The program examines the structure and function of standing committees, subcommittees, select and special committees, joint committees, conference committees and party committees.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Walter J. Oleszek Analyst Congressional Research Service
Language of Congress
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Book Discussion on Bicameral Politics
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House Rules Committee
Mr. Oleszek discussed the evolution of the Rules Committee in the House of Representatives through history and the…
Presidential-Congressional Relations in a New Century
Pfiffner’s and Polsby’s topic was “President and Congress at the Turn of the Century: Structural…