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Contents Tables and Figures Contributors Preface Prologue Part I Patterns and Dynamics of Congressional Change 1. The New World of U.S. Senators by Barbara Sinclair (revision) 2. A Decade of Republican Control: The House of Representatives, 19952005 by Lawrence C. Dodd and Bruce I. Oppenheimer (NEW) 3. What the American Public Wants Congress to Be by John R. Hibbing and Christopher W. Larimer (revision) Part II Elections and Constituencies 4. Voters, Candidates, and Issues in Congressional Elections By Robert S. Erikson and Gerald C. Wright (revision) 5. The Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act and Congressional Elections By Paul S. Herrnson (NEW) 6. Deep Red and Blue Congressional Districts: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Party Competitiveness By Bruce I. Oppenheimer (NEW) 7. Keystone Reconsidered By Morris P. Fiorina (revision) Part III Parties and Committees 8. The Dynamics of Party Government in Congress By Steven S. Smith and Gerald Gamm (revision) 9. The House Leadership in an Era of Partisan Warfare By Eric Schickler and Kathryn Pearson (NEW) 10. Obstruction and Leadership in the U.S. Senate By C. Lawrence Evans and Daniel Lipinski (NEW) 11. Congressional Committees in a Partisan Era By John H. Aldrich, and David W. Rohde (NEW) 12. The (Dis)Integration of the House Appropriations Committee: Revisiting The Power of the Purse in a Partisan Era By Joshua B. Gordon (NEW) Part IV Congress and Public Policy 13. Congress and the Politics of Judicial Appointments By Sarah A. Binder and Forrest Maltzman (NEW) 14. The Politics of Taxing and Spending in Congress: Ideas, Strategy, and Policy By Catherine E. Rudder (NEW) 15. Congress and Policymaking in an Age of Terrorism By Donald R. Wolfensberger (NEW) Part V Congress and Political Change 16. From Congressional to Presidential Preeminence: Power and Politics in Late Nineteenth-Century America and Today By Joseph Cooper (NEW) 17. African Americans and the New Politics of Inclusion: A Representational Dilemma? By Kerry Haynie (NEW) 18. Reenvisioning Congress: Theoretical Perspectives on Congressional Change, 2004 By Lawrence C. Dodd (revision)
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United States. Congress.