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A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN POLITICAL BEHAVIORS AND AGGREGATED ELECTORAL RESULTS IN THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 1968-2010
This thesis uses quantitative methods to analyze the relationships between incumbent electoral results in the U.S. House of Representatives between 1968 and 2010 and various political behaviors including legislative ...
SENATE TRADITIONS AND NORMS AND ITS IMPACT ON THE POLICYMAKING PROCESS
Much has been discussed about the Senate and its role in the overall policymaking process. In order to understand the body’s overall role, it is essential to understand how the internal facets of this complex legislative ...
Social Media #FTW!: The Influence of Social Media on American Politics
Social media has transformed politics in America. Its effect has impacted the way candidates campaign for the presidency, Members of Congress operate their offices, and advocacy organizations communicate with policymakers ...
IT REALLY IS EVEN WORSE THAN IT LOOKS: THE END OF THE APPROPRIATIONS PROCESS AS WE KNOW IT
As evidenced by the government shutdown of 2013, the regular order of the appropriations process in the House of Representatives is diminished, threatening government oversight and resulting in the dereliction of constitutional ...