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By Charles Tiefer

The Polarized Congress: The Post-Traditional method of Its present Struggles argues that the increase of the polarized Congress capacity a wholly assorted Congressional technique, in particular after 2007, in comparison to the accustomed "traditional" one. Polarized Congress explores a bunch of lesser-known, even occasionally under the radar, facets of the post-traditional or polarized version. those variety from "ping-ponging" of significant measures among chambers (without conferencing), to the Senate Majority Leader's new "toolkit". They move from the now-crucial "Hastert Rule" in the home, to the astonishment of legislating the reasonable Care Act by way of singular methods together with price range reconciliation. The ebook demanding situations the simple assumption, specially through the non-specialist press, that Congressional method is descending into not anything greater than chaotic brutishness or everlasting stalemate. in its place, it explains the transformation of the normal version approximately "how a invoice turns into a legislation" prior to 2000, into the hot present version within which Congress acts very differently.

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