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The contentious Senate

The contentious Senate

partisanship, ideology, and the myth of cool judgment

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate,
  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate -- Reform,
  • Political parties -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Colton C. Campbell and Nicol C. Rae
    ContributionsCampbell, Colton C., 1965-, Rae, Nicol C
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1161 .C66 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16999044M
    ISBN 100742501159, 0742501167
    LC Control Number00059055

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