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Title:
Honor in the House : Speaker Tom Foley
Author:
Biggs, Jeffrey R., 1941-
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Publication Information:
Pullman : Washington State University Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
xiii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Western roots -- Congress in the 1960s -- The 1970s: prelude to House leadership -- In the leadership: the Reagan years -- Majority leader -- Into the Maelstrom: the speakership -- A new democratic speaker with an established Republican president -- War without and war within -- Congress on the defensive: the "house bank" and other "scandals" -- The end of "gridlock" -- Unified government: looking for a majority -- Legislating a presidential agenda -- Unseating a Speaker: the 1994 reelection race -- What lies ahead, what's left behind.
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ISBN:
9780874221725

9780874221732
Format :
Book