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Unorthodox lawmaking : new legislative processes in the U.S. Congress

Author / Creator
Sinclair, Barbara
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Creator
Barbara Sinclair
Format
Books
Publication
  • Fourth edition
  • Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, [2012]
  • ©2012
Physical Details
  • xii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBNs
1608712362, 9781608712366
OCLC
ocn703148748

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-282) and index.

  • Clean air : an introduction to how the legislative process has changed -- Multiple paths : the legislative process in the House of Representatives -- Routes and obstacles : the legislative process in the Senate -- Getting one bill : reconciling House-Senate differences -- Omnibus legislation, the budget process, and summits -- Why and how the legislative process changed -- A tale of two stimuli : the Bush-Pelosi-Boehner Stimulus Bill of 2008 and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 -- Making nonincremental policy change through hyper-unorthodox procedures : health care reform in 2009-2010 -- The Republican tax-cutting agenda and the budget process : the Bush tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 -- The consequences of unorthodox lawmaking
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