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Is Will Hurd Still the Future of the GOP?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. Sep2023, Vol. 254 Issue 9, p4-6. 3p. 1 Color Photograph.

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Abstract: The article assesses the likelihood of former Texas Congressman Will Hurd to become the candidate for the Republican presidential nomination and challenge former U.S. President Donald J. Trump. Focus is given on the political campaign strategy of Hurd....

Symbols of the Struggle: Descriptive Representation and Issue-Based Symbolism in US House Speeches.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Politics. Oct2023, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p1368-1384. 17p.

Abstract: The rhetoric legislators use to discuss race is both important and understudied. In this article, we explore whether the presence of Black legislators influences symbolic representation in the US House. We ask three questions. First, do Black and white...

What Explains a Representative's Staffing "Style"? Exploring the Relationship between Congressional Staffing Decisions and Electoral Considerations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): American Politics Research. Nov2023, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p749-762. 14p.

Abstract: Students of legislative politics are divided over the relationship between electoral vulnerability and the type of "home style" members of Congress adopt in terms of their district staffing decisions. The conventional wisdom asserts that an increase in...

Yes, To Protect Service Members and Honor Veterans, Reform the VA.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Ripon Forum. 2023, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p31-32. 2p.

Perceptions of political Self‐Dealing? An empirical investigation of market returns surrounding the disclosure of politician stock purchases.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Strategic Management Journal (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). May2023, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p1168-1198. 31p. 18 Charts.

Abstract: Research summary: We investigate how congressional stock purchases may impact investor expectations of firm outcomes. Specifically, we argue that because there is information asymmetry regarding how public policy may impact a firm and investors perceiv...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi: A Master of the House.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Forum (2194-6183). Jul2023, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p141-161. 21p.

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Abstract: This article analyzes the record of Nancy Pelosi's four terms as Speaker of the House of Representatives. It evaluates her performance through three main lenses: as a party leader, institutional leader, and major policy-maker. Ultimately, it concludes ...

Florida's Future.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; Apr2023, Vol. 254 Issue 4, p4-7, 4p, 1 Color Photograph, 1 Black and White Photograph

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Abstract: The article talks about Byron Donalds, an African American Republican Congressman from Florida, gaining national attention after being nominated as an alternative to Kevin McCarthy for the U.S. House Speaker. Despite having only one term experience, Do...

Lovett, John. The Politics of Herding Cats: When Congressional Leaders Fail: Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2021. 214 pages. $75 (hardcover).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Congress & the Presidency. Sep-Dec2023, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p371-373. 3p.

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Abstract: The Politics of Herding Cats: When Congressional Leaders Fail: Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2021. In I The Politics of Herding Cats: When Congressional Leaders Fail i , John Lovett considers why leaders are usually more powerful than ot...

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.

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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...

Does Familiarity Breed Esteem? A Field Experiment on Emergent Attitudes Toward Members of Congress.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Political Research Quarterly. Mar2023, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p173-185. 13p.

Abstract: Canonical theories of democratic representation envision legislators cultivating familiarity to enhance esteem among their constituents. Some scholars, however, argue that familiarity breeds contempt, which if true would undermine incentives for effect...

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