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  • Evolution of Congress
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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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  • Perspectives on American Democracy
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    Perspectives on American Democracy

    The Center for American Progress and American University’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies hosted a one day symposium on “Checks and Balances, Perspectives on American Democracy at the…

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  • PresidentialCongressional Relations in a New Century
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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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  • emHow Congress Evolvesem
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    How Congress Evolves

    Mr. Polsby talked about his book, How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change, published by Oxford University Press. In the book, the author examines the transitions that the…

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