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    Evolution of Congress

    Professors talked about the transformation of Congress and the influences of the two party system. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of changing demographics on party…

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    Presidential-Congressional Relations in a New Century

    Pfiffner’s and Polsby’s topic was “President and Congress at the Turn of the Century: Structural Sources of Conflict.” Wayne’s topic was “Congress and Presidential Leadership.” Davidson’s topic was…

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    Measuring Presidential Success

    Thurber and Dulio’s topic is “Presidential-Congressional Relations and the Politics of the Appropriations Process.” Dietz’s topic is “Presidential Influence in Congress: New Solutions to Old…

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    The Twentieth Century Senate

    The scholars discussed a variety of issues such as floor deliberations, reforms, leadership, minority rights, and rules and regulations. They expressed opinions as to how well the Senate…

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    Midterm Elections

    Roger Davidson, Co-Editor, “Encyclopedia of the U.S. Congress” and Professor John Kornacki of Johns Hopkins University, discussed headline news and the midterm elections. They responded to…

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    Republican Control of Congress

    Congressional scholars discussed the impact of Republican control of Congress on congressional institutions and procedures. Christopher Deering, George Washington University Political Science…

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    Congress in the 21st Century

    Participants talked about the possibility for changes in congressional institutions as the body entered the next millennium. They examined congressional behavior patterns, specially created…

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    Congressional Leadership Challenges

    Roger Davidson, Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, talked about challenged to congressional leadership over the past 200 years.

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    Washington Journal: 105th Congress Opening

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Washington Journal: Saturday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers, and legislators; and viewer telephone calls,…

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    House Leadership in Mid-20th Century

    As part of a five-part series, panelists discussed several House leaders who served during the middle part of the 20th century. Professor Champagne examined John Nance Garner, Ms. Young…

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    Corrections Calendar

    Committee members heard testimony concerning “Corrections Day,” which will be days in the House set asided to pass mostly non-controversial legislation to change bothersome federal…

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    Encyclopedia of the U.S. Congress

    Professor Roger Davidson, co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the U.S. Congress, discussed this work which contains segments on Congress, its past and present members, and the issues facing it…

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    House Discharge Petitions

    Representative Inhofe testified concerning his efforts to change the House rules mandating that discharge petitions be confidential and nonbinding. Rep. Inhofe obtained the necessary 218…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    University of Maryland Professor Roger Davidson discussed the July 1, 1993 hearing of the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress, which featured the testimony of former Vice…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    Professor Roger Davidson of the University of Maryland, spoke on the role of Congressional staff and other support agencies, the subject of the June 10 hearing on the reform of Congress…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    Mr. Davidson discussed the June 8, 1993 hearing of the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress which centered around the application of laws to Congress. He spoke on the arguments…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    University of Maryland Professor Roger Davidson spoke on the continuing series of hearings by the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress, focusing mainly on the hearing on floor…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    University of Maryland Professor, Roger Davidson spoke on the congressional committee system, the subject of the second of a series of hearings on the reform of Congress held by the Joint…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    Mr. Davidson spoke on the procedure and progress of the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress, which has been hearing testimony from members of Congress on congressional reform…

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