Speaker John Boehner finally succumbed to the three-year pressure campaign waged by House conservatives. As politically weak as Boehner was in his conference, he was never going to be forced out of his position. 387 more words
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This is the week Speaker John Boehner will supposedly face a vote to remove him from the speakership on the House floor. Don’t buy the hype. 393 more words
In the American political lexicon, the Senate is said to possess “coolness” and “wisdom.” Words like “decorum,” “comity,” and “respect” are frequently used to describe the institution as well. 1,148 more words
Heeding to the Losers from Trade. Evidence from Legislators’ Trade Policy Preferences and Legislative Behavior
Philip Guthrie Hoffman Hall 310, 1:00 PM.
Using roll call vote to a salient trade bill and a survey experiment of legislators in the same Argentine Congress we are able to examine the link between policy preferences and outcomes. 57 more words