Table of contents for Congress, the press, and political accountability / R. Douglas Arnold.


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Counter List of Tables and Figures ix
Acknowledgments xi
1. Legislators, Journalists, and Citizens 1
2. Explaining the Volume of Newspaper Coverage 29
3. How Newspapers Cover Legislators 64
4. Legislators as Position Takers 92
5. Legislators as Policy Makers 125
6. Legislators as Candidates 156
7. How Newspapers Differ 194
8. Effects of Newspaper Coverage on Citizens 221
9. The Press and Political Accountability 244
References 265
Index 273


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Press and politics United States, United States, Congress Press coverage United States