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<vii--contents> Contents List of Contributors 000 List of Equations 000 List of Figures and Tables 000 1. American Political Geography David Brady and Mathew D. McCubbins 000 Part I External Influences on Congress Section 1 Progressive Era 2. What Did the Direct Primary Do to Party Loyalty in Congress? Stephen Ansolabehere, Shigeo Hirano, and James M. Snyder Jr. 000 3. The Effects of Presidential Elections on Party Control of the Senate under Indirect and Direct Elections Erik J. Engstrom and Samuel Kernell 000 4. The Dynamics of Senate Voting: Ideological Shirking and the 17th Amendment William Bernhard and Brian R. Sala 000 5. The Electoral Connection: Career Building and Constituency Representation in the U.S. Senate in the Age of Indirect Elections Wendy J. Schiller 000 6. The First "Southern Strategy": The Republican Party and Contested-Election Cases in the Late 19th-Century House Jeffery A. Jenkins 000 Section 2 Postwar Period 7. Explaining the Ideological Polarization of the Congressional Parties since the 1970s Gary C. Jacobson 000 8. One D Is Not Enough: Measuring Conditional Party Government, 1887\-2002 John H. Aldrich, David W. Rohde, and Michael W. Tofias 000 9. Who Parties? Floor Voting, District Ideology, and Electoral Margins Brandice Canes-Wrone, Julia Rabinovich, and Craig Volden 000 Part II Internal Changes in Congress Section 1 19th-Century Development of Congress 10. Architect or Tactician? Henry Clay and the Institutional Development of the U.S. House of Representatives Charles Stewart III 000 11. Committee Composition in the Absence of a Strong Speaker Chris Den Hartog and Craig Goodman 000 12. Roll-Call Behavior and Career Advancement: Analyzing Committee Assignments from Reconstruction to the New Deal Craig Goodman and Timothy P. Nokken 000 13. The Evolution of Agenda-Setting Institutions in Congress: Path Dependency in House and Senate Institutional Development Jason M. Roberts and Steven S. Smith 000 Section 2 Progressive Era 14. Filibuster Reform in the Senate, 1913\-1917 Gregory Koger 000 15. Cloture Reform Reconsidered Gregory J. Wawro and Eric Schickler 000 16. Candidates, Parties, and the Politics of U.S. House Elections across Time Jamie L. Carson and Jason M. Roberts 000 17. Speaker David Henderson and the Partisan Era of the U.S. House Charles J. Finocchiaro and David W. Rohde 000 Section 3 Postwar Period 18. The Motion to Recommit in the House: The Creation, Evisceration, and Restoration of a Minority Right Donald R. Wolfensberger 000 19. The Motion to Recommit in the U.S. House of Representatives Gary W. Cox, Chris Den Hartog, and Mathew D. McCubbins 000 20. The Motion to Recommit: More Than an Amendment? D. Roderick Kiewiet and Kevin Roust 000 21. An Evolving End Game: Partisan Collusion in Conference Committees, 1953\-2003 Robert Parks Van Houweling 000 Section 4 Postbellum Trends 22. Bicameral Resolution in Congress, 1863\-2002 Elizabeth Rybicki 000 23. The Electoral Disconnection: Roll-Call Behavior in Lame-Duck Sessions of the House of Representatives, 1879\-1933 Timothy P. Nokken 000 Part III Policy 24. Measuring Significant Legislation, 1877\-1948 Joshua D. Clinton and John S. Lapinksi 000 25. The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850: An Instrumental Interpretation Jeffrey Rogers Hummel and Barry R. Weingast 000 26. Power Rejected: Congress and Bankruptcy in the Early Republic Erik Berglöf and Howard Rosenthal 000 Afterword David Brady and Mathew D. McCubbins 000 Notes 000 References 000 Index 000
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United States. Congress -- History.
United States -- Politics and government.