Parliamentary-Style Question Period : Proposals and Issues for Congress

Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service

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  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2010.
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    • 1 online resource (40 pages)


  • Surveys how question periods are conducted in Britain and other parliamentary democracies, in light of Senator John McCain statement that if elected President, he would come before Congress to take questions and address criticism. Examines previous proposals for question periods in the U.S., considers potential advantages and disadvantages of a question period, and outlines some legislative considerations for policymakers considering a question period for Congress.


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