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Congress and the People

Deliberative Democracy on Trial (Woodrow Wilson Center Press)

by Donald R. Wolfensberger

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / Government / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870743M
    ISBN 100801867266
    ISBN 109780801867262
    OCLC/WorldCa47103339

      But the more tightly we bind Congress with imaginary chains, the less we, the people, can create a "respectable nation." Garrett Epps's Full Constitutional Myth Series: Myth #1: The Right Is.   The book discussed what has come to be called “Fenno’s paradox”: the oddity that while most people vilify Congress as a whole, they have good opinions of their own representatives.


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