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By Chris Den Hartog,Nathan W. Monroe

Proposes a brand new concept of Senate time table surroundings that reconciles a divide in literature among the traditional knowledge - during which social gathering energy is believed to be often undermined through Senate tactics and norms and the plain partisan bias in Senate judgements famous in contemporary empirical reports. Chris Den Hartog and Nathan W. Monroe's thought revolves round a 'costly attention' framework for wondering time table surroundings, the place relocating proposals ahead during the legislative approach is visible as requiring scarce assets. to set up that most social gathering can pay reduce schedule attention bills via a number of procedural benefits, the e-book incorporates a variety of chapters interpreting partisan impression at numerous levels of the legislative approach, together with committee experiences, filibusters and cloture, ground scheduling and ground amendments. not just do the consequences help the book's theoretical assumption and key hypotheses, yet they shed new gentle on nearly each significant step within the Senate's legislative process.

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