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'Deliberative Disagreement' in U.S. Health Policy Committee Hearings.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. May2011, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p169-198. 30p.

Abstract:The exchange of rationales among debate participants is necessary for legitimacy in a deliberative democracy. I show that witnesses in congressional committee hearings tend to use falsifiable rationales when they encounter moderate levels of disagreeme...

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The Impact of Presidential Campaigning for Congress on Presidential Support in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Feb2011, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p99-122. 24p.

Abstract:Presidential influence is partly a function of the partisan, economic, and inter- national context within which the president governs. Presidents are, however, more than bystanders relying on the political milieu for policy opportunities. Recent schola...

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Introduction.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. May2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p155-158. 4p.

Abstract:The article introduces various reports which appear in the issue including one on partisan stacking in legislative committees, one on the influence of special interests on legislative behavior, and one on the retirement age of U.S. Republicans.

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Legislative Research Reports.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Feb2006, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p135-144. 10p.

Abstract:The article discusses research papers presented at the 2005 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, held in Washington, DC. The paper "An Old Trend for a New Majority: Explaining the Higher Retirement Rate of Republicans." by Mich...

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Legislative Research Reports.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Nov2002, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p673-82. 10p.

Abstract:This article presents brief summaries of various legislative research reports presented at the annual meetings of legislative bodies. The research paper "What They Don't Know Won't Hurt Them: Legislative Representation and Constituent Ignorance," by Be...

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A Lab Experiment on Committee Hearings: Preferences, Power, and a Quest for Information.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly; Feb2017, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p3-31, 29p

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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Legislative Research Reports.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Aug2001, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p513-523. 11p.

Abstract:Presents several abstracts on legislative studies in the U.S. "Beyond the Demand-Input Model: A Theory of Representational Linkages," by Patricia A. Hurley and Kim Quaile Hill presented at the 2001 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Asso...

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Legislative Research Reports.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Feb2000, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p147-157. 11p.

Abstract:Presents an abstract on legislative research reported at the 1999 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association held in Atlanta, Georgia. "It's Monica Stupid: Voting Behavior in the 1998 Midterm Election," by Alan I. Abramowitz; "Friend...

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Uncovering the Dimensionality of Gender Voting in Congress.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Feb99, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p65-86. 22p. 3 Charts.

Abstract:Looks into the dimensionality of gender voting in the U.S. Congress. Analysis of interest group index and roll-call vote dimensionality; Acceptance of a unidimensional liberal-conservative voting model; Utilization of an exploratory factor analysis; P...

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The Impersonal Vote? Constituency service and Incumbency Advantage in British elections, 1950–92.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. May98, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p167-195. 29p. 3 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:Looks into the incumbency advantage in elections to the British House of Commons. Analysis of the aggregate votes cast in British constituencies from 1950–92; Utilization of a model; Evidence of incumbency advantage.

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