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    Investigative Role of Congress

    Participants talked about the historical use of the investigatory powers of Congress and oversight roles of various committees. Among the topics they addressed were the influence of…

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    Congress and the Press

    Participants talked about relations between the Congress and the media. Among the topics they addressed were the history of working relations between the two groups, the impact of new…

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    Congress and the Public

    Participants talked about the history of the relationships between the Congress and various sectors of the general public. Among the topics they addressed were the role of campaigns,…

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    Congressional Impeachment Authority

    Professor Hamilton served in 1973-74 on the legal staff of the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on the impeachment inquiry of President Nixon. She talked about…

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    Congress: Representative Government

    Dr. Livingston, Mr. Gillette, and Mr. Flanagan spoke about the history of the Institute and the forthcoming publication of the The Encyclopedia of the United States Congress.…

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    Changes to Congress

    Panelists discussed “What Would the Founders Think of Congress Today?” at the Institute on Congress and American History’s week-long symposium for high school teachers on…

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