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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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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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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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The Primary Path for Turning Legislative Effectiveness into Electoral Success.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Politics. Jul2022, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p1714-1726. 13p.

Abstract:Effective lawmakers are the workhorses of the US Congress, yet we know little about the electoral payoffs of their efforts. Are effective lawmakers better at warding off challengers in the next election? Do they win at a greater rate? To answer these q...

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Gift Travel in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Political Research Quarterly. Sep2022, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p706-719. 14p.

Abstract:Members of Congress take more than 2,000 trips sponsored by private organizations and interest groups every congress. Using a new data set of gift travel from 2007 to 2019 and interviews with former members of Congress, current and former congressional...

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Mobilizing the White: White Nationalism and Congressional Politics in the American South.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Politics Research. Sep2022, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p707-722. 16p.

Abstract:To what extent do white nationalists influence Congressional representative conservatism? Although ethnocentrism, out-group prejudice, and racial threats strongly predict American political attitudes and voter behavior, how social movements predicated ...

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Crossing Over: Majority Party Control Affects Legislator Behavior and the Agenda.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Political Science Review. Feb2022, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p359-366. 8p.

Abstract:Does majority party control cause changes in legislative policy making? We argue that majority party floor control affects legislator behavior and agenda control. Leveraging a natural experiment where nearly one tenth of a legislature's members died wi...

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CAN BIDEN DEFY HISTORY?

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. Sep2021, Vol. 252 Issue 9, p38-45. 8p. 2 Color Photographs.

Abstract:The article examines whether U.S. President Joe Biden can defy the election trend showing that the ruling party failed to win the midterm congressional elections. Also cited are the slim majority held by Democrats in both Senate and House of Representa...

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Omjer širine i visine lica političara i uspjeh na političkim izborima.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Psihologijske teme / Psychological Topics. 2020, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p589-606. 18p.

Abstract:Prijašnja su istraživanja pokazala da prilikom glasovanja na političkim izborima birači uzimaju u obzir fizičke karakteristike političkih kandidata. Primjerice, birači češće glasaju za političare koje na temelju lica percipiraju kao kompetentnije. Tako...

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Honorable Frank Pallone, Jr.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Congressional Digest. Jun2022, Vol. 101 Issue 6, p18-20. 2p.

Abstract:The article presents a speech by Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. of New Jersey, delivered before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology at a Congressional hearing on December 1, 2021. Topics discussed include...

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