interest groups often seek to influence legislators and legislative behaviour. We argue that the likelihood of legislators taking interest group requests and preferences into account is shaped by how – with what tactic – they are conveyed. We expect th...

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The Comparative Legislators Database.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):British Journal of Political Science. Jul2022, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p1398-1408. 11p.

Abstract:Knowledge about political representatives' behavior is crucial for a deeper understanding of politics and policy-making processes. Yet resources on legislative elites are scattered, often specialized, limited in scope or not always accessible. This art...

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BABIES OF THE HOUSE.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):History Today. Mar2022, Issue 3, p90-93. 4p.

Abstract:The article reports that members of parliament (MPs) for Walthamstow, Stella Creasy, introduced a Westminster Hall debate on the promotion and regulation of financial products industry. Topics include office of the Chairman of the Ways and Means Commit...

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FIGHT BACK, BLUE AMERICA!

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; Sep2022, Vol. 253 Issue 9, p44-47, 4p, 1 Color Photograph, 1 Illustration

Abstract:The article discusses United States supreme court cases. It highlights the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization and Roe vs. Wade case, a group of state legislators accused the partners of one of the largest law firms in the country of committin...

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Honorable Jamaal Bowman: Representative, New York, Democrat.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Congressional Digest. May2022, Vol. 101 Issue 5, p18-22. 3p.

Abstract:The article presents a speech delivered by New York Representative Jamaal Bowman on July 21, 2021. Topics discussed include the necessity of the proposed legislation Green New Deal for Public Schools, the devastation caused by severe weather events fro...

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Sooner the Better.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Washington Monthly. Jul/Aug2022, Vol. 54 Issue 7/8, p35-38. 4p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article reports that on October 28 of last year, after months of tense negotiations with progressive and moderate lawmakers in his own party, President Joe Biden walked into the East Room of the White House to announce a "framework" for his stalled...

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