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About the Authors.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Aug2022, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p785-788. 4p.

Abstract:Rebekah Herrick is a professor and interim head of the political science at Oklahoma State University. Stefanie Bailer is professor of political science at the University of Basel. Thomas G. Fleming is a Lecturer in the Department of Politics, Universi...

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On Whose Door to Knock? Organized Interests' Strategic Pursuit of Access to Members of Congress.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Feb2022, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p157-192. 36p.

Abstract:Organized interests routinely seek direct contacts with, or access to, members of Congress to advance their policy goals. While studies often explore the tactics interests use to obtain access, few examine interests' strategic considerations in choosin...

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Legislative Scholars Should Study Extralegislative Outcomes.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Feb2021, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p3-9. 7p.

Abstract:Examining total government spending, she finds that coalitions agree to spend more than their single party counterparts, and, further, that the number of ministers with portfolio is unrelated to spending, which refines our understanding of the organiza...

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Reid's Rules: Filibusters, the Nuclear Option, and Path Dependence in the US Senate.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Nov2018, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p619-647. 29p.

Abstract:The recent moves by senators to impose majority cloture for nominations provides a unique opportunity for advancing our understanding of the evolution of the Senate into a supermajoritarian institution. We integrate discussion of alternative theoretica...

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Electoral Institutions and Legislative Particularism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Aug2017, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p355-385. 31p.

Abstract:How do electoral institutions affect legislative behavior? Though a large body of theoretical scholarship posits a negative relationship between multimember districting and the provision of particularistic goods, empirical scholarship has found little ...

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Richard F. Fenno, In Memoriam.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. May2020, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p151-152. 2p.

Abstract:On April 21, 2020, Richard F. Fenno, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at the University of Rochester, passed away in Rye, New York, at the age of 93. Dick joined the University of Rochester in 1957 and served with distinction for over a half...

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Pathways to Power: The Role of Preparliamentary Careers and Political Human Capital in the Obtainment of Cabinet Positions.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; May2020, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p207-252, 46p

Abstract:Copyright of Legislative Studies Quarterly is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, do...

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Staggered Terms for the US Senate: Origins and Irony.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Aug2015, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p471-497. 27p.

Abstract:This article provides the first detailed study of the origins of staggered Senate terms, which typically have been interpreted as part of the framers' intent to create an insulated, stable, and conservative Senate. I draw upon three sources of evidence...

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Introduction.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. May2015, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p175-178. 4p.

Abstract:An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the representation of voters, filibusters and women in the U.S. Congress.

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About the Authors.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Feb2015, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p167-169. 3p.

Abstract:The article offers brief profiles of several authors including George Washington University Professor Sarah Binder, Kansas State University Assistant Professor Nathaniel A. Birkhead, and University of South Carolina Associate Professor of Political Sci...

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