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By Chris Den Hartog,Nathan W. Monroe

Proposes a brand new idea of Senate schedule atmosphere that reconciles a divide in literature among the traditional knowledge - within which occasion strength is believed to be as a rule undermined via Senate methods and norms and the obvious partisan bias in Senate judgements famous in fresh empirical reviews. Chris Den Hartog and Nathan W. Monroe's concept revolves round a 'costly attention' framework for puzzling over time table environment, the place relocating proposals ahead throughout the legislative technique is visible as requiring scarce assets. to set up that almost all social gathering will pay reduce time table attention bills via a variety of procedural benefits, the booklet contains a variety of chapters studying partisan effect at numerous phases of the legislative method, together with committee experiences, filibusters and cloture, flooring scheduling and flooring amendments. not just do the consequences aid the book's theoretical assumption and key hypotheses, yet they shed new mild on nearly each significant step within the Senate's legislative process.

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